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Mark Tisshaw

Title: Editor

Mark is a journalist with more than a decade of top-level experience in the automotive industry. He first joined Autocar in 2009, having previously worked in local newspapers. He has held several roles at Autocar, including news editor, deputy editor, digital editor and his current position of editor, one he has held since 2017.

From this position he oversees all of Autocar’s content across the print magazine, website, social media, video, and podcast channels, as well as our recent launch, Autocar Business. Mark regularly interviews the very top global executives in the automotive industry, telling their stories and holding them to account, meeting them at shows and events around the world.

Mark is a Car of the Year juror, a prestigious annual award that Autocar is one of the main sponsors of. He has made media appearances on the likes of the BBC, and contributed to titles including What Car?Move Electric and Pistonheads, and has written a column for The Sun.

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LP in Brighton 15 September 2016

Kia Elan

Anyone remember the Kia Elan? Maybe they should have kept it in production. I'm sure that the front-drive two-seater would still be setting the standard if it was still available. From what I can remember it certainly handles rather more convincingly than any of the current Kia range.
Bob Cholmondeley 14 September 2016

They should have hired Lotus

They should have hired Lotus for the ride and handling expertise.