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Jeep Car Hacking Raises New Safety Concerns

Jeep Car Hacking Raises New Safety Concerns

By: OEC Staff | August 27th, 2015

We’ve all heard the sensational news around the two cyber-sleuths who managed to car-hack a Jeep Cherokee on I-64 in St. Louis.  While “playfully” adjusting the stereo, air conditioning and windshield wipers, these new-age “self-professed messiahs” also cut the transmission…

INFOGRAPHIC: Auto Care Industry Stats

INFOGRAPHIC: Auto Care Industry Stats

By: Liz Kral | August 15th, 2015

View infographic We’ve gathered the latest stats on the auto care industry and placed them into one convenient infographic for you to reference. How many vehicles are on the road? What are the most common repairs? Find out!

Autonomous cars: is it too soon for you?

Autonomous cars: is it too soon for you?

By: Christopher Tersigni | July 29th, 2015

If you’ve been keeping up with the news about driverless cars, you’ve likely seen headlines about collisions with other vehicles, and perhaps had some questions about how it’s all going to work. Our Master Technician, Chris Tersigni, wrote this humorous…

Wireless technology in our vehicles is here: are we ready?

Wireless technology in our vehicles is here: are we ready?

By: Michael Woolard | February 25th, 2015

It’s not surprising that as technology evolves, the technology within consumer vehicles is evolving as well. What hasn’t evolved at the same rate, however, are the countermeasures needed to prevent car owners from falling victim to attacks on this new…