Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®

Lauren Fix is a nationally recognized automotive expert, media guest, journalist, author, keynote speaker and television host. A trusted automotive expert, Lauren provides an insider’s perspective on a wide range of automotive topics, energy and safety issues for both the auto industry and consumers. Her analysis is honest and straightforward.

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NASA Seamless Autonomous Mobility (SAM)

Big Names Joining Auto in 2017

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 19, 2017

We’ve seen a lot of awesome new car tech in 2016, from autonomy to infotainment systems, with an increased participation from big companies like Nvidia, Google, and Apple. 2017 is bringing more big names – AT&T, Amazon, and even NASA. Yes, NASA.

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January Hot Car – 2018 Lexus LC500

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 17, 2017

One of the last, but certainly not least, entrants into the sports and luxury large coupe market is Lexus’ new LC500. Joining the likes of the BMW 6 series, Mercedes Benz S Class, Bentley Continental, and even the Aston Martin Vanquish is the latest offering from the Japanese luxury brand. Lexus promises this will be the start of a new design trend for the brand, but also the way of the future with increasingly more luxurious and more technologically-advanced cars.

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2017 Rezvani Beast

December Hot Car – 2017 Rezvani Beast

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 14, 2016

Even though the car is produced by a small team, it is still a hand-built rare and exotic machine… which means the price doesn’t come cheap. At a starting price of $200,000, this car will still be out of the hands of many. For those looking at an alternative to the run-of-the-mill sports and super cars, however, look no further.

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costco auto program car keys

A Better Way To Buy Your Next Vehicle and Get Money Back Too!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 14, 2016

Are you looking for a new ride to add to your garage this year? Take a look at one of my favorite offers that is currently available to members during the Costco Auto Program GM Holiday Sales Event. Members are have access to a large selection of eligible Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models at GM Supplier Pricing.

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winter driving tips by Shelby Fix

It’s the Most Wonderful (and Busiest) Time of the Year – Winter Driving Tips

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 14, 2016

With one of the busiest times of the year approaching, drivers need to keep safety in mind. The holiday season can be the happiest time of the year, but it also means temperatures are dropping, traveling is increased and more dangerous road conditions.

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Audi's Traffic Light Informationn

Audi’s Traffic Light Countdown

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 13, 2016

We all know that feeling – waiting at the red light for dozens of seconds, even minutes, wondering when it will turn green. That frustration leads to anger which can then ruin your whole day. But luckily, with new technology, Audi has implemented software in their 2017 Q7 and A4 models that have a countdown system for traffic lights. What a time to be alive.

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Kentucky Lightning: The Story of Lance Courage by Harry Anderson Jr.

Book Review: Kentucky Lightning: The Story of Lance Courage

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 8, 2016

Are you looking for something different for your next read? How about an automotive inspired novel? Daytona, Sebring, Mid-Ohio, Belle Isle, Watkins Glen, Lime Rock, Portland, Sonoma! Nicknamed Kentucky Lightning for his blinding speed in a race car, Lance Courage, an African American racer from the country roads of Kentucky, is labeled by racing experts as the new Willy T. Ribbs and the next Bill Lester.

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Using Android Auto Without An Infotainment System

Using Android Auto Without An Infotainment System

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 14, 2016

If your car’s infotainment system isn’t Android Auto enabled, fear not – it can now be used as a standalone app. You can download it from the Google Play Store.

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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 11, 2016

Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Brian are so excited to review a car that is very near and dear to them, the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia.

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Novemeber Hot Car - 2017 Mercedes AMG GT C

November Hot Car – 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 11, 2016

Unlike a lot of the cars featured on Hot Car of the Month, the 2017 Mercedes AMG GT C and it’s model variants can be purchased today, and probably even tomorrow as well.

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2017 Toyota Line: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2017 Toyota Line: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 3, 2016

Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Brian review the 2017 Toyota Line, including the Toyota corolla, 86, Highlander, and Sienna.

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2017 Toyota Prius Prime: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 3, 2016

Join His Turn-Her Turn™ team Lauren Fix and Paul Brian as they review new styling, fun to drive character, great value, and active safety of the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime.

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2017 Volkswagen Alltrack: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2017 Volkswagen Alltrack: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 3, 2016

Join Paul Brian and automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® as they review the 2017 Volkswagen Alltrack on Bainbridge Island in Washington.

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2017 Volkswagen Line: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2017 Volkswagen Line: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 3, 2016

Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Brian review the 2017 Volkswagen line. Join the His Turn-Her Turn™ team in their car review.

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“The Car Coach”® Lauren Fix Wins Two 2016 Automotive Communication Awards

“The Car Coach”® Lauren Fix Wins Two 2016 Automotive Communication Awards

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 3, 2016

Lauren Fix, admired automotive advice provider is proud to announce that she is the recipient of the Car Care Council Women’s Board and the Automotive Communication Council’s 2016 Automotive Communications Award for her social media efforts and her YouTube Channel, www.youtube.com/user/laurenfix.

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Tips To Keep Your Car Winter Ready

Tips To Keep Your Car Winter Ready

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 3, 2016

When the weather outside is frightful, be prepared for winter car woes with these tips from Lauren Fix, nation­al automotive correspondent for Newsmax TV and auto expert for The Weather Channel and Inside Edition.

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Lauren’s Book Club for Car Enthusiasts- Preston Tucker

Lauren’s Book Club for Car Enthusiasts

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 25, 2016

Join Lauren Fix, The Car Coach’s Book Club for Car Enthusiasts to expand your car knowledge with these recently reviewed books.

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October Hot Car - 2017 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

October Hot Car – 2017 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 16, 2016

Called the Aperta as many of it’s predecessors, the Laferrari is now offered in true targa fashion with a removable hard top, as well as carry on soft top. Now you may be thinking, what other wonderful changes has Ferrari made, and sadly there is not much more to report that varies this car from the coupe.

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The Four Cs of Winter Driving Prep

The Four Cs of Winter Driving Prep

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 7, 2016

October is Fall Car Care Month. It’s the perfect time to get under the hood before winter takes effect. Here’s are four C’s to get your vehicle ready for the colder weather: check, change, carry, and clean. Follow these tips, and you’ll stay on the road and off the side of it.

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2016 Monterey Car Week: His Turn-Her Turn™ Automotive Lifestyle

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 2, 2016

Join automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Fix as they attend the Monterey Car Week. Monterey Classic Car Week in August produced a wide array of automobiles from the dawn of the industry to the visions of the future.

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Lauren Fix Discusses the Need for Extra Scrutiny on Tesla Fire and Crashes

Lauren Fix Discusses the Need for Extra Scrutiny on Tesla Fire and Crashes

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 2, 2016

The Car Coach® discusses the need for extra scrutiny on Tesla fire and crashes, Harley Davidson facing fines for selling aftermarket devices that cause too much pollution to be emitted, lawyers alleging Bosch helped Volkswagen in the emission fraud, and more.

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Fall leaves on car hood - Fall car care by Lauren Fix, The Ca Coach, Fall driving tips

4 Reasons To Look Under The Hood This Fall

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 29, 2016

October is Fall Car Care Month, it is the perfect time to get under the hood before winter takes effect. Here’s 4 Simple “C’s” to make your check list is simple and gets your vehicle ready for the colder weather, so you can stay on the road and off the side of it.

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2017 Kia Cadenza: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2017 Kia Cadenza: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 20, 2016

“Good is never good enough,” the 2017 Kia Cadenza was designed to be bold and stand out. See the all new 2017 Kia Cadenza: His Turn-Her Turn™ expert car review with His Turn-“His” Turn team Paul Brian and Paul Fix III.

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2017 Genesis G90: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2017 Genesis G90: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 20, 2016

Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Brian review an all new brand of vehicle, the 2017 Genesis G90 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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2017 Nissan Titan: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2017 Nissan Titan: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 20, 2016

His Turn-Her Turn™ team Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Brian review the 2017 Nissan Titan in Monterey, California.

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Autonomy

Autonomy: Is This Just a Pipe Dream?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 17, 2016

Apparently Apple and Google are having some issues with their self-driving cars. Is Autonomy the pipe dream we can’t yet achieve? Should it be achieved?

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2017 Ford Super Duty: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2017 Ford Super Duty: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 15, 2016

Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Brian review the 2017 Ford Super Duty. The Super Duty has been completely redesigned from the ground up and the product guide will get up to speed on all of Super Duty’s new technology and capabilities.

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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 15, 2016

Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® travels to review the all new 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. See what this SUV has to offer for you.

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2017 Nissan Pathfinder: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2017 Nissan Pathfinder: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 15, 2016

Join the His Turn-Her Turn™ car experts Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Brian as they review the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder.

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2017 Nissan Armada: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2017 Nissan Armada: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 15, 2016

Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Brian review the 2017 Nissan Armada in California.

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September Hot Car - Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Concept

September Hot Car – Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Concept

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 14, 2016

To respond to this, Mercedes-Maybach has partnered together again to produce a car that you cannot walk by with out noticing. This is a car that you cannot pass without giving it a thorough look over, taking a picture, and perhaps even staring in disbelief at the sheer proportions of it; This is a Maybach, the new 6 Concept.

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Lauren Fix at New York Auto Show- Radio

Lauren Fix at the New York Auto Show

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 3, 2016

Lauren Fix, the Car Coach® joins Angie to discuss all of the happenings at The New York Auto Show on Daybreak audio radio.

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Ford’s Autonomous Future

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 18, 2016

What if I told you autonomous vehicles will be the new taxis starting in the early 2020s. Would you believe me? Ford aims for a future with an autonomous ride-hailing fleet of vehicles by 2021.

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2017 Lamborghini Centario

August Hot Car – 2017 Lamborghini Centario

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 18, 2016

We haven’t featured the “Raging Bull” in quite some time, so it is only fitting that we feature their latest offering — a bull fresh out of the metaphoric stable — the 2017 Lamborghini Centario.

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2016 Infiniti QX30: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2016 Infiniti QX30: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 17, 2016

Automotive expert Paul Brian and Car Coach reporter Paul Fix III review the 2016 Infiniti QX30 on the Puget Sound in Seattle, Washington. See what they each have to say about this vehicle after taking it for a test drive.

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2016 Mazda CX-9 Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®

2016 Mazda CX-9 Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 17, 2016

Join automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®, as she test drives the all-new 2016 Mazda CX-9 midsize, three-row crossover SUV. Offering a premium experience, fun-to-drive handling dynamics and bold KODO—Soul of Motion design, Mazda CX-9 represents a compelling offering in its class with a starting MSRP from $31,520.

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Mini Takes The States 2016: His Turn-Her Turn™

Mini Takes The States 2016: His Turn-Her Turn™

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 17, 2016

Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®, Paul Brian, and Paul Fix III join a part of the Mini Takes the States road rally.

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Lauren Fix discusses U.S. gov't pushing for a car that gets 54 mpg

Lauren Fix Discusses U.S. Gov’t Pushing for a Car That Gets 54 MPG

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 16, 2016

The Car Coach® will discuss the United States government pushing for a car that gets 54 miles to the gallon and about how a Google self-driving car was involved in a crash. Lauren will also talk about Tesla purchasing a solar energy company while posting losses and a modified Corvette reaching 205 mph!

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Lauren Fix Discusses an Urgent Warning to Honda Owners of Certain Cars

Lauren Fix Discusses an Urgent Warning to Honda Owners of Certain Cars

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 3, 2016

The Car Coach®, Lauren Fix discusses an urgent warning to Honda owners of certain 2001 to 2003 cars to immediately stop driving them to avoid danger from Takata air bags. She also talks about how Hillary Clinton’s promise to rewrite NAFTA will affect the auto industry.

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Lauren Fix Discuss the Automotive News of the Day

Lauren Fix Discuss the Automotive News of the Day

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 3, 2016

The Car Coach® will discuss General Motors estimated cost to replace Takata airbags at $870 million, a AAA report saying it rescued a record 32 million stranded motorists last year, Tesla’s next chapter looking like an investment risk and the Apple car.

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Top 4 Causes Of Summer Car Breakdowns

Top 4 Causes Of Summer Car Breakdowns

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 3, 2016

It’s common to get busy and put off car maintenance (we’ve all been there)—but preventing minor issues from becoming major car trouble is easier and less expensive than you think. In fact, proper car care can save you up to $1,200 a year in emergency repairs, says automotive expert Lauren Fix. Here are her tips for bypassing the most common warm weather car issues without breaking a sweat.

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Meet Lauren Fix, The Car Coach, in the auto repair shop

Meet Lauren Fix, The Car Coach

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 2, 2016

There’s $62 billion of undone automotive maintenance each year, and Lauren “The Car Coach®” Fix is on a mission to change that. The aptly named Lauren “Fix” is an ASE-certified automotive technician, who regularly appears in a host of national media outlets, giving car-care tips as a spokesperson for the nonprofit Car Care Council. In addition, Fix is a North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) juror, driving and critiquing auto manufacturers’ latest debuts, on roads and racetracks all over the world.

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2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 26, 2016

All-new 2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco is the most fuel efficient Elantra, delivering an EPA estimated 40 mpg on the highway and 35 mpg in combined city and highway driving. These mpg ratings could result in an average annual fuel cost of just $900

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Lauren Fix discusses vehicles used as weapons

Lauren Fix Discusses Vehicles Used as Weapons

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 23, 2016

The Car Coach® discusses vehicles used as weapons and a report showing incidents of road rage on the rise, Tesla in trouble over its autonomous driving feature, and gas prices expected to continue a downward trend. Join Lauren on this episode of Put the Pedal to the Metal.

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2017 Jaguar XE: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2017 Jaguar XE: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 23, 2016

Automotive Industry expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Brian review the longly anticipated 2017 Jaguar XE. Join them in the mountains of Colorado as they go off roading during their test drive.

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2017 Jaguar F Pace: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2017 Jaguar F Pace: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 23, 2016

Jaguar has come out with a ‪‎luxury‬ ‪SUV‬ ‎crossover‬, the 2017 Jaguar F-Pace. Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Brian have been waiting for this car since the Los Angeles Car Show 2 years ago! Join the His Turn-Her Turn™ ‪car review‬ team as they take it off and on the road to see its capabilities!

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2017 Volvo S90 & Volvo V90: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

2017 Volvo S90 & Volvo V90: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 19, 2016

Join automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Brian as they review the 2017 Volvo S90 & 2017 Volvo V90 with the beautiful scenery of Spain.

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2018 Aston Martin AM-RB 001

July Hot Car – The 2018 Aston Martin AM-RB 001

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 17, 2016

The 2018 Aston Martin AM-RB 001, a stunning hypercar that will deliver precision on the road & race track, was revealed to the world just a week ago.

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NACTOY adds SUV Category & Releases 2017 List of Eligibility Vehicles

NACTOY adds SUV Category & Releases 2017 List of Eligibility Vehicles

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 8, 2016

The NACTOY awards recognize the most outstanding new vehicles in each model year & adds SUV category in 2017. These vehicles are benchmarks in their segments based on factors including: innovation, comfort, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value for the dollar.

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Lauren Fix discusses issues with the Jeep that crushed Anton Yelchin

Lauren Fix discusses issues with the Jeep that crushed Anton Yelchin

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 24, 2016

The Car Coach will discuss the issues with the Jeep SUV that crushed and killed “Star Trek” actor Anton Yelchin, BMW racing to gather technology expertise for the “brains” of autonomous cars and increasing concern over car computer hacking.

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2016 Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD SUV - Mark Elias

2016 Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD SUV – Mark Elias

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 23, 2016

The longest running nameplate in the Toyota portfolio, the 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser is the latest in a 65-year legacy that stretches back to the original Toyota BJ and FJ models of 1951. Now the halo vehicle of the Toyota large SUV fleet, it is a no-option example of Toyota technology and innovation. A lot can happen in 65 years.

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2017 Acura NSX Expert Car Review by Lauren Fix

2017 Acura NSX Expert Car Review by Lauren Fix

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 22, 2016

This mid-engine super car has Unbelievable design, 3 electric motors and twin supercharged engine. The 2017 Acura NSX has a hood vent, side cooling vents and offers down force to the car. There is even a vent above the tail lights that merges with the rear wing to create down force. This makes the vehicle more stable at high speeds. The design offers critical cooling, down force and makes the drag coefficient lower.

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THE CAR COACH LAUREN FIX NAMED TO NACTOY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Car Coach, Lauren Fix Named to NACTOY Board of Directors

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 21, 2016

Accomplished automotive advice provider Lauren Fix is honored to announce that she has been selected as Secretary/Treasurer for the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) Awards Board of Directors.

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North American Car and Truck of the Year awards: Make Room for Sport Utility Vehicles

North American Car and Truck of the Year awards: Make Room for Sport Utility Vehicles

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 21, 2016

The North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year (NACTOY) jury has added a third category to honor the most outstanding new sport utility vehicle introduced each year. The 2017 awards for car, truck and SUV of the year will be announced Jan. 9 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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The Ten Commandments for Courteous Driving

The Ten Commandments for Courteous Driving

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 15, 2016

To keep yourself, your family, and other motorists safe this summer, follow these 10 safety tips!

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JBL Trip

JBL Trip – Visor Mount Portable Bluetooth Hands-free Kit

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 14, 2016

Drivers today are faced with many concerns over safely using a smart phone in the car, but this JBL Trip might just be the answer we’ve been waiting for.

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Nonda Car Charger

ZUS Smart Car Charger and Locator

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 14, 2016

I had a chance you use the Nonda car charger, it’s more than just a charging adapter. It’s a super fast Smart Car Finder & dual USB Car Charger.

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21 Million Autonomous Vehicles on the Road by 2035

21 Million Autonomous Vehicles on the Road by 2035

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 14, 2016

The IHS has recently reported that 21 million completely and semi-autonomous vehicles will be sold around the world in 2035…

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June Hot Car - 2017 Aston Martin DB11

June Hot Car – 2017 Aston Martin DB11

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 13, 2016

While new to the Hot Car of the Month features, the Aston Martin lineup is no stranger to the spot light. The 2017 Aston Martin DB11 is sleek and sultry.

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2016 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event by Land Rover: His Turn - Her Turn

2016 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event by Land Rover: His Turn-Her Turn™

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 8, 2016

Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach, and Paul Brian head down to Lexington, Kentucky to the 2016 Rolex 3-day event in this new edition of their His Turn-Her Turn™ Automotive Lifestyle review. The ultimate test of horse and rider! One event, three disciplines, testing the resolve of the timeless partnership between horse and rider. The three disciplines include Dressage, Cross-Country and the Jumping Test.

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More Vehicles Recalled for Takata Air Bags with Lauren Fix

More Vehicles Recalled for Takata Air Bags with Lauren Fix

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 4, 2016

The Car Coach will discuss more vehicles recalled for Takata air bags, four automakers still selling new cars with defective airbags, the potential for a sea of flooded cars entering the used car market, and what consumers can do to protect themselves.

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Lauren Fix discuss the automotive news of the week

Lauren Fix Discuss the Automotive News of the Week

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 4, 2016

In the latest automotive news, The Car Coach will discuss the politics of self-driving cars, General Motors preparing a compensation plan for 2016 crossover SUV buyers for overstated fuel economy and Cadillac pulling the plug on plug-in hybrids.

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JBL Trip from Harman

JBL Trip from Harman

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 4, 2016

Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach shares how to get clear, crisp bluetooth technology for your car and beyond with JBL TRIP from HARMAN. Stay safe, minimize distractions and get fantastic sound with this new technology tested by your favorite Car Coach!

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2016 Volkswagen Golf R - Mark Elias

2016 Volkswagen Golf R – Mark Elias

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 4, 2016

The pocket rocket lives. Wait. Was it ever threatened? Probably not, but with the 2016 Volkswagen Golf R, it shows the genre is in a better state than ever before. The Golf R is the pinnacle of the VW Golf lineup, and a more radically-tuned version of the powerful-in-its-own-right VW Golf GTI. We had a chance to see if it was truly all that.

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Lauren Fix Elected NACTOY Board Secretary/Treasurer!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 25, 2016

Lauren Fix has been elected to the North American Car and Truck of the Year board! More information and press release coming soon…

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Bondurant Racing School: His Turn - Her Turn Lifestyle Review

Bondurant Racing School: His Turn-Her Turn™ Lifestyle Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 24, 2016

Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach, and Paul Brian head down to the Bondurant Racing School in this new edition of their His Turn-Her Turn™ Automotive Lifestyle review.

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2016 Lexus NX F SPORT Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach

2016 Lexus NX F SPORT Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 24, 2016

The 2016 Lexus NX 200t F SPORT looks like it wants to devour the road, with a grille that’s even bolder than on the standard model. Join automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach as she reviews the 2016 Lexus NX F Sport.

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2017 Honda Ridgeline Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach

2017 Honda Ridgeline Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 24, 2016

The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is a modern, quiet and luxurious vehicle. It is dynamic and enjoyable to drive. Join The Car Coach, Lauren Fix as she expertly reviews the 2017 Honda Ridgeline.

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2016 Audi S8 Plus Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach

2016 Audi S8 Plus Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 24, 2016

Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach reviews the 2016 Audi S8 Plus. With a boost to engineering and performance features, and sporting new design cues, the Audi S8 plus represents the pinnacle of what is possible from the brand’s flagship performance sedan.

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WOMEN TAKE THE WHEEL IN THE SUPERCAR INDUSTRY

Women Take the Wheel in the Supercar Industry

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 17, 2016

There is a quiet revolution underway in that bastion of male dominance – the car industry – say Barnebys, the world’s leading auction aggregator

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May Hot Car - 2017 Ford GT

May Hot Car – 2017 Ford GT

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 17, 2016

The 2017 Ford GT will be entering the Super Car arena with its sleek new look from the ground up – with complete redesign and engineering overhaul. This car is ready to win races and fans the world over.

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Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication

Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 17, 2016

After more than ten years of research and development, vehicle-to-vehicle communication is closer than ever… if tech politics don’t get in the way first.

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2016 Land Rover Range Rover Td6

2016 Land Rover Range Rover Td6 – Mark Elias

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 16, 2016

Embarking on an urban safari may involve excursions as mundane as a trip to the grocery or big-box store or fording a stream during a flash flood in Texas Hill Country. Regardless, discerning SUV buyers want the best, even if things could possibly begin to get wet and wild. Land Rover has a fix for that, in the form of their ultimate 2016 Range Rover HSE Td6.

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2016 Audi A8 Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach

2016 Audi A8 Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 9, 2016

Automotive expert, Lauren Fix, The Car Coach, reviews the 2016 Audi A8. The A8 L line includes the A8 L 3.0T, 3.0L TDI, 4.0T, W12 and new for the 2016 model year, the S8 plus. With a boost to engineering and performance features, and sporting new design cues, the Audi S8 plus represents the pinnacle of what is possible from the brand’s flagship performance sedan.

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica: His Turn - Her Turn Expert Car Review

2017 Chrysler Pacifica: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 9, 2016

Car experts Lauren Fix and Paul Brian review the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. Check out this episode of His Turn-Her Turn™! The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica delivers unprecedented functionality, versatility and technology.

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Lauren Fix discuss Takata recalling over 35 million airbags

Lauren Fix Discuss Takata Recalling Another 35 to 42 Million Airbags

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 9, 2016

The Car Coach will discuss Takata recalling another 35 to 42 million airbags, making it the largest recall in U.S. history, the danger this causes drivers and the used car market and what consumers can do.

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Lauren Fix on Mitsubishi Cheating on Emissions Testing

Lauren Fix on Mitsubishi Cheating on Emissions Testing

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 9, 2016

The Car Coach will discuss Mitsubishi admitting it cheated on emissions testing for 25 years, the growing cost of Volkswagen’s buyback program and where those cars are likely to end up.

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Car Coach Reports automotive news

Lauren Fix Discusses Volkswagen Agreeing to Pay its U.S. Customers

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 9, 2016

The Car Coach discuss Volkswagen agreeing to pay $5,000 to each of its U.S. customers to settle diesel scandal claims, the possibility of VW offering a buyback program, the VW scandal causing state DMVs to call for tougher air tests, and whether it’s time for mandatory emissions inspections to return to all states.

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Lauren Fix on a Death in a Takata Air Bag-Involved Crash

Lauren Fix on Another Death in a Takata Air Bag-Involved Crash

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 19, 2016

The Car Coach will discuss another death in a Takata air bag-involved crash, Tesla costs rising as incentives ending and Hyundai planning a car that repairs itself.

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Lauren Fix discusses the FTC lawsuit brought against Volkswagen

Lauren Fix Discusses the FTC Lawsuit Brought Against Volkswagen

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 19, 2016

The Car Coach will discuss the FTC lawsuit brought against Volkswagen over deceptive diesel model advertising, a jury finding a faulty GM car ignition switch not the cause of a crash in one case and Tesla launching its new Model 3 this week.

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2017 Audi A4: His Turn - Her Turn Expert Car Review

2017 Audi A4: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 19, 2016

Don’t miss the 2017 Audi A4 – the only car in its class with exit assist and turn assist. Watch this His Turn-Her Turn™ car review with experts Lauren Fix, The Car Coach and Paul Brian as they test the intelligence and capabilities of the 2017 Audi A4.

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2016 Infiniti Q50S: His Turn - Her Turn Expert Car Review

2016 Infiniti Q50S: His Turn-Her Turn™ Expert Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 18, 2016

Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach and Paul Brian review the 2016 Infiniti Q50S, which is a bestselling vehicle in the United States and has award winning technologies. Check out Lauren and Paul’s His Turn-Her Turn™ car review below.

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2016 New York International Auto Show

2016 New York International Auto Show

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 18, 2016

Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach and Paul Brian review the 2016 New York Auto Show. With nearly 1,000 of the latest car and trucks, Lauren and Paul will give an overview of the show.

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2016 Kia Sportage: His Turn - Her Turn Car Review

2016 Kia Sportage: His Turn-Her Turn™ Car Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 18, 2016

Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach and Paul Brian review the all-new 2016 Kia Sportage. This vehicle is sporty, powerful, and is crafter for the urban pioneer. Watch their video His Turn-Her Turn™ car review!

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Fine Surface Prep Mitt

Fine Surface Prep Mitt

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 17, 2016

Griot’s Garage Fine Surface Prep Mitts are the fastest, most comfortable way to remove stubborn above-surface stains and contaminants on your car.

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April Hot Car - 2017 Porsche 911 R

April Hot Car – The 2017 Porsche 911 R

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 14, 2016

When all hope was thought to be lost, Porsche sent us a car straight from our dreams and right into dealerships. The 2017 Porsche 911 R is that dream.

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What Does It Mean to Be Car Care Aware?

What Does It Mean to Be Car Care Aware?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 13, 2016

Car care can be intimidating when you aren’t familiar with your car’s parts and systems, but when you know the right questions to ask, it puts you in the driver’s seat. Be Car Care Aware has developed the resources needed to empower you when it comes to maintenance decisions, along with top care tips. So, how can you Be Car Care Aware?

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Lauren Fix reports from the New York Auto Show

Lauren Fix Reports from the New York Auto Show

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 29, 2016

Lauren Fix, The Car Coach shares incredible new vehicles and automotive news, including the latest in automotive technology, government regulations, autonomous vehicles, car sales, the best of the auto shows and future of the automotive industry. Join her as she reports from the New York Auto Show.

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2016 Infiniti QX60: His Turn - Her Turn

2016 Infiniti QX60: His Turn-Her Turn™

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 29, 2016

Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach and Paul Brian review the 2016 Infiniti QX60. This is a 7-passenger luxury crossover that is roomy, premium, and has the best in it’s class for interior volume.

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Chicago Auto Show 2016 - His Turn - Her Turn

Chicago Auto Show 2016 – His Turn-Her Turn™

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 29, 2016

Taking center stage at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show will be more than 20 vehicles that made their world debut during the Media Preview this week.

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Chicago Auto Show 2016 - His Turn - Her Turn

Chicago Auto Show 2016 – His Turn-Her Turn™

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 29, 2016

Taking center stage at the Chicago Auto Show 2016 will be more than 20 vehicles that made their world debut during the Media Preview this week including the Kia Niro, Ram Power Wagon, Nissan Armada, Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro, Chevrolet Trax, Hyundai Santa Fe and Infiniti Q50 among others.

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2017 Cadillac XT5

2017 Cadillac XT5

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 21, 2016

Car expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach, test drives the 2017 Cadillac XT5, a luxury SUV that dares. This car replaces the SRX and has new technology and signature features. Join Lauren as she takes this XT5 for a test drive and check out the video car review!

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2017 Pagani Huayra BC

March Hot Car – 2017 Pagani Huayra BC

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 12, 2016

The phrase “This Car is a Work of Art” may be a cliché much overused in the auto industry, but with this iteration the phrase fits. Introducing the latest offering from Pagani, the 2017 Pagani Huayra BC.

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A True Father/Daughter Project Car Build: 1966 Mustang Convertible

A True Father/Daughter Project Car Build: 1966 Mustang Convertible

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 11, 2016

Years since the first Ford Mustang debut, Paul Fix, Mustang restorer and owner of Classic Tube and Fix Motorsports, wanted to do a Mustang buildup with his daughter Shelby, so they started a search for a relatively rust-free ’66 convertible

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Smart Maps by Chris Jagielski

Smart Maps

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 11, 2016

The tech that will help autonomous cars communicate with each other will be coming to vehicles soon and it’s called “Smart Maps” by eHorizon and Continental

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Lauren Fix Discusses Volkswagen Owners

Lauren Fix Discusses Volkswagen Owners

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 7, 2016

The Car Coach will discuss Volkswagen owners waiting and wondering how much depreciation their cars will suffer as a result of the emissions scandal and awaiting word on recalls, Consumer Reports no downgraded Tesla’s rating due to reliability issues, and the end of the Dodge Viper.

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Lauren Fix on the Future Potential of Electric Cars

Lauren Fix on the Future Potential of Electric Cars

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 7, 2016

The Car Coach discusses the potential of electric cars to destroy gasoline cars in the 2020s and the oil crisis that could cause. They’ll also discuss Google accepting some responsibility after one of its self-driving cars hit a bus.

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2016 North American International Auto Show Overview: His Turn - Her Turn

2016 North American International Auto Show: His Turn-Her Turn™

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 15, 2016

Lauren Fix, The Car Coach and Paul Brian report on the best of the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, including their favorite vehicles and the winners of the 2016 North American Car and Truck of the Year. Learn more about the new Honda Civic, Volvo XC-90, Infiniti Q60, Porsche 911, 2017 Dodge Pacifica, 2017 Hyundai Genesis G90, and many more!

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Lauren Fix Discusses Ted Cruz and Ethanol Subsidy

Lauren Fix Discusses Ted Cruz and Ethanol Subsidy

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 15, 2016

The Car Coach will discuss Ted Cruz wanting to end the ethanol subsidy and the iconic DeLorean DMC-12 going back to the future in limited replica production, thanks to Congress.

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MidPoint with Lauren Fix and Mark Kennedy

MidPoint with Lauren Fix and Mark Kennedy

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 15, 2016

The Car Coach joins Mark Kennedy, former Congressman from Minnesota in the MidPoint arena. They’ll discuss the South Carolina police officer charged with murder, life in prison or death for the Boston bomber, what changes have been made in the year since the VA scandal broke. Lauren Fix and Mark Kennedy will also review the University of Michigan deciding to show the ‘American Sniper’ movie after first saying they wouldn’t, Maya Angelou’s stamp featuring a quote by someone else and the NFL’s first female referee.

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