Auto Trader app arrives for Windows Phone
Auto Trader, the number one digital marketplace for buying and selling new and used cars, has launched a new smartphone app available to download from today on Windows Phone.
Auto Trader has teamed up with Microsoft to expand its mobile offering and provide a brand new Auto Trader search experience for Windows Phone users – enabling users to search Auto Trader’s extensive stock.
The app’s key features include:
– Tiles: Exclusively available to Windows Phone, the live tile feature allows users to pin saved cars to their home screen, ensuring Auto Trader is front of mind
– My Garage: Users can save vehicles of interest and frequently run searches to the handy ‘My Garage’ area, which can be accessed at a later date using any device on any platform
– Car Dealers: Using Nokia maps, users can locate car dealers and search for directions
– Tap + Send: Also exclusive to Windows Phone, Tap + Send allows users to transfer saved cars and searches between two devices, simply by tapping them together
Auto Trader’s Director of Mobile, Nick Gee, said: “We are delighted to be working with Microsoft to launch an app for Windows Phone. With over 3.5 million people accessing Auto Trader via their mobile devices every month, we are always striving to expand our mobile offering and provide the best possible experience for our users.â€¨â€¨“Building a native app has allowed us to take advantage of the platform’s unique features, live tiles is just one example of the personalised experience the new app offers Windows Phone users.”
Brett Siddons, Head of UK Consumer Marketing for Windows Phone commented, “We’re delighted Auto Trader is coming to Windows Phone users. The app offers a rich browsing experience making it easy to search, compare and save cars. Taking advantage of Windows Phone’s unique Live Tile functionality, people are able to view their saved car searches at a glance.