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Type of site Automotive Reviews
Available in English
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Owner Dennis Publishing
Alexa rank 33,445 (April 2014)[1]
Registration None
Launched October 29, 2010
Current status Active

Carbuyer is a web publication that offers car reviews, news and advice for the British market, with a focus on new rather than used cars. It was launched by Dennis Publishing in 2010, and was first published on October 29, 2010 [2][3][4][5] and is intended primarily for consumers rather than auto-enthusiasts. The site includes facts and figures from JATO allowing visitors to access specifications for every new model.[5]

Carbuyer produces its own video reviews, fronted by journalists and presenters James Batchelor and Ginny Buckley which are published on the website and on its YouTube channel. Mat Watson and Rebecca Jackson have been previous presenters.

The website was short-listed for Launch 2011 at the AOP Awards 2011,[6] and then won Product Development of the Year (Consumer) at the PPA Data & Digital Publishing Awards 2011.[7] It was also awarded the Plain English Campaign's Internet Crystal Mark[8] in 2011.[9]

In January 2014, Carbuyer refreshed its image with a new logo, new video graphics and website design. In May 2014, Stuart Milne was appointed editor.

Carbuyer has also published a book Carbuyer's Top 100 Family Cars and in January 2014, they launched their first ever television commercial.[10]

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