Combined automotive audience will number more than 35 million unique monthly visitors
LOS ANGELES (September 3, 2014) – Internet Brands announced today that it has acquired High Gear Media, a next-generation publisher of automotive news, information, and tools for in-market car buyers.
Founded in 2007, High Gear Media has grown to operate some of the fastest-growing online automotive brands, including The Car Connection (www.thecarconnection.com), Motor Authority (www.motorauthority.com), and Green Car Reports (www.greencarreports.com). High Gear Media websites feature reviews and content
Green Car Reports‘ editor John Voelcker recently appeared on SiriusXM radio to discuss all things green cars — spending extra time breaking down the BMW i8. The 12-minute conversation (on Sirius XM Radio Channel 153) with Autos 0-60 host Javier Mota covers quite a bit of ground, discussing the evolving era of green car interest we now live in, plus major questions green car buyers often have and much, much more. Give a listen in the YouTube player below and enjoy the
This past weekend, Green Car Reports’ John Voelcker appeared on WNZF News to discuss all things green cars. The conversation is about 30 minutes long, and John covers quite a bit of ground, discussing the growing markets for plug-in electric cars and what leads consumers to buy them.
High Gear Media’s three automotive brands reached a new traffic record in January, with over 6.5 million unique visitors — nearly 30% higher than a year ago. The growth underscores the value of high-quality automotive content and tools plus users’ increasing mobile-first usage patterns.
Each of High Gear Media’s automotive brands–The Car Connection (car reviews and car shopping), Motor Authority (enthusiast news and first drives), and Green Car Reports (clean car news and analysis) continues to grow unique visitors,
Green Car Reports‘ own John Voelcker appeared on CNBC today to discuss Tesla Motors before the company’s earnings call at 5 p.m. John was interviewed about the challenges Tesla faces and what the company accomplished to date. Take a look at the clip — and then read John’s full article on Tesla’s Q1 Earnings.
Business Week reporter Tom Keene called out the clear analysis of Tesla’s recent leasing announcement at Motor Authority and Green Car Reports– and we wanted to share his take with you.
Our favorite quote:
“I urge any and all of old and new media to read the entirety of Nelson Ireson’s “No. Just No.” His show-don’t-tell math was devastating. His complete authority written, edited, and linked, destroyed the Mystery.”
That’s what we try and do — destroy the mystery for users interested in
PandoDaily recently covered the launch of Motor Authority’s iOS app launch and in the process delved into a pretty detailed look at the traction all of High Gear Media has created in terms of traffic, social media footprint, and mobile. Our favorite quote is this one:
“…the new iOS mobile app that has the potential to dramatically disrupt the automotive media industry.”
Read the full article at Pando Daily here and download the Motor Authority app for iOS here.
High Gear Media Senior Editor John Voelcker’s coverage of Chevy Volt Product Line Director Tony Posawatz’ departure from General Motors was linked to by The New York Times’ Wheels blog recently.
From The New York Times:
Though G.M. has not released any official communication, the engineer sent a note to colleagues last week and confirmed his plans in an interview with Green Car Reports.
As Voelcker notes in his Green Car Reports piece:
After the departure of lead engineer Frank Weber
As the 2012 New York International Auto Show heats up, the High Gear Media team is on hand providing wall-to-wall coverage: news updates, live shots, videos, and more!
The Car Connection, Motor Authority, and Green Car Reports are the places to check in with regularly, and of course you can find us all over the social web as well:
Facebook: The Car Connection | Motor Authority | Green Car Reports
Twitter: The Car Connection | Motor Authority | Green Car Reports
Things are just getting started and already there is
The Car Connection on the go just got better!
The Car Connection’s iPhone app is new and improved, including a simplified and streamlined user interface and bug fixes. The format that so many of you love from the web has been translated into an optimal experience on The Car Connection app.
The Car Connection is your go-to source for car news and reviews, shopping tips, comparisons, and more. And we are constantly striving to make finding and enjoying our content