15-Year Auto Industry Veteran Named Manager of Midwest Product Public Relations

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 2, 2016 –
Hyundai Motor America named Robin Warner manager of Midwest product public relations. Warner is Hyundai’s contact for Midwest-based journalists and is responsible for product communications for the Hyundai family of crossovers (Santa Fe, Santa Fe Sport and Tucson). Warner is based in Superior Township, Mich., at the Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. facility.

Prior to joining Hyundai, Warner spent more than three years at Road & Track. As the road test editor for the Ann Arbor-based publication, Warner track tested many new vehicles, created a weather correction method testing, and wrote stories for both print and Web. Before Road & Track, Warner worked for Engineering Technology Associates (under a Ford vehicle dynamics contract), TRW Automotive (as a slip-controls engineer) and Car and Driver (holding several positions over eight years).

“Robin’s combination of automotive journalism and engineering experience makes him uniquely knowledgeable to address the needs of Midwest media,” said Jim Trainor, senior group manager, product public relations, Hyundai Motor America. “Hyundai is committed to providing excellent communications to Midwestern automotive journalists and Robin will provide an avenue for journalists to receive regular information from us.”

Warner earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Michigan, Dearborn, and a Master of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at University of Michigan. In his free time, he co-hosts a podcast about major racing series.

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 830 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully-transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link® Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for three years with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.

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