Across The Finish Line

Stanley Drall: A member of Ford’s first PR department, he retired after 53 year’s with the company and then volunteered tirelessly at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn.

Jerry Flint: Noted for his insights and acerbic punditry, he covered the auto industry for more than 50 years, first for The Wall Street Journal, followed by the NewYork Times and from 1979, for Forbes.

Bob Novy: Popular MAMA member and head of U.S. Auto Movers in Chicago until it closed its doors and he retired.

Jack Pitney: Personable marketing VP of BMW from a tractor accident on his farm.

Al Yamada: President and Publisher of NHTSA News & Report.