12:59 Sep 26, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Marktplatzforum
I have a few more questions on this auto translation I’m doing.

Marktplatzforum = forum held in the city square?
Context: Ariba “Business-to-Business” Marktplatzforum. Auswirkungen der “New Economy” auf Geschaeftsmodelle im Unternehmen.

LKW-Aufbauten = semi-truck loading equipment?
Anbauteilen = accessory equipment?
Context: Wir stellen Ihnen das “Coil-Coating-Verfahren” vor, das bereits bei Zulieferkomponenten wie LKW-Aufbauten, Wohnwagen und Anbauteilen eingesetzt wird.

Summary of answers provided
namarket forum
Elisabeth Moser
naonline marketplace (forum); truck bodies; add-on parts
Tom Funke
naMarktplatz is a term that they also apply to trade fairs. Its
namarketplace (forum)
Randi Stenstrop



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marketplace (forum)

It's as simple as that - as you will discover at the address given below. it's about IBM co-operating with Ariba on an on-line business platform. I suppose you could also say "business-to-business on-line platform" altough they say "marketplace" in the text.

LKW-Aufbauten: truck bodies
(an Aufbau is a car body)

Anbauteile: accessories, extras

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Marktplatz is a term that they also apply to trade fairs. Its

possible simple "market forum" would do, if you are referring to e-forums.

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online marketplace (forum); truck bodies; add-on parts

online marketplace (forum); truck bodies; add-on parts

Marktplatzforum = E-marketplace, online marketplace (forum), Internet trading community
(Online is where more and more business is being conducted, both at the retail and B2B
levels, including automotive).---

LKW-Aufbauten = truck bodies
Anbauteilen = add-on parts
(Whylidahl, KFZtechnisches Wörterbuch, 2145 pp., ISBN 3-923195-0110-9)

AltaVista hits and URLs regarding:
E-marketplace (eMarketplace), online marketplace, Internet trading community

AltaVista (English)
56,772 pages found ; word count: internet trading community: 193; internet trading communities: 262; online marketplaces: about 1000; online marketplace: about 30000

1,091 pages found +"online marketplace" +automotive

+"emarketplace" +"B2B" 181 pages found

+"internet trading community" +"B2B" 19 pages found, e.g.,

Martkplätze (fig,Net)
AltaVista: 2,561,481 pages found; word count: market place: 361969; marketplace: 4107232

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market forum

Marktplatzforum=market forum (it can be
applied to e-business and reg. business)
Now, it's news to me, that we call a
trade show/fair a market place something--and looking it up, there was
not such thing. The word Marktplace in
this context does not apply to city/town
square, but to the ref. market place of
the autom. industry.
LKW-Aufbauten=refers to the truck body
(i.e. cab, camper attachments etc.),
superstructure, etc.
Anbauteile=attachment/attached parts,
extension parts

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