TheAutoBuilder is your one-stop resource for all things performance! From wild Street Rods to bulletproof Off-Road Trucks to high-performance Boats, TheAutoBuilder proudly brings you the most visually rich, in-depth technical and feature content from the most respected names in the industry. Our extensive library of technical content is unmatched and continues to grow every day. If you don’t see what you want today, chances are you’ll find it here tomorrow!

TheAutoBuilder is the brainchild of publishing and television veteran, David Leach. David founded TheAutoBuilder following 30 years of experience working with some of the best and brightest in the Automotive world, including Petersen Publishing, TheAutoBuilder Publishing, and Rev’n TV. David continues to push the boundaries of what a magazine can be, putting an extreme emphasis on the users’ visual experience, making it as important as the quality of the content.



TheAutoBuilder’s Publisher, Chris Fickley, has spent much of the last 20 years in Media. From film and television production in local markets to living and working in Los Angeles as a Producer and Director on feature film, Chris has merged his passion for media with the automotive world. After a long career serving students in education and several stints in sales in and around the automotive industry, Chris has come on board The AutoBuilder to help create a platform that focuses a spotlight on the Automotive Aftermarket.

TheAutoBuilder’s content is managed by industry veteran Pete Epple. Pete comes to TheAutoBuilder with over 25 years of automotive, racing, and publishing experience, having written for over 30 different print and digital publications. Pete has deep roots in the racing world and looks to push the envelope of all-things performance.

With a network of the most talented and respected automotive journalists and photographers, TheAutoBuilder is your home for the most advanced technical automotive content, period!

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