Joel Feder, Senior Producer

Joel Feder is Internet Brands Automotive Group’s Senior Producer. 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.

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Test drive: 2022 Ford Expedition Stealth model sneaks into Lincoln’s territory
Test drive: 2022 Ford Expedition Stealth model sneaks into Lincoln’s territory

When does a Ford Expedition cross over into Lincoln territory? That’s the boundary pushed by the 2022 Ford Expedition Limited Stealth Performance Package. It arrives as part of the refreshed 2022 lineup with blacked-out trim, black 22-inch wheels, Raptor power, and nearly (but not all) the...Read More»

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Test drive: 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness reports for adventure duty

Subaru’s embracing its adventure-ready marketing to new heights. Literally. It just lifted its second model. The refreshed 2022 Subaru Forester arrives with a new Wilderness model that applies the lifted ride height, all-terrain tires, body cladding, and adventure-ready interior to a smaller...Read More»

2022 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2022 Subaru Forester: Compare Crossover SUVs post thumbnail
2022 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2022 Subaru Forester: Compare Crossover SUVs

When the pavement stops and the gravel begins, which crossover SUV are you going to want to be in, the 2022 Toyota RAV4 or the 2022 Subaru Forester? On paper, and in reality, these two fierce crossover SUV competitors stack up to be nearly equal in many ways. With the 2022 Subaru Forester’s...Read More»

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Test drive: 2022 Ford Maverick right sizes the pickup truck

To this day I still remember riding in the back of my buddy’s dad’s red 1980’s Ford Ranger with the red interior. Even as a kid those back seats were small with little to no leg room. Compact pickup trucks used to dot America’s roadways, but they mostly disappeared from...Read More»

2022 Jeep Wagoneer vs. 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe: Compare SUVs post thumbnail
2022 Jeep Wagoneer vs. 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe: Compare SUVs

It took much longer than it should’ve but Jeep has finally entered the battle of the behemoths, and the off-road brand went big with the Wagoneer. The 2022 Jeep Wagoneer and 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe strike right at the heart of the full-size SUV market with large footprints, hulking exteriors...Read More»

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Test drive: 2022 Nissan Frontier aims for traditionalists

My mother, or anyone in my family, will tell you I’m a bit resistant to embracing change. It’s hard. The latest Nissan Frontier is designed for people like me. With a TCC Rating of 5.6 out of 10, the 2022 Nissan Frontier outranks every direct mid-size pickup truck competitor on paper...Read More»

Test drive: 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander delivers throwback SUV vibes in modern crossover body post thumbnail
Test drive: 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander delivers throwback SUV vibes in modern crossover body

The redesigned 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander suggests it’s new, but the related 2021 Nissan Rogue preceded it a year ago. Mitsubishi reskinned and tweaked the crossover SUV to differentiate itself from its corporate sibling. With a TCC Rating of 6.5 out of 10, the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander ties...Read More»

Review update: 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTD LT Trailboss delivers tale of two trucks post thumbnail
Review update: 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTD LT Trailboss delivers tale of two trucks

Chevy has complicated the 2022 Silverado 1500 buying process even more than the usual configurations and options. There will be two trucks sold on dealer lots, both 2022 models, one with updates inside and out, and the other carrying over unchanged from 2021. The carryover 2022 Silverado 1500 will...Read More»

Why buying a 2022 Chevy Silverado is so confusing post thumbnail
Why buying a 2022 Chevy Silverado is so confusing

Not all 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500s will be built equally or even be the same truck. Some models will wear the refreshed changes for the new model year, while the carryover Silverado will be called an LTD model. Both trucks will be 2022 Chevrolet Silverados. Confused? So are we. Chevrolet...Read More»

Review update: 2022 Infiniti QX60 blossoms into something desirable post thumbnail
Review update: 2022 Infiniti QX60 blossoms into something desirable

It only took *checks with father time* nearly a decade, but the Infiniti QX60 three-row SUV has hit its stride. Known originally as the JX35, the QX60’s always been a few pieces of the puzzle behind the competition. The value was there but it wasn’t a compelling luxury family hauler...Read More»

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