Author Archives: William Hopper

WAPA | Steel Market Development Luncheon 9.20.18


Do you know what material provides enhanced performance, value, and sustainability? The answer is advanced high-strength steel (AHSS). With an increasing focus on materials used to design and engineer vehicles, as well as increased fuel economy regulations, there is more demand for high-performance materials. Join Dr. Jody Hall, vice president of …READ MORE

WAPA Takes Over Katie’s Cars & Coffee on Sept 15, 2018


Join fellow WAPA Members as they gather on Saturday, September 15 to celebrate all things automotive at Katie’s Cars and Coffee. The event runs from 6-9am, and it’s an informal affair. We’re encouraging our members to bring the most interesting car available to them, either a press loan or …READ MORE

Welcome New WAPA Board Members for 2018


Washington Automotive Press Association selects new members to join the 2018 Board of Directors. Meet our new Board Members: Carter MacLeod – WAPA Treasurer Carter is a member of the US News & World Reports team and will support WAPA as our Chief Finacial Officer and Treasurer. …READ MORE

WAPA’s December Meeting – A Preview of the Washington Auto Show


What a great evening to celebrate the end of the year the Old Ebbitt Grill for WAPA members to learn all about the upcoming 2018 Washington Auto Show. Big Thanks to the team from the Washington Area New Automobile Dealers Association, (WANADA) for hosting the event to …READ MORE

WAPA members get up close with Audi of America


WAPA members gathered at Audi of America’s Herndon Headquarters for test drives of the A5 Sportback and to experience the all-new 2018 Q5 and high-performance SQ5.   Having a brand executive available for one-on-one interaction is invaluable in communicating the mission and successes of an organization. Where members …READ MORE

WAPA becomes Ioniq


Hyundai’s California team presented the new Ioniq, both the EV and hybrid to WAPA members for the June meeting. A special treat was an up close and personal glimpse of the 2018 Sonata, two lucky WAPA attendees won a raffle to attend the Hyundai media launch …READ MORE

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