AuSM Staff

Dealers Auto Auction Group has a long history of giving back to the community as DAAG supports many local charities throughout the course of the year. Collectively, the group’s recent efforts have led to more than $122,000 being awarded to a wide array of organizations. DAA of Huntsville just celebrated its... Read More

AuSM Staff

Perhaps not as difficult as finding that needle in the proverbial haystack, Black Book’s latest anecdotes from the lanes again described how dealers are having difficulties finding clean vehicles at the auction without completely depleting their floorplan funds. Before getting into bidding activities, this... Read More

AuSM Staff

As part of Manheim’s “Race to Give” program, Remarketing by Element is donating two emergency response vehicles to the American Red Cross. Manheim locations across the country recently competed to win the companywide “Race to Give” fundraising initiative for a chance to win a vehicle... Read More

CarLotz opens first location in Midwest

AuSM Staff

CarLotz has set up shop in Chicagoland. The used-vehicle consignment and remarketing business announced its seventh store on Wednesday, opening a location — its largest to date — in the Chicago suburb of Downer’s Grove, Ill. This is also the first location in the Midwest for CarLotz, which launched... Read More

Susan Moritz, ACERTUS

Those in the vehicle logistics industry have known for a while that a shortage of long-haul truck drivers in the United States over the last several years has impacted costs and delivery times. According to a report from the American Trucking Association, the U.S. had a shortage of 51,000 truck drivers at the end of 2017.... Read More

AuSM Staff

AuSM president Bill Zadeits is back on the mics for this one, interviewing Joe Neiman and George Chamoun of ACV Auctions during NADA Show 2018 in March. They talk about the capital growth at ACV, how the idea for the online auction company started and more. To see how much the company has grown... Read More

AuSM Staff

Alliance Auto Auction Group believes in giving back and selects a charity to support every year.  Chief operating officer Christopher Dean and chief executive officer Tim Adams set out to find a local charity, one that had an impact on abused and exploited children. After attending a benefit dinner, and... Read More

Lane watch: Consistent trends stretch back 4 weeks

AuSM Staff

As typical as fans running on high speed above the auction lanes this time of year, Black Book is seeing that the wholesale market currently is demonstrating expected seasonal depreciation trends with car prices falling slightly more than trucks, SUVs and CUVs. “Depreciation rates have remained consistent during... Read More