Patrick Olsen, Executive Editor at CARFAX

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Patrick Olsen

Even before I became an automotive journalist, I’d been a car guy. I was born and raised in Los Angeles, where you drive everywhere, even if it’s just next door. That has led to a lifetime of keeping up with models, trends and technological advances. I’m the Executive Editor at Carfax; before that I worked at Consumer Reports, and before that I had a long stint as Editor-in-Chief at Before turning to automotive, I spent two decades in newspapers, including 11 years at the Chicago Tribune. I’m married with three grown children and live in Northern Virginia.

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Recall: Fire Risk

2020 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid / Photo credit: FCA Chrysler is recalling 22,580 of its 2017-2020 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans because a faulty 12-volt battery connection could result in [...]

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