Auto Remarketing Staff

Insurance Auto Auctions announced Thursday the launch of its newest auction channel for targeted buying and selling — Ignite Auction — in conjunction with the grand opening of its IAA Ignite Auction location in Portage, Wis. Via IAA Ignite, sellers can consign vehicles utilizing the... Read More

ADESA names new president

Auto Remarketing Staff

ADESA will have a new president on Feb. 26. Parent company KAR Auction Services said late Thursday afternoon that Stéphane St-Hilaire, who has been ADESA’s president since early 2014, is resigning. Taking on the role is John Hammer, who had been chief executive of KAR’s Automotive Finance Corp.... Read More

Chris Hart-Williams, Staff Writer

When faced with record snowfall and two sales scheduled just days after the storms, Greater Erie Auto Auction powered through — despite the 65 inches of snow Erie, Pa., got in less than two days. Greater Erie AA assistant general manager and dealer sales manager Ryan Russell says what his auction experienced... Read More

Auto auctions see rise in digital transactions

Joe Overby, Senior Editor

One discussion topic that often comes up at used-car industry conferences is this: the increased digitalization of the wholesale vehicle market, be it through third-party platforms or the online offerings of auction players. Well, a few statistics released Tuesday show some concrete proof of how far that digitalization... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

While more than a week remains in January, dealers might already be venturing into the wholesale market with spring on their minds, hoping retail sales increases bloom nicely. What managers are going to have to pay for inventory varies based on the latest analysis from Black Book and RVI Group. The December figures... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

Cox Automotive announced Tuesday that it has appointed John Griffin to serve as its Retail Solutions Group senior vice president of performance management. Most recently, Griffin was the vice president of performance management at Cox Automotive. The company said he led vAuto in setting the gold standard for performance... Read More

IARA announces Spring Roundtable sessions

Auto Remarketing Staff

The International Automotive Remarketers Alliance announced the sessions that will follow its Spring Roundtable at Caesars Palace on March 5. Different IARA sessions held concurrent with the Conference of Automotive Remarketers will be hosted on March 6 and March 7. Session moderators and participants include... Read More

IARA names opening keynote for Spring Roundtable

Auto Remarketing Staff

The International Automotive Remarketing Alliance has announced the opening keynote speaker for the spring IARA Roundtable meetings being held concurrently with the Conference of Automotive Remarketing in Las Vegas this March. Delivering the opening keynote at the IARA Roundtable on March 6 will be Bob White, the... Read More