| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:05 AM
FAIRFIELD — Last week, I attended the opening of the Fairfield University Accelerator and Mentoring Enterprise (FAME). It's a fancy name for a 1,300-square-foot space above Fairfield University's downtown bookstore that will become a shared office for three newly hatched businesses — a "baked to order" dessert purveyor named With Love From the Cupboard, a Bluetooth-enabled powerstrip company (Watt U Control) and the green-themed Conscious Decisions, based on an idea entrepreneur Daphne Dixon — an indefatigable environmental activist around Connecticut — had when she was 10.
| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:52 AM
You’ve heard the hype about hybrids. But what are the real benefits and disadvantages to owning one?
Hybrid car sales have dipped in recent years. However, supporters note that vehicle sales in general have also decreased over that period,...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 10:37 AM
With trade-in values peaking, now may be the time to trade up to a new model.
By Jim Gorzelany
A severely depleted inventory of used vehicles is boosting the values of late-model cars to record highs these days. While this means sky-high...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Female drivers top of mind for coming 7-passenger, all-electric vehicle
Tesla Motors says its all-electric Model X, scheduled to hit the highways in 2014, combines “the functionality of a minivan with a design as cool as an SUV.”
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:13 AM
Thinking they would like it as a collectible, I always attempt to buy my boys a toy Hess Truck around the holidays. And, I always fail. The Hess station I find doesn't sell them or is all sold out...whatever the reason, I have always come up empty....