Posts tagged with Auto Trader

Life after The Digitals: five winners, one year later

It’s not too late to enter The Digitals with your own successful case study, which definitely deserves a wider audience and could also help inspire a new generation of digital innovators.

The Digitals 2014 are designed to showcase the finest work from the global digital and ecommerce community, but not just from individuals, we want to put the whole team centre stage in order to celebrate and truly reflect the collaborative culture of our industry.

You have till 24 September 2014 to enter, and in order to give you inspiration for your own entry I’m going to take a look at some of the past winners and see how they’ve been fairing since their award win.


Auto Trader mobile sees 2.2m users in January 2012

Auto Trader mobile has announced that it achieved 2.2m unique users in the month of January 2012.

The brand says that this represents 150% growth in car searches made via mobile in the past year.


AutoTrader: iPad app review

Following on from a successful iPhone app, Auto Trader released a version for the iPad last week. 

The launch is in response to growing levels of traffic on from Apple's tablets. In the last six months, traffic from these devices has grown by 133%. 

I've been checking the new iPad app out... 


Q&A: Auto Trader's Nick Gee on the new iPhone app

Motoring website Auto Trader launched its first iPhone app two weeks ago. Though the DVLA has since forced it to remove the number plate recognition feature, it remains a very useful app. 

I've been talking to Director of Mobile Nick Gee about the new iPhone app, and Auto Trader's mobile strategy. 

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DVLA forces Auto Trader to change its iPhone app

Auto Trader has been forced to remove a key feature from its iPhone app, just two weeks after it was released. 

The DVLA has a problem with the image recognition element of the app, which allows users to take a photo of a car license plate and get results from dealers selling that make and model. 


Auto Trader: iPhone app review

Motoring website Auto Trader launched an iPhone app yesterday, which contains car listings and reviews, as well as a number plate recognition tool. 

It's potentially a very useful app, so I've been seeing how user-friendly it is...


Site review: Auto Trader

Motoring website Auto Trader has recently launched a new version of its site in beta, updating the technology behind the site and introducing a more modern design.

The Auto Trader mobile website was impressive when I reviewed it recently, so I've decided to have a closer look at the new desktop site. It's a pretty big site, so I've confined my review to a used car search...


Which auto websites are getting it right?

A study of automotive website usability has named the Audi website as the best by a manufacturer, with Volvo and Mini the runners up.

The eDigitalResearch study was commissioned by Auto Trader, and looks at various features of car websites, including selector tools and customer service options.

I've been looking at some of the winners' websites...