Rocky Mountain Automotive Press

reporting the automotive news in the Rocky Mountain West

The Rocky Mountain Automotive Press is a professional association that strives to enhance the standing of the media we represent.

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David K. Muramoto commented on David K. Muramoto's event Green Car Parade 2018
"Mia- you can, but will have to be responsible for any damages to, or caused by your passengers to the car you'd be assigned at the Green Car Parade."
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Profile IconMia Voss and Brooke Mutzbauer are attending David K. Muramoto's event

2018 Rocky Mountain Driving Experience (RMDE) at Estes Park, CO

August 22, 2018 at 7am to August 23, 2018 at 6pm
After the first RMAP board meeting of the year, It became clear that RMDE would need to be restructured to keep it financially viable. While the dates (August 22-23) remain in place, look for further details on how the restructured RMDE 2018 will unfold.Please keep this on your "can't miss" list of events for 2018. Current RMAP members will sample the latest cars, trucks and crossovers in a uniquely Rocky Mountain setting. More details to come. See More
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Profile IconMia Voss and Brooke Mutzbauer are attending David K. Muramoto's event

DAS Media Day at Colorado Convention Center

April 4, 2018 all day
The 2018 Denver Auto Show (DAS) media day features private press conferences for RMAP media prior to the show opening to the public. Please note the tight schedule as we have many conferences planned for the day. Only current RMAP members are invited to the meals hosted by VW, FCA, Nissan and GM.Denver Auto Show- Media Day Schedule, April 4, 20187:45- 8:45 am-           Breakfast sponsored by Volkswagen at Corner Office8:30- 9:00 am-           RMAP registration at Colorado Convention…See More
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Profile IconMia Voss and Brooke Mutzbauer are attending David K. Muramoto's event

Denver Auto Show Preview Gala at Colorado Convention Center

April 3, 2018 from 4pm to 10pm
The 2018 Denver Auto Show (DAS) Preview Gala will encompass the RMAP Car,Truck and Crossover Award presentations. The evening will start with a dinner hosted by Toyota from 4:30- 6:30 PM. Please note: Toyota has NOT invited spouses, significant others or guests other than RMAP members to this dinner. Please respect their wishes. Toyota would like to invite you to dinner at Stout Street Social before heading to the Denver Auto Show Preview Gala.When:  Tuesday, April 3            4:30 –…See More
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March RMAP Update (3/22/18)

Time grows short for current RMAP members to sign up for the Denver Auto Show events in a few weeks. Three events are listed on the events section (below), with the 1) Green Car Convoy; 2) Toyota Dinner and Preview Gala on 4/3/18 and 3) DAS RMAP media day on 4/4/18.

Toyota will host the dinner on 4/3/18 and would like all 2018 RMAP members who are attending to please RSVP separately to them: The info on who and how to RSVP is on that events page.

Development of the DAS Media Day schedule the following day (4/4/18) is now complete. Get ready for a full slate of press conferences and meals that day. The schedule for that Wednesday is now posted on the events page, so please review it. Those RMAP members who wish to attend the DAS activities must be current 2018 members who have paid their dues. At $50/year for early registartion, they can be paid using the PayPal option on the RMAP main page (below). 


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Annual 2018 RMAP dues for journalists are $50 (before Feb 1, 2018) and $65 (after Feb 1, 2017). This helps support our association and is your entry to numerous professional-enrichment opportunities organized through and via RMAP.

These include dinners and press events surrounding the Denver Auto Show, the chance to take the wheel of great new vehicles on and off road at the Rocky Mountain Driving Experience - RMDE, RMAP Holiday party, and other automotive events throughout the year.

RMAP also helps promote this region's journalists to automakers, who decide which vehicles to release to the local press fleets. Your participation and support make it all happen.

If you are a new member, please Sign Up and use the PayPal option below to pay your annual dues. You will receive an email from us when your membership is approved.  If it's not approved, your PayPal payment will be promptly refunded.

Affiliate Member/Company or Automaker 2018 RMAP dues are $150 per company.  Your company may have more than one representative as RMAP members, but there is only one membership due.

You can also renew your existing RMAP membership by using the PayPal link below.


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Rocky Mountain Driving Experience


Hello! 3 Replies

Greetings! I just became a member yesterday and wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Lauren Holt and I am a blogger at I was excited to hear…Continue

Started by Lauren - Motherhood & Beyond in Sample Title. Last reply by Josh Max Aug 22, 2017.

Let's Have A Serious Conversation 1 Reply

As I am sent e-mail reminders to vote for the RMAP car of the year, I go over it and realize that I cannot truthfully, honestly, vote in a way that is fair and balanced. Why? Well, out of the total 54 rides listed, I have only driven 14 of them.…Continue

Started by Richard Melick in Sample Title. Last reply by David K. Muramoto Feb 2, 2016.

What is RMAP doing to grow? 2 Replies

So I guess this might be considered a call out to all involved, but as a member of three years, I am seeing a trend that concerns me.  We seem to be losing members, losing participation from manufacturers, and not recruiting writers of all caliber.…Continue

Started by Richard Melick in Sample Title. Last reply by Sam Haymart Dec 16, 2014.

2013 Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year awards

With RMAP's 2014 Car, Truck and SUV of the Year Awards not too far away, here's a look at one of the more innovative awards programs, one with some relevance for  our active Rocky Mountain West audience.CHANDLER, Ariz. – The automotive winners of…Continue

Started by Charles A. Giametta in Sample Title Oct 22, 2013.



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