Disney Attack Plan – Radiator Springs Racers

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Vroom, Whoosh, Screech, Vroom... When I think of Cars and specifically Radiator Springs Racers these are the sounds I hear in my head. It's okay if you don't hear the same things. You might want to get it looked into though. Amongst the many attractions you'll find in Cars Land, Radiator Springs Racers is by far the most popular. You'll need to have a plan of attack to get on this ride!It's not uncommon to be in line at Radiator Springs Racers for upwards of 2 1/2 hours on a slower park day. … [Read more...]


Brand New Disney Pixar Cars Toons Shorty Shorts

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There are three brand new Disney Pixar "Cars Toons" Shorty Shorts now live on Disney.com andCars.Disney.com. Dubbed “Shorty Shorts” because they’re no longer than a minute and a half long, each video offers a quick and fun peek into the world of "Cars." Directed by Jeremy Lasky and produced by Mary Alice Drumm, Disney Pixar “Cars Toons” feature some of our favorite characters in new and surprising situations.Head to Disney.com or Cars.Disney.com to check out all three videos, … [Read more...]


Disney Interactive Announces ‘Cars’ Playset For ‘Disney Infinity’

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Just over a month ago, I was able to give you a first hand look at Disney Interactive's new gaming platform, 'Disney Infinity'. Based around the same gaming platform that makes up the popular game, 'Skylanders', 'Disney Infinity' brings you into the world of your favorite Disney characters like never before. The way the platform works revolves around a series of collectible figurines, and any time you want to get a new play set for the game, you buy the new figurine, which will let you upload … [Read more...]


Wheel of Fortune and Disney Come Together to Make Magic Memories for Contestants and At-Home Viewers

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It’s “Disney Time” at Wheel of Fortune as the fun of America’s Favorite Game Show and the magic of Disney come together in the game show’s 30th season including a week of shows and a sweepstakes for at-home viewers.“Wheel of Fortune Making Disney Memories Week” airing January 28-Feb 1, 2013, will feature a custom set including three different scenes depicting “Sleeping Beauty Castle,” “Cinderella Castle” and the Disney Dream cruise ship. Additionally, Disney is providing iconic elements from … [Read more...]


Walt Disney World Resort Steers Guests to High-Octane, Gear-Spinning Good Times

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Gear-spinning good times get rolling at Walt Disney World Resort, where car lovers can experience auto-themed attractions and shows, climb behind the wheel for a high-octane thrill ride and even settle back for a meal in a setting reminiscent of a time when families watched motion pictures from a cozy car seat.Here’s a spin around of “Walt Disney Wheels”:“Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show” – This fast-paced show takes Disney’s Hollywood Studios guests behind the scenes of … [Read more...]


Disney and Other Major Retailers Used Factory In Bangladesh Fire

A garment factory in Bangladesh where 112 people were killed in a fire over the weekend was used by a host of U.S. and European retailers, an Associated Press reporter discovered Wednesday from clothes and account books left behind amid the building wreckage at Tazreen Fashions Ltd.The Walt Disney Co. said its records indicate that none of its licensees have been permitted to make Disney-brand products at the factory for at least a year.Labor activists have argued for a long time that … [Read more...]


Cyber Monday Deals from Disney Publishing

Disney Publishing Worldwide is celebrating the arrival of the holiday season with big discounts on some of its favorite apps - from Cars to Princesses to recent Pixar hits! On November 26th for one day only, kids, parents, and Disney fans alike can download the following apps at a fantastic price in these Disney Cyber Monday Deals: Cars 2 Read and Race for $2.99 (orig. $6.99)Rev your engines for this thrilling Cars 2 Original Story! Read along as Lightning McQueen and the … [Read more...]


Disneyland Resort to Feature Cars Land-Inspired Float in the 124th Rose Parade

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Disney is bringing the excitement of the newly expanded Disney California Adventure park to Pasadena, Calif., with a Cars Land-inspired float in the 124th Rose Parade on January 1, 2013! This year’s parade theme is “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” – which is perfect for a story like “Cars,” in which the journey is as much a part of the experience as the destination.The float will feature floral representations of the stars of “Cars” – like Lightning McQueen, Sally, Luigi and Guido – along with … [Read more...]


Cars Take Flight Best Impression Contest

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Disney wants you to show them your "KA-CHOW" and upload your best impression to win  the grand prize of a vacation to Disneyland to see the new Cars Land for yourself and maybe a chance to meet Lightning McQueen while your there!  Enter Disney's Cars Take Flight Best Impression Contest by noon on October 7, 2012 and show them your best impression!So, start your engines — for a chance to win a family vacation for four to experience Cars Land, a brand-new land now open at Disney California … [Read more...]


Tuner dad turns son’s Lightning McQueen into real electric runner

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"Cars" may not be the most well-liked Pixar movie among adults, but it's got a healthy following among the booster-seat set. So when Sean Burgess' five-year-old son wore out his Lightning McQueen Powerwheel, Burgess did what any experienced car tuner would do: took it into his shop and gave it an upgrade into a mini electric race car.Burgess, the co-owner of the FFTEC tuning shop in Union City, Calif., reworked the toy with the addition of race-quality parts, starting with a 0.66-hp, … [Read more...]