Automotive

Carmudi Philippines to spend $15 mln to boost market presence

Rocket Internet-backed Carmudi will invest $15 million over the next three to five years to expand in the Philippines, according to a local press report (read here). Carmudi global co-founder and MD, Stefan Haubold, informed the local publication that the car classified site wants to aggregate the Philippines market. The $15 million comes out of Carmudi’s second round of funding that...

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Cars.com owner has new name – TEGNA

Gannett has finally named its broadcast and digital division,  the new breakaway company that will oversee Cars.com and CareerBuilder. Here’s the announcement: Gannett announces TEGNA as name of new Broadcasting and Digital company McLEAN, VA – Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) said today that it has chosen TEGNA as the name for the new Broadcasting and Digital company. Gannett is in the...

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DoneDeal.ie announces new TV deal

DoneDeal, Ireland’s leading classified website, is partnering with GasBagTV in a deal that sees the auto-review-per-video site providing video content for Ireland’s leading classified website. The partnership will be mutually beneficial, as it will provide TV-quality video content for DoneDeal while at the same time creating awareness of and driving traffic to GasBagTV.ie, where...

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UAE warms to recommerce auto sites

Auto sites that help people sell their vehicles fast and hassle-free, are fast becoming the most popular channel for selling used autos in the UAE. These c-to-b sites buy used vehicles from consumers who want to avoid the hassle and risk of listing and selling their vehicles on vertical auto sites.  A leading player is SellAnyCar.com, which was founded in Sept. 2013 by CEO Saygin Yalcin, a...

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Auto Trader Trucks announces three new partnerships

Auto Trader Trucks has one of the largest listings of used trucks in the U.K. with more than 7,000 stock items and it lists vehicles from both private and trade sellers. This week the company announced three new partnership ventures with its Trucks.autotrader.co.uk platform. Firstly, Auto Trader Trucks joined forces with The HGV Training Centre (HgvTraining.co.uk ) to offer a range of...

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AOL Auto editor now edits Yahoo Autos

Sharon Carty to Drive Yahoo Autos as New Editor-in-Chief NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Yahoo Inc. (YHOO) today announced that Sharon Carty is the new Editor-in-Chief of the recently launched digital magazine, Yahoo Autos. Sharon will lead a talented group of automotive experts including Managing Editor Justin Hyde, Editor-at-Large Alex Lloyd and Road Test Editor Aki...

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