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VW diesel checker

06-10-2015

VW have added a self-checker to their website to see if your car is affected by the software.   Just add in your VIN number from the V5 document to see if it is.   

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Smoking in vehicles carrying children is banned in England and Wales under new law

01-10-2015

Smoking ban for drivers, with children under the age of 18 years old, is law from today, Thursday 1st October 2015. The law is changing to protect children and young people from harmful chemicals in tobacco. It relates to the driver and any passenger in the car. A fine of £50 per person could…

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Sky News visits Simon Shield Cars Ipswich Suffolk for VW emissions scandal

26-09-2015

Sky news reporter and cameraman turned up at our garage on Friday 25th September 2015 to talk to us about the VW emissions scandal or #dieselgate.  Here's the news report that has been on repeat all day (Saturday 26th September) on Sky News. If you want to keep up to date with whats going…

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VW Emissions scandal

23-09-2015

Further scandal broke this week when VW had to admit that they had been cheating the system on diesel emission testing in America.   It was discovered when the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) were testing the 2.0 litre 4 cylinder…

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Tour of Britain cycle ride September 2015

15-09-2015

The Tour of Britain passed our garage on Saturday 12th September 2015 and cycled onto Wattisham airfield.  The Stage 7 section started in Fakenham Norfolk and passed into Suffolk via Thetford in Norfolk.  Cycling through Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket, Needham Market, sprint in Barking and…

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Weekly Car News is here

13-09-2015

What's in the weekly car news this week......The British car industry as it supports 800,000 jobs and 11.8% of all UK exports.   For directions to our garage click here: 

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Access roads closed to Simon Shield Cars Ltd

13-09-2015

Anglian Water and the Highways Agency are shutting one of the access roads to our garage.  If you are coming over to look at a used car, please give us a call or email us beforehand so that we can send you details directions. The road has had 12 leaks over the past year and the water pipe is…

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Iceland - on the bucket list

09-09-2015

We had a little trip to Iceland last week and hired a car. We used the DVLA system for an access code to share with the hire car company. The system worked well. I duly printed out the access code document and handed it over with our driving licences. No that's fine came the reply. Still worth…

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fɔlksˌvaːgən ˈpoːlo

10-09-2015

Where did the VW Polo come from on throwback Thursday. The Volkswagen Polo, was brought to life in 1975 and has seen 5 facelifts since, denoted by marks. The Polo is known as a supermini or compact car, (however there is plenty of room for 5 people in the newer versions) with a transversely mounted…

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Tour of Britain Cycle ride goes via Simon Shield Cars Ltd

09-09-2015

The Tour of Britain arrives in Suffolk on Saturday. Where are you going to watch it? The cyclists are riding passed our garage at Great Bricett and onto the Army base at Wattisham. It would be a wonderful venue to watch from. Come and see us at Simon Shield Cars when you're in the area for…

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Weekly car news is here

05-09-2015

What's in the news this week: Nissan Euro 6 cars London West Midlands Police Back to school driving licences F1, BTCC......

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Weekly car news is here

29-08-2015

What's in the news this week?   Organ donors Uninsured drivers Historic motor awards Eyesight Bad driving Carfestsouth  

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