Dave Smith

Dave
Smith
Editor at Large
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Long-time WardsAuto editor, Dave Smith continues to keep a finger on the pulse of the U.S. auto industry. He writes about people, technology and other subjects that drive the business sector.

Articles

Olympian Bolt Could Jolt Chevy EV Sales 2
Chevy could have fun showing the Bolt outpacing other EVs against a backdrop of the sports hero doing the same against his competition.
Kia’s Crowning Achievement
Kia finished on top in the recently released J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey covering the first 90 days after purchase of a new ’16 model, beating out heavyweights such as Porsche, Toyota, BMW and even Lexus.
Former Chrysler CEO Riccardo Linked to Iacocca, K-Car Success
Riccardo joined Chrysler in 1959 and moved quickly up the ranks. He ultimately stepped aside for eventual company savior Lee Iacocca, but he gets some credit for financing key products that were critical to the automaker’s recovery.