Dave Zoia

Editorial Director , WardsAuto

As Editorial Director, I oversee much of what goes into WardsAuto.com, enjoying a ringside seat that lets me observe up close just about every facet of the industry worldwide. I have covered the automotive sector for some 30 years, most of that right here at WardsAuto. I've reported on everything from new technology to manufacturing to businesss strategy and am liable to write about any and all of that here.

Posts by Dave Zoia

in Final Inspection May 27, 2010

Batteries Not Included

Look for the next capacity glut to center on electric-vehicle batteries. In recent months, plans for more than a....More
in Final Inspection May 13, 2010

Walking the Razor’s Edge

UAW Vice President Bob King served notice this week that as the auto industry rebounds workers will expect to benefit –....More
in Final Inspection Apr 27, 2010

Marchionne Goes All In

When Fiat offered to take a stake in Chrysler last year and assume management control, CEO Sergio Marchionne made one....More
in Final Inspection Apr 16, 2010

Reality May Bite for BEV Backers

Reality may be setting in. A year ago, it was all EVs all the time, as auto makers, battery suppliers and regulators....More
in Final Inspection Apr 07, 2010

So Why Not Chrysler?

Call it a case of a lesson learned, or maybe it’s an indicator of a new level of desperation, but there’s a tinge of....More
in Final Inspection Apr 01, 2010

Hope Springs Eternal From Strong March Sales Performance

It’s certainly not time to declare market victory yet, but the U.S. auto industry’s March performance is the first sign....More
in Final Inspection Mar 29, 2010

A Vote for Cyber-Selling

It appears to be a mixed bag out there among automobile dealers, with some embracing Internet selling wholeheartedly....More
in Final Inspection Mar 19, 2010

Don’t Shoot; the Messenger’s Really an Environmentalist

Johan de Nysschen may not be anti-hybrid, but he has been saddled with that reputation. More than once the Audi of....More
in Final Inspection Mar 11, 2010

Running the Right Race

A sense of urgency is a good thing, but General Motors’ move last week to retool its sales and marketing operations for....More
in Final Inspection Mar 03, 2010

Help Wanted: Ghost Busters

On Friday, General Motors became the first auto maker to publicly support legislation that would require installation....More

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