eBay Motors today announced new updates to the eBay Motors iPhone® app http://mobile.ebay.com/iphone/motors, available for immediate download on iTunes, with features including taking a picture of a vehicle to instantly search for it on eBay, and streaming live, exclusive content. The eBay Motors iPhone® app already enables auto lovers to shop for vehicles and the parts that go with them anytime, anywhere – the updates announced today enable auto fans to further simplify their shopping experience, make sharing with their friends more seamless, and access entertaining and informative original content, right from their smartphones.
With the eBay Motors iPhone app’s new streaming feature, car enthusiasts can watch live broadcasts exclusive to eBay Motors from auto events and races directly from their iPhone or iPod Touch®.
In addition to live streaming, new features for the eBay Motors iPhone app include:
- New Search! See a car you like? Use Vehicle Finder to take a picture of the car and find it on eBay – no typing required
- Win more stuff! Receive notifications for when you are outbid, when items you are watching are ending, and updates on the current Best Offer
- Easily update your Garage! Haven't uploaded a photo of your car to the Garage? Stock images for vehicles are now available for quick and easy profile updates
- Share with your friends! Easily share the parts and vehicles you are buying or selling with your followers on Twitter(currently for iOS 5 only)
“Car lovers have embraced mobile shopping with 127,000 parts and 2,800 cars sold each week worldwide through eBay mobile applications alone," said Steve Yankovich, eBay’s vice president of mobile. “We are enhancing this experience with entertaining original content and Vehicle Finder image search. The eBay Motors app is a one-stop destination for auto fans, from their next purchase to behind the scenes footage of a raceway event, whether they are at home or on the go.”
To tune-in to eBay’s coverage of the Rolex 24, visit http://mobile.ebay.com to download the eBay Motors mobile app, and visit the World’s Fastest Car Show website http://cc.ebay.com/worlds-fastest-car-show/ on days leading up to, and during race weekend.
To bid on the special “Rennsport Edition” Porsche Cayman S, go to http://www.ebay.com/ctfauction for details.