Launches Samsung Smart TV App

        Launches Samsung Smart TV App's Product Innovation Team explores new ways to educate and
inform car shoppers

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, Jan. 3, 2013

ATLANTA, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ is continuing to redefine
the automotive shopping experience by releasing a new app for Samsung Smart

"People are increasingly using mobile, consoles, TVs and many other emerging
technologies to gather automotive information and make purchase decisions,"
said Nick Park, director, product innovation. "This app is just
one example of how we're responding to that shift."

Customers can now download the app from the Samsung Smart TV
App Store. The app showcases video reviews of new cars from's
expert editorial staff, as well as video shopping tips and advice. The visual,
intuitive interface allows shoppers to search for information by brand,
segment or by typing in a search term of their choice. The app is compatible
with all 2008 through most 2012 Samsung televisions equipped with Smart TV.

This app is the latest public endeavor from's Product
Innovation Team – a dedicated group of developers and programmers who are
focused on creating new technologies that push the limits of the traditional
automotive purchase model.

"'s mission is to dramatically improve the way people buy and
sell cars, so it's critical to our business to have an established team that's
constantly asking what's next," Park explained.

The Product Innovation Team will closely monitor the success of the Smart TV
app and use the results to assess future opportunities.

"Samsung Smart TV is a widely available platform so it's a great test bed for
us," Park said. "We expect to learn a lot from this first app and see where we
go from here."

Created in 1997, Atlanta-based is the Internet's ultimate
automotive marketplace. As a leading resource for car shoppers and sellers, aggregates millions of new, used and certified pre-owned cars
from thousands of dealers and private sellers and provides expert articles and
reviews., which also operates the auto
marketing brand, is wholly owned by AutoTrader Group. Additionally, AutoTrader
Group owns Kelley Blue Book ( as well as three other companies that
provide a full suite of software tools that help dealers and manufacturers
manage their inventory and advertising online: vAuto, HomeNet Automotive and
VinSolutions. AutoTrader Group is a majority-owned subsidiary of Cox
Enterprises. Providence Equity Partners is a 25 percent owner of the company
and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is also an investor. For more
information, please visit


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