Derek Fung

Journalist

About Derek

As a kid I spent way too many hours at the newsagent flicking through (okay, who am I kidding, reading) all the car and computer magazines I could find.

While tales of fanging of a Ferrari around Modena were certainly enticing, I truly lusted after the rarer mags: Car South Africa to read about Mazdas being built alongside Mercedes-Benzes, and the British rags to ogle over Rovers engineered out of Honda parts or wonder when I would ever see a Lancia Phedra in real life.

Not all too much has changed in the intervening years, except that I can now tell my son that I’m paid to look at cars all day. In addition to cranking out some news, I love doing in-depth interviews, historical reflections and, morbidly, obituaries.

Prior to moving to the moderately-sized apple, I worked at CNET for many moons writing about technology and cars. There may also have been a stint at a big blue company where claim codes were a thing.

Derek's latest content

news
Derek Fung

2021 Hyundai Santa Cruz unveiled

Derek Fung
 
2021 Hyundai Santa Cruz unveiled

There might not be many things to make Australians envious about the US right now, but the new Hyundai Santa Cruz may be one of them.

Comments
Search all Derek's Content