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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Sep 22, 2015

VW’s Deception Hurts Entire Auto Industry

This action is so cynical, brazen and devious it has left even VW’s biggest supporters feeling betrayed....More
Mar 11, 2015

Why Apple Won’t Make iCars

Yes, Apple will put on a great tease, but it never will result in the manufacture of millions of clever iCars....More
Dec 10, 2014

Want More STEM Grads? Kill the Stereotypes

In India, top software engineers are considered as cool as top athletes. In the U.S., software engineers could not compete with badminton players in....More
Nov 10, 2014

Is ’15 Ford F-150 Too Advanced?

When it comes to vehicles, lighter almost always is better. Whatever Ford did to the F-150 has made me a believer....More
Oct 14, 2014

Don’t Underestimate Steel

The ’15 F-150 will be a success because it is a boldly engineered product with a fiercely loyal customer base, not because of what it’s made of....More
Sep 10, 2014

Wised-Up Suppliers Expand for New Tech, Not More Volume

Even when running near 100% capacity, auto supplier margins are razor thin, so investing millions in new construction based on OEM sales projections....More
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
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