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Erin Baker

Erin Baker is Editorial Director of Auto Trader, an award-winning car journalist for Vogue and a champion for female motorists.  

She regularly appears on radio and TV to talk car matters, and is a World Car of the Year judge.

Erin is a champion for sustainability initiatives in the car industry and co-hosts She’s Electric, a national roadshow for women who want to find out more about making the switch. She used to ride motorbikes and race cars, but gave both up when she became a mum to two boys. 

Erin Baker

Erin's Experience

Erin Baker has been a motoring journalist for 20 years, and began her career at The Daily Telegraph, where she was Motoring Editor and, latterly, Managing Director of Motoring.

She went freelance in 2014, writing for and editing the car sections of various luxury lifestyle titles including Robb Report and Vanity Fair.

She has consulted for Goodwood on the future of the automotive industry for the past decade, and has worked at Auto Trader since 2018, where she now heads the editorial team.

She writes a monthly automotive sustainability column for Goodwood Road and Racing and an electric car column for ElectricDrives. 

Erin's recent coverage


  • Motoring Expert