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Movers & Shakers: Power Automedia Hires Art Michalik as Editorial Director

By SEMA Editors

Fisker Names Former U.S. Congressman, House Majority Leader as Advisor

FiskerHenrik Fisker (left) and Richard Gephardt at the 2019 North American International Auto Show.

Technology and e-mobility company Fisker Inc. officially announced its new working partnership with former U.S. Representative Richard (Dick) Gephardt. He has taken on the role of advisor to Fisker Inc.—advising on vehicle-manufacturing site selection in the United States and innovative labor contracts in line with both Fisker Inc. and Gephardt Group green initiatives

Gephardt, a former member of the board at Ford Motor Company, has been working with Fisker over the past five months as a key consultant as Fisker readies itself for significant industry announcements.

Fisker Inc. is planning to launch a range of electric vehicles engineered to be affordable, futuristic and segment leaders. Fisker Inc. is also developing several new technologies for the company's future EVs, including next generation Fisker solid-state battery technology.

Power Automedia Hires Art Michalik as Editorial Director

Art MichalikArt Michalik

Power Automedia announced that the company named Art Michalik as editorial director. Michalik joined the team in early 2019, and brings with him a wealth of knowledge that will benefit Power Automedia’s readers and magazines.

Michalik raced in the SCCA Formula Vee series in his early days and translated his passion into a professional career. Early in his career, Michalik worked as director of client services for Stewart Holt Advertising and was involved in managing many premium automotive brands including Brembo, Toyota Racing Development, PowerTrack, K&N and others.

Later, Michalik worked at both Yokohama and Bridgestone in a marketing capacity, served as the general manager of the Skip Barber Racing School at the legendary Laguna Seca road course in California, and also was employed as a senior marketing manager at eBay Motors.

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