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The Motor Presse Stuttgart at a glance

Specialised in passion! The strong range of brands and the new products contribute to the appeal of the special-interest media company.

Since 2005, the media company Gruner + Jahr has been the majority shareholder with 59.9 per cent. The founders hold 40.1 per cent of the shares: the Pietsch family 25.1 per cent, Hermann Dietrich-Troeltsch 15.0 per cent.
The roughly 800 employees of Motor Presse Stuttgart generated a total turnover of approximately 193 million euros in 2017.

What began already in 1946 with the magazine “Das Auto”, is today a successful and progressive special-interest media company with significant cross-media brands. Motor Presse Stuttgart publishes leading special-interest brands in the fields of mobility, sports and lifestyle. In addition, digital products, TV activities, events and services are part of Motor Presse Stuttgart’s product portfolio.

Of these, most are issued directly by the Motor Presse Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG, other media brands are issued in associated companies, such as the Motor Presse Hearst GmbH & Co. KG (MEN'S HEALTH, WOMEN'S HEALTH, RUNNER'S WORLD) or the EuroTransportMedia Verlags- und Veranstaltungs GmbH. These also include Motor Presse TV GmbH, publimind GmbH, Vogel Motor-Presse Procurement GmbH and the GmbH.

Internationally, Motor Presse Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG is a shareholder of the Austrian 1000PS Internet GmbH.

Already in 1990, Motor Presse lay the foundation for its successful and consistently growing licensing business with the licensing of auto motor und sport to Greece. Long-term publishing experience, outstanding journalistic quality and economically successful brands make Motor Presse Stuttgart your ideal licence partner.

In like manner, the syndication business showcases itself on an international scale. Motor Presse Stuttgart markets the comprehensive magazine portfolio’s high-quality editorial material throughout the world.
The Motor Presse Stuttgart offers its license and syndication partners a full-service package for its services. Account management and editorial experts will be pleased to advise you every step along the way to the new brand in your portfolio, the title launch or the implementation of Motor Presse content in your publications. Benefit from our strong brands and premium quality.  Feel free to contact us!

Motor Presse Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG
Licenses & Syndication
Leuschnerstr. 1
70174 Stuttgart
Telephone: +49 711 182-2379 or -1874
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