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Carpreview.com Staff

  • Jeff Maddrell

    Jeff Maddrell writes for Carpreview.com's News section. Primary working as an editor and an website administrator, Jeff has been covering the automotive industry for the past five years. If you questions for Jeff, write to him at jeff.maddrell@carpreview.com.
  • Chuck Giametta

    This nationally recognized, award-winning writer brings to Carpreview.com two decades of automotive testing and reporting for newspapers, books, magazines, and the Internet. The former Executive Auto Editor of Consumer Guide, Chuck has covered cars for HowStuffWorks.com, Collectible Automobile magazine, and the Publications International Ltd. automotive book series. This ex-newspaper reporter has also appeared as an automotive expert on network television and radio. He’s a charter member of the Midwest Automotive Media Association, the president of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Media association, and a juror for the annual Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year awards. Chuck writes from Colorado Springs, Colo. If you have a question for Chuck, write to him at chuck.giametta@carpreview.com
  • Larry E. Hall

    This Olympia, Wash.-based freelance journalist and is founder of Northwest Auto News Service. Larry has written about cars and the automotive industry for more than 20 years, with a focus on alternative fuels and vehicles. His articles have been published by MSNBC.com and MSN Autos as their alternative-fuels correspondent and in numerous newspapers, trade journals, and business publications.
  • Ed Piotrowski

    Ed Piotrowski has more than a decade of experience as a community and automotive journalist. As a former editor for Consumer Guide Automotive, he wrote new car news and reviews for the publication's magazine and website. He served as the lead editor of Consumer Guide's auto show coverage, managed its short- and long-term vehicle test fleet, and made regular appearances on a suburban Chicago radio station. He is a member of the Midwest Automotive Media Association where he served as the lodging logistics manager for the organization's annual Spring Collection road rally. Ed writes from Chicago's northwest suburbs.
  • Jim Gorzelany

    A veteran Chicago-based freelance automotive journalist, Jim is a frequent contributor to a broad spectrum of print and online publications in addition to carpreview.com. These include Consumers Digest, Muscle & Fitness, Men’s Fitness, Executive Travel, Hemispheres, ForbesAutos.com, and such regional luxury magazines as Chicago, Elegant Accents, and Bespoke. His feature articles and reviews are also syndicated in newspapers across the U.S. by CTW Features. Jim also is author of the Automotive Intelligentsia Money-Saving New-Car Guide and Automotive Intelligentsia Sports Car Guide eBooks. He’s appeared as an automotive expert on local and national broadcast outlets including CNBC, PBS, CNN, and WGN.