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Neat Car

All the accessories you need for your organizer on wheels

This story appears in the December 2002 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Cell phones, sunglasses and loose papers in your car can causeaccidents. Reaching for a runaway pen or soda bottle may distractyou. Why not stash them in handy holders? Initially, most storagewas designed to prevent cargo from rolling around in the back ofvans, trucks and SUVs. Today, a variety of organizers solve storageproblems in passenger cars. Most containers are lightweight andportable enough to tote into the office or home.

Two new products are space-savers that loop over the back of thefront seat. One is Case Logic's $28.99 ABS-20 (, an organizer with a nylon trayand padded foldable wrist rest, storage compartments and meshpockets. Want something smaller? Creekside Products' Cargo Tote( is a net that hangs fromyour car's headrest and can be rolled up when not in use.Creekside also sells a roomy fabric Cargo Tray for $24.95, and alarger tray, the Cargo Mini, for $39.95. Both pop open easily on aspring mechanism.

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