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Use: Media professionals looking to diversify their automotive readership with women authors who provide their views on a wide variety of topics.
What it is: Courtney Hansen, America’s favorite Garage Girl and the former host of The Learning Channel’s Overhaulin’ auto makeover show, a new-book author and the host of Spike TV’s weekend “Power Block,” has teamed up with Wheelbase Communications for this exclusive column. If you’re looking to build more regular readership and to bring more women into the pages of your print publication and Web pages with the help of a friendly and outgoing automotive celebrity, this bi-weekly column that alternates with our own Rhonda Wheeler is a must.
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The other day, my friend Julie casually mentioned that her little Toyota had been stolen. Right from her driveway. The funny thing is that she been out with other people so much that weekend that she had no idea when it had been taken. Saturday she was out. Sunday she was out. Monday she took the trash out and . . . “It was just GONE,” she moaned. “The police said Toyotas get stolen all the time. Even the old ones.” My reaction was actually less than sympathetic. “Last time you thought your car was stolen, it was at parked at your brother’s house.”