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The Hard Line | Lauren Fix and Peter Morici Discuss Proposals to Raise the Gas Tax

The Car Coach, Lauren Fix and economist, professor of business at the University of Maryland, Peter Morici discuss proposed legislation to force car rental companies to fix recalled cars, as well as proposals to raise gas tax. They will also talk about Jeb Bush possibly preparing to sign an anti-tax pledge.

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Audi Takes Advertising Lead from BMW in Advance of Luxury Brand Battle

According to an article in MediaPost the last week of 2014, Audi plans to invest an additional $2 billion over the next five years to develop new models of electric sports cars and sports activity vehicles, aka “SAVs.”
The reason? To upend BMW as the top luxury car manufacturer by 2020. As a precursor to that battle, let’s see how the two brands stacked up against each other for U.S. national TV ad spend and digital activity during 2014.

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Fixing America’s Roads & Bridges – The Infrastructure Problem

Lauren Fix, The Car Coach, joins Ed on MidPoint to discuss the latest automotive news including, whether the spending bill includes enough funding to tackle the aging transportation infrastructure in America, a new tire efficiency program pushed by the White House, a contest to help design a street-legal electric Formula One car and more.

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Feds Failed to Protect Public From Faulty Air Bags

Lauren Fix, “The Car Coach,” joined Ed Berliner on “MidPoint” on Newsmax TV Wednesday to discuss the news about the Takata air-bag explosions that have allegedly critically injured and killed Honda drivers.
Fix puts a lot of the blame on the lack of oversight by the federal National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Defective Airbags a Growing Menace to Drivers – Takata Airbag Recall

The number of cars carrying faulty airbags that could deploy without warning has climbed into the millions, and motorists must take every available measure right away to find out whether they’re driving an at-risk vehicle in order to protect themselves from injury, automotive writer Lauren Fix told “MidPoint” host Ed Berliner on Newsmax TV on Wednesday.

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US Vehicle Recall System ‘Broken’

Auto expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach appears on NewsMaxTV MidPoint to discuss the millions of recalled cars in 2014 and problems with US vehicle recalls. A string of defects leading to millions of recalled vehicles in 2014 shows the “recall system is broken” and in need of overhaul, starting with the ineffective National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, automotive writer and “Car Coach” Lauren Fix told “MidPoint” host Ed Berliner on Newsmax TV.

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NHTSA Expands Faulty Airbag Warning to 7.8 Million Vehicles

***Latest Updates**** Many sources are misreporting on the following information regarding the recent airbag recall. Here are the facts, from Lauren Fix, The Car Coach.     Removing an airbag is a federal offense – for a dealer to remove an airbag and send a car on its way until the replacement air bag has arrived

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Privacy Battles Looms Over Black-Box Crash Data – Lauren Fix

Who owns your car’s black-box crash data? Lauren Fix, the “Car Coach” blogger and automotive industry watcher, told “MidPoint” host Ed Berliner on Newsmax TV on Wednesday that U.S. law, effective Sept. 1, requires data-recording black boxes inside all new cars sold in the United States — but doesn’t say who owns the data, which includes speed, location, and whether seat belts are in use during a crash. Who owns your car’s black-box crash data?

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Car Recall Tracker Is A Great Consumer Tool – Lauren Fix

Lauren Fix, “the Car Coach,” joined “MidPoint” host Ed Berliner on Newsmax TV on Wednesday to discuss a rash of automotive recalls and the debut of the federal government’s new Internet tool that confirms whether an individual vehicle has been recalled and whether it has had its recall-related defect repaired.

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Déjà vu For Paul Fix & Trans Am Series At VIR

Alton, VA (September 28, 2014)- Paul Fix brought a serious case of momentum and the decisively potent No. 4 Stopflex.com/Tony Ave Racing Chevrolet Corvette to Virginia International Raceway. As a result, Fix continued his dominance of every on track session concluding with a second overall win in as many weeks. Enroute to his latest win, Fix established a new VIR track record.

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