The International Motor Press Association is the premier organization of automotive journalists and public relations professionals in this country. The backbone of IMPA's activities are the luncheon meetings held monthly in New York City (on the third Tuesday at the 3 West Club, 3 West 51st Street). Here featured speakers from all disciplines of our industry address the membership on timely, informative topics from the latest automotive products and technologies to current marketing trends to market conditions to motorsports. Besides to the featured speaker, each meeting provides a friendly, casual atmosphere for members and their guests to network with their colleagues in a welcome, profess ...Read More
Audio from Jeff Walters, Subaru sales VP, presentation at November meeting. Malcom Bricklin surprise guest at Subaru of America 50th Anniversary party.
The audio of Jeff Walters detailed presentation on how Subaru has grown during its 50 years in the U.S. from a few thousand 360s in the first year to more than 600,000 vehicles annually has been posted to the podcast section of the Members Only area. Malcolm Bricklin was a surprise guest.
Bollinger Motors is looking for a Web designer. Details can be found in the Classifieds area of the Members Only section of IMPA.org.
Orth Hedrick, Kia Motor America’s vice president, product planning, provided IMPA members and guests with an overview of the Kia Stinger, the Korean automakers entre in the realm of grand touring. In addition, he brought one along - parked it on 51st Street in front of the 3 West Club. Members can listen by going to the "Podcast" area of the "Members Only" section of this Website.
March 1st Meeting
There’s more to the electrification of America’s vehicle fleet than adding EVs and hybrids – and Honeywell’s Rob Cadle on THURSDAY (note day), March 1st, will tell us all about things like how 48-volt systems, e-turbos and compressors for hydrogen-based systems will factor into today and tomorrow’s powertrains.
The program begins at noon on THURSDAY, March 1st, in the usual location, the 3 West Club, 3 West 51st Street, New York City. Honeywell will be the host, so the program, which will include a presentation and question-and-answer period, is free to attendees. In addition, coupons are available at the club's reception desk for discounts on parking at the Central Parking/SP+ garage at 27-49 W. 52nd Street (between 6th and 5th Avenues).
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org if you intend to attend.
Cadle’s Honeywell bio:
Rob Cadle is senior director of Electrification and Breakthrough Growth for North America in Honeywell Transportation Systems, a position he was appointed to in July 2017. He is based in Torrance, Calif.
In this role, he is responsible for strategy and business case development for new growth opportunities, including Honeywell's electric boosting technologies.
In his prior role, Rob was director for Commercial Vehicle Powertrain, monitoring and analyzing global commercial diesel powertrain technologies and trends. He led Honeywell’s technology roadmap development for global Commercial Vehicle product lines.
Rob joined Honeywell in 1998 and has successfully held various positions with increasing responsibility within engineering while launching numerous turbocharging solutions for commercial vehicle applications. Rob also spent nearly three years as the product planning manager for Isuzu Commercial Truck of America.
Rob earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Kentucky and a master’s in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan. He also earned a Master of Business Administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is a certified six sigma green belt.
Spring Brake ride & drive at Bear Mountain State Park, Bear Mountain, NY. 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.