How Hot Wheels Torched Matchbox

How Hot Wheels Torched Matchbox

By Studio71

Past Gas by Donut Media

Monday, 8 November

There are many rivals in cars, but few are firier (and tinier) than the battle between Hot Wheels and Matchbox. At one point, the two companies were in all out war for the coveted toy car market. Who were the players? How did Hot Wheels end up being the best-selling toy EVER? Today on Past Gas, we’re laying down some flimsy plastic track to explain exactly how Hot Wheels zipped past Matchbox. More about Show: Follow James on IG and Twitter @jamespumphrey.   Follow Nolan on IG and Twitter @nolanjsykes.   Follow Joe on IG and Twitter @joegweber. Follow Donut @donutmedia, and subscribe to our Youtube and Facebook channels!   Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/PastGas. If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be helpful! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/PastGas. Thanks to our sponsors: Check out Manscaped! Get 20% off + free shipping with the code GAS20 at manscaped.com.  Get the best oil for you engine with Valvoline! For a limited time, we’ve partnered with Current to give away MONEY! That’s right, Current is giving away $200 to ten lucky podcast listeners in the month of November. All you have to do is download the Current app and enter code GAS during sign up before November 30th for a chance to win! Visit current.com/GAS for full Terms and Conditions. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp and Past Gas by Donut Media listeners get 10% off their first month at BetterHelp.com/pastgas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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