Sandy has covered motor racing from all the major tracks of the world. She was the first woman member of NZ Motoring Writers’ Guild, the first woman member and first President of the NZ Motorsport Media Association. A former British and current NZ economy driving record-holder, Sandy is an established author having written 50 Years on Track (Hodder Moa) Holden (Holden NZ) From Indy to Indy, Scott Dixon (Hodder Moa), The Rat - The Paul Radisich Story (Harper Collins).
Caroline has been a travel writer and long–distance rally driver, heading an all-female crew driving London to Saigon and London to Cape Town. More recently Caroline put 14,000 miles of South America’s toughest rallying roads under her belt. She has been robbed in Russia, chased by the Georgian Mafia who wanted to steal her car, and survived getting lost in the Taklamakan Desert.
Heléne’s motoring career started in the late ‘70s as a rally driver, participating in club and regional events as well as blind-navigators rallies. In 2007 she was asked to assist with a motoring website especially for women, www.cars4women.co.za She was also one of the four judges for the first ever Associated Magazine’s WOW (Women on Wheels supplement) Women Car of the Year competition. At the beginning of 2009 Heléne was selected as the only South African evaluator for the World Women’s Car of the Year.
Regina is the founder of AutoNerve Magazine, the first and only professional automotive publication in the Chinese language across Canada. She has twenty years of experience in the Canadian-Chinese Media industry as Reporter, Editor, Public Relations, Radio program host, Guest host for television program in various magazines, international Chinese newspaper, local multicultural radio station and Television.
Renuka was editor and host of the CNBC TV 18’s award winning Autoshow since its conception in 2003 until 2007. She shifted over to UTVi in 2008 where she retains the position of editor and host of the Automotive show. She has test driven and reviewed every car in the Indian market and has been on the Jury for the Indian car of the Year, World Car of the Year and for the Autocar Awards which are considered the Oscars of the Indian Industry.
Liz trained as a journalist on Australia’s national daily paper, The Australian, and the NSW tabloid, the Daily Mirror. Her work on motoring has appeared in publications such as the Sydney Morning Herald, The Canberra Times, MOTOR, Australian Muscle Car and Wheels. In the motorsport world her work has appeared in Auto Action, Motor Racing Australia, The Great Race (history of the annual Bathurst 1000 race) and RALLY. She currently writes regularly on motorsport for Motor Racing Australia, The Great Race and the V8 Supercar race program.
Lou Ann 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. She is a regular guest on MSNBC, CNBC with Larry Kudlow and NBC Nightly News, as well as Autoworldradio and Motortrend radio. Lou Ann belongs to the Motor Press Guild and is former Vice President and chairperson of media day for the Western Automotive Journalists. Her blogs and new car reviews are syndicated and seen on many top auto sites.
Freelance writer Charleen Clarke is the president of the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists. She began her potholed path in motoring journalism in 1984, working on a newspaper in the coastal city of Port Elizabeth, in South Africa. She has won numerous awards, including South African Motoring Journalist of the Year. As a television presenter she has introduced South African petrol heads to the world of wheels via the Topcar and De Kat television shows.
Sue is an award–winning freelance motoring writer, editor and broadcaster, with over 30 years’ experience of car testing and new product launch reporting, analysis and commentary. She was a presenter on the popular TV car show Top Gear for 11 years, and is former motoring editor of The Observer newspaper. A former chairman of the UK-based Guild of Motoring Writers, she is current chairman of the Southern Group of Motoring Writers and secretary of the Fleet Street Motoring Group.
Lauren Fix, the Car Coach, is an automotive and lifestyle expert. She has appeared numerous times on Oprah, TODAY, 20/20, Regis & Kelly, The View, CNBC, CNN, FOX News, Headlines News and MSNBC. Lauren was the host of Talk 2 DIY Automotive and Female Driven on Lifetime TV, and is an accomplished author. In 2008 she was named Automotive Woman Of The Year and inducted into the National Women and Transportation Hall of Fame.
Vicki is a founding–presenter for UK Channel Five’s Fifth Gear programme, and an accomplished motoring journalist and racing driver. She has previously presented BBC TV Top Gear and been a Road Tester for Auto Express and What Car? magazines. She’s also a former racing instructor at Silverstone and has taught hundreds of petrol heads the fastest way round a circuit over the years. Her first book “Vicki Butler-Henderson's 100 Sexiest Cars” was launched in 2010.
Jill has been writing professionally about cars since the early 1980s. She is a member of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada and is a judge for the association’s Canadian Car of the Year awards. A freelancer, she regularly contributes car reviews and opinion pieces to the weekly Wheels section of the Toronto Star, Canada’s largest newspaper; the Canadian newspaper chain Metro, where she writes a weekly column on automotive technology; and Autos.ca, where she writes car reviews, compiles an annual Buyer’s Guide and assembles the daily news report.
Alicia has collaborated with various publications including Debate, Bank Magazine, Performance Credit, Password Infobae, Auto Test, MegaAutos, InfoAuto, The Gallery (LifeStyle) and Cielos Argentinos, among others. She served as a columnist for “Alta Performance”, Radio Palermo and Radio El Mundo and "Malos y entendidos” on Radio America. In 2008 Alicia joined as an editor of Motor Media SA, www.tiempomotor.com, and was responsible for closing an editorial partnership with AutoData Editor, the leading publisher of Brazil, and largest in the South American market.
Jacqui is an award winning motoring journalist. She has held the role of motoring editor for Herald on Sunday and writes for newspapers, magazines and websites including Mellor GoAuto, Classic Car, RV Motorhome and Lifestyle, Natural Parent magazine and several regional papers. She is also a regular participant at the competitive end of economy drive rallies, and fits the occasional public speaking engagement between motoring commitments.
Geraldine has been a motoring journalist for over ten years and is currently the Editor of Motoring Life, Ireland's long established Motoring magazine. On International Women's Day 2012, she launched www.wheeslforwomen.ie, Ireland's first motoring website for women. Geraldine writes for newspapers, magazines and websites including the Sunday Independent, Irish Country Magazine, and Good Housekeeping (UK). A jury member for the annual Irish Car of the Year awards she is also a regular commentator on motoring matters on TodayFM.
Holly has been writing about cars, travel, lifestyle and just about everything else for over 20 years. Her work has been featured in publications that include: Elite Traveler, Hamptons Magazine, The New York DailyNews, Hearst Publications, The Washington Post, The Boston Herald and VroomGirls.com Holly is a regular contributor to AutoLab radio, a member of IMPA (International Motor Press Association) and a judge for TAWA (Texas Autowriters Association).
Karla Pincott has been a motoring writer and editor for News Limited for 12 years, reaching a weekly audience of 7 million in 120 of Australia's metropolitan and suburban newspapers. She is also the editor of the Carsguide.com.au website. Karla confesses a passion for technology, and of particular interest to her are advances that will improve future vehicle economy, practicality, safety and infrastructure.
Ms. Xu Qian, co-founder of Autonews, one of the first pictorial car magazines in China, started her career as a professional car journalist in 1994, and now the General Managing Editor of Autonews magazine company, which owns four different relevant publications, Autonews, Option and 4WD, China Autosport Magazine and Travel.