Editorial Staff

The editorial staff here at CarNewsCafe.com consists of a variety of full-time and part-time contributors, SME and seasoned veterans writers.  We are proud of each and everyone who take part in this car news magazine big or small.

Aaron Turpen – Editor-in-Chief and Tech Genius

Aaron Turpen handle’s most the editing and technical backend operations here.  He is our “Tech Genius.”  Our site would have a lot more issues and be down a lot if he wasn’t fixing stuff.   Check out Aaron Turpen’s sweet articles and read this interview.

Email – aaron AT carnewscafe.com


Adam Yamada-Hanff – Senior Writer, & Cool Guy!

Adam Yamada-Hanff handles the majority of the social media and SEO (search engine optimization) tasks here at CarNewsCafe.  He doesn’t understand it all but tries his best to make sense of the crazy internet landscape.  He helps recruit new talent, and loves finding interesting car stories from the far corners of the internet.  Adam’s article can be found here.

Email – adam AT carnewscafe.com

Twitter – @AdamYamada

Nicolas Zart – Electric Vehicle, Energy Storage and renewable SME – Far out Scope Guy

Nicolas Zart covers anything and everything to do with the world of electric vehicles.  He’s built up quite the reputation and founded one of the first electric car websites, ElectricNick.  Right now he obsesses with electric motorcycles and hopes to buy one soon. Read some of Nicolas’s electric vehicle exploits here and this interview.

Nicolas works at Unplugged Performance, a company aiming to make the Tesla Model S even better than it already is.

Email: Nicolas AT CarNewsCafe.com

Twitter: ElectricExaminr

Jimmy Dinsmore – Vehicle Review Expert

Jimmy is the resident vehicle review expert reviewing cars from high-end luxury all the way to the least expensive econobox.  A veteran of the regional newspaper industry in Ohio he originally started out covering real estate, health care, and community related topics.  He then discovered the amazing world of auto journalism and got hooked on “new car smell” and free gas every week. Who can blame him?  Read Jimmy’s car reviews and our interview with this fine journalist.

Email – jimmy AT carnewscafe.com

Twitter – @DriversSide

Tim Esterdahl – Truck Writer

Tim Esterdahl is a married father of three living in Western Nebraska. He is the editor and contributor to several automotive sites and is becoming an influential automotive journalist. He spends a lot of time reading, writing and talking cars/trucks with fans, insiders and manufacture reps. When he isn’t talking about cars, he is usually out playing golf – a never-ending obsession to see how far the little white ball will fly.

Read Tim’s articles here and read out interview with him.