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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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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, AskPatty.com

Have you heard of AskPatty.com? Today we’re happy to share the driving profile of its founder, Jody DeVere. AskPatty.com 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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How I Drive | Profile of Sheryl Connelly, Ford Futurist

Continuing our look inside the driving styles and habits of folks in the automotive industry with the “How I Drive” series, we are sharing the driving profile of Ford’s own Sheryl Connelly. Also known for her involvement with TEDxTalks, Sheryl has been working with Ford since 1996 and is currently their Global Trends and Futuring […]

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How I drive | Profile of Whitney Gonzalez

People spend a lot of time in their cars. According to a Distractify.com survey, the average American will spend 4.3 years of their life driving a car. We’ve all got different driving styles and habits, and you’ll soon learn a lot about them.

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Look 3: Steering the Sorento - Comfort is key when test driving a new SUV in the mountains surrounding Lake Tahoe. Layers allow the most flexibility to adjust your temperature as the day warms up and cools down.

How to pack for a press trip in Lake Tahoe

It’s very exciting to get an invite to the lovely, scenic Lake Tahoe, California. But after the moment of bliss passed, and I had a chance to read the instructions provided by Kia, who would be hosting me, I thought, “What am I going to wear?!” The Challenge: 72 hours including travel There may be contact […]

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Interview with Be Car Chic Editor Melanie Batenchuk-Green Living Guy

Green Living Guy interview with Melanie Batenchuk

We met Green Living Guy’s head honcho, Seth Leitman, at the Porsche Panamera Plug-in drive last fall. He was kind enough to do a profile interview on editor, Melanie Batenchuk, and her opinion on green cars like the newly electrified Panamera. Here’s a brief excerpt, but we encourage you to check out the full interview on […]

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Behind the Scenes at Velocity’s ‘All Girls Garage’ Studio

Wonder what goes on behind the cameras at All Girls Garage? We recently visited the studio to see Bogi, Christy Lee and Jessi in action.

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Q&A with Jean Jennings of Motor City Masters on truTV

A few weeks ago, I had the fortune of watching the premiere episode of Motor City Masters in the company one of the show’s judges, Jean Jennings of ‘Jean Knows Cars’ fame. It was a delight to celebrate her accomplishments in the automotive community by gathering around a big-screen TV and cranking up the sound […]

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We All Think Women Are Amazing

BY Chase Adams | Contributor It comes as no surprise to me that 66% of the entire world, men and women alike, think the world would be a better place if men thought more like women. It also doesn’t surprise me that the land of old glory thinks even more highly of women, with 73% […]

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Meet Whitney Gonzalez, a drag racer’s daughter

BY Whitney Gonzalez | Guest contributor, @whitneygonzalez Some families gather to watch baseball or football; mine gathers to watch the races. I have spent my weekends perched upon racetrack bleachers for as long as I can remember. Watching my father drag race remains inspiring. Looking on as he tinkered, experimented and repaired race cars sparked my love […]

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NTSB’s Hersman discusses distracted driving at FCC symposium

“When it becomes as socially unacceptable to ride with someone who’s texting or talking on their phone as it is to ride with someone who’s been drinking, then we know that we’ll really have made a change.” – NTSB Chairwoman Deborah Hersman at the FCC distracted driving technology symposium.

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