ROCKFORD, IL –Greater Rockford Auto Auction announced it is now an approved auction provider for General Motors and GMAC Remarketing, the physical auction business unit of Ally Financial. GMAC and Ally vehicles will be sold weekly at 9 a.m. on Wednesdays, and GM-sponsored auction vehicles will be sold every other week starting Oct. 27, 2010.

“It’s a new day at GRAA,” said Mark Capriola, general manager of the auction. “This relationship demonstrates our ability to provide a high level of service to GM, GMAC/Ally and our dealers. We are proud of this achievement and embrace the responsibility that comes with it. This opportunity is significant for our dealers, employees and business partners.”

GRAA is expanding its facility and has recently added more space to accommodate the increase in vehicle inventory. To support the new relationship, the organization has created dozens of new jobs and promoted talent from within.

“Joining forces with one of the world’s largest and most prestigious automobile companies confirms GRAA’songoing commitment to its customers,” said Mark Clark, GRAA president. “Our experienced staff has made this day possible.”

GM and Ally/GMAC will help celebrate the inaugural auction sales at GRAA with special incentives and transportation assistance programs.

The Greater Rockford Auto Auction was established in 1974 in Rockford, Ill., by D.M. “Swede” Clark. It is an independently owned dealer-only auto auction consigning more than 1,000 vehicles every Wednesday.

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