“Auto Trends with JeffCars.com” and Host Jeff Fortson
Jeff Fortson is the host and executive producer of “Auto Trends with JeffCar.com” and the editor of JeffCars.com, an online educational car-buying website. Fortson also facilitates his signature high-energy car-buying literacy clinic, which is housed with the Library of Congress, to schools throughout the country. This clinic helps students make the connection between grades, interest rates, lifestyle choices and cars.
Fortson, who grew up collecting Matchbox and Hot Wheels miniature cars, has over 25 years of both automotive corporate and retail experience. He has also penned several extensive car-buying guides for Ebony, Black Enterprise and Essence, three of the premier magazines in the black community. In fact, in April 2009, Essence recognized him as a “The Top Guru for Sound Car-Buying Advice.” His contributions and articles have also appeared in The Washington Post, Jet, BlackAmericaWeb.com and AOL.com. Added to that, he has appeared on such programs as CNN and NPR, serving in the role of an automotive analyst
“Auto Trends with JeffCars.com,” which airs every Saturday, includes in-depth conversations with some of today’s industry influencers and pioneers. The show’s guests have included everyone from industry quality guru J.D. Power to Edward Welburn, one of most influential trendsetting car designers on the globe, to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) to the Rand Corporation, one of the leading authorities on autonomous vehicles. The show also highlights the latest recalls and new car reviews, too. To stay connected, follow twitter@JeffCars.
Heard Saturdays at 12:15pm