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: 2022 Chevrolet Suburban excels at family life
Review update: 2022 Chevrolet Suburban excels at family life

The Chevrolet Suburban is the largest passenger vehicle on the market and it’s popular for a reason: It’s fantastic at hauling everything and everybody. With a TCC Rating of 6.3 out of 10, the 2022 Suburban makes a strong case for itself with the ability to haul the family and its gear...Read More»

2022 Volkswagen Taos
Review update: 2022 Volkswagen Taos spins a tale of two crossovers

Not all Volkswagen Taos crossover SUVs are built equally. Depending on the review you read or the Taos you test drive, the drivetrain creates a key differentiator hidden in its middling TCC Rating of 6.2 out of 10. Choosing all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive in this small VW crossover has big...Read More»

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Limited AWD
Review update: 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz packs style and utility in a compact package

The year is 2022 and Hyundai makes a kind of pickup truck. Watch out world, it’s a whole new era. Hyundai’s not looking to take on the Ford F-150 or Chevrolet Silverado. It’s not even aiming for the Ford Ranger or Honda Ridgeline. With the 2022 Santa Cruz, Hyundai’s circled...Read More»

2022 Genesis GV70 AWD 3.5T Sport Prestige
Review update: 2022 Genesis GV70 presents chic design in composed package

With the 2022 Genesis GV70, the luxury division of Hyundai has a bullseye circled around the Audi Q5, BMW X3, Mercede-Benz GLC-Class, and even the Acura RDX. It's landed right on target—mostly. With a TCC Rating of 7.6 out of 10, the 2022 GV70 delivers a value with a gorgeous package...Read More»

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness
Subaru Outback: Best Wagon To Buy 2022

Wagon buyers aren't left with many options these days. Even Volvo's moving on. That leaves the best option for those seeking a longroof a vehicle that blurs the lines between crossover SUV and wagons. The Subaru Outback was bested last year by the Volvo V60 and its lifted Cross Country model. But...Read More»

2022 Kia Carnival
Kia Carnival: Best Minivan To Buy 2022

After five years there's a new pecking order in the minivan universe. At some point every king must fall, and that time has come for the Chrysler Pacifica. Formerly known as the Sedona, the Kia Carnival's features, warranty, comfort, and sport-utility style earned it a TCC Rating of 7.5 out of 10...Read More»

2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E Ice White Appearance Package
Ford Mustang Mach-E: Best Electric Car To Buy 2022

Last year there was an upset in the electric car realm when an iconic nameplate evolved and was pushed into the next era. The Ford Mustang Mach-E swept several Best Car To Buy awards from The Car Connection along with sister site Green Car Reports. A year later and the Mustang Mach-E still...Read More»

2022 Kia Telluride
Kia Telluride: Best Family Car To Buy 2022

For the second year in a row the Kia Telluride wins our Best Family Car To Buy award. The three-row crossover SUV built in the state of Georgia continues to surprise and delight after being named The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2020 in its inaugural year. Once again, the Kia Telluride earned a...Read More»

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Jeep Grand Cherokee: Best SUV To Buy 2022

The all-around SUV king has returned to its thrown. After being dethroned in 2021 by the Genesis GV80 over poor crash-test scores and lack of standard automatic emergency braking, the redesigned Jeep Grand Cherokee has returned stronger than ever to win back The Car Connection's Best SUV To Buy...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick Lariat Hybrid
It's time to vote for The Car Connection's 2022 Driver's Choice Awards

The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2022 award is coming––and that means it's time for you to vote for the 2022 Driver's Choice Awards. It's that time of the year where you stand up and voice your opinion on the most luxurious, prettiest, best-performing, and greenest cars, trucks, and...Read More»

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