PARIS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The CarZar (www.TheCarZar.com), the world's first location-based social automotive app, was unveiled today at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. The CarZar is dedicated to making it easy for consumers to share their passion for cars through a location-based car-spotting app that is fun and easy to use, as well as social, useful and global. The CarZar is available for the iPhone in the iTunes store at: http://budurl.com/carzar.
Consumers can simply download the CarZar app onto their iPhone, snap a vehicle image, and CarZar tags the location, enabling users to share the image and their status, as well as vehicle information and comments, with friends across the social community -- all while earning points to become the CarZar of their favorite brand or type of vehicle.
"There are nearly a quarter of a billion vehicles on the road in the US alone, and nearly that many drivers, most of whom either have a dream car in mind or are already passionate about their current vehicle…or both," said Jared Hamilton, The CarZar co-creator. "The CarZar's location-based technology enables this vast population – and many more across the globe - to share their vehicle aspirations, passions and practical information across the social networking community."
Leveraging the largest social networks (such as Facebook and Twitter) and location-based services (such as Foursquare and Gowalla), The CarZar enables millions of users to spot and share millions of vehicle images, and their locations, in real time, with millions more - while also providing the best of location-based social community interaction, including comments, reviews, user profiles, most popular vehicle lists and badges.
"The CarZar's mission is to bring the car enthusiast out in everyone - casual car fans, in-market car buyers, or dedicated car owners - and is the first and only app to make sharing vehicle pictures easy, social and rewarding," said Eric Miltsch, The CarZar co-creator.
With the CarZar App for iPhone, users can:
- Upload car pictures and share them on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare & Gowalla
- Tag photos with their year, make and model
- Ask community members to help tag a vehicle if the user can't identify it
- Unlock badges
- Comment on and 'like' vehicles shared from other users
- Create a profile that's visible on www.TheCarZar.com
- Build their following, increase their activity and create their influence to achieve the highest rank - The CarZar
The CarZar for iPhone is available free-of-charge for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad (with operating system 3.1.3 or later) at the iTunes App Store (http://itunes.apple.com/app/carzar/id391972871?mt=8).
For more information visit www.TheCarZar.com.
About The CarZar
The CarZar (www.TheCarZar.com) is dedicated to making it easy for consumers to share their passion for cars through a location-based car-spotting app that is not only fun and easy to use, but also social, useful, and global. The CarZar app is the world's first location-based social automotive app and enables casual fans, car enthusiasts and automotive professionals to share and comment on their favorite vehicles. The CarZar is simple to use: See a cool car, truck or SUV? Take a picture and share it with your social networks to unlock badges, coupons and discounts! For more information about The CarZar for the iPhone, visit http://budurl.com/carzar.
To speak to CarZar’s co-creator at the Paris Motor Show, or for more
information, contact Melanie Webber, mWEBB Communications, 424 603 4340 or
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