Awards & Events 06.2008

2008 Detroit Press Club Foundation Wheel Awards


Mike Casey and Rick Montgomery
Kansas City Star
“Fatal Failures”

Product Review

Scott Burgess
Detroit News
“Va-VA Vroom” Audi R8

Wire/News Service

Bill Koenig
Bloomberg News
Advance look at UAW Negotiations


Doron Levin
Bloomberg News
“Too Much Café Makes Smaller More Expensive”

General Interest Magazines/ Special Interest PublicationsMary Beth VanderSchaff, Mark Recthin
Automotive News
Toyota’s 50 Years in America


For complete winning entry description/reference, rules and numerous other category winners check:

Jerry Flint, columnist for Forbes magazine, is the 2008 winner of the Elliott V. Bell Award, the New York Financial Writers’ top recognition for distinguished contributions to the field of financial  journalism.  He has been with Forbes since 1979 and before that was Detroit Bureau Chief
for the New York Times and a reporter for The Wall Street Journal.

While their owners may or may not claim total car of the year awards, those driving a SuzukiX4, Chevy Malibu, Jaguar XF, Audi TT, Mazda5 CUV and Chrysler Town And Country can claim “Interiors of The Year” as determined by the editors of Wards Automotive Group . . . Michael Knight’s won best blog in AARWBA’s annual Journalism competition.