Auto Locator magazine and its online extension Auto-locator.com offer venues for dealers and individuals to place ads for vehicles for sale. The magazine and website also advertise vehicle parts, accessories, shows and events. Auto Locator has a number of photo centers where vehicle owners can take their vehicles for professional-quality advertising photographs. It also has photographers available to photograph vehicles at businesses or homes.
As of 2015, Auto Locator publishes its print magazine weekly on Fridays, and its website is updated with new advertisements daily. The publishing company is based in Pennsylvania, and the print magazine is available in several other states in the mid-Atlantic region, including New York, New Jersey and Maryland. The print magazine offers subscriptions for customers outside its circulation area.
Vehicle sellers can use online forms to place photo ads with accompanying text, classified ads and retail display ads. Alternatively, sellers can mail in their ads or take them in person to an Auto Locator photo center. Buyers can search for vehicles in the print magazine or use the search engines at Auto-locator.com to locate vehicles by category or dealer. The Auto Locator shows and events list advertises car shows, races, museum displays and other vehicle-related special functions.