Guest Profile

John Voelcker

JOHN VOELCKER analyzes the auto industry and covers advanced automotive technologies and energy policy. He has been invited to speak on those topics to automakers and at industry events. As senior editor at venture-funded startup High Gear Media, he edits and contributes to, and other sites. He is a regular guest on Fox Car Report Live and Sirius Satellite Radio.

Each year, John surveys the future prospects for green auto technologies--hybrids, electric cars, and alternative-fuel vehicles--and issues market reports for Just-Auto, a British industry analysis firm.

John's work appears in various print, online and broadcast outlets, including Wired, Popular Science, Technology Review, and other periodicals. He has held editorial jobs at many magazines, including This Old House, Metropolis, Psychology Today, Exposure, Mother Earth News, Budget Living, and IEEE Spectrum.

He received a bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University, and splits his time among New York City, San Francisco, and the Catskill Mountains. Hes working on a book about the auto industry, and still has hopes of a secondary career as an international man of mystery.