Matthew Pilgrim

Automotive Editor

After graduating from GMI with a bunch of other car geeks, Matt Pilgrim spent time in many areas of the auto industry - manufacturing, durability testing of prototypes, and collaborating with stylists to engineer exterior components for cars such as the NSX. Turning his attention to journalism, he brings together his engineering background and passion for cars and has written for several automotive publications and sites, including The Car Connection and his own site, Pilgrim Motor Press.

Recent Contributions by Matthew

  • 2019 Mazda CX-5 YMM Overview

    December 12, 2018

    The 2019 Mazda CX-5 receives significant updates that emphasize the brand’s near luxury aspirations. Though the newly planted Signature trim stretches the price of the…

  • 2019 Volkswagen Atlas YMM Overview

    December 12, 2018

    The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas receives notable improvements even though it debuted just last year. The three-row SUV is traditionally shaped inside and out, yet details…

  • 2019 Chevrolet Malibu YMM Overview

    December 7, 2018

    The refreshed 2019 Chevrolet Malibu plays the middle position between the larger Impala and the smaller Cruze. Sales of the segment are declining, and with…

  • 2019 Nissan Altima YMM Overview

    December 7, 2018

    The sedan market share has declined as the general consumer preference shifts toward higher-riding and often more capable crossovers and SUVs. The redesigned 2019 Nissan…

  • 2019 Chrysler 300 YMM Overview

    November 30, 2018

    The 2019 Chrysler 300 is a large sedan that melds an old-school exterior design with modern technology. Its long hood and short front overhang hides…

  • 2019 Ford Edge YMM Overview

    November 7, 2018

    The refreshed 2019 Ford Edge plays the middle ground between the Escape and Explorer. It proves its commitment to safety with the Ford Co-Pilot360 suite…

  • 2019 Kia Optima Hybrid YMM Overview

    November 7, 2018

    The 2019 Kia Optima Hybrid maintains the handsome look of the Optima sedan and offers electric propulsion (for small distances) for less than its more…

  • 2019 Ford Transit Connect YMM Overview

    October 30, 2018

    For 2019, Ford continues to improve the Transit Connect Wagon, not only in vehicle versatility, but also in terms of safety equipment and more curvy…

  • 2019 Toyota Camry YMM Overview

    October 30, 2018

    Having received a dramatic styling and chassis platform designs just last year, the 2019 Toyota Camry continues to face an uncertain market demand due to…

  • 2019 Subaru Forester YMM Overview

    October 29, 2018

    The all-new 2019 Subaru Forester gets more from the formula that its customers love. Its safety, spaciousness, and honest design will surely help Subaru continue…