MT. ARLINGTON, N.J. – The International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) has announced that Manheim has joined the IARA.

“The IARA is pleased to welcome Manheim in joining the Alliance along with our member auction partners ABC, BSC America, ServNet, and several independent auctions. We look forward to Manheim's support and participation,” said Steve Houston, president of IARA.

The IARA is a non-profit professional organization for companies involved in used-vehicle remarketing. The IARA provides online educational courses, industry information surveys, and twice-yearly informational Roundtable Meetings. For more information, visit

Through its wholesale auctions and technology products, Manheim impacts every stage of a used-vehicle’s lifecycle, helping commercial sellers and automobile dealers realize the full value of their vehicles, according to the company.

Manheim’s auction services include reconditioning, certification, inspections, dealer financing, transport, title management, and marshaling, among others. Manheim is also provides online remarketing technology to connect buyers and sellers around the globe to its wholesale marketplace. In 2005, Manheim handled nearly 10 million used vehicles – and sold more than 5 million – representing more than $50 billion in value.

Manheim’s subsidiary companies provide value-added remarketing products and services, including paintless dent removal (Dent Wizard), Auto Body Repair, and salvage vehicle remarketing (Total Resource Auctions).

A wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, Atlanta-based Manheim is a global organization with 32,000 employees at its 141 U.S. and international locations. For more information, visit