Welcome to the
Dealer Learning Center
- Wednesday, March 1 - Thursday, March 2 2017
- Paris Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) is where remarketing is defined and connections are made. It's the only gathering where the industry decides on initiatives and establishes partnerships. Solidify your relationships face-to-face and fuel your business for the coming year. Join over 500 remarketing professionals from March 1-2, 2017 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, NV and get the latest information on new technologies, wholesale market conditions, industry standardization and more.
CAR is organized with the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) Spring Business Meeting and the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) Spring Roundtable.
Cox Automotive Speakers:
Keynote Address: Looking to the Future – 9:30am-10:15am – Champagne Ballroom
Sandy Schwartz, President of Cox Automotive, will share his views on increasing wholesale supply and the many innovations and future trends shaping the automotive industry.
General Session: Economic Forecast and Its Impact on Remarketers in 2017 – 2:20pm-3:05pm – Champagne Ballroom
Will the national economy continue to strengthen in 2017? How will economic conditions in 2017 impact the vehicle remarketing industry?
- Moderator: Jerry Hinton, ADESA Portland
- Panelists: Tom Kontos, KAR Auction Services, Inc.; Ira Silver, NAAA Economist; Tom Webb, Cox Automotive
After a sharp rise in wholesale pricing coming out of the recession, the absolute year-over-year change in pricing was
Although growing wholesale supply is one of the most discussed stories of the year, the weakness in November wholesale pricing
White Paper: Turn to Earn - Speeding the Wholesale-to-Retail Process Is Critical to Growing Market Share & Operational Profitability
Since 2009, the gap between list price and transaction price has steadily declined. To overcome this profit margin compression, dealers must increase overall operational profitability by: reducing overhead, freeing dealership resources to focus on profit centers, and selling more vehicles at a faster rate rather than maximizing gross per unit.
Download the white paper to learn how infusing speed and efficiency into the wholesale-to-retail process is a particularly effective and increasingly necessary way that progressive dealerships can meet these goals.
Also check out vAuto’s Dealer Resources site to learn more about wholesale vehicle sourcing, inventory management and more.
Wholesale used vehicle prices declined in October, but the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index increased compared to