TEN Publishing Kills 19 Automotive Print Publications – Bad news!

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TEN Publishing Kills 19 Automotive Print Publications

Ten Publishing have decided to retire 19 mostly iconic Automotive print titles in what is really bad news for the hobby. Whilst online is the way of the future there is still room for niche titles within the hobby, so for 19 to be discontinued at once is a real blow.

Just leaving MotorTrendHot Rod and Four Wheeler as the only three titles that will continue to be published in print in 2020.

Here’s the full list of titles that are at the end of the road in print

  • 4-Wheel & Off-Road
  • Automobile
  • Car Craft
  • Chevy High Performance
  • Classic Trucks
  • Diesel Power
  • Hot Rod Deluxe
  • Jp
  • Lowrider
  • Mopar Muscle
  • Muscle Car Review
  • Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords
  • Mustang Monthly
  • Street Rodder
  • Super Chevy
  • Super Street
  • Truck Trend
  • Truckin’
  • Vette

There has been a couple of statements from the company:

One to Jalopnik

TEN Publishing Co. announced today that it will discontinue publishing 19 of its 22 automotive print titles by end of year. MotorTrend Group provides all of the editorial and sales support for those publications. At MotorTrend Group, we remain committed to providing our fans and advertisers quality automotive storytelling and journalism across all of our content platforms and we are doubling-down on our best-in-class digital product experiences, while maintaining our support of the three most popular, profitable and strategic brands across digital and print – MotorTrend, Hot Rod, and Four Wheeler.

Update,  Jalopnik has learned that digital coverage for the shuttered print titles will continue

Plus more info from Folio

“It was announced today that TEN Publishing will discontinue publishing 19 of its 22 automotive print titles by the end of the year,” wrote MotorTrend Group president and GM Alex Wellen in the memo. “I know this is difficult news, but I want to assure you that we remain committed to you and your pursuit to deliver quality automotive storytelling and journalism across all of our content platforms.”

MotorTrend Group, a joint venture formed in 2017 and majority owned by Discovery, Inc., comprises the digital and video businesses of the company formerly known as The Enthusiast Network, whereas TEN Publishing controls those brands’ print magazines. Under a licensing agreement, MotorTrend Group provides editorial and ad sales support to TEN, producing content for both MotorTrend Group’s digital platforms and TEN’s magazines

TEN Publishing Kills 19 Automotive Print Publications

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