InsideEVs Team

Local Management Team

Global management

John Neff

John Neff

Global Editor in Chief
john.neff@motor1.com
  • Editor in Chief of Autoblog.com for nearly ten years while it grew to become the largest automotive news website on the Internet
  • Studied Philosophy and Creative Writing at John Carroll University
  • Obsessed with the Ford Taurus SHO and other interesting versions of mainstream cars, and all things RV.
Oleg Safronov

Oleg Safronov

Chief Technology Officer
oleg.safronov@motorsport.com
  • 12 years’ experience in software architecture, development, and successful releases in multimedia, e-commerce, and payment processing domains.
  • 10 years’ experience managing technical teams within corporate businesses and startups.
Filippo Salza

Filippo Salza

President of Automotive
filippo.salza@motor1.com
  • Over 15 years of experience in digital business
Daniel Berglund

Daniel Berglund

Platform Director
Amanda LeCheminant

Amanda LeCheminant

Legal Counsel
amanda@motorsport.com
  • Versatile in-house attorney with over 5 years experience in media, marketing and entertainment.
  • Graduate of the University of Miami School of Law and the Frost School of Music Masters in Entertainment Industries program.
  • Professional personal watercraft racer, currently racing in the P1 AquaX Florida series where she placed 2nd in 2017.
Alex Rothbert

Alex Rothbert

Controller

Directors of international editions

Alessandro Lago

Alessandro Lago

Director of InsideEVs Italy
alessandro.lago@motor1.com
  • 15 year in online publishing
  • 10 year in automotive journalism
  • OmniAuto.it's founder on 2000
  • World Car of The Year Juror
Cihangir Perperik

Cihangir Perperik

Director of InsideEVs Turkey
cihangir.perperik@motor1.com
  • 2004 yılında Mygaraj.com otomotiv sitesini kurdu.
  • 2003 yılında haftalık Damalı Bayrak gazetesini çıkarttı.
  • Motor sporları üzerine bir çok gazete ve dergide yazdı.
  • Gerçekleştirdiği otomobil test sürüşleri ile ilgili incelemelerini Mygaraj.com'da yayınladı.
Fabian Hust

Fabian Hust

Director Portal Business Germany
Fábio Trindade

Fábio Trindade

Director of InsideEVs Brazil
fabio.trindade@motor1.com
  • Founded Carplace.com.br in 2006
John Neff

John Neff

Global Editor in Chief
john.neff@motor1.com
  • Editor in Chief of Autoblog.com for nearly ten years while it grew to become the largest automotive news website on the Internet
  • Studied Philosophy and Creative Writing at John Carroll University
  • Obsessed with the Ford Taurus SHO and other interesting versions of mainstream cars, and all things RV.
Mael Pilven

Mael Pilven

Director of InsideEVs France
mael.pilven@motor1.com
  • Ancien journaliste pour Auto Plus et Sport Auto
  • Ancien journaliste pour Autoblog.com France
  • Expertise essais, salons, évènements presse.
Manu Chapodze

Manu Chapodze

Director of InsideEVs Russia

Writers

George Bower

George Bower

EV technology specialist
contact@insideevs.com
  • Mechanical engineer with a background in performance modeling and data analysis of gas turbine power units at Honeywell.
  • First owned a Gen 1 Chevy Volt, then a Model S and now a Model 3
  • George often teams with Keith Ritter, another mechanical engineer, George and Keith have written many technical articles explaining , for example, why the Model 3 battery cooling system is so far ahead of the competition
Articles by George Bower
David Lardner

David Lardner

Electric car writer
dringgoldl@gmail.com
  • Works as a Senior Technical Writer in the tech industry
  • Automotive Journalist/Critic who has been passionate about Alternative Fueled Vehicles since 2000
  • Though always a "gear head", electric propulsion has ruined the internal combustion engine for him
Articles by David Lardner
David Murray

David Murray

Electric car writer
dfwgreencars@gmail.com
  • David and his household have owned numerous EVs since 2011 including a Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt (1st and 2nd gen), and BMW i3 Rex.
  • David Murray is a tech enthusiast who is known more by his YouTube name, The 8-Bit Guy.
  • Currently he has the following cars, which he rents out on Turo: Toyota Prius Prime, Tesla Model 3, Chevrolet Bolt EV and a Fiat 500e.
  • What Do I Drive?
Articles by David Murray
David Roper

David Roper

Electric car writer
roperld@vt.edu
  • L. David Roper earned a BA with Honors from Oklahoma Baptist University in physics/math/chemistry. He received a PhD in theoretical physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1963.
  • He is a co-founder of Sustainable Blacksburg and Valley Interfaith Child Care Center, both non-profit organizations.
  • Dave drives a Tesla Model 3 Long-Range/RWD BEV, his fifth BEV, which he has driven on trips from Virginia to Texas and Florida. He promotes electric cars through talks and shows, including installing public chargin
Articles by David Roper
Alex Wai

Alex Wai

Hong Kong Contributor
alexwai@gmail.com
  • Founding member of Charged Hong Kong
  • Freelance writer
Articles by Alex Wai
Gary Lieber

Gary Lieber

Electric car writer
contact.insideevs@gmail.com
  • Former Silicon Valley Tech Executive at Apple and Microsoft
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Western Automotive Journalists
  • Contributor to eBayMotors.com, InsideEvs.com, GreenFleetReport.com, Plugincars.com and gjltronmedia.com.
Articles by Gary Lieber
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