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 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro – Bottom Line Review

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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander 2.4 SEL AWC – DHS Budget Utes Review

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2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD – Bottom Line Review

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2017 Jeep Compass Trailhawk 4×4 – Quick Review

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2017 Kia Niro Hybrid Touring – Quick Review

(Contributing Editor: Tomasz Paluch) Recently Roadblazing.com's blog site ChicagoNow.com "Drive..He Said" evaluated the 4th generation of the "Godfather of Green" cars, the re-designed 2017 Toyota Prius. Noting...