Opinion Piece by Joshua Speed, Business Development Manager at Wing Mirror Man, Headlamps Direct & Window Regulator Man, all part of Buy It Online Limited.


German Manufacturers stop functionality to try to reduce carbon emissions

The latest example of the attack on car drivers and the constant bullying of drivers to buy an electric vehicle rather than retain a petrol or diesel car is being seen in Germany with car manufacturers Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz.

In a bid to further kowtow to Germany’s strict emissions law, VW and Mercedes-Benz are ending a number of automatic functions in their petrol or diesel vehicles. 

For example, they have stopped the heaters in their vehicles coming on automatically in order to thaw a frosty front and rear window first thing in the morning when people are getting into their cars to go to work. 

Now, drivers have to switch on their heaters manually w

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