24 Jun, 2024

CARWOW ACQUIRES LEADING CAR MEDIA BRANDS INCLUDING AUTO EXPRESS TO BECOME ONE OF THE UK’S LARGEST ONLINE CAR-CHANGING DESTINATIONS

Carwow, the online car-changing marketplace, today announces the acquisition of Autovia, the automotive content and commerce media company, for an undisclosed sum.

Autovia reaches over 15 million car owners, buyers and enthusiasts every month through its leading print and digital titles including Auto Express, evo, DrivingElectric and Carbuyer, as well as its annual automotive satisfaction survey, Driver Power. As a leading publisher of automotive content, Autovia offers automotive partners innovative solutions in advertising and this acquisition will significantly grow Carwow’s reach and capabilities with in-market car buyers and sellers in the UK.

Combined with Carwow’s world-leading content, which includes its YouTube channel that generated over 1.1bn video views in 2023, the acquisition significantly expands Carwow’s audience reach. It will add to Carwow’s advertising and e-commerce capabilities for its car manufacturer and dealer partners, to help meet the growing digital demand to engage with millions of consumers who are considering changing their cars. The deal also presents new opportunities for embedding Carwow’s e-commerce offering for new and used–car sales across Autovia’s brand titles, as well as for motorists looking to sell their old cars.

Since 2011, Carwow has helped over 2.5 million people find, buy or sell a car, becoming a

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Ask Anthony helps couple whose business was hit by cars

After Ask Anthony featured the business owner, Joe Carlucci toured the property to see what kind of barriers could be installed to prevent future crashes.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Ask Anthony team is getting results after a Jacksonville business reached out with a problem they couldn’t solve.

William and Vicky Marcal help run their family company called “Duval Finest Countertops” on Emerson Street near Downtown Jacksonville. They moved into the building five years ago.

The Marcal siblings said cars have crashed into the building about six times in the past two years. They weren’t done repairing the building from the first accident, before another car crashed just a few weeks ago.

“The speeding is the main thing. They come so fast around the corner that they can’t control that one little curve and it’s causing them to hit the building every time,” explained Vicky Marcal.

After their story aired on First Coast Newsa Jacksonville City Councilman picked up the phone and called Anthony Austin.

“I’ve already talked to traffic engineering. I’ve already talked to a public works director. They are very open to coming out here with me next and looking at what the site allows for,” City Councilman

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