Joe Overby, Senior Editor

Under an agreement reached with their respective captive finance arms, Ally’s SmartAuction is listing the off-lease vehicles of Nissan and Infiniti. The agreement between SmartAuction and the two captives (Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. and Infiniti Financial Services) was announced Tuesday. The off-lease cars... Read More

PODCAST: Founders of TradeAutoX

Auto Remarketing Staff

Our guests this week are Louis Robert Spaeth and Michael Zimmerman, co-founders of TradeAutoX, an online platform for buying and selling wholesale vehicles on demand. Spaeth and Zimmerman, who work together as desk managers at an Atlanta dealership, talk to Joe about how the preimise of their young company and its... Read More

Auto Remarkting Staff

MetroGistics has been selected by the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association as a Bronze-level National Corporate Partner. NIADA said MetroGistics will offer preferred pricing on vehicle moves, along with extended credit, to the more than 16,000 member dealerships. “With the used-vehicle retail... Read More

The Appraisal Lane steps into Texas market

Auto Remarketing Staff

The Appraisal Lane announced Thursday that it has expanded into Texas to meet increased dealer demand. Dealers in the Lone Star State can join the company’s buyer network encompassing 26 states that enables dealers to buy in-demand inventory virtually — both inside and outside of their market... Read More

Dealers Auto Auction Group buys Mid-South Auction

Auto Remarketing Staff

Dealers Auto Auction Group has purchased Rea Brothers Mid-South Auction from the Rea family, a move that expands the independent auto auction group into Mississippi. In late January 2016, the Rea family repurchased Mid-South Auction from the XLerate Group. Mid-South, originally founded in 1972, had formerly been... Read More

Podcast: United Road COO Mark Anderson

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At Used Car Week in November, Joe sat down with United Road president and chief operating officer Mark Anderson to talk about finding drivers for vehicle logistics/transportation providers, how the online sales environment impacts the transportation/logistics space, the impact of hurricanes to the segment and... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

The first rendition of the Black Book Used Vehicle Retention Index for 2018 showed the wholesale market is heading into traditional cyclical pattern going into the spring. On Monday, Black Book released the January index, which registered in at 113.1, marking a dip of 0.9 percent from the previous month. The December... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

Auction Academy announced Monday that its two-year training curriculum will now include IARA CAR Certification. The addition of the IARA CAR Certification program follows the company's move to become a major sponsor of Auction Academy, the organization said.  IARA’s training program is... Read More