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Car Crazy® Brand Expands to the Internet with the Launch of CarCrazyCentral.com A New Robust Media Platform Designed Specifically For Serious Car Enthusiasts
Irvine, CA – November 1, 2005 – Car Crazy Central™ today announced the availability of its new car enthusiast website, CarCrazyCentral.com – “Where the Car Hobby Clicks”™. A portal-like website with no fees, the one-stop automotive destination offers access to a diversity of interactive capabilities featuring full-screen automotive television, radio, daily industry news, and a community area with a Classifieds section and a list of car events. Unique and unusual car humor and distinctive automotive e-cards are also available at a click of the mouse.
“We are committed to being at the forefront of the rapidly growing car lover segment,” said Leslie Kennedy, COO of Car Crazy Central. “The site draws on the best of the car hobby to provide features and services unlike anything else in the marketplace. We see it as our mission and passion to serve serious car enthusiasts worldwide with top-quality information, community features and entertainment.”
Taking automotive entertainment to the next level with many new and exciting features, CarCrazyCentral.com debuts at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas on November 1, 2005.
Following are some of the exciting Car Crazy Central features:
- Car Crazy TV & Radio: The Car Crazy TV and Radio shows will be available to watch on demand in full-screen video format. This includes past and present Car Crazy TV episodes, along with episodes of Crashes & Spins, humor videos and the annual Meguiar’s Award event. The technology allows car lovers to view some of the industry’s biggest names from all over the world. Unique to the site will be the radio show “Schwag Time”, in which the memorable voice of Monster Garage delights listeners with his interview guests.
- Car Crazy News: provides daily updated video news segments with stories ranging from the latest automotive manufacturing and industry stories to collector and enthusiast updates with coverage of the world’s most colorful and popular automotive lifestyle events. Breaking automotive news stories, reports from major international auto shows, and personality profiles are integral components in keeping enthusiasts returning regularly to the site for an “automotive fix.” CarCrazyCentral.com presents up-to-the moment news and offers the ultimate experience as close to a television newscast as is available anywhere on the Internet.
- Car Crazy Café: The true “hub” of the new site is the community area, where enthusiasts can post personal profiles and create an entire new circle of “car crazy” friends. The Car Crazy Café links car guys from around the world, allowing them to post and share vehicle profiles with photos and even upload personal videos up to 6MB. The community members can also join Enthusiast Groups and talk about any automotive topic. In addition, the Café has a “Classifieds” area to buy and sell cars, parts and automotive memorabilia, and a Celebrities area where members can rub elbows with the “Who’s Who” of the automotive industry.
Car Crazy Humor & Downloads: Car enthusiasts will laugh out loud at Car Crazy Central’s unique sense of humor and ability to capture the hilarity behind the car hobby. Full-screen short films and cartoons highlight entertaining car and car guy moments. Users can also access special screensavers, wallpapers, instant messaging icons, and automotive e-cards for every occasion. All of this is available free of charge.
“Our goal is to be the primary online destination site for car enthusiasts around the globe,” says Kennedy. “With this media platform and a deep-seeded connection with the hobby, we feel we have the resources to provide automotive enthusiasts with everything needed to keep abreast of what is happening in the car hobby. Car Crazy Central is going to be the place where the Car Hobby really clicks.”