Sometimes my wife takes the car to work, sometimes she drives (We're lucky because both my wife and I can walk to work) If she leaves the car, when my oldest son gets out of school we often drive to a restaurant for lunch. So it's a big deal if we have the car. My question involves the difference between 'ter' and 'estar com'. 'Ter' seems more permanent, while 'estar com' seems better for temporary situations. If we have the car, I think I should say, 'Hoje a gente esta com o carro'. Is this right or should I say 'Hoje a gente tem o carro'? Thanks.