Edmunds.com Posts Streaming Video Highlights From the New York International Auto Show

Apr 12, 2001, 01:00 ET from Edmunds.com

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmunds.com
 (http://www.edmunds.com), the Web's leading consumer resource for unbiased
 automotive information, has added streaming video from the New York
 International Auto Show to its Web site.  Edmunds.com's video gallery now
 includes more than 70 video segments, including road tests, features and
 "how to's" -- as well as the remarkably popular vehicle introductions from the
 world's major auto shows.
     Prior to coming to New York, Edmunds.com had built an extensive inventory
 of video clips from the Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago and Geneva auto shows
 now streaming on www.edmunds.com, including exciting auto show introductions
 of the Acura 3.2 TL, Acura RS-X, Aston Martin Vanquish, BMW X coupe, 2001 BMW
 3-series Compact, Buick Bengal, Cadillac Vizon, Chrysler Crossfire, Dodge
 Powerbox, 2002 Dodge Ram 1500, Dodge Super8 Hemi, 2003 Dodge Viper RT-10
 convertible, Ford Forty-Nine, Ford Mustang Bullitt, Ford hybrid, 2002 Ford SVT
 Focus, 2002 Ford Thunderbird, GMC Terracross, Honda Model X, Hyundai HCD6
 Roadster Concept Car, 2002 Hyundai Terracan, 2002 Infiniti Q45, Jeep Liberty,
 Jeep Willys, Kia Optima SE-L Concept, Lexus IS 300 SportCross wagon and
 five-speed manual, Lexus SC 430, Maserati 3200GT, Mazda MX Sport Tourer, Mazda
 RX-8, Mazda Premacy, 2003 Mercury Marauder, Mitsubishi ASX, Mitsubishi
 RPM7000, Nissan Alpha-T, 2002 Nissan Xterra & Frontier, Oldsmobile O4, Pontiac
 Vibe, Pontiac REV Concept Car, 2002 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS sedan and TS Sport
 wagon, Toyota RSC Concept Car, Volkswagen Jetta wagon, Volkswagen Microbus,
 Volvo Adventure and Volvo Safety Concept Car.
     "Since the launch of our streaming video initiative in January, our
 audience has grown twenty-fold, from 2,000 to over 40,000 weekly views.  We
 have surpassed even the most bullish estimates," stated Glenn McClanan,
 Director of Broadband Initiatives for Edmunds.com.  "The Edmunds.com name and
 the significant traffic to our video gallery have helped earn our camera crews
 special access to the hottest products, such as the 2002 Infiniti Q45."
     The video initiative is supported by the technology of CNET Media
 Productions, a division of CNET Networks Inc.  CNET Media Productions, which
 offers standout, original video to high tech and Internet companies, works
 under the guidance of Edmunds.com's editorial staff to create informational
 videos.  CNET's award-winning television and radio programs are broadcast in
 100 countries worldwide, as well as on CNBC and other national distribution in
 the U.S.  CNET is the largest minority shareholder in Edmunds, and this
 collaboration is one of many between the companies intended to help further
 Edmunds.com's development as the premier meta-channel for the automotive
 industry.
 
     To check out the Edmunds.com video gallery, please visit:
     http://www.edmunds.com/video/
 
     To view video segments from the New York International auto show, please
 visit:
     http://www.edmunds.com/news/autoshows/articles/45785/article.html
 
     About Edmunds.com
     Headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, Edmunds.com, Inc.
 (http://www.edmunds.com) is the Internet's pioneer and leader in providing
 free, third party automotive information, tools and services for consumers.
 Edmunds.com empowers, educates, and engages visitors by providing them with
 straightforward information on key aspects of buying, selling, and owning a
 vehicle.  For example, Edmunds has launched its True Market Valuesm products
 to inform the general public of the actual transaction prices of vehicles and
 vehicle finance rates, while the Edmunds.com Powershopper(SM) offers car
 shoppers the opportunity to research and pursue online and offline purchase
 options in the informative, consumer-friendly environment of the Edmunds web
 site.  Visitors are also provided extensive automobile reviews, consumer
 information, safety updates, incentive and rebate news, expert analysis of
 developments in the automotive world, and the Town Hall, an interactive
 community of more than 500,000 registered members.  Edmunds.com received
 Yahoo! Internet Life's Gold Star Site honor for excellence in the category of
 "Best Car-Buying Tips," was ranked number one in the Survey of Car-Shopping
 Web Sites as reported by The Wall Street Journal, rated the number one
 automotive and second overall web site in the Dialscore loyalty study, was
 named as one of Yahoo! Internet Life's 50 Most Incredibly Useful Sites, one of
 Money's 50 Most Useful Financial Websites, both a Digital Favorite and one of
 the Top 10 Editors' Picks in TIME's On Magazine, and among Entrepreneur
 Magazine's Top 100 Web Sites for Entrepreneurs.
 
 

SOURCE Edmunds.com
    SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmunds.com
 (http://www.edmunds.com), the Web's leading consumer resource for unbiased
 automotive information, has added streaming video from the New York
 International Auto Show to its Web site.  Edmunds.com's video gallery now
 includes more than 70 video segments, including road tests, features and
 "how to's" -- as well as the remarkably popular vehicle introductions from the
 world's major auto shows.
     Prior to coming to New York, Edmunds.com had built an extensive inventory
 of video clips from the Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago and Geneva auto shows
 now streaming on www.edmunds.com, including exciting auto show introductions
 of the Acura 3.2 TL, Acura RS-X, Aston Martin Vanquish, BMW X coupe, 2001 BMW
 3-series Compact, Buick Bengal, Cadillac Vizon, Chrysler Crossfire, Dodge
 Powerbox, 2002 Dodge Ram 1500, Dodge Super8 Hemi, 2003 Dodge Viper RT-10
 convertible, Ford Forty-Nine, Ford Mustang Bullitt, Ford hybrid, 2002 Ford SVT
 Focus, 2002 Ford Thunderbird, GMC Terracross, Honda Model X, Hyundai HCD6
 Roadster Concept Car, 2002 Hyundai Terracan, 2002 Infiniti Q45, Jeep Liberty,
 Jeep Willys, Kia Optima SE-L Concept, Lexus IS 300 SportCross wagon and
 five-speed manual, Lexus SC 430, Maserati 3200GT, Mazda MX Sport Tourer, Mazda
 RX-8, Mazda Premacy, 2003 Mercury Marauder, Mitsubishi ASX, Mitsubishi
 RPM7000, Nissan Alpha-T, 2002 Nissan Xterra & Frontier, Oldsmobile O4, Pontiac
 Vibe, Pontiac REV Concept Car, 2002 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS sedan and TS Sport
 wagon, Toyota RSC Concept Car, Volkswagen Jetta wagon, Volkswagen Microbus,
 Volvo Adventure and Volvo Safety Concept Car.
     "Since the launch of our streaming video initiative in January, our
 audience has grown twenty-fold, from 2,000 to over 40,000 weekly views.  We
 have surpassed even the most bullish estimates," stated Glenn McClanan,
 Director of Broadband Initiatives for Edmunds.com.  "The Edmunds.com name and
 the significant traffic to our video gallery have helped earn our camera crews
 special access to the hottest products, such as the 2002 Infiniti Q45."
     The video initiative is supported by the technology of CNET Media
 Productions, a division of CNET Networks Inc.  CNET Media Productions, which
 offers standout, original video to high tech and Internet companies, works
 under the guidance of Edmunds.com's editorial staff to create informational
 videos.  CNET's award-winning television and radio programs are broadcast in
 100 countries worldwide, as well as on CNBC and other national distribution in
 the U.S.  CNET is the largest minority shareholder in Edmunds, and this
 collaboration is one of many between the companies intended to help further
 Edmunds.com's development as the premier meta-channel for the automotive
 industry.
 
     To check out the Edmunds.com video gallery, please visit:
     http://www.edmunds.com/video/
 
     To view video segments from the New York International auto show, please
 visit:
     http://www.edmunds.com/news/autoshows/articles/45785/article.html
 
     About Edmunds.com
     Headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, Edmunds.com, Inc.
 (http://www.edmunds.com) is the Internet's pioneer and leader in providing
 free, third party automotive information, tools and services for consumers.
 Edmunds.com empowers, educates, and engages visitors by providing them with
 straightforward information on key aspects of buying, selling, and owning a
 vehicle.  For example, Edmunds has launched its True Market Valuesm products
 to inform the general public of the actual transaction prices of vehicles and
 vehicle finance rates, while the Edmunds.com Powershopper(SM) offers car
 shoppers the opportunity to research and pursue online and offline purchase
 options in the informative, consumer-friendly environment of the Edmunds web
 site.  Visitors are also provided extensive automobile reviews, consumer
 information, safety updates, incentive and rebate news, expert analysis of
 developments in the automotive world, and the Town Hall, an interactive
 community of more than 500,000 registered members.  Edmunds.com received
 Yahoo! Internet Life's Gold Star Site honor for excellence in the category of
 "Best Car-Buying Tips," was ranked number one in the Survey of Car-Shopping
 Web Sites as reported by The Wall Street Journal, rated the number one
 automotive and second overall web site in the Dialscore loyalty study, was
 named as one of Yahoo! Internet Life's 50 Most Incredibly Useful Sites, one of
 Money's 50 Most Useful Financial Websites, both a Digital Favorite and one of
 the Top 10 Editors' Picks in TIME's On Magazine, and among Entrepreneur
 Magazine's Top 100 Web Sites for Entrepreneurs.
 
 SOURCE  Edmunds.com