Given the scope of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, news about the natural disaster and the effect that it had on the used car market held several top spots on the list of top articles of the year.
Readers of VehicleRemarket.com were also interested in America's Auto Auction acquiring ABC, RMS Automotive's upstream approach, and Carvana, which uses a vehicle vending machine as one of its delivery methods.
Below are the top 10 most viewed news and articles of 2017:
PAR North America has hired Stacey White to lead its remarketing services division as senior vice president. This appointment aims to further develop and expand PAR’s remarketing products for its customers, according to Lisa Scott, North American president.
Vehicle relocation service Auto Driveaway, which serves large corporate fleets, has acquired the assets of heavy truck transport service J&J, which expands its scope in the heavy truck transportation market.
Cox Automotive's dealer technology unit vAuto has acquired iReconCars and relaunched the reconditioning management platform as iRecon to help dealers and other partners improve used vehicle reconditioning efficiency and speed, the company announced.
The award is sponsored by Bobit Business Media and National Auto Auction Association; ballots will close on Thursday, Jan. 31. The winner will be announced at the 2019 Conference of Automotive Remarketing, which will be held on March 26-27, 2019 at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.
Bobit Business Media has been acquired by Gemspring Capital, a middle-market private equity firm. Bobit, which bought HDT in 2012, was founded by Ed Bobit in 1961 with Automotive Fleet and today is a successful business-to-business media company in the fleet, transportation, beauty, and law enforcement industries.
Due to the areas affected being less densely populated than cities affected by recent hurricanes such as Florence, Irma, and Harvey, the impact on the auto industry will be less severe than those hurricanes.