MOTOR Magazine is a monthly trade publication that provides clear,
specific, objective information to help service outlets efficiently
complete motor vehicle repairs, while simultaneously operating
MOTOR was founded by William Randolph Hearst in 1903, the same year
the automotive industry truly began. After nearly a century of growth, today's
MOTOR Information Systems is the most complete source of service and repair
information for the automotive aftermarket.
MOTOR The name technicians
and shop owners know and trust.
MOTOR Magazine's Editorial Staff
John Lypen Editor
John joined MOTOR in 1981 as a technical editor for MOTOR's
repair manual division. Today he is the Editor of MOTOR
Magazine and Editorial Director of MOTOR Information Systems.
John is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE),
International Motor Press Association (IMPA) and Automotive
Press Association (APA) and the American Society of Business
Press Editors (ASBPE). His monthly columns include the Editor's
Report and Newsbreak.
Paul M. Eckstein Managing Editor
Paul is a publishing professional with 33 years in the business. His experience
includes positions with consumer, professional and trade magazines.
He has been MOTOR's Managing Editor for the past 12 years.
Karl has 12 years experience as a technician in domestic and import
dealerships. He has been an ASE-Certified Master Automotive Technician
since 1978 and holds the L-1 rating for Advanced engine Performance.
Karl has spent 15 years as a writer and editor in the automotive trade
Bob Cerullo Senior Writer
Bob is a 32-year aftermarket veteran who owns and operates a
23-bay shop in Brooklyn, NY. He has been a contributor to MOTOR for
nearly 25 years. His Trade Secrets is one of MOTOR's best-read columns.
Dan Marinucci Senior Writer
MOTOR's own Mr. Foreign Service, Dan is ASE-certified
in six areas. His technical clinics are consistently rated by
technicians as outstanding. Dan uses his experience to give readers
expert advice on finding and fixing hard-to-diagnose import vehicle
problems in his Foreign Service column.
Mark Warren Senior Writer
Mark is a shop owner, ASE-certified master technician, trainer and
past President of the Service Technicians Society (an affiliate organization
of SAE). He is one of the nation's leading experts on driveability
and shares his wisdom with MOTOR readers in his Driveability Corner
Mike Dale Senior Writer
Mike is an electronics engineer with over 12 years experience designing
automotive components. Mike's Eye on Electronics column covers
the hot issues of electronic technology with a style that demystifies
complex service with practical advice.