What is .auto?

.auto is a generic top-level domain. It sets auto manufacturers and dealerships apart from other businesses online. However, it isn’t just for those selling cars. Anyone in the space—from repair shops and parts suppliers to scrapyard dealers—can use it as well.

Who uses .auto?

Manufacturers, dealerships, and collectors commonly use the .auto domain extension. However, insurance companies and financing groups can also use it to convey that their services are specific to vehicles. Even car enthusiasts and bloggers can use the domain extension to carve out space in the niche and draw in fellow enthusiasts.

Why go with .auto?

Whether you run a business in the automotive industry or you’re simply passionate about cars, you can create an identifiable and memorable presence online by using the .auto domain extension. You can easily set yourself apart from the competition, especially if you run a small startup.
Frequently Asked Questions
A domain is your website name and the address where you are found on the internet. A domain name can be any combination of letters and numbers followed by an extension. You may recognize .com, which is the most common extension. But we offer hundreds of others to help you stand out. Every domain is unique and must be registered before you use it.

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TLD stands for ‘top-level domain’. It is the last part of the domain name. The most recognizable TLDs in the world are .com, .net, and .org. Other TLDs include .blog .cafe.info.

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Consider purchasing multiple domains related to your business name to protect your brand online.

If the domain that you really want for your business, hobby, or event is not currently available, do not worry. With hundreds of TLDs available through Yahoo’s domain search, you still have a lot of options. Just search in the domain search bar and we are sure there will be a TLD that is a great match for you.
Yes! Your brand is very important to your business. Registering multiple domain names that relate to your business name will help keep your brand and domain protected. Signing up for Local is another great way to protect your brand.
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