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Paul Eisenstein

Editor of the Detroit Bureau and the former publisher and editorial director of The Car Connection, Paul A. Eisenstein has been covering the auto industry since 1979. One of the worlds most widely published automotive journalists, Pauls work routinely appears in such publications as The Economist, Investors Business Daily, Germanys Auto Motor und Sport, Popular Mechanics, Automotive Industries, Cigar Aficionado, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and Nikkan Jidosha Shimbun, Japans automotive daily. Hes also a regular commentator on National Public Radios Morning Edition, and a frequent guest on a variety of other network broadcasts. Paul also serves as a member of the jury for the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards, and is a board member and past president of the Automotive Press Association. He has won a number of writing awards over the years, including a prestigious Wheels award, presented by The Detroit Press Club Foundation. Born in Chicago and raised in New Jersey (exit 117, to be precise), he received an associate's degree from Brookdale Community College, and then, feeling an urge to see more snow, he moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan, graduating cum laude with a bachelors degree from the University of Michigan. Mr. Eisenstein currently resides in Pleasant Ridge, Michigan, the smallest incorporated city in the state, with his wife, Christine Anderson, three talkative black cats, and too many computers to count.

Lou Ann Hammond

Hammond bought and sold oil from 1978-1986 for Chevron Oil Company. Hammond has been in the automotive business since 1986. She is the founder and owner of carlist.com, the longest running used car database in the world and one of the first auto sites on the internet. She is the founder and owner of www.CarList.com, the longest running used car database in the world and one of the first auto sites on the internet. Lou Anne also recently launched a new web site drivingthenation.com. Her first driving experience was in Tokyo, Japan where she earned her high school degree at the motivated age of 16. Hammond can be heard on The John Batchelor show on the ABC radio network. Topics include alternative fuels, advanced technology and global car culture. Every other week Hammond guests on WMALs' Weekend Wheels radio show with Warren Brown and Bill O'Brien. She is also a welcome guest on the TV show Autoline Detroit. All are streamed on the Net. Hammond belongs to the Motor Press Guild (MPG) and is Vice President and chairperson of media day for the Western Automotive Journalists (WAJ). She is an original member of the concept jury, working with other journalists to name the concept car and truck of the year. Hammond resides in Auburn, CA located in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California overlooking the Sacramento valley. She, her husband, Stretch, and their dog, P.J., review a couple different cars each week.

Jeff Bresler

Jeff Bressler has served as Auto Worlds Motorsports Reporter since 1999. Each week his live reports cover all the action of NASCAR, IRL, CART, F-1 and NHRA.

Bressler also reports on motorsports for Motor Trend Magazines Motor Trend Radio. In addition to his radio work Jeff is the track announcer at Long Islands historic Riverhead Raceway. The oval is one of only 60 nationwide that is NASCAR sanctioned.

In 2001 Jeff was voted one of the Top 10 racing announcers in the United States by Short Track. He has also called the action at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at the New Smyrna Speedway in Florida.

Jeff also writes a weekly column for the Area Auto Racing News, the nations largest regional racing publication. He is a frequent racing contributor to the Long Island Press and his freelance articles have appeared in numerous racing magazines, newspapers and programs.

Bressler is the former host of the nationally syndicated Speed Racing Radio, the first radio program that covered all forms of motorports. He also spent six years hosting a New York version of the program on WLIE 540 AM.

Mark Evans, Repair Expert/Field Reporter/Producer

Mark Evans has been working on cars most of his life.  At the age of 13, Mark purchased his first car, a 1965 dodge Coronet 2 door hard top.  This started his interest in automobiles.

High school credits were filled with small gas engine, welding and engine auto repair classes.  While in school, Mark worked at a tune-up and auto repair shop.  In 1980 he graduated with honors from the Heavy-Duty Gas Engines and Diesel Course at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho.  Mark then started his own independent auto repair shop, Mr. Mobile Lube and Auto Repair.  Mark expanded this company to two cities in Idaho.  He is an ASE (Autmotive Service Excellence) Certified Master Technician in brakes, air conditioning, transmissions, engines (gas and diesel), heating and cooling, tune-ups, electrical and auto body.  He purchased an automobile appraisal and adjusting business in 1983.  Mark developed and received a patent on an automatic transmission cooler (Tranguard) that is selling world wide.  It is being sold by Prodyne, Inc.  He is the President and CEO of this company.  In 1992, Mark completed the Dale Carnegie Management Seminar.  In January 1996, he purchased a modular quick lube facility from North Carolina, and set it up in Emmett, Idaho.  This was the first modular quick lube West of the Mississippi River.

Mark took the airwaves with Auto Talk in December 1996.  This show was rated number one in it's 4 year duration on the airwaves.  Mark was also a Meguiar's radio broadcaster for the MBN (Meguiar's Broadcasting Network).  Mark has been part of the judging staff at the Boise Roadster Show in Boise, Idaho and at Greenwich Concours d'Elegance in Greenwich, Connecticuit.

Currently residing in Boise, Idaho, Mark has two wonderful children, Rochelle (21) and Ryan (16).  They also live in Boise.  Mark still has his 1965 Dodge Coronet and a 1916 Chevrolet to name a few. 

Stan Major

Stan has been driving and reviewing new cars for the past 15 years!

For nearly ten years(1992-2001)Stan broadcast a late night issue talk show nationally. Total stations over 500 during that time...syndicated by three different national radio networks.

He's had number 1 rated local talk programs in Miami, Philadelphia, Phoenix, New Orleans, Milwaukee, Kansas City, and Tampa. Program Manager & PM Drive Host all talk WWDB-FM Philadelphia 1981-85.

Covered the war in Vietnam for NBC News 69-70. Reported from Cambodia during the 1970 CIA sponsored "coup".

Democrat nominee for Congress for NW Illinois 1968. Lost to John Anderson. Republican candidate for Illinois Senate 1972.

Stan recently produced and hosted the American Breakfast Show with Stan Major...on the National Radio Network (www.nationalradionetwork.com) weekdays from 5-8AMET.

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