Meet AAA's Car Doctor

With more than 35 years at AAA, John Paul has earned the title of “Car Doctor.” John began his career as an automotive technician and maintains his ASE Master Automotive Certification. He is president of the New England Motor Press Association, a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE International), chairman of several vocational school automotive advisory boards, and an advisor to the AAA National Automotive Engineering board. He is a regular automotive columnist for The Boston Globe, The Providence Journal and NY Newsday newspapers and websites, as well as other regional and automotive publications. He is a regular guest on radio and television shows throughout the Northeast and hosts his own weekly radio program on FM 104.9 where he answers a wide range of listener questions. Past programs can be found on his podcast.

John has evaluated more than 1,000 new cars and was an early adopter of electric vehicles, at one time owning a Renault Lectric Leopard.


Ask John Paul your own question about your car or anything automotive, and you’ll get a personal response.