Mass. auction facing proposed fines from OSHA

Auto Remarketing Staff

Lynnway Auto Auction is facing $267,081 in proposed penalties from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration after several citations from the agency more commonly known as OSHA. OSHA said in a news release Thursday that it inspected the Billerica, Mass., auction on May 3... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

Enterprise Holdings, owner of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands, announced Thursday that it has honored 14 automotive auction partners with its 2017 Auction Achievement Award. The annual program awards several auto auction partners for exceptional... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

Liquid Motors has entered a new partnership that will combine its auto marketing and remarketing solutions with WeGoLook’s on-demand, in-person auto condition inspections and reports. The companies are currently completing the final phases of integration and expect to launch their collaborative solution by the... Read More

New ServNet president, board for next two years

Auto Remarketing Staff

The ServNet auction group has a new president for the next two years: Eric Autenrieth, who is general manager of Carolina Auto Auction and owner of Indiana Auto Auction. This is part of a planned leadership transition and was confirmed by the owners of the group’s member auctions during their semi-annual business... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

For dealers who have units that just won’t turn, Manheim rolled out another solution on Thursday to solve that problem. To offer dealers more ways to meet their buying and selling needs on their terms, Manheim launched a new OVE “Dealer Direct Event” sales channel.  With this offering, dealers can... Read More

ACV Auctions CEO aims to change wholesale via tech

Chris Hart-Williams, Staff Writer

Entrepreneur George Chamoun is driven by his desire to change the wholesale industry via technology as head of ACV Auctions. After graduating from the University at Buffalo in 1997, the North Syracuse, N.Y., native would go on to launch technology and services company Synacor with his college roommate Darren Ascone, a... Read More

Manheim Index stretches record-setting streak to 6

Auto Remarketing Staff

Make it six months in a row that the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index has set a new record high. Cox Automotive reported this week that wholesale used vehicle prices (on a mix-, mileage- and seasonally adjusted basis) increased 1.02 percent month-over-month in October. This rise pushed the index reading... Read More

Arlena Sawyers , Correspondent

Warren Clauss knows first-hand that auction industry jobs can lead to dynamic careers. The former certified public accountant snagged the controller job at the Auto Dealers Exchange Buffalo, in Akron, N.Y. — then owned by ADESA founder Mike Hockett, who went on to found Auction Broadcasting Co. — when the... Read More