218 Blog Posts From the Car Care Tag


The Automotive Low Flush Toilet

The Automotive Low Flush Toilet

I wish I could take credit for this one, but I can’t. However, I will shamelessly use it — and credit the reader (thanks, Jim!) who made the analogy: Auto-stop/start systems — which have become de facto standard equipment in all new cars — are the automotive equivalent of the low flush toilet. You may […]

7 Road Trip Safety Tips that Could Save Your Life

7 Road Trip Safety Tips that Could Save Your Life

This holiday season, lots of people will be setting out for road trips with friends and family looking to have a good time and create some lasting memories. Most will (hopefully) turn out okay, but as it is always the case, there will be some unfortunate incidents. To keep safe and avoid any ugly incidents, […]

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 […]

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 […]

DIY Car Detailing – Removing Dog Hair from Cars

DIY Car Detailing – Removing Dog Hair from Cars

There are so many reasons dogs are called “Man’s best friend”. They are loyal, comforting and emotionally supportive. In between those wagging tails, sloppy kisses and furry hugs – they are the ultimate form of companions. That said, taking care of them is no easy job – Especially when it comes to cleaning and removing […]