Auto Bild sample cover
|First issue||23 February 1986|
|Company||Axel Springer AG|
History and profile
Auto Bild with its worldwide licensed editions, of which more than 7 million copies are sold every month, is published in 36 countries. Foreign editions include France's Auto Plus, the UK's Auto Express and Turkey's Auto Show. The magazine also has a Polish edition which is part of Axel Springer AG via its subsidiary Axel Springer Polska. The Finnish edition of the magazine, Auto Bild Suomi, was started in 2004 and is published by Sanoma Magazines. The Bulgarian version of the magazine is published under the name of Auto Bild Bulgaria which also published by Axel Springer AG. In Spain its edition is published on a weekly basis with the original name by Axel Springer AG. The Italian edition of the magazine, Auto Oggi, is licensed by Mondadori.
In 2001 Auto Bild had a circulation of 792,000 copies in Germany. The circulation of the magazine was 592,245 copies in Germany in 2010, making it the fourth best-selling European automobile magazine. The same year its Spanish edition had a circulation of 32,484 copies. Its circulation was 555,500 copies in 2012 in Germany
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