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Manheim news releases, press kit, company updates and more.

Established as a wholesale vehicle auction operation in 1945, Manheim has been setting the industry standard for buying and selling used vehicles for over 75 years. As the nation’s leading provider of end-to-end wholesale vehicle solutions, we help our clients, which include automotive dealerships to banks, car rental agencies and auto manufacturer, to increase their profits and efficiencies in their used vehicle operations.

Through our network of more than 100 physical, digital and mobile auctions, we provide our clients with choices to connect and transact business how and when they want. Each year, we offer nearly 6 million used vehicles for sale and facilitate transactions representing nearly $60 billion in value. We are focused on transforming the wholesale vehicle buying and selling experience through facility investments, technology and other innovative products and services.

We offer our clients a range of wholesale services, including decisioning, buying and selling, floor planning, logistics, assurance and reconditioning. We market, Simulcast, Manheim Express,, Manheim Digital Blocks™, Ready Logistics, Central Dispatch and other respected brands to the remarketing industry in 11 countries, including Australia, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

Beyond the physical and digital auction lanes, we offer retail-ready services that prepare vehicles to arrive at the dealership ready to be placed on the sale lot.

At our core, we value safety, our team members, the environment and the communities we serve. From fundraising drives to tutoring kids after school to supporting long-term conservation efforts, our company and our team members are dedicated to conservation and giving back to their communities.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Manheim is a Cox Automotive™ brand. For more information, visit


First Manheim auto auction, Manheim, PA


Manheim, PA, becomes world's largest auto auction


Purchases National Auto Dealers Exchange, Bordentown, NJ


Purchases Fredericksburg Auto Auction, Fredericksburg, VA


Cox Enterprises acquires Manheim; moves headquarters to Atlanta, GA


Manheim acquires Toronto Auto Auction, Milton, Ontario


Grows to 25 auctions nationwide


Merges with General Electric Capital Corp.; grows to 46 auctions


First ever live satellite auction


Manheim first in industry to give dealers online access via the Web to auction inventories, sale calendars, and market 

Manheim opens industry's first CyberLot, Lexus Direct
First Used Car Market Report introduced


Acquires Greater Auction Group; first international venture in UK

Manheim Online launches, named one of Top 10 e-commerce sites by PC Week


Manheim Market Report now downloadable to dealers' PCs


Acquires Dent Wizard
Opens auctions in France, Australia, New Zealand, and 5 more in US, world's largest used car shopping site, debuts


Forms Manheim Interactive. Acquires 20 ADT automotive auctions


Manheim introduces the Used Vehicle Value Index
Implements Best Practices Program


Manheim holds its first Simulcast sale


By year end, 65,000 dealers enrolled and using Manheim Online

Industry's first "cinema" sales in Atlanta and Seattle
First auction in Thailand

Manheim Market Report now accessible by PDAs, offers real-time pricing "in the lanes on sale day"

Mobile auction sale of 9,200 hail-damaged vehicles at Nissan's Smyrna, TN, assembly plant


Online Vehicle Exchange is launched
Manheim DRIVE Center opens


Introduced Total Resources Auctions salvage subsidiary
Debut of Manheim Specialty Auctions


Manheim acquires Southwest Florida and Auction City Halifax in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Launched China operations


Manheim opens its largest auction reconditioning center at Manheim Pennsylvania

World's largest vehicle auto auction receives DuPont Award for environmental achievements

Manheim establishes The Wholesale Institute online workshops for dealers

Manheim announces further expansion in Canada

Manheim acquires Auction City Moncton in Moncton, New Brunswick


Manheim launches first ever operations in Turkey

Manheim Total Resource Auctions announces major expansion in salvage industry

Cox Enterprises and Manheim turn on Water Conservation Center at Manheim Georgia in Atlanta

Opening of 70,000 square foot facility in Montreal, Quebec

Opening of new Manheim Canada corporate office in Mississauga, Ontario


Manheim reaches 3 million online transactions

Launches first ever Mid-Year Used Car Market Report

Manheim honored among AARP's "Best Employers for Workers Over 50" for second consecutive year


Manheim Market Report becomes available on mobile devices

Manheim launches Manheim Direct signs its 100th Independent Auction Partner

Manheim Introduces One-Stop Customer Care with 1-866-MANHEIM


Manheim launches Simulcast Everywhere

Mobile site reaches its two millionth user

BMW and Manheim partner to open new company car center and Manheim Greer Distribution and Vehicle Processing Center


Manheim purchases Dealer Services Corporation

Manheim purchases Ready Auto Transport

Simulcast becomes available for Mac computers

Manheim celebrates the 10th anniversary of Simulcast


Cox Enterprises names Sanford Schwartz president of Manheim and AutoTrader

Manheim creates joint venture with DriveTime, forms Go Auto Exchange

Manheim opens new California Service Center at Manheim Riverside

Manheim expands footprint in Canada


Cox Enterprise announces formation of Cox Automotive
Manheim signs agreement to purchase stake in Go Financial, supports dealer access to financing options via NextGear Capital

Manheim purchases majority stake in Brazilian CarBizz

Manheim creates first-ever onsite auction lane for Hendrick Automotive


Manheim Pennsylvania celebrates 70th anniversary

Manheim creates new wholesale-to-retail vehicle solution for dealers

Manheim announces expansion of mobile auction network


Manheim Expands Retail Solutions Adding Five New Sites; Provides Clients Greater Access and Flexible Services

Manheim and Cox Enterprises Celebrate Summer Solstice with Solar Projects in Nevada

AiM and Manheim Inspection Product Roll-Out Complete in 79 Locations


13 Manheim Auctions Named Best Auctions to Work For 2017

Manheim Pennsylvania hosts World Auto Auctioneer’s Championship


Manheim unveils Manheim Express App: Offers Dealers Fast, Easy and Self Service Way to List and Sell Inventory

Manheim Completes Bold Auction Transformation; Makes it Easier, Faster for Dealers to Do Business Anytime and Anywhere

Manheim Invests in Multi-Year Safety Initiative “Actively Care Today”


Manheim launches its first all-digital auction at Manheim Tucson

Manheim Surpasses Two Million Digital Transactions in 2019

Manheim Unveils Lot Vision: First-of-its-kind Tracking Technology Identifies Vehicle Location on Auction Lot


Manheim celebrates 75th Anniversary

Manheim implements Simulcast-only sales at all of its locations


Manheim purchases Fyusion, a leader in immersive vehicle imaging solutions


Manheim launches Fixed Imaging Tunnels at auction locations


Manheim launches Next Inspect self-inspection application