Tag: cars


by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2011
Diverse Portfolio Featuring New Introductions from Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, Fisher-Price®, Monster High™ and More, Reaches Fans Where They Are Today EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— As the leading toy maker and an expert in creating memorable play experiences, Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) unveils innovative new products that expand beyond the toy box at this year’s New York…


by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2011
Rev your engines and buckle up, GreenLight is going for another lap around the Globe with international hit; 1:64 Motor World   Indianapolis, IN (January 19, 2011) Need a vacation? Take a trip with GreenLight as we travel the world with the successful series, 1:64 Motor World.  First released in the summer of 2009, GreenLight…


by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2011
GreenLight highlights famous silver screen settings and memorable racing events. Indianapolis, IN (January 11, 2011) The New Year brings many treats to the GreenLight Collectors and the first series to utilize this fresh feel is 1:64 Dioramas Series 4. By reaching out to production studios GreenLight has obtained Hollywood licensing permissions to replicate scenes from…


by Daniel Pickett
January 5, 2011
The larger scale Black Bandit and Auction Block focus on significant machines within each product theme   Indianapolis, IN (January 5, 2011) 1:18 Auction Block and 1:18 Black Bandit will be released simultaneously within the die cast market for their upcoming release in 2011.  Both Vehicles have impressive and monumental back story on how they…


by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2010
It has been one hot year for GreenLight’s Police themed product line appropriately named “Hot Pursuit”   Indianapolis, IN (November 2, 2010) The collectors were the ones that breathed life into this series with their requests of GreenLight to manufacture a entire police themed product line.  The first release debuted in August 2009 and since…


by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2010
Collectors have long awaited the return of this successful series and now the wait is over Indianapolis, IN (October 29, 2010) GreenLight Collectibles has recently signed a licensing agreement with the IZOD IndyCar Series.  This agreement allows GreenLight to produce 1:18 scale replicas of cars that will be running in the 2011 season.  GreenLight has a…


by Daniel Pickett
October 19, 2010
GreenLight introduces a 15 case collector pack that features history and prestige in 1:64 scale   Indianapolis, IN (October 19, 2010) Pack your bags, GreenLight is taking collectors on a cross country road trip down the infamous Route 66 U.S.A.  The 15 car set will be packaged in a display Collector case with a road…


by Daniel Pickett
October 9, 2010
2010_Kmart-ad.jpg It’s that time of year again!  Mattel has announced the details of their 2010 K-Mart Cars Collector Event.    Cars Fans, Join Lightning McQueen, Mater, and the rest of the gang from Radiator Springs at the next Cars Collector Event happening Saturday, October 23rd at 11:00 AM at participating Kmart stores nationwide! Click here for…


by Daniel Pickett
September 15, 2010
These scenes exhibit a range of series staged with pedestrians and passengers included.   Indianapolis, IN (September 21, 2010) The scenes constructed in GreenLight’s 1:64 Dioramas include popular series widely demanded by GreenLight Collectors as well as a couple fresh new themes. This collaboration of new and different themes definitely keeps the series fun, interesting…


by Daniel Pickett
September 8, 2010
Focusing on Expanding Presence in Licensed Die-Cast Collectibles Industry  Indianapolis, IN (September 8, 2010) GreenLight, LLC, together with its affiliate, Under the Hood Club LLC, today announced that it has completed a significant equity investment from a group of individual investors.  Net proceeds from this investment will be used to accelerate the development of new…


by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2010
Held at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC GreenLight offers Custom Promo Car for Event only   Asheville, NC (August 10, 2010) Tis’ the season of car shows and GreenLight Collectibles does not want to miss out on the excitement.  GreenLight was approached by Joe Grace, President of the Blue Ridge Mustang Club of Asheville(BRMCOA)…


by Daniel Pickett
July 7, 2010
The fourth series of 1:64 Hot Pursuit will be available at Target Stores.   Indianapolis, IN (July 6, 2010) GreenLight’s newest release of 1:64 Hot Pursuit is a double debut, with Series Four making its way to the public as well as the re-introduction of Target to the list of GreenLight Mass Market Outlets.  This…


by Daniel Pickett
June 22, 2010
Set auction record for highest price for an American Car Indianapolis, IN (June 22, 2010) Fully restored and wearing its famous Reims livery, the 1965 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe CSX2601, frequently referred to as "American Racing’s Crown Jewel", sold for a record-breaking $7.25 million at Mecum’s inaugural Monterey, California Auction on August 15, 2009. A…


by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2010
Every vehicle in this GreenLight Line is officially licensed by the individual police department. INDIANAPOLIS, IN (June 7, 2010) Almost everyone has a childhood memory of a toy police die cast car, they represent safety, allow one to play the role of authority and are the perfect beginning to the lifelong love of die cast…


by Daniel Pickett
May 14, 2010
KmartCARS.jpg  Today the gang over at MattyCollector.com posted this double dose of news about this year’s annual KMart Cars event, happening on 6/12.  To see the new countdown clock mentioned below click here.  Cars Fans, Meet our all-new countdown clock, rolled out for the first time to help us track the minutes to the big Cars…


by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2010
The Hot Wheels team posted the line up of their new line of cars based on the characters in the upcoming movie Toy Story 3 on the official Hot Wheels Facebook Page this week.  These should be shipping to stores right now.       Blastin Buzz   Wheelin’ Woody   Little Green Speedster  …


by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2010
1:64 Scale Cars on Sale at Original Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis MARENGO, Ill. – Mecum Collector Car Auctions has teamed up with GreenLight Collectibles, a die-cast car manufacturer based in Indianapolis, Ind., to produce 1:64 scale replicas of select high-profile automobiles sold across the Mecum Auction block.  The limited-edition replica vehicles will be available…


by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2010
Starro_Spores.jpg     Masters of the Universe® Mo-Larr vs Skeletor® Figures ($40) Mo-Larr was featured in the famous (infamous?) episode featured on the DVD release of Robot Chicken Season 2 where he chased down Skeletor® and relieved him of an impacted wisdom tooth, sans numbing agent. Skeletor® features a new head with missing tooth, Havok Staff,…


by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2010
This news just in from the Hot Wheels PR team: Check out one of Hot Wheels’ limited edition vehicles for 2011 – Wonder Woman’s Invisible Jet! The Hot Wheels team worked closely with their friends at DC comics to make sure the details were perfect.   Be sure to check out the official Hot Wheels …


by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2010
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Mar 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) brings springtime fun with fresh new toys and games perfect for play indoors and out. From Barbie(R) to Hot Wheels(R) and great games for the entire family, Mattel’s got kids covered and parents prepped for upcoming springtime vacations, holidays and rainy or sunny…