About MCG

The Mac at Motor City Garage is Bill McGuire, vice-president and editor-in-chief. With several successful careers in the auto industry on his CV, Mac (also known to his friends as McG) has been described by one veteran Detroit observer as “the insider of insiders.”  Hats worn include executive consultant, troubleshooter, technical instructor, analyst, labor negotiator, team manager — and  photojournalist. His first story was published In 1978. More recently, Mac served seven years as contributing editor and motorsports writer for Autoweek, followed by seven years as Senior Editor and Detroit Editor at Hot Rod magazine.


According to Mac, the mission of Motor City Garage is simple: Pull back the curtains and show the real auto industry: the cars, the business, the history, the culture, the people, the passions. Mac’s had a rare and privileged view of the Detroit car biz, one that insiders will recognize and enthusiasts will enjoy. Mac loves this world and wants to share it with you at the Motor City Garage. To help tell the story, he’s called on some of the most talented people in the industry to serve as contributors. You can contact us at: mcg@macsmotorcitygarage.com