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August 21, 2017
<p><em>Photo: Manheim</em></p> Manheim Improves Vehicle Valuation Tool

Manheim has updated its vehicle valuation tool, the Manheim Market Report (MMR), to provide more detailed valuations of used vehicles to increase transparency and improve the remarketing process, the company announced.

<p><em>(l-r) Former IARA President Jeannie Chiaromonte, IARA Executive Director Tony Long, and President Tim Meta after the passing of the presidential gavel.&nbsp;</em></p> IARA Summer Roundtable Converges in Nashville

The IARA hosted its 2017 Summer Roundtable in Nashville, Tenn. on Aug. 15-18. During the conference, panels discussed issues that the remarketing industry is currently facing as well as those on the horizon.

Weekly Wholesale Car Values Fall Sharply

Compact vans and small pickups declined the most among truck segments by 1.74% and 1.46%.

<p><em>Courtesy of IAA.&nbsp;</em></p> Insurance Auto Auctions Adds Facilities in Six States

Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA) has added new facilities in six states, including two states — Minnesota and Utah — where the company had no previous operations.

<p><em>Williams</em></p> ADESA Adds Executive Pair to Sales Team

ADESA has added Angela Williams as executive sales director and Kirk Archer as sales director, the KAR Auction Services unit announced.

NAAA Names Finalists for Annual Philanthropic Award

The National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) has named four finalists for its 2017 Auction of the Year Award for Excellence in Community Service, the association announced.

Lease Credit Approvals Fall 14.5% From June

Approvals for vehicle leases fell 14.5% to 54.3% in July from the prior month partly because an influx of students with lower credit scores applied for vehicle leases ahead of the college school year, reports Swaplease.com.

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