The Western Automotive Journalists

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, WAJ (Western Automotive Journalists) is a group of writers, authors, broadcasters, photographers, artists and designers who share a common thread: we’re passionate about the auto industry and the vehicles it produces. Learn more about WAJ…

WAJ News


How Technology is Transforming the Automobile; Including Autonomous Driving, Connectivity and Ownership.

WAJ joins forces with the Autotech Council on October 10th at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View California for an event at the epicenter of innovation in Silicon Valley that will bring together thought leaders from the auto and tech worlds to examine not only the future of cars, but also how technology is transforming transportation.
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National Safety Council and the University of Iowa launch a new exciting Safety CampaignMCDW_Logo

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2016-2018 WAJ Board of Directors

The results of the 2016-2018 WAJ Board of Directors election are in and with 65% of WAJ members voting, the new Board is in place.  Learn More

Dept. of Interior Bonneville Salt Flats Fairy Tale

157239a1-05bb-4219-8a22-5124a26d548eAmericans were treated to a “fairy tale” May 4th when the Department of the Interior staff
posted this link that features a captioned photo more appropriate for the Brothers Grimm than the stewards of the nations public lands. Learn More.

Bruce Hotchkiss reviews WAJ’s 2016 Media Days

P1050663WAJ longtime member Bruce Hotchkiss reports on his experiences at this year’s WAJ Media Days in Monterey.  Learn More.

Western Automotive Journalists event a big hit in the center of West Coast automotive technology.

Display-&-Truck2wFor the last six years, WAJ has produced an automotive technology conference, gathering journalists, automakers and technology experts together with car demonstrations and informative panels. Two years ago, we elected to ramp up our conference, moving to The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, a venue with a central location and first class meeting and display space. Learn More