James M. Amend
Senior Editor, WardsAuto
James has covered the automotive industry for 15 years. He has particularly close knowledge of General Motors, although he has worked extensively with other major automakers and suppliers around the world. His expertise extends to product, technology, marketing and finance. In addition to traveling to major global auto shows, industry conferences and product drives, James is a frequent speaker at Wards events and contributes in-depth special reports to Wards Intelligence, such as "48V: The Industry's Next Power Play" and "Artificial Intelligence in Automotive." He is a Neal Award winner for excellence in business journalism. Prior to joining Wards, James covered intra-day trading of Wall Street stocks at the Associated Press in New York.