How our company evolved at Autoweb Design
Autoweb Design was established in 2004 to provide website design and lead generation services to car dealerships. Initial focus was solely on independent dealerships who remain vital partners of ours. Some of our earliest client partners are still with us today.
In the years that followed the company has expanded through continued client success and now services hundreds of franchise dealerships in the UK in addition to our independent dealership partners and, on top of this, we have strong partnerships with OEMs through our manufacturer offering and we also work with a number of the top 100 dealer groups in the UK.
Through all of this, we have provided specialist products and teams to work with each market segment from a single location independent through to a large multi-franchise dealership group, each segment has its unique challenges, demands requirements and we have been committed to not applying a 'one size fits all' model.
On this page you can see some images of key milestones in our history, from the early days to awards successes and growth.
20041st April 2004 saw the launch of autoweb.co.uk starting with Richard and Peter sharing a small office, in the heart of Selby.
2004We started with local advertising in newspapers and print flyers, as well as the website being mentioned on Radio 2.
20052005 saw initial marketing methods hit nationally for autoweb.co.uk receiving an average of 124,000 hits a day.
2009The Autoweb mini was the first of many branded cars, it's safe to say they have definitely improved since then.
2012In 2012 our team grew to 20 employees, we moved to a larger property overlooking Selby Abbey where we enjoyed 5 great years.
2012Since 2012 the team have taken part in the York 10k raising money for several charities, we're participating again this year!
We launched our first multi-franchise dealership website along with our exclusive platform Unity.
The team at Autoweb Design love an excuse to celebrate, this is our 2012 fancy dress Christmas party!
10 YEARS OF AUTOWEB!
Celebrating at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland
2015Saw the signing of our first manufacturer website Ssangyong, which was the beginning of a great relationship.
2016Brave team members took the plunge together and sky dived, raising over £4,000 for Ali’s Angels Charity.
2018February 2018 saw the team move to a larger, contemporary open plan office space giving us a great environment to work in.
2019We celebrated 15 years of Autoweb Design in style with a 1920’s themed event! joined by many of our clients and suppliers.
2019We have recently launched Perrys and our own brand-new website. Our aim is to continue to expand over the next year.