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“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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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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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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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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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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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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2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid | A very #FarleighGoesSouth road trip

Editor’s note: My co-pilot and I were so excited about this trip that we created a hashtag to document experiences. Follow Be Car Chic on Instagram and check out the #FarleighGoesSouth hashtag for all pictures. Traveling abroad…to North Carolina If you’re not from the South, then it can be a very foreign place to visit. […]

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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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Game Changer | Beth Paretta launches first all-female IndyCar race team, Grace Autosport

Our friend, Beth Paretta, who has a winning record in the racing world working with the SRT brand of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), has launched a game changer–an all women’s racing team for the 2016 IndyCar season, with plans to compete in next year’s Indianapolis 500. Meet the Grace Autosport Dream Team Grace Autosport is […]

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Wendy Michalski

How I Drive | Profile of Fiat Chrysler’s Wendy Michalski

How much do you know about Fiat? Chrysler? We know someone who knows quite a bit about FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles). Wendy Michalski is FCA’s Product Insights Research Manager, so she can probably teach you a few things you didn’t know about the automaker.

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How I Drive | Profile of Jody DeVere,

Have you heard of Today we’re happy to share the driving profile of its founder, Jody DeVere. helps women have the best car buying and servicing experiences by providing a database of Certified Female Friendly automotive retail locations across the United States and Canada.

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Lincoln Continental Concept at NYIAS | Be Car Chic and MotoManTV

We’re back with MotoManTV – and a guest intro by our friend Emme Hall of MMMotorSports – to talk about the beautiful Lincoln Continental Concept debuted at the 2015 New York Auto Show. Know what else is back? The color BLUE. MotoMan and I touch upon this trend and a few others in this video. […]

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Wearing Project Gravitas at #NYIASGNO

Playing model for a night with Project Gravitas and She Buys Cars at the New York Auto Show We were invited to participate in a women’s blogger event called “Girls Night Out” (#NYIASGNO) hosted by She Buys Cars and Toyota at the Javits Center in New York. To sweeten the deal, our friends at SBC […]

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How I Drive | Profile of Motorhead Mama

This week’s “How I Drive” profile focuses on one awesome lady who we met in person at the New York Auto Show last week–Amelia Dalgaard, the Motorhead Mama. Amelia is a cool chick, and her passion for autos makes her even cooler. Her humor shines through creative navigation items on her website, with titles like […]

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WBAL Video | Melanie Batenchuk on Car Tech in the Chevy Tahoe

Be Car Chic’s founder and editor, Melanie Batenchuk, spoke with NBC affiliate WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Md. recently to talk about new car technologies in the Chevrolet Tahoe. Click the image below to watch the video. WBAL VIDEO: New Car Techs | 2015 Chevy Tahoe

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How I Drive | Profile of Ford Engineer Rebecca Seiler

After joining Ford in 1996, she’s worked through several roles and is currently Product Engineer for Collision Avoidance and Driver Support Technologies a.k.a. helping keep Ford drivers safe.

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How I Drive | Profile of Mazda’s Tamara “Tami” Mlynarczyk

Want to get the skinny on the newest and most exciting developments taking place at Mazda USA? Tami’s your girl! She’s been representing the automaker for over a decade as their Manager of Public Affairs and you’ll likely see her contact information on most Mazda press releases that cross the wire. Without further ado, let’s […]

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How I Drive | Profile of TFL Car’s Emme Hall

We’re introducing you to Emme Hall, Video Host and Reviewer at TFL Car. Emme also drives in desert races – check out her revved-up driving style!

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How I Drive | Profile of Melanie Batenchuk, Be Car Chic founder & editor

This week, in our “How I Drive” series, we’re checking out the driving style of our awesome founder and editor, Melanie Batenchuk! From working at the dealership level to serving as president of the Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA) for two terms, Melanie sets the stage for women in the automotive industry. Have a question […]

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