With a billion views on YouTube, Motor Trend is now building a video paywall

Motor Trend has hit a billion views on YouTube by giving away its content for free. Now it’s changing gears to get some of its viewers to pay. Last fall, Motor Trend soft-launched Motor Trend On Demand, a subscription streaming platform available for $5.99 per month. The platform has nearly 1,000 hours of original content including series such as “Roadkill Garage” and “Head2Head Drag Race.Read the full article

Freiburger Answers You About Motor Trend OnDemand!

Motor Trend OnDemand is our new subscription video service, but it does not change the shows that will continue to appear free here on YouTube. However, the video announcement about MTOD caused confusion with a significant number of people who questioned the future of the Motor Trend YouTube channel, and who had a number of other queries related to MTOD. In this video David Freiburger from Roadkill spells it all out. Have more questions or input? Post ’em here and we’ll do our best to continue to answer them…the rational ones, anyway. We are not charging for shows here on YouTube!