FORT WORTH, TEXAS – AmeriCredit Corp. has named Manheim’s Tennessee Auto Auction in Nashville, Tenn., as its 2007 Auction of the Year as part of the company’s nationwide Auction of Excellence program.

For the Auction of Excellence program, AmeriCredit representatives assess each auction’s performance in a variety of categories, including customer service, marketing promotions, pre-sale activities, and overall auction success.

“As this year’s Auction of the Year winner, Manheim Tennessee delivered consistently great results for AmeriCredit,” said Dan Heinrich, AmeriCredit’s vice president of Asset Remarketing. “AmeriCredit sets high standards for its auctions across the country. The ability of the team at Manheim Tennessee to meet and exceed our expectations is an accomplishment that should make them very proud.”

Manheim Tennessee received three quarterly Auction of Excellence awards from AmeriCredit in 2007 and also won the annual Southeast region award. As the top auction in the Southeast region, Manheim Tennessee competed with other regional award recipients for this year’s national honor.

The other 2007 regional winners are:

  • Midwest: Columbus Fair Auto Auction, Columbus, Ohio.

  • Northeast: Harrisburg Auto Auction, Mechanicsburg, Pa.

  • Southwest: Lubbock Auto Auction, Lubbock, Texas.

  • West Coast: Manheim’s Portland Auto Auction, Portland, Ore.