Drew Winter

Editor-in-Chief, WardsAuto World magazine, Senior Editor, WardsAuto.com, WardsAuto

Drew Winter is Editor-in-Chief of WardsAuto World magazine and a Senior Editor at WardsAuto.com. He was won numerous awards for his work in both print and digital media and has been covering the auto industry since 1978.

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Jul 10, 2014

Barra Driving Change at GM

Under CEO Mary Barra, GM is the only one stepping up to change the conversation and fix the long-broken mechanisms for protecting consumers from....More
Jun 09, 2014

Personal Responsibility Must Play Role in Auto Safety

Crash data show most deaths to motor-vehicle occupants are the result of drivers making mistakes or breaking the law, not defects, not Charles Manson....More
May 22, 2014

Love Affair With Cars Is Moving, Not Fading

Wherever else in the world enthusiasm for cars and trucks is waning, China will more than make up for it....More
Mar 13, 2014

When It Comes to Mileage, Cars Tell the Truth

A vehicle’s trip computer is the most accurate way to judge its thirst for fuel....More
Jan 29, 2014

Renschler’s Resignation Should Be No Surprise

Renschler is ambitious and fearless. At the age of 37, he took on the incredibly daunting task of building a Mercedes-Benz luxury SUV when there was....More
Jan 16, 2014

Auto Bailout Critics Get Desperate

Equating the U.S. auto industry with the city of Detroit is nonsense....More
Sep 06, 2013

The Most Comfortable Car Seats in the World

Continental and Mercedes are taking seat massagers to a new level with an electronically controlled system that uses 14 separately actuated air....More
Jun 10, 2013

Dear Taxpayer: Your Auto Bailout Loan Is Repaid, With Interest

The auto bailouts were not speculative investments aimed at delivering a fat return to John Q. Public. They were designed to avoid an economic....More
Mar 07, 2013

In Tesla Vs. NYT, Data Won

In a world where all facts now are fungible, data still carries weight: May it lead to better cars and journalism for all....More
Nov 07, 2012

Detroit’s Worst Mistake Ever

Detroit auto makers wasted at least $50 billion during the past two decades in failed efforts to impress Wall Street and raise their stock prices....More
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