Daniel Howes | Contributor

Daniel Howes is columnist and associate business editor of The Detroit News. A former European correspondent for The News, he has reported from nearly 25 countries on three continents and in the Middle East. Before heading to Europe in 1999, Howes was senior automotive writer and a business projects writer. He is a frequent contributor to NewsTalk 760-WJR in Detroit and a weekly contributor to Michigan Radio in Ann Arbor.

Howes is winner of multiple International Wheel Awards for column writing; a four-time winner of Northwestern University’s Medill award for general markets coverage; three-time winner for commentary from the Society of Business Editors and Writers; and a three-time finalist for the Gerald Loeb Awards, including an honorable mention for commentary in 2007.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from The College of Wooster in Ohio, and a master’s in international affairs from Columbia University.

Contributions from Daniel Howes

  • Howes: The old Detroit is dead, but expectations haven't changed for UAW-GM workers
    The United Auto Workers strike against General Motors is the longest in 49 years. And a lot has changed. The union’s 49,000 GM employees are a fraction of the 340,000 who walked off the job for 67 day …
  • Howes: Impeachment inquiry could kill the auto agenda
    Detroit’s automotive agenda in President Donald Trump’s Washington may just have gone poof. Judging by the first few days of the impeachment inquiry, the deadly serious circus is likely to immobilize …
  • Howes: The cost of corruption
    The United Auto Workers strike against General Motors is all about economics and job security. Yet for just about everyone else, it’s about political opportunity. Democrats running to take on Presiden …
  • Howes: Who is America's true auto company?
    In President Donald Trump’s America, it matters where automakers bend metal. That’s one reason General Motors CEO Mary Barra journeyed to the Oval Office this week to meet with the man behind the desk …
  • Howes: America's "clean union" no more
    The UAW once prided itself on being America’s “clean union.” The latest evidence and eight federal convictions so far suggest that moniker no longer may be accurate. A former UAW vice president, Norwo …