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  • Dave Zoia
    Dave Zoia Executive Director, Research

    Dave oversees content for the subscription service and its in-depth intelligence reports. He has covered the global auto industry for more than 30 years, most of that for Wards, where over the past decade he has led the transition from print to its award-winning digital products.

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      Tom Murphy Managing Editor

      Tom Murphy is managing editor of He leads selection of the Wards 10 Best Engines, Wards 10 Best Interiors and Wards 10 Best UX competitions. Tom grills year-round, never leaves home without a guitar pick, tends to a fish pond in his backyard and aspires to own a Jaguar E-Type someday.

      • Drew Winter
        Drew Winter Senior Content Producer

        Drew creates content for WardsAuto conferences and events, writes stories and does in-depth research for and Wards Intelligence. He was won numerous awards for his work in both print and digital media and has been covering the auto industry since 1978.

        • Steve Finlay
          Steve Finlay Senior Editor

          Steve is the editor of WardsAuto Dealer Business magazine and a senior editor for His journalism career started 42 years ago as a crime reporter. A Michigan native, he likes fast cars, big lakes and cold days.

          • Doug Newcomb
            Doug Newcomb Senior Industry Analyst, Mobility

            Newcomb began his career in 1988 as editor of Mobile Electronics and has since become a respected expert on connected car and mobility. His writings and opinions have been included in a myriad trade and business media, including USA Today, Reuters, Los Angeles Times, Wired and most major TV networks.

            • Steve Bell
              Steve Bell Director of Market Research

              Steve is a strategy, marketing and technology advisor, analyst, speaker and commentator on the mobile Internet and the emerging IoT space. Steve has had an extensive career, working with Motorola in Germany, the U.K. and the U.S., developing an in-depth understanding of the mobile industry.

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