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Skills: Writing, editing, reporting

Career Summary:

I cover automotive industry business, product and technology news with an emphasis on General Motors.

Specialties: Automotive, business, technology

Current Roles:

Journalist, Analyst


M.A. English, Western Michigan University


B.A. English, Saginaw Valley State University

My Comments

Cadillac Chases Autobahn Eaters With CT6 V-Sport Commented on: 4 weeks ago (March 22, 2018)

@Druss Couldn't agree more and it would make a lot of sense in the next crossover after the XT4, which will sit right on top of the X5/GLE.

GM’s February U.S. Sales Meet Headwind Commented on: 6 weeks ago (March 2, 2018)

@ Auto Eng In my brief conversation with GM's sales staff yesterday there was no mention of weather, just difficult year-over-year comparisons and fewer incentives versus the industry (altho there...

Kiekert Proposes ‘Smart Doors’ to Eliminate Dings Commented on: 22 weeks ago (November 10, 2017)

@dr_gallup I'm guessing because it is a prototype. But good catch.

Chevy Bolt’s Success Stings Volt Stablemate Commented on: 24 weeks ago (October 31, 2017)

Karl, good to hear you enjoy your Volt, a two-time Ward's 10 Best Engines winner.

Alpha-Hungry Wall Street Stumbles Onto GM Commented on: 26 weeks ago (October 13, 2017)

@msmitka Cash is worthless unless you spend it (or some saying goes like that) so I definitely think that is a component here. And AVs and EVs will take a whole lot of it.