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Auto influencer John McElroy: ‘Most exciting time for the auto industry in 100 years’

Posted Feb. 11th 2019

EVs. Mobility as a Service. Tesla. Autonomous. Millennials. Rivian. The future of NAIAS. These were just a few of the topics hit upon by John McElroy at a recent joint meeting of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) Communications Executive and Automotive Public Relations Councils. A top auto journalist, lecturer, commentator, entrepreneur and influential thought […]

6 Myths of Automotive Supplier and Mobility Technology PR

Posted Jan. 31st 2019

It’s no secret that the automotive industry is facing more change – and disruption – than at any other time in its history. The trends of autonomous, connected, electrified and shared vehicles are rapidly changing the game … not only for automakers but also for the entire automotive supply chain ecosystem. This shift is driving […]

PR Challenges Around Autonomous Driving Technology

Posted Jan. 17th 2019

It’s no secret that self-driving vehicles are coming. Automakers, traditional suppliers and new technology companies are investing billions of dollars in the development of autonomous vehicles. According to the research advisory firm Gartner, driverless cars with Level 4 and Level 5 technology are still at least 10 years or more away, as indicated in its […]

Self-driving Vehicles, e-Mobility, Spin-offs and Talent Wars Drive the Need for Automotive & Mobility Tech Suppliers to Boost PR

Posted Jan. 10th 2019

Unprecedented change. That’s what the North American auto supply chain faces today. Major trends are turning the world of automotive suppliers upside down, and disrupting business: • Autonomous vehicles – introducing hundreds of new tech companies who are vying for attention in the supply chain, and requiring major suppliers to make huge investments and place […]

Ben Klayman, Detroit Bureau Chief at Reuters

Posted Jan. 7th 2019

Ben Klayman is the Reuters Detroit bureau chief. He writes about the U.S. auto industry and helps organize coverage of autos in the Americas. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? It’s all about Trump, trade, technology, Tesla and corporate restructuring lately. Describe the craziest or […]

Amy Antenora, Editor at Aftermarket News and Managing Editor at Counterman Magazine

Posted Dec. 17th 2018

Amy is the editor at Aftermarket News and the managing editor at Counterman Magazine. What’s the top story you’re working on right now? Right now I’m working on our annual AMN Year in Review series, where we take a look back at some of the biggest news stories of the year in the automotive aftermarket. […]

Hannah Lutz, Finance and Insurance Editor, Retail Reporter at Automotive News

Posted Dec. 10th 2018

Hannah Lutz is the finance and insurance editor and retail reporter for Automotive News Can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? On the finance side, affordability has been a hot topic over the past few years, but it’s becoming a concern now as transaction prices and […]

Pete Bigelow, Technology and Mobility Reporter at Automotive News

Posted Dec. 3rd 2018

Pete Bigelow is a senior reporter at Automotive News in Detroit, where he writes about self-driving technology and mobility. One of the things I love about covering the intersection of technology and transportation is that it touches so many different areas. One day I’m writing about cyber security and the next about transportation policy, Smart […]

David Welch: Detroit Bureau Chief for Bloomberg News

Posted Nov. 19th 2018

David Welch is the Detroit bureau chief for Bloomberg News. As bureau chief, he writes and edits stories about the auto industry and manages Bloomberg’s Detroit staff. The team includes people on several beats, but most of the writing and editing he does is for auto industry coverage. As far as reporting goes, Welch is […]

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