By: Press Release | Postmedia
January 23, 2013 (TORONTO) – Postmedia Network, Canada’s largest publisher of paid English language daily newspapers and Kijiji, Canada’s most popular free, local, online classifieds website, today announced that the used car listings for all 10 Postmedia daily newspaper websites* and driving.ca are now powered by Kijiji. The new automotive classifieds sites offer a mobile friendly experience.
“By working with Kijiji we have turbo-charged our listings offerings while continuing to deliver Postmedia’s great content to our audiences,” said Wendy Desmarteaux, Senior Vice President, Postmedia. “The new used car classifieds sites give audiences more than double the used car listings and enrich their shopping experience.”
In addition to a greater selection of listings, Postmedia’s audience will benefit from Kijiji’s detailed and user friendly search functionality that helps users find their next car easily based on preferences, including vehicle make, model, year, price range, body type, transmission, drive train, and even fuel type. From Vancouver to Toronto and Ottawa, Canadians everywhere will enjoy the convenience of a local search experience when shopping for their next used car.
“Leveraging Postmedia’s vast audience and award-winning content with our massive inventory of over 150,000 vehicle listings, this deal offers a fantastic resource for busy Canadians looking to research and buy their next car online”, said Scott Neil, Head of Vertical Business, Kijiji. “The new used car classifieds sites will make it even easier for Canadians to find the car they want by streamlining the search process and giving them access to Kijiji auto postings on the trusted news sites they visit every day.”
*Postmedia daily newspaper websites include www.nationalpost.com, www.vancouversun.com, www.theprovince.com, www.ottawacitizen.com, www.calgaryherald.com, www.edmontonjournal.com, www.montrealgazette.com, www.leaderpost.com, www.thestarphoenix.com and www.windsorstar.com.
About Kijiji Canada
Kijiji, which means “village” in Swahili, is the number one classifieds site in Canada, connecting ten-million buyers and sellers each month. Kijiji.ca offers Canadians a free, easy, and local way to buy, sell, and trade goods and services in their community. With local sites for more than 100 cities and towns across the country, Kijiji makes it easy for Canadians to find exactly what they’re looking for in their own community. Kijiji Canada is part of the eBay Classifieds Group, the global leader in online classifieds with a global presence in more than 20 countries and 1,000 cities.
About Postmedia Network Inc.
Postmedia Network Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Postmedia Network Canada Corp. (TSX:PNC.A, PNC.B), is the largest publisher by circulation of paid Englishlanguage daily newspapers in Canada, representing some of the country’s oldest and best known media brands. Reaching millions of Canadians every week, Postmedia Network engages readers and offers advertisers and marketers integrated solutions to effectively reach target audiences through a variety of print, online, digital, and mobile platforms.