Automotive

Wp.pl to publish classifieds of Domiporta and Autotrader

Agora’s Trader.com (Polska) started cooperating with one of the biggest news sites in Poland – Wirtualna Polska (WP.pl). As a result, classifieds from Trader’s real estate site Domiporta.pl and automotive site Autotrader.pl will appear on Wp.pl. More specifically, listings of Domiporta.pl and Autotrader.com will be published in the classified section of WP.pl...

Read More

Bloomberg veteran goes to TrueCar

Alan Ohnsman, who has been with Bloomberg for 15 years, is taking the newly-created TrueCar position of SVP and chief communications officer.  Before accepting this new position with the automotive marketplace, Ohnsman had been Bloomsberg automotive correspondent since 2001. Here’s the announcement:   Bloomberg Veteran Alan Ohnsman Joining TrueCar as Senior Vice President/Chief...

Read More

Cheki Nigeria’s unique growth strategy

In March this year Cheki told AIM Group it had over 30,000 car listings against Carmudi’s 10,000. Less than five months later Cheki.ng now announced it had crossed the mark of 135,000 listings, and more than one million leads on autos in Nigeria. Though we have no access to Cheki.com.ng’s internal data, 135,000 listed autos are more than four times what Carmudi announced it had a few...

Read More

AAA renews with TrueCar

p5rn7vb A little over a month after contracting with the National Education Association,  vehicle marketplace TrueCar has signed an agreement that keeps the 30 million members of the American Automobile Association (AAA) into its vehicle-search fold for another three years. Here’s the announcement: AAA Selects TrueCar To Power Its Auto-Buying Program For Over 30 Million Members Through...

Read More

Chip Perry joins AutoTrader UK board

While he won’t be an executive there, former  AutoTrader.com and Kelley Blue Book president and CEO Chip Perry has joined the board of AutoTrader UK, according to Automotive Management Online. “We have a very strong position among consumers, dealers, and OEMs [original equipment manufacturers] in the UK and I’m excited about the things the company is doing to help its customers...

Read More

OpenBay named top mobile-app innovator

OpenBay, the auto-service marketplace platform for Boston.com, was just honored by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council as the year’s top innovator in the mobile app category. Here’s the announcement: Openbay Named 2014 Innovation of the Year, Mobile App Winner at 17th Annual Technology Leadership Awards September 12, 2014, Boston, Mass. – Openbay today announced that...

Read More