George Straton

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An automotive enthusiast since an orange toy VW Beetle ended up in his playpen and following him everywhere, George Straton has been chief editor at ChicagoNow.com/Drive-He-Said automotive lifestyle blog since 2010. In 2017 George established Roadblazing.com, dedicated to accurate and relevant automotive reviews, news and road trip stories. George is a member of the Midwest Automotive Media Association and the Phoenix Automotive Press Association. George also happens to be an attorney and Loyola University of Chicago Ramblers fan.

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2017 Kia Soul Exclaim Turbo – Quick Review

(Contributing Editor: Susan Frissell, Women With Wheels.com, ChicagoNow.com "Girls Go Racing") On a roll Korean automaker Kia has effectively used a hip-hopping Hamster family to push...

2017 GMC Acadia All Terrain – Quick Review

When an automotive brand touts itself as "Professional Grade," exclusively producing SUVs, light trucks and heavy duty trucks, "Roadblazing.com" expects larger rather than smaller. Defying expectations..."Honey,...

2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat – Quick Review, Video

REPRINTED FROM CHICAGONOW.COM/DRIVE-HE-SAID (Contributing Editors: Peter Stamatis; Susan Frissell: "Women With Wheels", "ChicagoNow Girls Go Racing") It's Official: Roadblazing.com's sister blog site "Drive...He Said" has now ...

2017 Kia Sportage SX Turbo AWD – Quick Review

reprinted From ChiCAGONOW.COM/DRIVE-He-Said (Contributing Editor: Susan Frissell, Women With Wheels.com, ChicagoNow.com "Girls Go Racing") When you're hot, you're hot. Korean brand Kia is currently sizzling. Last year it...

2016 Ford F-150 Supercrew 4×4 Lariat – Review

REPRINTED FROM CHICAGONOW.COM/drive-he-said (NOTE: This review has been UPDATED with CORRECTIONS since original publication.) Last year, Ford re-designed its 35 year strong top-selling F-150 half-ton pick-up truck...