Matthew DeBord

Writes on economics, infotainment, finance, and cars.

Matthew DeBord has written about cars, car culture, the automobile business, sustainable mobility, energy policy, carbon finance, and greentech for the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and the New York Times. He now write the Shifting Gears blog for BNET. From 2008-2010, he was a regular contributor to Slate's The Big Money. While there, he was nominated for a 2009 National Magazine Award for blogging.

DeBord has also contributed to The Nation, The New York Observer, and a variety of other publications. He has appeared on Dan Rather Reports, MSNBC, NPR, China Radio, the David Magee Show, and Russian TV. When he isn't writing about cars, he writes about wine and sports, with a focus on golf, tennis, and motorsport. He has written two books on wine, both published by Rizzoli. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.