Meet Our North Carolina Territory Manager: Hope Moore

February 19, 2018

Based in Raleigh, Hope Moore is the North Carolinian Territory Manager. A self-proclaimed foodie and yogi, we chatted with Hope about a range of topics, from the best spots to eat in Raleigh to her experience working in a male-dominated industry. Where did you grow up? I grew up in


Meet Our Vehicle Condition Inspector: Jeff Ennis

February 12, 2018

Jeff is a VCI based in Syracuse, NY. He has been immersed in the automotive world since childhood, where he started a small business detailing neighborhood vehicles. When he’s not working on cars, he can be found on the water, hosting his radio show, and riding his Harley. Where


Meet Our HR Generalist and Recruiter: Jordan Brown

February 05, 2018

Combined with being a well-seasoned traveler and poet, Jordan is committed to contributing to the overwhelmingly positive impact ACV Auctions is having on the wholesale automotive industry. We sat down with Jordan to learn more about his journey to joining ACV Auctions. Where did you grow up? Buffalo, NY. What


Meet Our Vehicle Condition Inspector: Kyle Penke

January 29, 2018

We’re happy to introduce our “Employee Spotlight” series. Weekly, you can catch a glimpse into the world of an ACV team member. Up first is Kyle Penke, a vehicle condition inspector, podcast host, and board game creator. He’s held a variety of job titles including alcohol merchandiser, security


Invest in Your Buyers

February 27, 2017

I’m going to cut right to the chase here – overpriced cars don’t sell. As a seller, it doesn’t matter what you own the car for, because buyers really don’t care about your problems. Buyers are bidding based on two factors only – what they determine the car


Having a Trusted Spotter

December 01, 2016

The more sets of eyeballs you have looking for potential cars for you to buy, the better your chances for success. I would typically bring another trusted buyer with me when I went to big auctions simply because I couldn’t be in every lane at once. Nowadays, a lot


Go With Your Gut: Buy With Confidence At Auto Auctions

April 22, 2016

After buying thousands of cars at wholesale auto auctions, I have experienced the highest highs and the lowest lows. When it comes to making these tough decisions, hard data and research from market reports can be great reference points. But in reality, there is no better lead than going with


How Auto Dealers Can Put Ad Dollars to Work

April 15, 2016

When it comes to auto retail, there are two types of customers: indecisive ones that are unsure what they want to buy, and savvy ones that do their research before coming into the dealership. Research shows that the majority of buyers are, in fact, members of this second camp, and


Build Trust In Your Wholesale Operation

April 11, 2016

In today’s ultra-competitive dealership world, extracting the maximum value from every department is paramount. Your retail used car department has already gotten the memo, but how about your wholesale car auctions? For most franchise dealers, wholesale operations are like the Wild West. There are many times where, as the