Automotive World Remembers David E. Davis, Jr.

By Brandon Turkus

March 28, 2011

David E. Davis, Jr., was a man who not only told stories, but left some amazing ones in his wake. With the news of his passing yesterday, many members of the automotive media have already written and published obituaries online. And, while a collection of obituaries is usually a pretty grim read, there are so many people out there who knew DED, with so many great stories about his life to tell that these initial write-ups are really notable glimpses into a great life, well lived.

Please click through the links below to read about and remember David E., as we will be doing in the hours and days to come.
Chris Paukert, Autoblog
David E. Davis, Jr., Dean of automotive journalism, dead at 80
Matt Davis, Autoblog
'Bye Dad: David Evan Davis, Jr., shuts his eyes one last time at 80 years, 140 days
Joe DeMatio, Automobile Magazine
David E. Davis, Jr., Founder and Editor Emeritus of Automobile Magazine, Dead at 80
Steven Cole Smith, AutoWeek
Longtime auto journalist David E. Davis Jr. dies

Eddie Alterman, Car and Driver
David E. Davis, Jr. 1930–2011
Paul Eisenstein, The Detroit Bureau
Mike Magrath, Edmunds Inside Line
Honour and Recognition For Success: David E. Davis Jr. 1930 - 2011

Mike Spinelli, Jalopnik
David E. Davis, Jr., auto buff book pioneer, dead at 80