Bengt Halvorson, Senior Editor

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Bengt Halvorson is the Editor of Green Car Reports and Internet Brands Automotive Group’s Senior Editor. He specializes in EVs and the transformation of the auto industry around them. For more than 25 years, Halvorson has reported on cars and the auto industry, honing in on topics related to efficiency and electric cars for nearly as long. He has written for a range of outlets including Forbes, Motor Trend, Time, Cargo, and Men’s Journal; consulted on powertrain tech for Detroit insiders; and tracked collector-car prices at Sports Car Market. He’s been cited in books about the evolution of hybrids and EVs, been a guest on Autoline, and led panels at the EV Roadmap conference and the Detroit auto show. In 2013 he established an EV-education-focused event called Drive Revolution. Early in his career he was a writer at the UK publication Autocar and an editor at Automobile Magazine. Until he took on his current role, he was a senior editor at Car and Driver, focused on nudging the gearhead/enthusiast publication toward greater EV awareness. Prior to that he was part of this group’s predecessor, High Gear Media, and helped start Green Car Reports. Halvorson also serves as a North American Car and Truck of the Year juror. He holds degrees in Applied Physics and Philosophy from the University of Michigan.


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