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Staff Writer, Producer - SUVsMore articles: Midsize

Mark Putzer

With seven years of experience writing in the automotive industry prior to joining MotorBiscuit in 2021, Mark’s work can be found on dealership websites across North America. A Bachelor of Science degree in zoology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison sent Mark into the wilderness for environmental studies. Here, he discovered a passion for driving off-road trucks and SUVs off the beaten path.

During his extensive international travels, Mark developed an affinity for foreign cars and international automotive markets. Inspired by the industry-wide push toward environmentally-friendly EVs and hybrids, Mark covers topics about recent advances in the automotive industry, in addition to everything from off-road concepts to emerging EV technology.

Mark worked with Oshkosh Defense to win a $6.7 billion contract for the JLTV vehicle (the replacement for the Humvee) with the U.S. Department of Defense. Mark is Analytics certified, in addition to various other Google certifications. He enjoys the work of Kerouac, Walt Whitman, and Gabriel García Márquez.

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Blue 2022 Honda Pilot driving by a hill

What Driving Assistance Features Are in the 2022 Honda Pilot?

Automotive shoppers have many choices for a family-oriented midsize SUV, but a standout model is the 2022 Honda Pilot. One of the necessities for a family vehicle is safety. On this front, the Pilot provides peace of mind, especially with its safety-enhancing driving assistance features.
Orange Honda Trailsport logo with mountains in the background
Trucks & SUVs

When Will the Honda TrailSport Models Be Released?

Off-road capable vehicles are very popular. They capture the American spirit of wandering out into the wilderness and exploring new frontiers. Honda is meeting this demand by offering off-road-focused Transport models for its light-duty truck lineup. The Honda TrailSport models were released in Fall 2021.
Silver 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD driving by some trees
Trucks & SUVs

Chevy Silverado HD September Discounts: Now May Be a Great Time to Get the Truck

The Chevy Silverado HD is a great choice for the heavy-duty pickup truck segment, with its towing prowess, reliability, and off-road capabilities. If you’re thinking about buying the Silverado HD, now may be a great time to get the truck. This is because Chevrolet offers generous discounts during the month of September.
Side view of gray Volkswagen ID. BUZZ autonomous test vehicle
Hybrids & Electrics

Volkswagen Created an Autonomous Taxi With an ID. BUZZ Electric Van

Volkswagen plans on releasing a production version of the ID. BUZZ electric van, but it has been a slow process. The German automaker intends to make several versions of the van. Recently, VW created an autonomous taxi version of the ID. BUZZ. The aim of the ID. BUZZ taxi is to reduce traffic congestion in cities.
Gray 1993 Jeep Cherokee parked next to a forest
Trucks & SUVs

YouTubers Turned a Classic Jeep Cherokee Into a Convertible

In this shocking yet amusing video, a perfect storm of three elements combine. This includes the interesting characters that you find on YouTube, the automotive world, and the “do-it-yourself” realm. Some YouTubers turned a classic Jeep Cherokee into a convertible, just for kicks.
Front view of gray Ford Ranger with the headlamps turned on
Tips, Tricks & Trends

How to Use the Autolamp Feature in the Ford Ranger

The Ford Ranger comes equipped with driving assistance features for a safer and more convenient ride. This includes the autolamp feature, or automatic headlamps. In this article, you can learn how to activate the autolamp feature and utilize its various functions.
White 2022 Ram ProMaster driving by apartment buildings
Trucks & SUVs

2022 Ram ProMaster: New Features, Availability, and Pricing

With a thorough overhaul for the new model year, the 2022 Ram ProMaster is an outstanding choice for the commercial van segment. In this article, you can find out about the new features, availability, and pricing of the 2022 ProMaster.
Three 2021 Ford Bronco SUVs driving on a gravel road

Many Ford Bronco Customers May Have to Wait Until 2022 to Get the SUV

With the beloved Ford Bronco making a comeback, customers are eager to get behind the latest incarnation of this legendary SUV. Unfortunately, many customers may have to wait until 2022 to get the Bronco. This backlog in fulfilling orders is due to the high demand and production delays from the semiconductor chip shortage.
Toyota Tacoma trucks on assembly like at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas plant
Trucks & SUVs

Where Are the Toyota Tundra and Tacoma Pickup Trucks Built?

The loss of manufacturing jobs is a significant problem in the U.S., including the automotive industry. However, many Toyota models are built in America, including the Tundra and Tacoma pickup trucks. The Tundra and Tacoma plant is located in San Antonio, Texas.