High Gear Media’s reach keeps on expanding… into the far reaches.
And that now includes Google Currents, Google’s new magazine-like app for smartphones. Similar in nature to Flipboard, Currents is a riff on social readers. Available on both Android and iOS devices, Google Currents displays stories and updates from RSS feeds, Google+ streams, photos, videos, and other forms of media, creating a visually rich experience.
To add High Gear Media brands to Google Currents, just hop onto a mobile browser and click here to add The
We’re really excited to share a little news, about, well, the news. Today we’re announcing a partnership with our friends at The Washington Post. Select High Gear Media stories will be syndicated to their site, added to the Business and Cars sections and occasionally appear in print versions of The Post.
This is great for our sites The Car Connection, Motor Authority and Green Car Reports — each of which will be contributing. It goes without saying that The
The High Gear Media team has invaded Detroit to cover the 2012 North American International Auto Show!
Be sure to stay tuned to High Gear Media, where you’ll find full blown Detroit Auto Show coverage on The Car Connection, Motor Authority, and Green Car Reports.
For example, check out but a sampling of recent stories:
2013 Lincoln MKZ Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show
2013 Acura ILX Compact Hybrid: Detroit Auto Show Preview
2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo Live Pics: 2012 Detroit Auto Show
In the end, you made it really difficult for us!
We received a slew of amazing submissions in the final days of our contest to tell us about your favorite auto show moment and win a trip to the New York International Auto Show (sponsored by High Gear Media, Hyundai, and the New York International Auto Show). The editorial brain trust put its collective (and collectively fierce) mind to the task of selecting a winner, and…
We are thrilled to announce that Brian
We did our best to get a little April Fool’s Day spirit going this April 1st. Turns out, The New York Times noticed. Three of our brands were featured in the Times’ roundup of April Fool’s craziness in autos, cited for their creativity.
John Voelcker created a fake scoop for Green Car Reports on a company called NuTankX, supposedly a start-up based in Michigan that worked a new angle on the Better Place battery swap — gas tank switching.
Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield write
High Gear Media, Hyundai, and the New York International Auto Show are offering aspiring automotive writers inside access to cover the 2011 New York Auto Show.
Interested in getting flown to New York City with a guest to help us cover the big event?
Here are some tips and pointers to help you impress our editorial team and to give you the best shot to win.
Write about your favorite auto show moment!
The contest theme is this: write about your favorite auto show
High Gear Media CEO Matt Heist had an opportunity this week to drop by the TechCrunch TV studio and sit-down for an interview with Sarah Lacy to walk through High Gear Media’s growth and unique approach to automotive publishing.
Here are both parts to the interview where Matt explains what we are up to, the momentum we’ve been able to create, as well as what’s unique about building a media business in automotive. You can see a piece of the
Well, sort of. The Car Connection, High Gear Media’s flagship car review and information site, didn’t exactly win any best dressed awards at the 2011 Academy Awards. But the site, and our editor’s work, did appear on a commercial Hyundai aired nationally during the telecast viewed by millions.
Hyundai is advertising its new Elantra and quoted from Deputy Editor Bengt Halvorson’s review of the car in the national spot that has also aired during the NBA’s all-star
Quick Friday hit. Our man of green, and editor of GreenCarReports, was quoted in the The New York Times today as a source on future green-car technology.
John provided his views on the evolution of hybrid battery technology from today’s nickel-metal-hydride to a lithium-ion future. (Not for the faint of heart or small of mind).
Check out the story on the Hyundai’s effort to make the Sonata more fuel efficient in freeway driving (most hybrids do better on city streets).
You can also
Photo: Joe Nuxoll
HGM Senior Editor and green-car journalist John Voelcker was elected today to the Board of Directors of the International Motor Press Association. His election marks one of the few times an online journalist has served in that position.
The International Motor Press Association is this country’s oldest organization of automotive journalists and public relations professionals. The group was founded 50 years ago and today includes journalists from print, TV and — our bailiwick — the