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 Zachary Berry

NASCAR Driver Jeff Gordon Gets the Disney Treatment on “Mickey and the Roadster Racers”

NASCAR Driver Jeff Gordon Gets the Disney Treatment on “Mickey and the Roadster Racers”

Jeff Gordon lends his voice to the latest Disney Channel series, along with fellow NASCAR racers Jimmie Johnson and Danica Patrick

You might expect to see NASCAR stars like Jeff Gordon racing across your television screen on channels like FOX Sports or ESPN, while you might not expect to see them on the Disney Channel. Nevertheless, that is precisely where Gordon is heading to in a rather unexpected role. Jeff Gordon is set to voice a character on […]

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“TRON Realm, Chevrolet Digital Challenge” Attraction Opens in Shanghai Disneyland

“TRON Realm, Chevrolet Digital Challenge” Attraction Opens in Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disneyland is now offering visitors a TRON-influenced glimpse at the future of transportation, presented in part by GM. The park’s newly opened “TRON Realm, Chevrolet Digital Challenge” attraction represents a collaboration between Shanghai Disney Resort and its alliance participant, SAIC-General Motors. Located in Tomorrowland, the new, Chevy-sponsored TRON Realm is easily accessible from TRON […]

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Chevy Sponsors Tron Ride, Provides Parade Vehicle for Shanghai Disney Resort

Chevy Sponsors Tron Ride, Provides Parade Vehicle for Shanghai Disney Resort

The long-awaited Shanghai Disney Resort opened last month to excited crowds from the world over. Chevrolet is the official vehicle of the most magical new resort on earth, and it is also the presenting sponsor of Tomorrowland’s TRON Lightcycle Power Run. According to ShanghaiDisneyResort.com, the TRON Lightcycle Power Run is “the ultimate competition,” pitting teams […]

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Honda New Sponsor of Classic Disneyland Resort Autopia Attraction

Honda New Sponsor of Classic Disneyland Resort Autopia Attraction

Honda has announced that it will be the new sponsor of the Disneyland Resort attraction Autopia, a classic ride that allows visitors to steer specially designed bumper cars around an enclosed track. Honda also committed to continue its multiyear strategic alliance with Disneyland Resort. Autopia—a portmanteau of the words “automobile” and “utopia”—has been a part […]

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Take a Spin on Disney California’s New ‘Cars’ Ride: Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters

Take a Spin on Disney California’s New ‘Cars’ Ride: Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters

One of the elements of Disney Parks that make then so memorable–whether in Florida, California, or abroad–is not just the dressed up characters but the uniquely-inspired rides. That’s where the magic comes alive and becomes truly immersive. A new ride opens March 7th in Cars Land, part of Disney California Adventure in Anaheim. Guests can ride in two-passenger, […]

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A Robot Car from Disney Can Climb Walls

A Robot Car from Disney Can Climb Walls

Disney is responsible for many unbelievable creations, such as  brooms that can march and carry pails of water, a multitude of talking animals, and a snowman who not only sings but loves summer. Their latest creation, a car that can drive on walls, sounds equally unbelievable until you realize that it’s backed up by actual […]

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How to Get Your Hands on Classic Disneyland Cars This November

How to Get Your Hands on Classic Disneyland Cars This November

Upcoming auction to feature timeless Disneyland vehicles

Chances are that you know someone who collects Disney memorabilia, or perhaps you yourself collect it! The accumulation of Disneyana has become an obsession for many looking to preserve their childhood and the legacy of the beloved production studio. For those looking to take their collection from simple knickknacks to truly rare items, a California-based […]

 Aaron Widmar

Disney’s “Freewayphobia” & “Motor Mania” Featuring Goofy Still as Relevant Today as 50 Years Ago

Disney’s “Freewayphobia” & “Motor Mania” Featuring Goofy Still as Relevant Today as 50 Years Ago

Driving instructional videos continue to be entertaining and insightful with every passing year

Driver’s education classes are a necessary evil. While they have proven to lower the number of accidents and tickets teens are involved in or receive, these classes are undeniably boring. However, your driver’s ed class may have featured an unexpected treat: educational Disney cartoons featuring Goofy. Even half a century later, these animated shorts from Walt […]

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Hilariously Bad Chinese Cartoon Rips Off Disney’s Cars

Hilariously Bad Chinese Cartoon Rips Off Disney’s <i>Cars</i>

Blatant imitation of Disney/Pixar franchise results in Chinese director hurling insults

Disney might not be the most original production company out there, but at least it attempts to hide its mimicry. You know, like turning Michael J. Fox’s Doc Hollywood into a story about a red racecar who finds himself after getting lost in an amiable Podunk town–instead of a young hotshot surgeon. Nothing at all […]

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GM HQ to Host Disney’s Veterans Institute

GM HQ to Host Disney’s Veterans Institute

General Motors is teaming with Walt Disney Co., USAA, and the Michigan Veteran Affairs Agency (MVAA) to increase the likelihood of veterans getting new jobs by bringing Disney’s Veterans Institute to its Detroit headquarters on June 5th. Disney’s Veterans Institute is a full-day seminar in which veterans are trained in the skills they need to […]

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Ride in Style at Rock ‘n’ Rollercoaster at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Ride in Style at Rock ‘n’ Rollercoaster at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Whether you are a hard rock, coaster, or car fan, the Rock ‘n’ Rollercoaster at Disney’s Hollywood Studios park has your name on it. Not many of us have had the chance to zip through the Hollywood Hills in a stretch limousine, and Disney is all about making dreams come true. This time, they’ve brought […]

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Top 9 Car-Themed Attractions at Walt Disney World

Top 9 Car-Themed Attractions at Walt Disney World

These high-octane Walt Disney World attractions are perfect for car lovers

Disney World may be one of the world’s largest attractions for families all over the globe, but it’s also one of the ultimate locations for car fans. There are tons of car-themed rides, attractions, and restaurants at Disney World – and we’re not just talking about Pixar’s Cars.  Related: Learn more about the 2015 Mitsubishi […]

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Debunked: Death Causes Closure of Disney World Speedway

Debunked: Death Causes Closure of Disney World Speedway

Is a recent death to blame for the closure of the Walt Disney World Speedway?

For years, the Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney World has offered guests the chance to pilot a car they could only dream of. Nissan GTRs, Lamborghini Gallardos, and Ferrari 458s topped the list of supercars available to take for a spin. In addition, the Richard Petty Experience provided a NASCAR-style blaze over the Walt […]

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Amphicars at Downtown Disney Make a Splash

Amphicars at Downtown Disney Make a Splash

All aboard and haul anchor for a ride in the family car.

This week, Walt Disney World introduced a unique driving experience with the opening of The Boathouse at the Downtown Disney entertainment district. The restaurant features a delectable raw bar complete with oysters, and five-star desserts to-die for. But so what. Around back is what we’re really interested in. Amphicars. What are Amphicars? Any car enthusiast […]

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Lights, Motors, Action at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Lights, Motors, Action at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Don't miss this high-speed attraction at Walt Disney World

Are you ready for a live stunt show? At Walt Disney World’s Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show, that’s exactly what you’ll get. Witness as a director pieces together a European spy thriller by instructing over 30 stunt drivers to careen, jump, and even dodge explosions in this thrill-of-a-lifetime. Related: Nissan Presents ‘WINNING: The Racing […]

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‘Cars’ Suites at Disney World Perfect for Motor Heads

‘Cars’ Suites at Disney World Perfect for Motor Heads

Get put right into the Cars movie with this revved-up resort.

Taking the kids to Disney World is an ideal family vacation. Lucky for you, there is a high-octane place to stay that is perfect for the motor enthusiast. Just like in the 2006 Cars movie and its subsequent sequels, all roads at the Art of Animation Resort point to the Cozy Cone Motel. For fans […]

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Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney World

Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney World

Get hours, information, and reviews for the Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney World.

Have you ever wanted to borrow a Lamborghini, but couldn’t quite convince your buddy to buy one? Well, you can stop measuring his garage, because The Exotic Driving Experience is providing the experience of a lifetime at Walt Disney World. UPDATE: The Exotic Driving Experience will be closing as of June 28th, 2015 August 9th, […]

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Chevy Volt and EN-V Concepts to Cameo in Disney’s Tomorrowland

Chevy Volt and EN-V Concepts to Cameo in Disney’s Tomorrowland

The 2016 Chevy Bolt concept may share its name with a Disney film, but it’s the Volt that’s actually going to appear in one—alongside one of GM’s bizarre concept vehicles. The all-new 2016 Chevy Volt and Chevrolet’s EN-V concepts will be appearing in the backdrops of the upcoming Disney sci-fi mystery adventure, Tomorrowland, in scenes set […]