Manheim’s Arena Auto Auction was named the Auction of the Year by DaimlerChrysler Remarketing. On hand for the presentation were (L-R) Tony Giurato, Manheim regional vice president of operations; Peter Grady, DaimlerChrysler director of remarketing; Jimmy Compton, Arena Auto Auction general manager; Dean Eisner, Manheim president and CEO; Tom Gerst, DaimlerChrysler vehicle remarketing manager; Jamie Porter, Manheim executive vice president; and Doug Schurig, DaimelerChrysler field operations manager.

ATLANTA – DaimlerChrysler Remarketing has named Manheim’s Arena Auto Auction in Bolingbrook, Ill., as the 2005 Auction of the Year.

Arena Auto Auction was selected for providing the highest residual values, quality, and customer service to DaimlerChrysler and its dealers throughout the past year.

The auction, one of 24 DaimlerChrysler-affiliated auctions since 1965, sold 13,300 used DaimlerChrysler vehicles in 2005. The 12-lane facility features a newly opened collision repair, reconditioning, and sale center on 140 acres.