MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Roadfly.com, the premiere online automotive resource focused on car reviews, car forums, and used car classifieds, today announced their RoadflyTV YouTube channel surpassed 10,000 subscribers. RoadflyTV has been watched more than 26 million times making it one of the top 5 most watched YouTube car review shows.
Car manufacturers and automotive media companies depend on engaged, loyal viewers, who today highly fragment their media viewing time. YouTube.com viewers subscribe to a user’s channel in order to automatically receive updates, product announcements, and notification of new videos or episodes.
A sample of car company and automotive media company YouTube subscriptions:
Audi – 8,200 subscribers
BMW – 18,500 subscribers
Consumer Reports – 4,000 subscribers
Kelly Blue Book – 9,600 subscribers
Roadfly – 10,000 subscribers
Road & Track – 3,100 subscribers
“The Roadfly car show has been a breakout hit this year! Our growth in viewers can be attributed to shoppers seeking out trustworthy and informative reviews,” said Charlie Romero, Roadfly.com founder and CEO. “I’m thankful to our loyal YouTube audience as well as our highly knowledgeable editorial staff and TV hosts.”
The Internet and video sites like YouTube.com have led the way in making car buying research easier. “It’s not just new car reviews driving our viewership. We’ve seen a tremendous increase in views of our car reviews from previous model years,” continued Romero. In addition to current model year reviews, YouTube.com and the Web have made it possible for the first time for a used car buyer to easily watch a used car review.
In 2005 RoadflyTV debuted the first ever car review podcast, which helped usher in a new way to research cars. “Our RoadflyTV YouTube channel is an extension of the Roadfly brand. Since 1997 we’ve proven to be the Internet innovator when it comes to reaching new and used car shoppers or car enthusiasts,” said Romero.
Roadfly.com is the Internet's comprehensive automotive resource for buyers, sellers, and owners. It is comprised of whole-market car reviews, classifieds, and one of the oldest and largest car forums online. Roadfly was founded in 1997 and is consistently ranked as one of the most utilized automotive resources. RoadflyTV was formed October 2005.