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Netflix's "Fastest Car"

Netflix is hitting the gas on "original" automotive content

Netflix has announced that it's dipping its proverbial toe more deeply into the water that is automotive television. This means two new shows and a third, "Fastest Car," that is getting renewed for a second season. More automotive content is great for car fans, but while Netflix may be offering... read more

August 15, 2018 by
 
Netflix's "Fastest Car"

New Netflix show pits modified machines against supercars

Old-fashioned cable television has car-themed shows, Amazon's Prime service scored "The Grand Tour," and now, Netflix wants in on car-related programming. The service... read more March 21, 2018 by


 
The OJ Simpson Ford Bronco shows up on Pawn Stars

The O.J. Bronco was for sale on "Pawn Stars," but didn't sell

It's one of the most famous, or should we say infamous, vehicles in history. It captured the attention of millions of people for one insane day back in June of 1994. I'm... read more August 15, 2017 by


 
Frame from 2014 Cadillac ELR video on YouTube, with actor Neil McDonough

Even Cadillac Marketing Chief Worried About 'Provocative' ELR Ad

Turns out that even the marketing chief at Cadillac was "troubled" by the ad it ran during the recent Oscars and Sochi Olympics broadcasts. The goal, according to Cadillac's... read more March 7, 2014 by


 
David Higgins and Subari clinch third consecutive Rally America championship.

NBC Sports To Air Rally America National Championship, With Some Delay

Rally America fans who are sick of watching races on YouTube should be happy to know that the U.S. rallying organization has reached an agreement with NBC Sports to air the... read more February 7, 2014 by


 
Backroad Gold title card.

Travel Channel's Backroad Gold Joins The Classic-Car Reality Show Herd

Just when you thought there were no barn finds left, the Travel Channel has cooked up another car-based reality show. Backroad Gold follows the alliteratively-named Corky... read more January 20, 2014 by


 
Kevin Harvick wins the 2013 Sprint Unlimited NASCAR season-opener in his new Chevy SS race car

Speed Television Is Becoming Fox Sports 1

If you’re a fan of motorsport and auto hobby programming on Speed, you may want to sit down and observe a moment of silence. On August 17, Speed Television goes off the... read more March 6, 2013 by


 
Vaughn Gittin Jr demonstrates a proper burnout - image: Ford Motor Company

Ford's 'Octane Academy' Reality Show Returns For A Second Season

In July 2011, Ford announced a program called “Octane Academy,” targeted to action-sport fans. The premise was simple: film a video showing why you should be... read more November 29, 2012 by


 
Top Gear season 18 preview images

Top Gear's Clarkson, Hammond And May Sign On For Another Three Years

If the thought of a future without the BBC’s hit automotive show Top Gear is too bleak for you to imagine, take heart: the network has just signed Jeremy Clarkson... read more September 28, 2012 by


 
Carroll Shelby with 3 Cobra roadsters in 1963

Velocity Channel Working On Carroll Shelby Miniseries

There’s no denying that Carroll Shelby permanently etched his mark on the American landscape with big, bold strokes. Over the course of his career, Shelby worked as... read more May 18, 2012 by


 
Top Gear USA, now on BBC 3

Top Gear USA Season Three Premiers On February 14

When Top Gear USA debuted on The History Channel in 2010, critics were quick to point out that the show wasn’t up to the standards of its original, British counterpart... read more February 6, 2012 by


 
Top Gear season 18 preview images

Top Gear Season 18 Mega-Gallery

Just in case you don’t already have it marked on your calendar, Top Gear season 18 begins this Sunday on BBC2 and BBC HD. Those of us with access only to BBC America... read more January 25, 2012 by


 
The 1949 Triumph Trophy TR5 used in filming "Happy Days."  Image: Bonhams Auctions

'Happy Days' Triumph Motorcycle Hits The Auction Block

Motorcycle riders in America have always gotten a bad rap. Blame it Marlon Brando, whose portrayal of a motorcycle gang leader in the film classic, “The Wild... read more October 10, 2011 by


 
1957 Chevy 150 sedan from 'Pawn Stars'

1957 Chevy From 'Pawn Stars' Catches Fire, Gets Restored Within Hours

Unless you're a fan of the TV series Pawn Stars, you might've missed the news on Friday that a 1957 Chevy 150 sedan belonging to the "Old Man" overheated and burst into... read more October 3, 2011 by


 
Justin Bell in 'World's Fastest Car Show' from eBay Motors

eBay Motors Debuts 'World's Fastest Car Show' With Justin Bell

eBay has had a tough go of it since former CEO Meg Whitman stepped down, but what change a week can bring: now, Whitman's been tapped to help the sinking ship known as HP... read more September 26, 2011 by


 
Block, Foust, Gittin Jr., Deegan launch Octane Academy

Ford Bringing Its 'Octane Academy' To Fuel TV In Early 2012

When Ford announced a contest it called the “Octane Academy,” the automaker had no idea of the potential interest it would generate. Since the contest was... read more September 21, 2011 by


 
 

 
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