Joel Feder, Interactive Content Manager

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.


Review update: 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 4xe moves an icon into the future
Review update: 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 4xe moves an icon into the future

With the Wrangler 4xe, Jeep has just taken something simple and made it complicated without sacrificing capability or features. The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 4xe plug-in hybrid makes running around town in a rolling brick as efficient as possible without losing what makes a Wrangler a...Read More»

2021 Nissan Armada
Review update: 2021 Nissan Armada attacks big SUVs with small upgrades

The Nissan Armada has always had a gem of a V-8 engine and a big tow rating, but its technology has been stuck a decade behind for years. The Armada’s glaring issue has been fixed for 2021. The 2021 Nissan Armada arrives with a modest refresh that adds an infotainment system that’s from...Read More»

2022 Kia Carnival
Review update: 2022 Kia Carnival SX Prestige proves minivans can look cool

The Kia Carnival was in my possession less than a few hours before I received a text from a friend who loves everything from luxurious Audis to fast Mustangs. “If you’re in the neighborhood swing by with the Carnival,” he said “It’s kinda cool.” Two weeks before...Read More»

2023 Nissan Z
2023 Nissan Z sports coupe arrives with modern technology, turbocharged power

Nissan's affordable sports car isn't dead yet. On Tuesday, the 2023 Nissan Z debuted with more power, more convenience and safety technology, and a retro design that arrives at U.S. dealers in the spring of 2022. The new Z is simply called the Z, dropping the numerical prefixes of the old...Read More»

2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid
Review update: 2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited Hybrid grabs attention despite underachieving fuel economy

The 2022 Hyundai Tucson compact crossover SUV stands out, but not always for the right reasons. With a TCC Rating of 7.2 out of 10, the 2022 Hyundai Tucson bests the Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Rogue thanks to a roomy back seat, bold design, and smooth hybrid powertrain. But its real-world fuel economy...Read More»

2022 Hyundai Palisade
2021 Hyundai Palisade, 2023 Porsche Cayenne Coupe, Biden fuel-economy targets: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Toyota Prius review While no longer at the technological leading edge, the 2022 Toyota Prius provides all the right numbers for cost-conscious commuters. 2022 Porsche Macan gets modest upgrades, price jump to $56,250 The 2022 Porsche Macan wears a new look and its price increases $2,800 over...Read More»

2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid
RAV4 vs. Tucson, next Toyota Tundra teased, Ford's EV strategy: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid vs. Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: Compare Crossover SUVs Gas-saving versions of bestselling crossover SUVs go head to head, and one’s the clear winner. Ford’s EV strategy shows how much can change in a decade Ford's gotten serious about its electric car strategy and...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid
Review update: 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid Limited delivers well-mannered efficiency

The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe underwent some plastic surgery and came out with an updated exterior design, revised powertrains with a hybrid option, and a slightly tweaked cabin. The result of this mid-cycle update is a TCC Rating of 6.8 out of 10, which bests its direct competition such as the...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy
Review update: 2021 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy sets the bar for three-row SUVs

The Hyundai Palisade deserves another look. Overshadowed by its sibling, the Kia Telluride, the Palisade has been on the sideline despite its distinct design, slightly better packaging, and comfortable suspension tuning. When the three-row SUVs from the Korean automakers debuted for the 2020 model...Read More»

2022 Jeep Compass
2022 Jeep Compass redesign counters Ford Bronco Sport for $26,490

Jeep isn't about to let the Ford Bronco Sport step on its turf without fighting back. Jeep unveiled the redesigned 2022 Compass at the Chicago Auto Show on Wednesday ahead of arrival in U.S. dealers this fall for $26,490 (including destination). The small SUV with on-road charm and off-road...Read More»

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