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Flint Auto Auction has embarked on an expansion project that will net the Flint, Mich., facility an additional 27 acres of vehicle parking and 8,000 square feet of office space.
Auction co-owners John Luce and Bill Williams report that the auction recently purchased two adjacent properties and began construction earlier this summer.
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Kelley Blue announced its adoption of the Media Room for local nonprofit organization Orange County Ronald McDonald House, a program of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California. Ronald McDonald Houses provide a place for seriously ill children and their families to stay when a child requires medical care away from home, helping families obtain the best medical care possible for their children.
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New-vehicle retail and total sales are on pace to surpass May for the highest levels in 2014, according to a monthly sales forecast developed jointly by J.D. Power and LMC Automotive.
Retail light-vehicle sales are projected to hit 1.3 million units and total light-vehicle sales are expected to reach nearly 1.5 million in August, both a 3 percent increase on a selling day adjusted basis, compared with August 2013.
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The executive team from NextGear Capital, the largest independent inventory finance company in North America, recently took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise donations and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. In addition to participating in the challenge, NextGear Capital also pledged $5,000 towards the ALS Foundation.
“At NextGear Capital, we believe in making a difference and giving back to others, whether that’s in our community or globally,” said Brian Geitner, president of NextGear Capital. “ALS has affected many across the world, and we want to do our part to help find a cure for this disease.”