How to Go Farther on Less Fuel

Two weeks ago, DailyFinance asked our readers for their advice on how to save money at the pump. In the more than 1,500 responses that followed, we found a lot of creative solutions. Today, we look at maintenance and new-vehicle options that will help you go farther on less fuel.

Week in Preview: The Earnings Crunch Is Back

Third-quarter reports are due from tech, financial, airline and pharmaceutical companies, amont others. Here's a day-by-day rundown of the coming earnings highlights, with a closer look at Apple, Harley-Davidson, Netflix and Southwest Airlines.

Harley-Davidson Earnings Rise Over Threefold on Financial Services

Harley-Davison, Inc (HOG) said second-quarter earnings rose more than threefold on a strong performance from its financial-services unit. Earnings per share from continuing operations was 59 cents in the second quarter, compared with 14 cents in the second quarter of 2009, the company said in a statement. Net income from continuing operations rose to $139.3 million, from $33.4 million a year ago.

Harley's Earnings Estimates Are All Over the Map

Analysts forecasts for Harley-Davidson range from 26 cents per share to 56 cents. However, if the actual figure is anywhere within that range, it will be a marked improvement over last year's earnings of 8 cents per share in the same quarter.

Will KKR Take Harley-Davidson for a Ride?

Speculation that Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Co. might buy Harley-Davidson is driving share prices up. But will Harley devotees be happy with the changes that might result if the deal goes through?

Bargain time for motorcycling

The motorcycle industry's soft 2007 performance and the high cost of gas might work to your favor if you're interested in taking up motorcycling....