James M. Flammang is a veteran independent journalist and editor. Since the 1970s, he’s covered the automobile business, contributing to such publications as autoMedia.com, Kelley Blue Book, Consumer Guide, J.D. Power, cars.com, and the Chicago Tribune.
His own website, Tirekicking Today (www.tirekick.com), online since 1995, is currently expanding into such topics as work/labor and consumer discontent. Flammang has authored more than two dozen books, including six titles for children.