Joel Feder, Interactive Content Manager

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Joel Feder is Internet Brands Automotive Group’s Interactive Content Manager. He helps oversee the day-to-day operation of Motor Authority along with all things social, video, OEM relations, and manage syndication partnerships across The Car Connection, Motor Authority, and Green Car Reports. Feder is a Minnesota native and a graduate from Drake University’s school of business where he served as the university’s first car critic. Feder was born a car guy with a background in business and marketing. While you’re reading this, he’s on his computer or iPhone reporting the latest automotive news.

Articles

  • With the first factory-produced full-size electric pickup trucks still under development, the most fuel-efficient full-size pickups on sale from an automaker are powered by diesel fuel.

    At Fiat...

  • 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid gas mileage review: The ideal family hauler

    We crossed the country in a 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid to see how efficient the family hauler is, away from charge points.

  • An electric car can’t fully replace a gas-powered car in my world

    We can talk about driving range breathlessly but charging infrastructure is the real short circuit when it comes to electric cars today.

  • Tesla eliminates 9 percent of its workforce, cutting costs

    Tesla's been in "production Hell" for the past nine months as it attempts to ramp up the Model 3. On Tuesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to announce the Silicon Valley automaker is letting go 9 percent of its workforce. Musk noted that no production workers would be let go to ensure that...

  • EPA rates 2018 Jeep Wrangler turbo-4 gas mileage; plug-in, diesel to come later

    The new 2018 Wrangler is a big deal for Jeep, and in its redesign the company didn't leave its fuel economy stuck in the mud. In addition to the fuel-swilling V-6, the new Wrangler will be available with a more efficient turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, and the EPA has just revealed exactly how...

  • 2018 Lexus LC 500h gas mileage review

    As the industry marches toward greener cars, battery and hybrid drivetrains are expanding into vehicle segments never before concerned with fuel economy ratings or much with emissions. No segment is excluded from this progress, not even luxury grand tourers. Toyota, along with its luxury division...

  • Just like Green Car Reports, our sister site The Car Connection names its Best Car To Buy award winner every year.

    But The Car Connection's editorial team is not the only one to get a say in this. We...

  • 2016 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Drive-E: gas mileage review

    Volvo is in the process of reinventing itself as a luxury brand with a practical focus, but such transitions don't happen overnight. While many reviewers and owners have fawned over the new XC90 seven-seat luxury SUV, legacy models from the Swedish automaker are still being modestly updated as they...

  • Green Car Reports Now On Apple News

    If you're reading Green Car Reports, you're likely carrying some of the latest tech to go along with your electric, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or diesel car, right? While you may already have the Green Car Report's iOS app, life is all about freedom of choice. So we have good news for Apple News...

  • Say Hello To The Car Connection's 2016 Driver's Choice Awards

    Every year, like Green Car Reports, our sister site The Car Connection names its Best Car To Buy. This year, it's now giving you the opportunity to vote for the best new cars of the year as well. Dubbed the 2016 Driver's Choice Awards, there are six categories, which include Best Performance Car...

  • 2016 Chevrolet Spark Video Preview

    The Chevrolet Spark has found its niche as an urban runabout. But since it's been on sale around the world for a long time, it's time for a replacement. And this time, for now at least, one key version is going dark. ALSO SEE: Surprise 2016 Honda Civic Concept At NY Auto Show Previews Production...

  • Kids React To Tesla Model S P85D 'Insane' Mode Launch: Video Shows How Fast It Is

    If you haven't heard of the all-electric, all-wheel-drive Tesla Model S P85D--and you're reading about green cars--you may not have been paying attention. Tesla Motors claims the P85D is the fastest four-door sedan on the market, at least from 0 to 60 miles per hour. To date, no other automaker has...

  • If there were ever a brand-reset button in the automotive business, the BMW i3 electric car is it.

    It's both a compact hatchback and an all-electric car, from the brand that claims to build ultimate...

  • 2015 BMW i8 Video Road Test

    The BMW i8 is sleek and stunning, but it's no V-8-powered supercar. Is it the car that will give plug-in hybrids sex appeal? First, you need to know what makes the i8 go. This is no straightforward supercar: The i8 gets power in a complex way--it can be front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, or...

  • 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid And Plug-In Hybrid Video

    Hyundai launched its new 2015 Sonata mid-size sedan last year, but the Hybrid model carried over unchanged. Now, at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show Hyundai has taken the wraps off its second-generation Sonata Hybrid, and it’s adding a plug-in hybrid model to the mix. ALSO SEE: 2016 Hyundai Sonata...

  • Chevrolet Bolt Electric Car Concept Video

    Chevrolet went out on a limb back in 2010 when it introduced the 2011 Chevy Volt extended-range electric vehicle. Now it’s taking a much riskier step by showing off the upcoming battery-powered Bolt—a pure electric car with a promised 200-mile range. ALSO SEE: Chevrolet Bolt Concept...

  • 2016 Chevrolet Volt Video

    Eight years ago, at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, GM unveiled the first concept for what became the Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car. It was a ‘moonshot’ for GM at the time. Now, it's time for a second-generation Chevy Volt. Can it rekindle the excitement of GM's tech icon?...

  • 2015 Honda Fit Video Road Test

    If you’re looking for a small hatchback that delivers both fuel economy and flexibility, only a handful of new cars come to mind. Add in top safety ratings, and your list may narrow down to just one car: the latest 2015 Honda Fit. To Honda’s credit, the latest Fit looks less like a...

  • The Hamsters are back, and they're performing a science experiment that resulted in this: the 2015 Kia Soul EV. It’s one of the newest electric cars on the market, but what's it like to use?

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  • 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid: Video Road Test

    Honda was the first car company to sell a hybrid in the U.S. by a few months, but it hasn't done nearly as well with its hybrids as Toyota has done with its Prius. Its first two-seat Insight wasn't close enough to the mainstream--and the first Honda Accord Hybrid in 2004 didn't post gas-mileage...

  • 2014 Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model X, 2014 Detroit Auto Show: This Week In Social Media

    This week's headlines included everything from the Tesla Model X to the 2014 Nissan Leaf electric car. Here's a look at what happened in the green-car universe: We took a look at some upcoming vehicle debuts at next week's 2014 Detroit Auto Show, and also laid some electric-car trivia upon you...

  • Fisker's Future, Used Electric-Car Values, Plug-In Electric Car Sales: This Week In Social Media

    This week we ushered in a new year on Green Car Reports, but that doesn't mean there wasn't car news. Here's a look back: Fisker Automotive's fate is suddenly up in the air, again, after a last-minute bid was submitted for the failed automaker. To make things even worse, the founders of the company...

  • VW XL1, Tesla Fires, Fisker Failure: This Year In Social Media

    Over the last five years, Green Car Reports has steadily grown in both traffic and readership. Our articles on hybrids, diesels, plug-in hybrids, all-electric cars, and even hydrogen-powered vehicles seem to be gaining a following. Car buyers are still interested in the same things as...

  • Car Sharing, Pickup Trucks, Gas Cars Obsolete: This Week In Social Media

    It may have been a holiday week, but that didn't stop the green automotive news from erupting. Here's a look back at what happened this week on Green Car Reports: With the new 2015 Ford F-150 on the horizon, we laid out what we know so far regarding the new pickup truck's fuel economy. A few...

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