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Friday, May 26, 2017

Your Memorial Day Road Trip Survival Guide w. Carroll Lachnit, Consumer Advice Editor, Edmunds.com

With almost 80 percent of American families planning to hit the open road this summer, it’s safe to say The Great American Road Trip is making a resurgence. Whether it’s a last-minute decision to get out of town for Memorial Day Weekend, finally crossing the “big trip” off your bucket list or just taking advantage of unexpectedly low gas prices, travelers need a plan in place before putting the pedal to the metal.

Carroll Lachnit, Consumer Advice Editor at Edmunds.com, shares her road trip checklist and to help you avoid breakdowns, meltdowns and everything in between! From making sure your AC is up to the challenge to mapping out your potty pit stops, Carroll will have you covered.
Check out our interview below:



Carroll Lachnit
Carroll Lachnit is a consumer advice editor at Edmunds.com, responsible for directing a team that writes about car shopping, leasing and related topics. Lachnit is a career journalist and has worked as a daily newspaper reporter, magazine editor and Web site editor. She's also the author of four published mystery novels, including one in which the protagonist manages to free herself from the trunk of a Hyundai Elantra (prior to the advent of trunk-safety releases) before it's crushed by freight train. Her first car was a hand-me-down 1960 Chevrolet Impala.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Spring Car Care w. Car Coach Lauren Fix

April is National Car Care Month- a reminder that your trusty ride needs some TLC after months of wear and tear. You can save about $1,200 a year by doing basic maintenance yourself! A great investment considering the cost of a new vehicle is averaging $34,000, according to Kelley Blue Book.

If you’re deciding on a new purchase, automotive expert, Lauren Fix, shares tips on making the smarter choice. Whether it's upgrading or maintaining your car, The Car Coach will help you navigate the right route and save big bucks!

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About Lauren Fix:
Lauren Fix is an automotive expert whom earned the title of The Car Coach, and is recognized throughout all forms of media as a woman with in-depth knowledge on vehicles, technology, repair and trends. She has been the National Automotive Correspondent for NewsMaxTV and USA Radio-DayBreak; she hosted shows on major television and radio networks. She is the primary voice for all things cars on The Weather Channel and Inside Edition. Founder of Automotive Aspects, Inc., her understanding of automobiles has made her the "go to" person on TV, radio, print, and the internet. She writes a column for multiple outlets including: Parade Magazine, NewsMax, and Car Coach Reports. Not to mention, she is a regular guest on all the major news and morning shows discussing the latest updates on cars that will help drivers of all ages learn about cars and make smart decisions. http://www.laurenfix.com

I want to thank Mobil1, Kumho Tire USA, Batteries Plus Bulbs, Scrubblade wipers for this interview opportunity! I also want to thank Lauren Fix for taking out the time to share her automotive road-trip tips.

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