Detroit Auto Journalist Doron Levin Gets SiriusXM Radio Show

August 13, 2015, 2:53 PM by  Allan Lengel

Doron Levin

Veteran award-winning, automotive journalist Doron Levin, who has reported on the auto industry from Detroit for a variety of publications for more than three decades, is getting his own radio show on SiriusXM.

The radio station announced that Levin will host a new show, "In the Driver's Seat," that will focus on cars, personal transportation and all things auto-related. 

Mary Barra, Chief Executive Officer of General Motors, will be the guest on the first show, which debuts Saturday, Aug. 29 on SiriusXM Insight Channel 121.

The one-hour show will broadcast every Saturday at noon from Detroit, with re-broadcast on Sunday at 9 a.m.

Since 1984, Levin has covered the auto industry from Detroit for a variety of publications including the New York Times, Detroit Free Press, Fortune and Bloomberg. He is also a former contributing columnist for Deadline Detroit.

He is the author of the books, "Irreconcilable Differences; Ross Perot vs. GM" and "Behind the Wheel at Chrysler: The Iacocca Legacy."

"SiriusXM is opening an exciting portal for listeners who are attracted to subjects as varied as autonomous driving, traffic safety and fuel efficiency-as well as for those who are just crazy about cars, old and new," said Levin in a press release issued by the station. "I'm thrilled and honored to collaborate with the pioneers of satellite radio."

The press release says:

From ride-hailing startups and the research labs in Silicon Valley to what's new from around the world from Detroit to Germany and Japan, "In the Driver's Seat" will give listeners an exclusive peek at what's new in the auto industry each week as well as in-depth conversation with designers, executives, engineers and classic car collectors.

The show will address the latest automotive trends and controversies with leaders of the global auto industry.  "In the Driver's Seat" will air from Detroit as well as from other global automaking capitals, taking calls from listeners across the country to discuss topics of importance and interest from the automotive world.

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