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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It's time to vote for The Car Connection's 2022 Driver's Choice Awards
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»

Review update: 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness gives the people what they want post thumbnail
Review update: 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness gives the people what they want

The year is 2021, and Subaru gets it. The Japanese automaker has delivered a fully-engineered example of what many outdoor enthusiasts dream about, or simply build themselves, in the form of the 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness. With a TCC Rating of 6.8 out of 10, the 2022 Subaru Outback lineup is a...Read More»

Review update: 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 lays ground game for brand’s EV future post thumbnail
Review update: 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 lays ground game for brand’s EV future

Mark this moment as the turning point in Volkswagen’s history. The iconic Beetle is the past and the ID.4 foretells VW’s future. The electric crossover SUV is arguably the people’s EV with a base price of $41,190, a 250-mile range, and a roomy design. With a TCC Rating of 7.0 out...Read More»

Review update: 2021 Volkswagen Arteon presents premium vibe despite mainstream badge post thumbnail
Review update: 2021 Volkswagen Arteon presents premium vibe despite mainstream badge

Look deep inside yourself and ask: Do I want a luxury hatchback without the luxury badge? For those few who answered yes, the Volkswagen Arteon exists. For 2021, the sleek VW flagship gets refreshed with more prominent badging, updated LED lighting, and an upgraded infotainment system with new...Read More»

Review update: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E evolves an icon post thumbnail
Review update: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E evolves an icon

As soon as I parked the Rapid Red Mustang Mach-E at my son’s soccer game, my 7-year-old daughter pointed to a black V-6 Mustang convertible in the parking lot and exclaimed, “Dad! It’s the same type of car we’re driving!” Even a 7-year old knows the Mach-E is a Ford...Read More»

Review update: 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Summit Reserve grows for the family post thumbnail
Review update: 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Summit Reserve grows for the family

After nearly 30 years, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has finally grown to accommodate those who have grown up with it. The fifth-generation Grand Cherokee introduces a new model to the lineup known as the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L. With a longer wheelbase and an adult-sized third row, the larger...Read More»

Review update: 2022 Nissan Pathfinder shifts gears again, and tows with ease post thumbnail
Review update: 2022 Nissan Pathfinder shifts gears again, and tows with ease

Despite how it may have been marketed, the redesigned 2022 Nissan Pathfinder isn't all-new. But it’s darn close. For 2022 nearly everything you can see, and most of what you can’t, has been overhauled, updated, or replaced to deliver a more refined driving experience and better value...Read More»

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

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

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

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