Under the Autobid.de brand, Auktion & Markt AG operates as one of the leading used vehicle marketers in Europe. With their 25,000 registered dealers, over 120,000 vehicles sold per year, eight of their own auction centres and a comprehensive full-service package they have been setting standards in the branch for 30 years. Here Autobid.de stands for highly professional remarketing and provides an ideal platform to renowned manufacturers, brand outlets, banks, leasing companies, car rental agencies and fleet operators for effectively and efficiently marketing their used vehicle stocks.
Autobid.de has the winning image in the vehicle industry and receives the Best Brands Award.
PAA Global d.o.o. with its registered office in Slovenia followed as the second foreign licence partner of Autobid.de
Autobid.de underwent an advertising relaunch and became a brand of Auktion & Markt AG incorporating all forms of auction.
Auto-auctions.gr becomes the first Autobid.de license partner abroad.
The exclusive connection with the webmobil24 partner market is established. Now it is possible to directly export vehicles purchased in auctions.
Now even more customer-friendly: Autobid.de online platform became available in 22 languages.
The vision of combining live and online auctions takes shape in the form of the first so-called Netlive auctions. In this form of auction, dealers can bid along both live on location as well as online, in the comfort of their own office. This idea has developed into the most successful form of marketing at Autobid.de today.
Its own online auction platform for used vehicles www.autobid.de was started and was quickly accepted by customers. The Autobid.de brand developed into one of the most experienced and successful B2B marketers in the whole of Europe.
In June the new auction and exhibition centre in Grolsheim is inaugurated with an auction and guided tours through the premises. One month later the ClassicX Café & Restaurant opens its doors to the public in the same building. On more than 9.000 m² the Classicbid Zentrum Rheinhessen scores with an exhibition of approximately 150 classic cars and the authentic atmosphere of an American Diner.
At Retro Classics in Stuttgart, Europe's largest vintage model trade fair, CLASSICBID was represented for the first time with a stand covering 1,000 m2. The enthusiastic audience was able to both admire over 50 exhibited classic cars as well as buy them in a live auction.
Purchase of real estate with usable area of approximately 20,000 m² and particularly attractive building from an architectural perspective in Grolsheim (administrative district of Mainz-Bingen).
In April the first "external" auction by Classicbid is held at the Klassikstadt in Frankfurt – and creates an enormous amount of interest from the audience.
On 18 October 2014 the Classicbid centre in Weiterstadt was opened with its first, very well-attended vintage model and modern classics auction.
Until now only commercial properties were included in the portfolio, but in 2014 propertybid.de opened its doors to the area of private properties. At the same time, properties are now offered at the online platform at a fixed price under the name “Marketplace”, alongside the auctions.
A project team at Auktion & Markt AG rapidly develops a new auction platform with the special demands of the property branch in mind.
The initially careful deliberations to found an online platform for properties take shape.