Tag: cars

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2015
Indianapolis, IN (April 2, 2015) – The 2015 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament concludes April 4-6, with the student athletes from the University of Kentucky, University of Wisconsin, Michigan State University and Duke University converging on Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. GreenLight is proud to announce the production and release of officially licensed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2015
On the heels of GreenLight entry into Walmart Canada in January 2015, GreenLight is proud to announce Walmart Mexico (Walmart de México y Centroamérica) has joined the list of companies adding GreenLight to their boy’s toys offering. Walmart Mexico will soon be carrying GreenLight authentic die-cast replicas beginning this month at both Walmart Supercenter and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2015
We weren’t going to hit the last day at Toy Fair 2015, but we found ourselves will a little extra time that Tuesday, so we bundled back up and headed back to the Javits center for a look at a few other booths that I wanted to hit.   Now we have updated our Toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2014
We reported earlier about Brian from Funko leaking out new information on the Funko Forums as part of their 2014 12 Days of Christmas.   I think we left off at day 3 or 4… but since then the floodgates have opened and the new reveals today for ReAction (Tomorrowland, Fifth Element, Aliens featuring a Queen!,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2014
Gifts that harken back to times past and make adults remember the little kid that’s still inside are lining the shelves at Target stores and Target.com this season thanks to a new, exclusive Limited Time Only toy collection.   Target’s Limited Time Only collection of 12 toys will be a hit with kids and collectors,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2014
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Ready, Set Go! Today, Hot Wheels® unveils Nitro Warriors: Dare to Connect, an all-new stop-motion video in partnership with award-winning Vanguard Pictures, exploring the thrilling world of Hot Wheels® bringing tracks and stunts to life like never before! From a roaring stadium packed with car spectators to an endless canyon of orange tracks…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2014
 “GONE IN 60 SECONDS” AND STAR CAR CHARACTER “ELEANOR” GETS A GREENLIGHT! Indianapolis, IN – (September 30, 2014) –  GreenLight is thrilled to announce that “Gone in 60 Seconds” and GreenLight signed a multiple year exclusive global licensing agreement that makes GreenLight the producer of officially licensed die-cast cars for “Gone in 60 Seconds” and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 21, 2014
Here’s a fun little clip that popped up on line showing a UK toy factory back in 1962.    See how yesterday’s collectibles got made back in the day in this great old Throwback Thursday clip…    

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2014
It’s a few days late from when they said to expect the announcement, but here are the next 3 reveals of Mattel’s SDCC 2014 exclusives:   It’s been a week since our last reveal, and we know you’ve been patiently waiting for the next batch. Well, wait no more because here are three more new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2013
This week Mattel announced the details of their annual K-Mart Cars event: Disney • Pixar Cars Movie Fans, Get your engines revved up and prepare to snag a free set of Cars vehicles! Our friends at Kmart have rolled out another great offer, and this time it’s twice as special, because you’ll get not one,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2013
A nice little offer for fans of Mattel’s CARS line:   Disney • Pixar Cars Movie Fans, It’s summer, which means road trips, which means… Cars! It’s time to catch up with your favorite vehicles from both films, and our friends at Kmart have a great new offer. Let’s just say they’d like to provide…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2013
AFi would like to extend a hearty welcome to our newest sponsor, the gang at UnfinishedMan.com! Unfinished Man is a guy blog focusing on men’s style, life advice, gadgets, gaming, love, love, cars, dating and much, much more.    In their own words the gang at UF describe it as:  The path to becoming a Finished…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2013
Iconic Toy Brand Motors in Anniversary with 60 Cent Toy Cars at Retail and $60,000 “Hero” Scholarship   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— From fire trucks to dinosaurs to police cars in pursuit, Matchbox® has provided kids with unstoppable adventures and the durable vehicles and playsets to tackle them for six-decades of imaginative play. To commemorate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 28, 2012
SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 12/06/2012 – Round 2 is excited to announce the 1958 Plymouth Fury from the movie Christine, based on Steven King’s best-seller.  The 1983 movie poster proclaimed: She was born bad. Plain and simple. The limited edition die-cast replica of the Fury has been upgraded to accurately reflect the movie car. You’ll…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2012
You may recall last year I wrote about the annual Mattel HQ store tent sale over on AFHub.com: Once a year at Mattel’s Headquarters in El Segundo, as part of their regular company store, they have their annual tent sale.  This sale typically runs from just after Halloween and runs until just before Christmas.   The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2012
Disney•Pixar Cars Movie Fans, No need to race around town looking for the all-new lineup of vehicles from your favorite Cars movies… just pull into a participating Kmart store on Saturday, October 20th! Arrive at 9 a.m. local time and you’ll find each store well stocked with five new entries in the Silver Racer Series…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
This week Mattel announced the details of their annual June Disney/Pixar’s ‘Cars2’ K-mart Collectors event. Disney • Pixar Cars Movie Fans,The road to the World Grand Prix championship might be challenging for our friends from Radiator Springs, but we’re about to make it easier for you to collect your favorite vehicles from Disney • Pixar…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
Well, we missed a Monday, but we didn’t skip a week for a new episode! I still count that in the ‘win’ column. I could roll out all the clichés like “you can’t rush perfection” or “better late than never,” but the truth is Jason… well, he explains what happens in the episode so I’ll…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Last week Mattel posted the following news on how to pre-order their SDCC 2012 exclusives for those attending the con this summer:   Toy Fans,SDCC is right around the corner and, as we’ve done since 2010, we’re going to offer a limited amount of products to be pre-ordered here at MattyCollector.com for pick-up at San…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2012
DAYTONA 500 Pace Cars Set the Pace for 1:18 Two pace cars from Two of the most eventful, historic years in NASCAR history Indianapolis, IN (February 1, 2012) Coming to the table with two new licenses, GreenLight is offering it’s first set of 1:18 DAYTONA 500 pace cars. GreenLight teamed up with NASCAR and the Daytona…

 

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