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    1. I think the point you are seriously overlooking...

      I think the point you are seriously overlooking here is that the driver can't know which of those next few blows to the head he was taking is going to seriously threaten his life or long term well...
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      Wow - that is the definition of poor timing....

      Wow - that is the definition of poor timing. :eek:

      At this rate Volkswagen is going to need to keep feeding their dealers the discretionary cash in order to keep the doors open and the lights on....
    3. No, that's not how Uber works at all. You can get...

      No, that's not how Uber works at all. You can get a Fare Estimate in advance if you enter your intended destination into the app prior to requesting your ride, but the figure they give you is a range...
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      I'm not finding any reason to laugh at the...

      I'm not finding any reason to laugh at the situation except for those who predicted early on that this was no big deal and that it would blow over and be forgotten about. I knew from day one this was...
    5. Contrary to popular belief, the 570S is not the...

      Contrary to popular belief, the 570S is not the "smaller" McLaren.

      650S dimensions:

      Length 4,512 mm (177.6")
      Width 2,093 mm (82.4")
      Height 1,203 mm (47.4")
      Wheelbase 2,670 mm (105.1")
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      I had a feeling those opinions, whether accurate...

      I had a feeling those opinions, whether accurate or not (?), were simply too well formed to have originated from him.

      Can't decide if "too funny" or "too sad"? Still :facepalm: though for sure.
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      It is not anyone's job to educate you on all the...

      It is not anyone's job to educate you on all the facts. I've done many years of research on vehicle importation and I have thorough understanding of the methods available to legally import...
    8. They do have the same story, with credit given to...

      They do have the same story, with credit given to Automotive News as their source.

      >8^)
      ER
    9. Blame the wife. Source:...

      Blame the wife.



      Source: http://www.autonews.com/article/20151014/BLOG06/310149939/why-vw-veteran-vahland-shunned-north-america-post

      >8^)
      ER
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      Even in California it is not applied across the...

      Even in California it is not applied across the entire state. Essentially there are three testing programs:



      This map shows how it is broken down across the different regions.
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    11. First word in the title was "Journalists" so that...

      First word in the title was "Journalists" so that pretty much rules out Jalopnik. :laugh:

      >8^)
      ER
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      The other part of what you wrote was so...

      The other part of what you wrote was so inaccurate and absurd that I didn't feel it really needed to be addressed. Let's repeat it here for an additional round of face-palming though:



      Nothing...
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      Wow... I can't recall the last time I read a...

      Wow... I can't recall the last time I read a paragraph with more wrong information than that one. :facepalm:

      Please just stick to verifiable facts because your supposition game is way off the mark...
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      I think you'll find the answer here, along with...

      I think you'll find the answer here, along with an explanation that the site used isn't valid for checking the VINs of vehicles sold in North America.
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      Are you Rorik Olson? Ain't nobody got time to...

      Are you Rorik Olson?

      Ain't nobody got time to listen to 18+ minutes of rambling.

      I skimmed the caption though - it seems to get to the heart of the misguided feelings expressed in the video so...
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      Officially (so far) the EPA have only issued a...

      Officially (so far) the EPA have only issued a Notice of Violation to Volkswagen which you can read in its entirety here:

      http://www3.epa.gov/otaq/cert/documents/vw-nov-caa-09-18-15.pdf

      Early...
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      So what are those TDI's worth today? The answer...

      So what are those TDI's worth today? The answer from this accounting appears to be A LOT less. :eek:

      Here’s What Happened When I Tried To Sell My TDi ScandalWagen to CarMax

      >8^)
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      EPA officials are appointed, not elected. I think...

      EPA officials are appointed, not elected. I think some people are drastically under-estimating their reach.

      Blocked registrations are entirely possible and will be probable in any market that...
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      Friend spotted this on the highway not far from...

      Friend spotted this on the highway not far from Volkswagen's emissions test lab here in SoCal today and shared it on FB.

      http://i61.tinypic.com/2rnk36u.jpg

      One of the comments left on his...
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      Few pages late with this response, but California...

      Few pages late with this response, but California officials have already suggested they will do exactly that.



      Source: Consumer Reports

      Before someone else says it, yes - every state is not...
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