Michael Wayland is the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV beat reporter for The Detroit News. He started at the paper in September 2014. He previously covered General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and FCA (formerly Chrysler) for three years for MLive Media Group. He also spent two years covering various beats at The Bay City Times and The Saginaw News. He is a 2009 graduate of Central Michigan University and a Metro Detroit native.