You've done your homework. You've navigated countless car dealerships at the end of the month and quarter, with Internet quotes in hand so you know what's out there. You know about rebates and why invoice price may still leave you out of pocket. You've studied "The Donald's" negotiating skills. And you still can't find a car at a price that suits.
Matching the right vehicle to the job is important - especially in small business, where efficiency and image count. You wouldn't drive a Jaguar to the dump, just as you wouldn't cram the soccer team into a Volkswagen Beetle.
For the next couple of days, you won't be able to escape the avalanche of news from the Detroit auto show. Manufacturers will do everything in their power to focus attention on the models they'll be unveiling. They have compiled elaborate information kits and planned glitzy product reveals to extract the last ounce of glamour and drama from the displays.
A small space probe launched from NASA's Cassini spacecraft late Friday is making a beeline for the surface of Saturn's hazy moon Titan, taking an historic trip to unlock the stubborn mysteries of a perplexing place -- discoveries that might even shed light on Earth's own origins.
Honda's gas-electric hybrid Insight edged out the Toyota hybrid Prius for the most fuel-efficient vehicle, according to the government mileage readings, while the Dodge Ram pickup was measured as the worst gas guzzler.
America loves big. Big spaces. Big portions. And always, big cars. Make that big trucks, with the sales balance tipped firmly in favor of colossal crossovers, mega-minivans, and portly pickups and SUVs.