Automotive News Used Vehicles News Feed News, blogs and commentary from the leader in North American automotive news en-us Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:00:00 EST Severe weather spurs auction expansion Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Insurance Auto Auctions Inc., which specializes in salvage vehicles and those donated to charity, has expanded its auction site outside Omaha, Neb., in response to growing volume. Manheim enters high-tech lane Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Manheim, the nation's largest auto-auction company, is spending $100 million over three years to give every aspect of its operations a high-tech makeover. Why Honda's John Mendel wants customers to buy a Treasury bond on wheels Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:28:38 EST Jittery stock market? Honda's John Mendel wants you to take your money out of Google, Apple and Tesla -- and put it in Hondas. Not Honda stock. Actual Hondas. They're like Treasury bonds on wheels, with cupholders. Outside companies make inroads with inventory software Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Independent automotive software companies have begun to recognize the potential for inventory management analytics and now offer their own tools, with a price tag attached. Manheim enters Brazil with acquisition of auction company CarBizz Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:51:19 EST Manheim, the largest auto auction company in the United States, has expanded its global operations into South America with the acquisition of Brazilian auction company CarBizz. Happy Birthday, boss! Let's open some stores Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sonic Automotive President Scott Smith will get a special birthday present when he turns 47 on Oct. 20. Honda pushes dealers for buyers' signatures on airbag liability Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST "I understand that if this used car I'm buying is in a crash, the airbag could kill me." That's the gist of a document that American Honda Motor Co. wants its dealers to require buyers of certain 2001-11 used Honda and Acura vehicles to sign. AutoTrader, Manheim rebrand under 1 entity Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Manheim and AutoTrader Group, a collection of digital automotive marketing and software companies, are now part of Cox Automotive, according to signage and employees representing the various properties at a recent trade show in Florida. Auction Broadcasting sites get makeovers Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Auction Broadcasting Co., expecting to increase its sales at least 20 percent in 2015, will improve seven of its eight auction sites in various ways by year end. Certified-used sales fall in June, expected to rise for year Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sales of certified used vehicles slipped in June for the first time in a year and a half. But analysts still predict certified sales will rise overall this year. %]