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Nancy Gammon of Simply Real Moms, Scotty Reiss of SheBuysCars, and Melanie Batenchuk of Be Car Chic get a feel for the Lexus collection. | Image credit: Jessica Walker for Lexus

“Lexus Wear” could be a ratio changer for women sales associates at Lexus dealerships nationwide

Lexus could be changing the cookie-cutter, corporate dress code at its dealerships around the country. The luxury carmaker has partnered with a high-end, classic fashion retailer–the brand has not yet been disclosed due to ongoing negotiations–to provide a line of stylish, sophisticated outfits for female sales associates to choose from as part of their work […]

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Lexus puts Ladies on the racetrack for RC F, GS F Performance Drive

Joined by 20 women who cover topics ranging anywhere from fashion to fitness to cars, I was part of an elite group that Lexus commissioned for a ladies-only first wave of their 2016 GS F launch in Palm Springs, Calif. Not only would this be a women-centric media briefing, but it would also include a […]

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Be Car Chic is Going to Germany!

As you may know, our contributor Whitney Ramirez recently entered a contest for a chance to become a Social Media Ambassador for the German National Tourist Office (GNTO) … and she won! That means Be Car Chic is going to Germany! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! We would like to share our sincerest gratitude […]

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How I Drive | Kim Orlando, founder of SheBuysCars

We first met Kim Orlando at an automotive media event. It didn’t take long for us to enjoy her bright smile and great sense of humor, and as it turns out, she’s a pretty talented entrepreneur as well! Kim has founded, and as part of that career. So, what’s her driving style? […]

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Dave Sullivan AutoPacific E-wagon

How I Drive | Profile of Dave Sullivan of AutoPacific

Dave Sullivan has been a friend to Be Car Chic for years; and his witty, fun-loving personality make him a likeable guy in this industry. Dave’s also smart as a whip and knows a lot about the ins and outs of the car world. Today, we profile Dave, who serves as Manager, Product Analysis at […]

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How I Drive | Beth Paretta, founder of Grace Autosport

We’ve known Beth Paretta for some time here at Be Car Chic, and she still inspires us today! The recent founder of the only all-female IndyCar racing team, Beth has a lengthy resume of success in the automotive industry, and she’s particularly passionate about motorsports. How I Drive | Profile of Grace Autosport founder, Beth […]

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Michael Harley Porsche GT3 RS

How I Drive | Profile of AutoWeb chief editor, Michael Harley

Meet Michael Harley–chances are you already have. With an extensive background in the auto industry, Mike is a car enthusiast to the core. After a decade-long stint as the West Coast editor of the popular website Autoblog, Mike jumped ship to spearhead the editorial content of the new car-shopping website AutoWeb. We first met Mike […]

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How I Drive | Profile of Nyree D. Wright of MSLGROUP

If you’re an automotive journalist or blogger in the D.C. area, then you’ve most likely worked with the bubbly, energetic Nyree D. Wright. As Senior Vice President of MSLGROUP, Nyree serves as the ultimate public relations professional on behalf of General Motors, connecting her client with influencers in both the D.C. and NYC regions. I’m […]

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10 cars we really didn’t want to give back this Summer

September is officially here, which means Summertime is coming to a close. As schools fill up with children and America’s asphalt arteries clear out, we couldn’t help but reflect nostalgically on a few of our favorite cars this Summer. As automotive writers, we receive dozens of vehicles to test each year. It’s not an easy […]

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How I Drive | Profile of Joe Miragliotta from

Men’s lifestyle blogger Joe Miragliotta loves coffee and reviewing pretty much anything he can get his hands on. On you’ll find lots of car reviews but you’ll also find a lot more, including travel, technology and style reviews. What kind of driving style does someone like Joe have? Have a read below! How I […]

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How I Drive | Profile of Fiat Chrysler’s Allison Singer

[blurb] This week’s “How I Drive” guest is Allison Singer, an Active Chassis Controls Functional Integrator for Fiat Chrysler Automotive. You may remember FCA’s Wendy Michalski from her “How I Drive” feature in May, so we’re excited to feature another FCA team member’s driving profile. How I Drive | Allison Singer Location: Detroit Daily Driver: […]

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How I Drive | Profile of Autoproyecto’s Javier Mota

This week’s featured guest is Mr. Javier Mota of SiriusXM radio show Autos 0-60 and Spanish language automotive site I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Javier at media events and we’re are also friends on Facebook – it seems like he’s on a media trip every single day! Be Car Chic has had the […]

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Will You Help? Unique Opportunity for Be Car Chic in Germany

UPDATE: Whitney has been selected as a Social Media Brand Ambassador for the German National Tourist Office and will be heading to Deutschland very soon! Thanks for helping us in this unique opportunity! Stay tuned for updates by subscribing to our email list and liking our Facebook page. “I vote for @Becarchic’s Whitney Ramirez (@WhitneyRamirezg) […]

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Andrew Ganz with Stella, his classic BMW.

How I Drive | Profile of Subaru’s Andrew Ganz

It isn’t uncommon for a professional in the automotive industry to have worn many different hats throughout their career. This is also true for this week’s “How I Drive” guest Andrew Ganz. Although working full-time as Press Fleet & Motorsports PR Manager for Subaru of America, he has also been a freelance automotive journalist, photographer, […]

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How I Drive | Profile of SheBuysCars’ Fadra Nally

Former corporette Fadra Nally has found her passion in writing and blogs for a living. In addition to her personal lifestyle blog, Fadra is also the Director of Content Strategy for SheBuyCars. Check out her driving profile below! How I Drive | Fadra Nally Location: Eldersburg, MD Daily Driver: 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid in Blizzard […]

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Cathy Gillen

How I Drive | Profile of transportation guru Cathy Gillen

Have you met Cathy Gillen? This boutique PR agency founder is a highway and transportation advocate and activist. Her agency, The Gillen Group, now in its tenth year has worked with transportation safety clients such as AAA, the National Safety Council and AARP. With an entire career in safety, are you wondering what Cathy’s driving […]

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Pop by Local Motors pop-up in Crystal City this summer

The car company that encourages customers to co-build their vehicles, has opened what they’re calling a “Mobifactory” just outside Washington, DC for the summer season. Thanks to an insider tip from a new car-obsessed friend, we checked out the grand opening of the Local Motors #CoCreationNation station in Crystal City (a sub-city within Arlington, Va. […]

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How I Drive | Profile of WWH Communications’ William West Hopper

This week’s How I Drive interviewee hails from DC, owns an automotive marketing company and also owns an interior design installation company. I’m talking about William West Hopper. William works closely with Be Car Chic editor Melanie as fellow members of WAPA (Washington Automotive Press Association). Let’s check out William’s DC driving style! How I […]

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Elizabeth Krear

How I Drive | Profile of Elizabeth Krear, Ram Trucks

It’s always great to hear about women in engineering. We’re excited to introduce the Chief Engineer of the Ram 1500 – a female – Elizabeth Krear.

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Kim Carpenter

How I Drive | Profile of GM’s Kim Carpenter

Today we’re introducing a communications expert who has worked at GM for a decade and a half – Kim Carpenter. Currently GM’s East Coast Communications Manager, Kim works in NYC, loves the outdoors, manufacturing and the Texas Longhorns.

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