Matthew DeBord covers the auto industry and writes the Shifting Gears blog for Slate’s The Big Money. He has appeared on MSNBC and HDNet’s Dan Rather Reports to discuss the car business and the future of transportation. In addition to writing about cars, he has also written frequently about Hollywood and the entertainment industry, books, and various other subjects for the Los Angeles Times. He writes about sports for the Huffington Post and has published two books on wine.