The Last Diesel

The Last Diesel

Jaguar has decided — and just announced — it will no longer offer a diesel engine in the XE sedan, which was one of the last passenger cars still available in the U.S. with a diesel engine. Mercedes, BMW, and Audi having dropped their diesel offerings well ahead of Jaguar. The reason why they dropped […]

ATE Racket Report for April 29, 2019

ATE Racket Report for April 29, 2019

The ATE Racket Report is a weekly feature of the oos blog. We want to bring the issues of automated traffic enforcement to our supporters in a more coherent up-to-date fashion.   Compiled by oos Base Director James C. Walker and oos Communications Director Shelia Dunn.  For the Week of April 19-26, 2019 National When […]

A Forum About Modifying Speed Limits and Driver Behavior: oos E-Newsletter #537

A Forum About Modifying Speed Limits and Driver Behavior: oos E-Newsletter #537

The April 15-16, 2019 conference in Ruckersville, Virginia was billed as a “national forum [seeking] to address the neglected problem of speeding.” The sponsoring organizations, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), are leading proponents of lowering speed limits with the goal of reducing highway fatalities to near […]

So Much Auto Tech News—So Little Time April 28, 2019 Edition

So Much Auto Tech News—So Little Time April 28, 2019 Edition

Auto Technology seems to be moving at the speed of light and then sometimes it isn’t. Here are a few insights from the past several weeks in the world of Auto Tech. Satellite Cars An opinion piece from Satellite Today suggests that connecting driverless cars is a bit more complicated than first realized. The author […]

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Review

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Review

Some crossovers have two rows and room for five; others have three rows and room for seven or more. The Hyundai Santa Fe goes both ways. Regular — or XL. It’s also available with three different engines — and all of them can be paired with AWD, not just the more expensive ones. Technically, there […]