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  • How ADESA is aiming for the top

    Jul 26, 2018
    CarsOnTheWeb is not just any online car auction platform. Its unique business model and pan-European scope ensure transactions are fast, easy and hassle-free. Customers are satisfied, their numbers increasing rapidly. Here's how CarsOnTheWeb is aiming for the top.
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  • Gino Talks: awesome new functionalities

    Jul 24, 2018
    You’re already aware that everyone at CarsOnTheWeb is committed to making buying and selling as quick and efficient as humanly possible, and as enjoyable as legally allowed. It’s why we’re constantly tweaking our systems and adding new functions and options. What are they?
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  • Is the Trump presidency having an influence on the European car market?

    Jun 25, 2018
    Since his inauguration eighteen months ago, Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on trade with Europe. After having imposed higher tariffs on European steel (+25%) and aluminium (+10%), he is seriously considering imposing tariffs of 2.5% to 20 or 25% on non-American cars.
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  • ADESA announces 2017 annual results

    Jun 18, 2018
    CarsOnTheWeb, the online auction website for the car trade, has announced its 2017 annual results in its first annual report.
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  • 'Offline' remarketing with or without future

    Jun 12, 2018
    Online auctions are transforming the remarketing industry. But how exactly? Johan Meyssen, CEO of CarsOnTheWeb gives his point of view in an interview with Fleet Europe.
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  • Dieselgate: severe consequences for the second-hand market

    May 16, 2018
    There is no doubt that the Dieselgate scandal has left the Volkswagen group battered and bruised, but the post-Dieselgate era also represents a new reality for the car industry in general and the second-hand market in particular. CarsOnTheWeb too has noticed a large shift in engine choice among end consumers – and this is a change that players on the second-hand market would do well to adapt to. Because, as the business saying goes, a good crisis can make for great opportunities...
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  • Second-hand electric cars: seize the opportunity (while you still have the chance)

    Apr 09, 2018
    In our previous blog, we pointed out that the majority of car manufacturers will be producing many more electric cars in the near future. This means the number of cars will increase, but prices will probably remain high the next few years. Or is there a chance for opportunities in the second-hand car market?
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  • These electric cars are coming by 2020

    Mar 14, 2018
    Whether you’re for it or against it, the rise of the electric car is now unstoppable. As a pioneer, Tesla has opened many eyes and doors; in the meantime the product offensives of the major carmakers are also gradually coming up to cruising speed. And yes, there are also surprisingly fun and affordable cars among them.
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  • Gino Talks: New registration process

    Mar 01, 2018
    No one likes delays. Especially when they’re unnecessary. And we believe there were unnecessary delays for new customers who wanted to find cars at COTW. Before a new customer could start bidding, they had to validate a number of different elements...
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  • ADESA acquires German network for car trade GWLISTE.DE

    Feb 08, 2018
    As of 7 February, CarsOnTheWeb acquires GWLISTE.DE, the German network for the car trade. This takeover fits in with CarsOnTheWeb’s growth strategy.
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