421 Blog Posts From the Auto Industry Tag


The Next Ten Years: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #520

The Next Ten Years: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #520

We wanted to do something special for Issue #520 because it marks ten years of uninterrupted weekly oos e-newsletters that, we hope, have provided entertaining (if not thought-provoking) perspectives. To carry on that tradition, oos and oos Base directors were asked to provide mini essays for the occasion. No one likes homework but they tackled […]

What Was Car Safety Like in the 20th Century?

What Was Car Safety Like in the 20th Century?

Similar to air travel, many believe the “Golden Age” of automobiles passed by us. It’s simply a lazy take to reminisce about cars built decades ago and say everything was built better back then based on nostalgia. It’s natural to let out some ooh’s and ahh’s when we see classic cars speed past us on […]

Freed at Last–VW Diesel is back!

Freed at Last–VW Diesel is back!

A four-wheeled Shawshank Redemption is under way. About 240,000 wrongfully convicted diesel-powered VWs are about to be paroled. The doors of their cells open; the harsh light causes them to blink their eyes. Some are brand-new 2016 and 2017 models that were never sold; others are older models that were — and then bought back […]

How to Choose Between a Gas, Hybrid or All-Electric Car to Buy?

How to Choose Between a Gas, Hybrid or All-Electric Car to Buy?

Drivers who want to make a smaller environmental impact are beginning to realize that driving a fuel-efficient car is also a financially-savvy move. And while some European cities are beginning to ban old gas and diesel cars from the inner circles, it seems that manufacturers and consumers are not yet ready to give up on […]

Will We Own Our Vehicles Anymore?

Will We Own Our Vehicles Anymore?

This article first appeared in the Summer 2017 edition of oos’s Driving Freedoms Magazine. The oos also gave an update in our Weekly Newsletter #470 dated January 15, 2018: Fight over Right to Repair will heat up in 2018. Please see the newest update below. Yes and perhaps no. The more complex vehicles become, the […]