The digitally led operation is at Number One First Street where it employs 650 staff.
Manchester-based Auto Trader , the online car marketplace, has hailed strong half year results as revenues climbed to £165m.
The digitally led operation, based at Number One First Street where it employs 650 staff, reported turnover rose seven per cent for the six months ending 30 September.
Pre-tax profits also jumped 10 per cent to £105.4m, that’s up from £95.5m on the same period last year.
Chief executive Trevor Mather said the results were strong despite a slowdown in new car transactions and a flat used car market.
He said: “We have delivered good growth in the first half, as we continue to create a more efficient marketplace for car buyers, manufacturers and retailers.
“Our business has continued to perform strongly, underpinned by the successful launch of our retailer advertising packages in April.
“The new packages provide additional products for all customers and offer new opportunities for retailers looking to compete more effectively on the marketplace..."
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