Larry Edsall was snatched away from a career as the sports editor of a daily newspaper in Michigan to become the motorsports editor at AutoWeek magazine, where he spent most of a dozen years as the managing editor. He left Detroit for Phoenix in 1999 to help modernize one automotive website and then launched another, iZoom.com. He is a freelance contributor to automotive and lifestyle publications, writes regularly for the Detroit News "Drive" section, contributes to the New York Times "Wheels," and is part of the adjunct faculty at the journalism school at Arizona State University. Edsall's Motorbooks titles include Camaro 2016, Corvette Stingray, and Chevrolet Volt. He resides in Phoenix, Arizona.
Alan S. Batey is Executive Vice President and President, General Motors North America. He also serves as Global Chevrolet Brand chief and is a member of the boards of both GM China’s joint venture Shanghai General Motors Co., Ltd., and the GM Foundation. Batey, a native of the United Kingdom, began his career with General Motors in 1979 as a mechanical engineering apprentice for the company’s Vauxhall operations.