FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – For the third year in a row, Manheim Riverside of California has won the “Auction of the Year” award from Mercedes-Benz Financial. The award recognizes superior performance based on various performance metrics including cycle times, buyer attendance, and retention. Manheim Riverside sold 4,354 Mercedes-Benz Financial units in 2007.

Another Manheim location, Manheim Dallas-Fort Worth, has won the “Most Improved Auction of the Year” award, which goes to the auction making the greatest improvement in overall operations compared with the other full time Mercedes-Benz Financial auctions around the United States. Manheim Dallas-Fort Worth sold 1,668 Mercedes-Benz Financial units in 2007.

Mercedes-Benz Financial’s Fort Worth-based remarketing team will present trophies to both Manheim Riverside and Manheim Dallas-Fort Worth at the 2007 Auction Awards Dinner Event in March.