In a business that hocks products worth tens and hundreds of thousands of dollars, you’d hope the professionals reviewing those products would provide facts and honest, valuable personal opinions to readers.
Those hopes have never fully panned out in the automotive industry, as we learned most recently with CleanMPG’s Wayne Gerdes a few months ago and a scathing story that detailed an OEM paying a social media influencer $300,000 for a few photos.
But how pervasive is the payola problem in automotive journalism? And do you even care?
That, Mercedes proclaims turbochargers are the future, and woke bae BMW wants to build your safe space … after the break!