Chao, David

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North Shore News, Surrey Now, Vancouver Courier, Vancouver Living Magazine, YouTube AutomotivePress

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David is one of the most experienced automotive industry specialists in North America. He is one of the few journalists with an actual experience working as both an automotive design engineer and automotive production engineer. This means that David knows how to design and build cars intimately and therefore have specialized automotive industry knowledge.

David previously worked as a vehicle evaluation engineer at General Motors headquarters in Detroit. He is also an experienced automotive process engineer (he was the first employee of CAMI GM/Suzuki joint venture plant) and was a former Management Consultant specializing in Supply Chain. David also worked as a project manager for a number of critical projects including Toyota's new CAPTIN plant in BC. David's career started as working for a Toyota supplier in Japan.

David belongs to several professional associations related to automotive and engineering area, including Professional Engineering Associations and Society of Automotive Engineers.

David is a Professional Engineer with post-graduate certificates from both MIT and Harvard Business School out of Boston.

Automotive Press International is a premier syndication service in Canada with outlets in more than dozen newspapers across Canada. Automotive Press also covers specialized materials around engineering, manufacturing, production and supply chain. Automotive Press now has a youtube channel that is growing at a phenomenal rate and it now has a loyal following from viewers looking for something deeper with engineering and technical background.

David Chao is also the official writer for automotive articles in the Vancouver Living Magazine, one of the most highest profile upscale magazines in Canada. The glossy, high end magazine is published quarterly.

http://www.automotivepress.com

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  1. PART 2: ENGINEER EXPLAINS MORE REASONS WHY THE TOYOTA 4RUNNER HAS THE BEST QUALITY IN THE WORLD

    David Chao

    This is part 2 of "Why Toyota 4Runner is the best built vehicle in the world" video series. If you haven't watched Part 1 yet, please watch that first here:...

  2. PART 1: ENGINEER EXPLAINS WHY TOYOTA 4RUNNER HAS BEST QUALITY IN THE WORLD // STILL BUILT IN JAPAN

    David Chao

    The Toyota 4Runner is still built in Japan - at the legendary Tahara factory in Aichi. It has a reputation for the best quality in the world, but how did To...

  3. 2023 TOYOTA CROWN FULLY REVEALED! THIS IS THE CAR I ADMIRED GROWING UP IN JAPAN!

    David Chao

    Toyota is finally bringing back the flagship Toyota Crown in the form of an all-new Crossover-influenced design. David grew up in Japan admiring the Toyota ...

  4. ENGINEER'S FIRST IMPRESSION - VINFAST VF8 DRIVE IN VIETNAM

    David Chao

    This is the first impression of the all-new VinFast VF8 Sport Utility Vehicle by an Automotive Engineer. The drive took place in Vietnam during VinFast's me...

  5. 5.7L V-8 vs TWIN TURBO V-6 // WHICH DRIVES BETTER? // LEXUS LX 570 vs LEXUS LX 600

    David Chao

    Do we miss the big 5.7L V-8 in the Lexus LX 570 when compared to the twin turbo 3.4L V-6 in the new Lexus LX 600? Automotive Engineer David takes both for a...

  6. 2022 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE vs 2024 TOYOTA 4RUNNER // IS THE 6th GEN 2024 4RUNNER ALREADY IN TROUBLE?

    David Chao

    Many buyers cross shop between the Toyota 4Runner and Jeep Grand Cherokee, simply because they both represent above-normal capability for off-roading and hav...

  7. FORD MAVERICK IS ALL YOU NEED - MOST OF US DON'T NEED A FULL-SIZE TRUCK LIKE A TOYOTA TUNDRA

    David Chao

    While David loves his 2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro, he also recognizes that most of us probably could just live with something simpler, cheaper, and smaller li...

  8. 2024 TOYOTA 4RUNNER GOING TO BECOME MORE LIKE A FORD BRONCO? // NEW PREDICTIONS FOR 6th GEN 4RUNNER

    David Chao

    Is the all-new, 6th Gen Toyota 4Runner going to become more rugged with radical design changes, inspired by the new Ford Bronco? Automotive Engineer David C...

  9. WATCH THIS VIDEO BEFORE BUYING 2022 TOYOTA TUNDRA TRD PRO // MOST COMPREHENSIVE OWNER'S REPORT!

    David Chao

    Before buying the new generation 2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro, you have to watch this video! This is the most detailed owner's full review of the Tundra TRD P...

  10. TOYOTA RAV4 PRIME vs HYUNDAI SANTA FE - WHICH PLUG-IN HYBRID SUV IS BETTER?

    David Chao

    Automotive Engineer and MIT Grad David Chao compares the two new Plug-in Hybrid SUVs: RAV4 Prime vs Santa Fe. Which one is better from an engineer's perspec...

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