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Car Throttle is a British media platform company for car enthusiasts based in London.

Founded in 2009 as a car blog by Adnan Ebrahim, the company has grown to become one of the largest car communities online and allows users to create content alongside featured editorial articles. In March 2015, Quantcast reported that Car Throttle received over 5 million monthly visitors globally.

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HQLondon, GB
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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)29(-6%)

Key People/Management at Car Throttle

Adnan Ebrahim

Adnan Ebrahim

Founder & CEO
Alex Kersten

Alex Kersten

Editor in Chief
Ethan Smale

Ethan Smale

James Dryden

James Dryden

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Car Throttle Office Locations

Car Throttle has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
White Bear Yard, 2nd Floor, 144a Clerkenwell Road
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Car Throttle Financials and Metrics

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Car Throttle total Funding

$3 m

Car Throttle latest funding size

$2.40 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Car Throttle investors

Car Throttle's latest funding round in January 2015 was reported to be $2.4 m. In total, Car Throttle has raised $3 m
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Car Throttle Revenue

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0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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Car Throttle Online and Social Media Presence

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Car Throttle Blogs

This Classic Mini Packs Electric Power And Underfloor Heating

Performance and electric conversion specialist Swind has breathed new life into the old Mini with a full electric conversion – plus USB ports and underfloor heating

Here's Your First Look At The Honda 'Urban EV' Interior

The coolest affordable electric car yet (we hope) has been revealed - from the driver's eye view, anyway -and it's all about big screens

The New Mini John Cooper Works GP Will Have A Fiesta ST-Crushing 300bhp

Mini has revealed that the incoming JCW GP will develop nearly 300bhp from a 2.0-litre inline-four

I Made My Civic Type R Immeasurably Better With Two Cheap 'Modifications'

We’ve made a couple of minor adjustments to ‘our’ Honda Civic Type R, making life with the car much easier

JLR's New 395bhp Straight-Six Is Here And You Can Have It In A Range Rover Sport

The new Range Rover Sport HST is powered by a mild hybrid inline-six, an engine we're expecting to see much more of

The BMW X3M And X4M Are Here With 503bhp Straight-Sixes

BMW has revealed full fat M Division versions of the X3 and X4, each of which squeezes 503bhp from an inline-six in Competition guise
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Car Throttle Company Life and Culture

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Car Throttle Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Car Throttle founded?

    Car Throttle was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Car Throttle key executives?

    Car Throttle's key executives are Adnan Ebrahim, Alex Kersten and Ethan Smale.

  • How many employees does Car Throttle have?

    Car Throttle has 29 employees.

  • Who are Car Throttle competitors?

    Competitors of Car Throttle include BitGravity, Redbox and Unruly.

  • Where is Car Throttle headquarters?

    Car Throttle headquarters is located at White Bear Yard, 2nd Floor, 144a Clerkenwell Road, London.

  • Where are Car Throttle offices?

    Car Throttle has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Car Throttle have?

    Car Throttle has 1 office.