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We were never fortunate enough to get into Cairo, Ismailia and El Kirsch were our on road localities along the Suez Canal road, most of the time we were in the desert.

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Just remembered, in a lovely, tree line square in a colonial residential area I found - an abandoned CX! Looking a little sorry for itself under a blanket of leaves but completely unmolested. Made quite an impression at the time - & I wasn't even into Citroëns then.

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Just when you think Nissan have lost the plot out comes the Leaf and does the UK s longest autonomous drive from Cranfield to Sunderland

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/uks-first-aut ... fkOdXRKTnO

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
06 Feb 2020, 20:14
Just when you think Nissan have lost the plot out comes the leaf and does the UK s longest autonomous drive from Cranfield to Sunderland

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/uks-first-aut ... fkOdXRKTnO

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That report is definitely a nail in my coffin. If you want to live in an automatic world then they should have asked Gerry Anderson to design it in the 60's instead of wasting his time on Thunderbirds etc. I'm off to room 101! :( :(

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doctle wrote:
27 Jul 2019, 22:42
Ireland has the worst, stupidest and most discourteous drivers in the galaxy.
You've clearly never driven in Bogota, Sao Paulo or Athens. I have....

I've also driven all over the Rep of Ireland, never once had a problem.

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
06 Feb 2020, 20:14
Just when you think Nissan have lost the plot out comes the Leaf and does the UK s longest autonomous drive from Cranfield to Sunderland
FML.

I DON'T WANT A SELF-DRIVING CAR. I LIKE DRIVING!!

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This Clean Technica Account of the Nissan Leaf's Automomous drive from Cranfield to Sunderland gives a few more details

https://cleantechnica.com/2020/02/08/ni ... ous-drive/

Including its stop off at the Crathorne Hall Hotel near Yarm just off the A19. It did its journey on November 28th 2019, and a mere 6 days earlier our very own bargain basement Leaf called into Crawthorne Hall Hotel and found the chademo charger out of order and reported it :-D. Our contribution to the "record Breaking drive".

NewcastleFalcon wrote:
23 Nov 2019, 22:56

To keep it Visual, Nice picnic site at Crathorne Hall, but the first experience for us novices, of turning up at a charging station which was out of order. Had 20 miles in the bag, but had to go back on ourselves to the Instavolt at Bannatynes Health Club at Ingleby Barwick.

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Regards Neil