Cars.com Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a digital automotive marketplace that connects car shoppers with sellers and original equipment manufacturers in the United States. Its Cars.com platform consists of Website and mobile application, including a database of approximately 5 million new and used vehicle listings from U.S.-based dealerships and online-only car sellers. The company's portfolio of brands also includes Dealer Inspire, DealerRater, Auto.com, PickupTrucks.com, and NewCars.com, which provide digital solutions for car dealers, including dealer Websites, technology and reputation management solutions that improve automotive selling for local dealerships and national OEM brands. In addition, it offers a monthly online subscription that enables dealers to showcase their new and used vehicle inventory to in-market shoppers with photos, videos, and vehicle specifications. As of December 31, 2018, it served approximately 20,000 dealer customers, including franchise dealers and independent dealers. Cars.com Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.