AuSM Staff

Subaru of America recently announced that it has named Manheim Southern California Auction its Auction of the Year for the second year in a row in recognition of both sales effectiveness and service quality. Subaru said it tracks and measures its auctions by three key components to choose a winner. The automaker... Read More

Late-model auction volume slows in February

Joe Overby, Senior Editor

The used-car industry is seeing some easing in the volumes of late-model vehicles at auction, according to the latest Guidelines report from J.D. Power Valuation Services. Through two months of the year, late-model auction volume is down 5.8 percent, the report said. In February alone, it was down 11.5 percent... Read More

AuSM Staff

February wholesale prices didn’t hold up quite as much as the analyst team at J.D. Power Valuation Services expected. But the group thinks March performance will fall in line with what the firm typically has seen during the third month of a year. According to the latest installment of Guidelines, March wholesale... Read More

PODCAST: CARS Recon CEO Ron Hope Joins Show

AuSM Staff

We conclude our series from the Conference of Automotive Remarketing in Las Vegas with Bill's interview of Ron Hope, the president and chief executive officer of CARS Recon. Their discussion can be found below. Download and subscribe to the AuSM Podcast on iTunes or... Read More

A closer look at KAR’s proposed IAA spin-off

Joe Overby, Senior Editor

In many ways, the spin-off of Insurance Auto Auctions that KAR Auction Services is pursuing comes down to simplifying things. That is, for both investors and the entities themselves. KAR made the announcement in late February, explaining that the proposed tax-free spin-off is designed to “increase shareholder... Read More

AuSM Staff

As you know if you’ve filled out a bracket for the NCAA tournament, basketball teams such as Villanova, Duke and Kentucky will need six victories in a row to claim a national championship. Or a similar streak that Black Book has seen involving wholesale prices of cars versus trucks. The latest Black Book Market... Read More

AuSM Staff

Manheim announced Wednesday that this summer, it is launching a new and free 24/7 option within the Manheim Marketplace — Manheim Express. The mobile application for dealers provides a fast and easy way to list and sell inventory directly from lots or in-lane. In addition to the new ManheimExpress.com, the Manheim... Read More

PODCAST: AutoIMS celebrates 20 years

AuSM Staff

The NAAA Platinum series launched by AuSM this month is a collection of stories, podcasts and special sections that revolve around National Auto Auction Association, its partners, members, history and beyond.  The latest installment in that series is a podcast featuring one of the auto auction... Read More

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