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2016 WAPA Rally Coverage

Posts, Videos, Photos, and Social Shares from the 2016 WAPA Rally


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Washington Automotive Press Association Announces 2016 WAPA Rally Award Winners

Volkswagen and Bentley receive first-ever awards from regional automotive group PRESS RELEASE Kent Island, MD (October 17, 2016) – The Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA) gathered in Kent Island, Md. on Thursday, October 13 for the annual Rally where nearly 60 automotive journalist members served as …READ MORE


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MEMA Advanced Vehicle Technology Ride-and-Drive

Advanced vehicle safety technologies generate tremendous benefits to society and hold the promise of sharply reducing the number of automotive accidents each year saving thousands of lives and billions in costs.   Mark your calendars now to join the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) for …READ MORE


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2016 WAPA Event Calendar

Join the Washington Automotive Press Association for an exciting 2016 year full of high-quality events! Not a member of WAPA yet? It’s easy and affordable to join. JANUARY 27 – National Safety Council FEBRUARY 23 – Consumer Reports and 2016 Top Picks MARCH 17 – Annual …READ MORE


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Consumer Reports announces 2016 Top Picks at WAPA

On February 23, Consumer Reports held a media event at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to announce its 2016 Top Picks. This event occurs annually in conjunction with the Washington Automotive Press Association’s February luncheon meeting. For the full listing of CR’s automotive rankings and …READ MORE


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WAPA and Global Automakers Luncheon and Panel Discussion Recap

WAPA’s July lunch hosted by Global Automakers at the National Press Club featured a panel discussion with representatives from automotive, human behavior, and connectivity industries on how emerging vehicle technologies affect driver attention. The Global Automakers panel was led by Catherine McCullough, Executive Director of the …READ MORE


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WAPA and Denso Luncheon Recap

WAPA’s June 17 luncheon meeting was sponsored by Denso, one of the most well known OEM suppliers to the auto industry. Speaking on the subject of automated and autonomous vehicles, Denso’s Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Doug Patton, took us through a “reality check” …READ MORE


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WAPA News: Chevrolet Luncheon and Alcantara Breakfast Recap

Chevy Marketing Chief Tim Mahoney Speaks About Chevrolet as a Global Brand On April 14th about 35 WAPA members were treated to a presentation by Chevrolet’s Marketing Chief Tim Mahoney at a ride-and-drive event in Crystal City. Mr Mahoney gave a very engaging talk about Chevy’s …READ MORE


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U.S. News & World Report announces its ‘2015 Best Cars for the Money’ winners

U.S. News Best Cars Announces the 2015 Best Cars for the Money 12 brands win awards across 21 categories; Honda brands win most awards Washington, D.C. – February 11, 2015 – U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information, today …READ MORE


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IIHS President speaks to WAPA members

On Thursday, January 15, Dr. Adrian Lund, president of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) spoke to a group of auto journalists and industry representatives at a Washington Automotive Press Association monthly luncheon meeting. IIHS shared compelling data and statistics behind their new testing techniques, particularly the …READ MORE


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