Live from the Cleveland Auto Show

Feb. 25, 2008
We just visited the Cleveland Auto Show. All-in-all it was a disappointment. The show only had a few concept cars, for example. And the Explorer concept car we saw made us shrug our shoulders and say, “So what??” We could see no reason for the car, even ...

We just visited the Cleveland Auto Show. All-in-all it was a disappointment. The show only had a few concept cars, for example. And the Explorer concept car we saw made us shrug our shoulders and say, “So what??” We could see no reason for the car, even from an aesthetic point of view:

Even though the Smart Car look like a little golf cart, and driving one is asking to be road kill -- I still want one:

I love this F 450, heavy-duty Ford truck for hauling. The slideback lets you load machinery on the back and an included winch makes tasks like this easy. Levers at the side let you raise, lower, and extend the platform. On the back is a hoist with a rigging setup that hooks to the front tires of a car, so you can haul two cars at once with the truck:

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