Launched in 2007 by the Daily Mail and General Trust and acquired by Manheim in 2012, Motors.co.uk is part Cox Automotive, the world’s largest automotive services company and lists over 350,000 used cars for sale from over 5,500 of the UKs leading automotive retailers.
In January 2014, Motors.co.uk launched a new advertising campaign across TV, radio, outdoor and digital media, focused on taking the “Carfuffle” out of buying and selling cars, and showcased Motors.co.uk’s unique Smart products. In March 2015, the Carfuffle campaign was superceded by the “Smart Finger” campaign.
Motors.co.uk also operates an exclusive network of high quality websites, powering the used car search on sites including Carmony.co.uk, Honest John, Parkers.co.uk, Carsite.co.uk, and Desperate Seller, as well as the used car channels for local newspaper group sites.
Through this network Motors.co.uk is able to help dealers advertising with it reach 5.1 million car buyers each month (comScore, January 2018 based on the Motors.co.uk
Network, a custom entity including CarSite, Regit, Parkers.co.uk and many more)