Press Release

Mark Williams Named Editor

Cars.comTM, the premiere online resource for buying and selling new and used cars and trucks, announced today that Mark Williams has joined the company as Editor of In this role, Williams will lead all editorial content and reviews on the Website.

"With more than 20 years of experience in the auto industry, Mark is a very valuable addition to the team," said Patrick Olsen, Editor-in-Chief of,'s parent site. "Mark's passion for all things trucks and his extensive knowledge will make him a great leader of the site. has large following of enthusiasts and I am confident that they will quickly embrace Mark as the site's new editor."

Williams brings with him an extensive background in the truck industry. Prior to joining, he reported for many of the nation's leading automotive outlets including Motor Trend, Truck Trend and Popular Mechanic.  As editor of Truck Trend, Williams planned and coordinated the visuals and story selection of more than 50 issues. Williams began his career at Four Wheeler Magazine where he worked his way up from copy editor to editor of the magazine.

About was recently named the "Best Overall Customer Experience" by Keynote Systems, the leader in internet and mobile cloud marketing. is an online destination for car shoppers that offers information from consumers and experts to help buyers formulate opinions on what to buy, where to buy and how much to pay for a car. With price listings, side-by-side comparison tools, photo galleries, videos, unbiased editorial content and a large selection of new- and used-car inventory, puts millions of car buyers in control of their shopping process with the information they need to make confident buying decisions.

Launched in June 1998, is a division of Classified Ventures LLC, which is owned by leading media companies, including Belo (NYSE: BLC), Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI), Tribune Company and The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO).

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