First licensed edition of AUTO BILD SPORTSCARS worldwide is published in the Czech Republic




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03.06.08

First licensed edition of AUTO BILD SPORTSCARS worldwide is published in the Czech Republic

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Following a number of international editions of AUTO BILD ALLRAD, the world’s biggest automobile magazine AUTO BILD has now obtained a further line extension with a foreign license for AUTO BILD SPORTSCARS: The first edition of AUTO TIP SPORTSCARS will be launched in the Czech Republic on 4th June 2008. AUTO BILD has appeared in the Czech Republic since 1991 under the name AUTO TIP. Both AUTO TIP SPORTSCARS and AUTO TIP are published by Axel Springer Praha, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Axel Springer.

AUTO TIP SPORTSCARS will initially appear twice a year at a price of 69 Czech koruna (approx. 2.60 Euros); it is planned to increase the publication frequency to quarterly from 2009. The magazine serves a discerning readership, which has an interest in sports and high-grade cars as well as individual solutions in the field of tuning. The first number of the Czech edition also includes comparative tests of SUVs and coupés.

Alongside AUTO BILD, AUTO BILD SPORTSCARS and AUTO BILD ALLRAD, the AUTO BILD family also includes AUTO BILD MOTORSPORT, AUTO BILD KLASSIK and AUTO TESTS - AUTO BILD’s monthly purchasing advisor. AUTO BILD, the automobile magazine with the highest worldwide circulation is published in a total of 31 countries and is read by around 40 million readers globally. Additional country editions of AUTO BILD are published in Austria, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey and the Ukraine. In addition to Germany, AUTO BILD ALLRAD (4x4) is published in Bulgaria, Lithuania, Montenegro, Serbia, Spain and the Ukraine.




Claudia Thomé
Claudia Thomé
Co-Head of Investor Relations
Axel-Springer-Str. 65
10888 Berlin
Tel: +49 30 2591 77421
Fax: +49 30 2591 77422