Lauren Fix

Supercharge Car Loan Repayment: 5 Proven Methods to Conquer Your Debt

If you’re thinking about paying off your car loan, there are a few things you need to remember. Here are 5 easy ways to pay off your car loan faster. With everyone budgets getting tighter, what is the best way to pay off your car loan quicker. Provided your lender doesn’t charge a prepayment penalty, […]

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China is Throwing Away Fields of Electric Cars and Electric Bicycles

Here’s a dirty secret that few are discussing. Thousands of electric vehicles abandoned as 90% of Chinese EV makers face bankruptcy. China may seem like the leader of the EV industry, but behind the scenes, there is a massive crisis unfolding. Hundreds of EV companies have gone bankrupt, leaving behind thousands of abandoned cars in

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UAW is Fighting Back Against Strict Electric Vehicle Emissions Plan

The UAW has an issue with the EPA vehicle emissions plan, and the impact to union workers is not making them happy. The Biden Administration is being pulled in two directions over the EPA’s proposed vehicle emission targets. Earlier this year, the agency revealed a plan to cut emissions by 56% which would result in

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Ultimate Guide to Buying American Made Cars – You Will Be Surprised!

Many Americans consider where the products they buy are made, in hopes their purchase will contribute to the U.S. economy. While that might seem easy enough with a T-shirt, few items get as complicated as the set of wheels in your driveway. For car shoppers who want to buy an American-made vehicle, Cars.com’s American-Made Index

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Car Buying Tricks for Getting the Best Deals That Everyone Should Know

Did you know that there are some simple car buying tricks that everyone should know? In this video, I’ll be sharing with you some of the tricks that have helped me get some great deals on cars over the years. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned veteran, these tips will help you get

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Most Drivers Fear Self-Driving Cars

Drivers are increasingly unsure about autonomous technology in cars. They fear the car taking control away from them and prefer to drive themselves. A recent AAA automated vehicle survey show that while there is still a high level of interest in partially-automated vehicle technology, attitudes toward fully self-driving vehicles have become increasingly apprehensive. Consumers like

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China’s BAN on Rare Earth: The Major Shifts Coming to the EV Industry

China is mulling a new export ban on rare earth magnets, as the United States plans to push a sweeping set of rules, calling for over half of all passenger cars sold in the country to be electric by 2032. Are the two countries on a collision course? And as the United States works to

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Reviving Dead Batteries: The Future of Electric Vehicle Recycling

The Biden administration awarded a $2 billion green energy loan to a Nevada company that recycles electric vehicle batteries, according to reports. Recycling venture Redwood Materials, which was founded in 2017 by Tesla’s former chief technology officer Jeffrey Straubel, who secured the $2 billion conditional loan from the Energy Department’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing program, according to the

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Tesla finally agrees to open its charging network to all EVs in US for $7.5B

The Biden administration announced new standards for expanding the national electric vehicle (EV) charging network in order to encourage widespread EV adoption by providing a “predictable” user experience. All charging stations will soon be required to adopt the same connector types, payment methods, and data privacy assurances. These new standards have pushed Tesla, for the first time, to make

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Unbelievable! Find Out How You Can Get $7,500 in EV Tax Credits Now

The Treasury Department has revealed which cars will be eligible for the new electric vehicle tax credits. Fewer models are now eligible for the new subsidy than in previous years, but some of the most well-known EVs still qualify, according to the Monday announcement. Under the new rule, consumers can get up to $7,500 in

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Why Are Cars Becoming So Expensive?! Gas OR Electric You WILL PAY MORE

There has been a sharp rise in new and used car prices since the pandemic has left many buyers concerned if they can afford a vehicle. Now, some dealers are worried along with them. Some dealers have been saying that the elevated prices and a lack of affordable models already are keeping some prospective buyers

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The 2022 Subaru BRZ presents a solid sports car value

For 2022, Subaru has made some welcomed changes to its BRZ. This includes more power, better exterior design as well as some inside. It competes directly with the Mazda MX-5, Toyota 86 and Mini Cooper.  Its engine is a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder boxer engine co-developed by Toyota. It’s good for 228 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of

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SEMA “She Is” Member Spotlight: Lauren Fix of Car Coach Reports/Classic Tube

The SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN) has named Lauren Fix of Car Coach Reports and Classic Tube as this week’s #SheIsSEMA Spotlight Member. Fix is a nationally recognized automotive analyst, journalist, author and television host with more than 34 years of experience across the automotive, entertainment, and consulting industries.

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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

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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A Woman in a Man’s World – How I Became The Car Coach

Nothing can stop you but yourself. Today I’m a leader in the automotive, aftermarket and broadcast industries and an inductee into the National Women and Transportation Hall of Fame. But when I first embarked on the journey to pursue my love of everything automotive, I faced many hurdles. Youth, inexperience, self-doubt and a male-dominated industry were my some of my greatest barriers. While women are still underrepresented (and sometimes underestimated) in the automotive and aftermarket industries, they were much more so in the 1980s. I got my start working in mail order sales at my father’s brake remanufacturing company and each day was a challenge to assert my competence in the face of stereotypes. Every day, callers to sales or tech support would ask for a man who could help them. I always responded with, “I can help you!” Although I was the one who designed the components or kits, I found I had to defend my qualifications time and time again.

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Lauren Fix, The Car Coach at SVRA

SVRA: Lauren Fix, The Car Coach Blazes her Own Trail at COTA

Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association and author of the acclaimed bestseller, “Ninja Innovation,” points to Lauren Fix as an example of a Ninja. That’s someone, he says, who “doesn’t follow the rules,” and who is “smart, passionate, relentless and driven by an unyielding power to win.”

Lauren has her 2000 Jaguar XKR (BELOW) entered in the Group 11 national championship race of the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) at Circuit of The Americas this weekend. You don’t have to spend much time speaking Fix to become completely convinced Shapiro has it nailed.

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Lauren Fix on 2 Wheels: A Glimpse into getting a Motorcycle License

 by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® I just got my motorcycle license! It was one of those things that I went back and forth about because the only way it would ever happen was to take a motorcycle safety and training course.
 So Paul, my husband, and I took the Ride with a P.R.I.D.E. class

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