Bianchi Biz Blog

Meet the Media: Doug Newcomb, Freelance Automotive Journalist  

Posted Feb. 20th 2023

I’m the founder and president of my own company, Newcomm LLC, which provides automotive technology content, consulting and conference-programming services. I currently write for Automobile magazine, Autoblog, Popular Mechanics, TrueCar,, WardsAuto, SAE Engineering and others. I also work with clients on conference programming and event strategy. Name an automotive outlet and I’ve probably written […]


2023’s Best Podcasts for Automotive and Mobility Technology Suppliers

Posted Feb. 16th 2023

Updated April 28, 2023 With the wealth of information available out there, it’s sometimes hard to narrow down the best resources to help keep automotive and mobility technology supplier executives informed. So, we’ve done some research and asked our clients and colleagues to help us come up with a list of top podcasts of value […]

Meet the Media: Jerry Hirsch, Technology and Innovation Editor at Automotive News

Posted Feb. 6th 2023

Jerry Hirsch is the technology and innovation editor at Automotive News. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? Everything about advanced transportation technology for light vehicles, commercial vehicles and heavy-duty Class 4-8 trucks, VTOL aircraft, drones, and micromobility such as scooters and e-bikes. Describe the craziest […]


What Automotive PR Pros Should Know About ChatGPT

Posted Feb. 2nd 2023

ChatGPT – the artificial intelligence (AI) platform that everyone’s talking about. A Google search turned up more than 36 million news items about it. Some see it as a threat to their jobs (The New York Post said: ChatGPT could make these jobs obsolete: ‘The wolf is at the door’ ). Others see it as […]


Meet the Media: Andrew Schunk, Reporter at Rubber News

Posted Jan. 23rd 2023

Andrew Schunk, reporter with Rubber News, an industry trade publication that is owned by Detroit-based Crain Communications. I cover the rubber industry, and specifically the non-tire rubber space—seals and gaskets, hoses and hydraulics, motion control components, medical applications, feedstock materials like carbon black and other functional additives, silicone rubber, synthetic rubber, natural rubber, oil and […]


Automotive Tech Suppliers Abound at CES2023

Posted Jan. 19th 2023

Make no mistake: CES (formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show) has become the world’s greatest auto show. That’s not just our hot take as an automotive PR firm. It’s the opinion of many auto-industry savvy people, including: That’s quite a change from 15 years ago, when just one automaker participated in CES, in conjunction […]


Meet the Media: Chris Clonts, Senior Editor, Automotive & Electronic Technology, SAE Media Group

Posted Jan. 9th 2023

I’m the senior editor for automotive and electronic technology on the automotive editorial team at the SAE Media Group. Based in Troy, Michigan, I report on standards, technology and general topics and help edit the work of my fabulous colleagues. I also act as the editorial producer for Can you tell us what types […]