Chris Pickering

Automotive Journalist

An award-winning journalist with a background in the motor industry and a passion for all things automotive.


Chris Pickering has been a motoring journalist for more than a decade. He worked as a magazine editor before going freelance in 2015. Prior to becoming a journalist, he worked in product development for a major car company, so he knows the motor industry inside out.

At Car Sloth, Chris produces car reviews and guides, helping you to make the most informed decisions about you car subscription. He’s a regular on car launches and industry events, with links to all the major car manufacturers. His experience ensures that our articles are accurate, independent and trustworthy.

He's also a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers.


We think Chris is great, but we're not the only ones. Check out the variety of awards Chris has won for his work as a motoring journalist.

  • Winner – Market Engineering Award for Automotive Technology Journalism 2011
  • Highly commended – Market Engineering Award for Automotive Technology Journalism 2017 - Guild of Motoring Writers
  • Highly commended – Peugeot Motorsport Award 2011

Previous work by Chris

Take a look at some of Chris' previous motoring articles and car reviews outside of Car Sloth.

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All articles by Chris Pickering

Below are just a few of the articles Chris has written for Car Sloth.