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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 […]

Bryce Evans, 10 Missions Media – FenderBender, Rachet+Wrench & FIXED

Posted Jan. 21st 2019

Bryce Evans is the vice president of content and events at 10 Missions Media, overseeing the company’s three national business publications, FenderBender, Rachet+Wrench and FIXED, as well as two live events and marketing department. What’s the top story you’re working on right now? Between our publications (all of which are in the automotive space), we […]

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 […]

Our 10 Most Popular Meet the Media Posts of 2018

Posted Dec. 20th 2018

This past year we profiled many automotive / metro-Detroit journalists in our Meet the Media posts, with each journalist offering valuable insight into their work, advice for PR people and interesting background information. In case you missed them the first time around, here’s our list of our Top 10 Meet the Media profiles this year. […]

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 […]

Top 10 Blogs for North American Mobility Technology and Automotive Suppliers

Posted Nov. 29th 2018

The problem with automotive blogs is that there are so many, you can’t possibly follow them all. One recent post we found, the “Top 100 Auto Blogs Every Car Enthusiast Must Read”, helped cull the list down a bit, but it’s still pretty unmanageable … and very consumer-focused. So, for the busy executive who works […]

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