The CarWale Group, India’s largest automotive portal, recorded 18.3 million group visits in the month of November 2015, a 19% growth over last year. Of the total visits, CarWale recorded 15 million visits while its two-wheeler counterpart BikeWale clocked 3.3 million visits.
Despite increasing competition, CarWale continues to retain its undisputed position of being the No. 1 auto portal in India. CarWale grew by 22% over last year and BikeWale saw 8% YOY increase.
According to ComScore, considered one of the world’s leading authorities on media measurement and analytics, CarWale clocked 29 million user minutes in October 2015, which is 45% higher than the second-ranked and 222% higher than the third-ranked auto portals. ComScore has consistently rated CarWale as India’s No. 1 auto portal month on month.
CarWale and CarTrade recently announced their intention to merge in November 2015, thereby creating the single largest and most valuable auto business in India. Together CarWale and CarTrade complement each other in their individual areas of expertise, and both brands will continue to co-exist and strengthen their consumer offerings in new and used cars.
CarWale is India's largest automotive portal and is owned by Automotive Exchange Private Limited. CarWale has been recognised by IAMAI as the Best Auto Website in India, twice in a row (2011 and 2012), among several other awards from Red Herring, Business Week and PC World magazine for its contribution to the Indian automotive industry.
BikeWale, India’s #1 two-wheeler portal and is owned by Automotive Exchange Private Limited, who also own CarWale, India's #1 car portal. The portal is dedicated to simplify the complex process of buying a two wheeler. BikeWale offers not only deep research such as tech specs, features and prices, but also the facility to book bikes online with online and offline payments. The unrivalled patronage that the portal has received in such a short span of time makes BikeWale one of the fastest growing websites in India today.