During the President’s Gala held during next week’s NAAA Annual Convention festivities in the second block of Used Car Week, there will be a new fundraiser (Chapter Charity Auction) to benefit five charities.
The Gala itself is on Nov. 16 from 7 p.m. (PT) to 9 p.m.
In addition to identifying the four charities to support, each NAAA chapter selected four exclusive items to go on the block for the charity new sale.
The auction items include a two-day high performance driving course package, a men’s Rolex watch with a gold NAAA logo, a 2018 Masters Golf Tournament package, along with a his and her Rolex and Louis Vuitton package featuring a two watches paired with a wallet and mini purse.
Proceeds from the sale will go to House in the Woods, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Lynnway Accident Fund, Victory Junction and the American Cancer Society.
Calif. auction gears up for new expansion
AVDA Auction recently announced plans to add a fourth lane to its newly expanded location in North Hollywood, Calif. in January.
The company said its upcoming expansion is in response to high weekly inventory at the auction.
The location runs approximately 900 cars weekly, with highline vehicles making up about 20 percent of the inventory, according to AVDA.
“AVDA Auction the simple choice in auto auctions and has become a must-attend auction for dealers who are looking to buy or sell highline units,” AVDA Auction vice president Justin Soghomonian said in a news release.
KIA joins CFAA
On Oct. 25 Kia Motors America began selling its vehicles through Columbus Fair Auto Auction.
“We are pleased to welcome Kia Motors America to Columbus Fair Auto Auction,” CFAA chief executive officer Alexis Jacobs said in a news release.
“As we continue to differentiate ourselves in the auction community, Kia will be the beneficiary of our targeted marketing approach and our willingness to experiment with technology to nurture our buyer base.”
This sale, along with all sales at CFAA, can be accessed via simulcast and on IAS Marketplace and CFAA.com.
“CFAA has a unique strategy that addresses the roles and responsibilities of each department as well as specific buyer needs through social media and client management,” added David Crockett of Kia Motors America. “CFAA’s approach to client engagement bodes well with Kia’s strategy to reach and assist Kia dealers.”