These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased sources.
- Overall, we rate AutomotiveDive as least biased based on minimal editorializing of information. We also rate them high for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded by Sean Griffey, Eli Dickinson, and Ryan Willumson, AutomotiveDive is an online news platform that focuses on the automotive industry and is operated by Industry Dive, based in Washington, DC. According to its about page, “Automotive Dive provides in-depth journalism and insight into the most impactful news and trends shaping the automotive industry. The newsletter and website cover topics such as tech, supply chain, regulations & safety, labor, and more.”
Funded by / Ownership
Industry Dive, now a subsidiary of Informa Tech—a London-based British group specializing in publishing, business intelligence, and exhibitions—was acquired by Informa PLC and operates AutomotiveDive along with other verticals like FoodDive, BankingDive, BioPharmaDive, CFODive, and CybersecurityDive. AutomotiveDive generates revenue from ads and sponsored content.
AutomotiveDive publishes news and information related to the automotive industry. Articles and headlines are minimally biased in word choices, such as this Hyundai’s EV manufacturing campus draws 3 more suppliers to Georgia. This story, like all others reviewed, is properly sourced from credible media and information outlets.
Editorially, they do not produce op-eds; however, they do report on political issues related to the industry, like this DOE announces $192M for battery recycling, says lithium storage market could grow tenfold by 2030. In reviewing dozens, most articles are pro-business in nature. In general, all content is factual and low-biased.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate AutomotiveDive as least biased based on minimal editorializing of information. We also rate them high for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 11/07/2023)
Last Updated on November 7, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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