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.

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2020 Toyota 4Runner Venture Edition arrives with Yakima Megawarrior roof rack
2020 Toyota 4Runner Venture Edition arrives with Yakima Megawarrior roof rack

Toyota has injected new life into the 2020 4Runner SUV with the Venture Edition model. Revealed on Thursday at the 2019 Texas State Fair, the 2020 Toyota 4Runner Venture Edition adds a Yakima roof rack, TRD wheels, and blacked-out trim to the venerable if not aging 4Runner, which was last...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Blazer
Review update: The 2019 Chevrolet Blazer is a fully modern crossover for today

This is not the Chevrolet Blazer with locking hubs. There is no four-wheel drive or low range gearing. For 2019 the Chevrolet Blazer returns and reboots on a new path for a different era. With a Camaro-inspired design, a front-wheel-drive chassis, and either a 4- or 6-cylinder under the hood, the...Read More»

2019 Honda Passport
Review update: The 2019 Honda Passport is the tweener SUV

If the Pilot is too large and the CR-V’s too small, then Honda has a “new” mid-size crossover SUV for you: the 2019 Passport. I use the term “new” loosely because the Passport name has been with us before, (remember the ‘90s?) and most of the “new”...Read More»

2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
Power, efficiency, reality all catch up with 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

For 2020, Ram isn’t letting off the gas—or maybe I should say “accelerator.” The 2020 Ram 1500 marks the return of the EcoDiesel engine under the hood of the automaker’s light-duty pickup truck. With a $4,995 price premium (or $3,000 over the 5.7-liter Hemi V-8...Read More»

2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickup trucks priced from $38,585

When the 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel goes on sale later this year it'll be the most expensive optional engine available in a light-duty truck. On Friday, Ram said the 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel engine option in the 2020 Ram 1500 will command a $4,995 premium over the base V-6 mild-hybrid or a $3,000...Read More»

2020 Ford Explorer ST  -  First Drive  -  Portland OR, June 2019
2020 Ford Explorers recalled, BMW 6-Series dead, Nikola wins grant: What's New @ The Car Connection

14K 2020 Ford Explorers, Lincoln Aviators recalled for brake release cover, instrument cluster Ford is recalling more than 14,000 crossover SUVs built in the last three weeks that may be missing parking brake release covers. Nissan, EVGo plan 200 new electric car fast-chargers across the US Nissan...Read More»

2018 Nissan Titan
Nissan Titan XD Cummins diesel dead, Titan refreshed for 2020

The 2020 Nissan Titan will look and sound dramatically different than it did for the 2019 model year. On Tuesday, Nissan spokeswoman Wendy Orthman confirmed to The Car Connection that the Titan pickup truck will receive a refresh for 2020 and the Cummins turbodiesel currently available in the XD...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride
Review update: The 2020 Kia Telluride is how you change brand perceptions

This isn’t the Kia you grew up with. The 2020 Kia Telluride is the final phase of the Korean automaker’s metamorphosis. The Stinger fastback grabbed our attention, but it’s the three-row Telluride crossover SUV that will grab our money. With a TCC Rating of 7.0 the 2020 Kia...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Review Update: The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2.7 is a commuter’s companion

Just as drivers are getting used to turbochargers under the hood of a full-size pickup truck, Chevrolet wants us to get onboard with a turbo-4. Wait, aren’t 4-cylinders for small cars? Not these days. The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 brings new technology, a massive bed, and a turbo-4 to...Read More»

2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
Review update: 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is the ultimate family vacation vehicle

The 2019 Chrysler Pacifica is so nice we awarded it twice. First, we named the Chrysler Pacifica The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buy 2017, and then our sister site named the gasoline-electric Pacifica Hybrid Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2018. It deserved both. After a week...Read More»

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