Paul Lienert - Reuters

During a 40-year career as an award-winning reporter, editor and columnist, Lienert has covered the global auto industry, contributing news and feature stories to every major US auto magazine, including Automobile, Motor Trend, Car and Driver, Road & Track, AutoWeek and Automotive News. Over the past four decades, his articles have appeared in such publications as Time, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Financial Times and the South China Morning Post. In addition, Lienert has researched, written and edited studies on the auto industries in Russia, China, Brazil, Thailand and India. His current focus as a correspondent of Reuters is on the future of transportation, including electrification, connectivity and autonomous driving.