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VADA Adds Manheim Express as Partner Program

The Virginia Auto Dealers Association directors said the mobile app will help VADA’s...

The Virginia Auto Dealers Association has named Manheim Express a partner program. Directors said the mobile app will help VADA’s approximately 450 dealer members gain wholesale efficiencies and make more money.

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Online Auction Sales Marched Higher in 2018

Digital vehicle sales growth in the wholesale channel has been partly driven by technological...

Online sales of used vehicles in the wholesale market likely exceeded 2 million in 2018, as remarketing technology made it easier for dealers to evaluate, bid, and buy vehicles beyond physical auction locations.

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Manheim Introduces New Vehicle-Tracking Technology

To use Lot Vision, a dealer or transporter needs to visit an auction's lot vision site and enter...

The new technology — Lot Vision — is a GPS-based wireless device placed in a vehicle's on-board diagnostics port. The tracking device can also be attached to a steering wheel in the event that a vehicle does not have an on-board diagnostic port.

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Manheim Updates Express App for Dealers

Manheim unveiled its updated Express mobile app at NADA 2019 that allows dealers to gain quick access to view, bid on, and purchase vehicles from inventory listed on Manheim's marketplace digital platform.

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Cox's vAuto Acquires, Relaunches Recon Management Platform

Mike Boyd, who founded iRecon Cars, will remain with Cox Automotive as the senior director of...

Cox Automotive's dealer technology unit vAuto has acquired iReconCars and relaunched the reconditioning management platform as iRecon to help dealers and other partners improve used vehicle reconditioning efficiency and speed, the company announced.

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AutoIMS Names CEO to Replace Broe

Auto Auction Services Corp., which is also known as AutoIMS, has named Venkat Krishnamoorthy as its new chief executive, following the retirement of Mike Broe.

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KAR Consolidates Repo Industry Business Units

Recovery Database Network and Clearplan are two of KAR Auction Services' business units that...

KAR Auction Services, Inc. has consolidated its management team for two of its businesses — Recovery Database Network (RDN) and Clearplan — in order to improve synergies for the complementary business units.

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Spireon Sold to N.Y. Private Equity Firm

Telematics provider Spireon has been sold to private equity firm Greenbriar.

New York-based Greenbriar Equity Group has acquired Spireon, Inc. from Bertram Capital, a San Mateo-based equity firm that has presided over the expansion of the telematics provider.