Test Drive: Street smarts

| December 12, 2008

The VT880 is attractive and roomy. The automated I-Shift transmission, responsive and light on its feet, makes driving in traffic or tig...

Stronger, faster, better?

| December 12, 2008

In the 1970s TV series "The Bionic Woman," Jaime Sommers was upgraded after a skydiving accident. In NBC's current revival of the ser...

Turning tire failure into art success

| December 12, 2008

Sculptor Randy Gachet of the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham scavenges rubber "gators" from the roadside and makes art of th...

Roadside cartoon characters give Boston drivers the bird

| December 12, 2008

Roadside LED displays of obscenely gesturing characters from the Cartoon Network series "Aqua Teen Hunger Force," ...

Sweat equity

| December 12, 2008

Charles and Joy Maly Owner-operator Charles Maly is a model of consistency: He has banked with the same firm since h...

Smooth start

| December 12, 2008

CJ-4 does such a good job of keeping soot dissolved that a valvetrain inspection shows a noticeable reduction in wear. If you carefully ...

How do your hauling miles compare to last year’s?

| December 12, 2008

PHILLIP BUCHANAN Columbia, S.C. United Transport "My miles are going up because of more freight and less drivers." ...

Two routes to cheap money for fuel-saving hardware

| December 12, 2008

Auxiliary power units, such as the Carrier ComfortPro, qualify for low-interest loans through programs offered by EPA and OOIDA. ...

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