Manheim adds locations to mobile auction sales progam


Manheim has expanded its mobile auction network, with a new mobile sale launching Wednesday in Rochester, N.Y.

The company is conducting the Manheim Rochester site in partnership with Bob Johnson Automotive Group.

Manheim Rochester, which was previously Central Auto Auction, is the auction company’s first physical presence in the area.

(A Manheim spokesperson confirmed that the site is still owned by Bob Johnson Automotive and that the sale is a partnership between the dealer group and Manheim).

Manheim added a mobile sale in Novi, Mich., which is hosted by Manheim Detroit, in August.

The company now hosts more than 45 monthly mobile sales.

Among those are 27 recurring sales and 18 event sales. The mobile auctions are held at “non-traditional locations” including dealerships, hotels, race tracks and beyond.

In short, all the usual technology and amenities

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Manheim announces Marshall ‘Mega Week’ used car auctions event

Manheim will auction 1,000 used cars across five locations as part of a Marshall Motor Group mega-event running from October 12 to 16.

The five-day event will feature exclusive content from the top AM100 car retail group, with virtual sales taking place across Manheim sites in Bristol, Northampton, Wimbledon, Colchester and Mansfield, using the Simulcast online platform.

Manheim said it would normally host a series of physical sales for an event like this across the week, but current Government restrictions due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak have resulted in the event taking place virtually this year.

Jon Head, commercial director at Marshall Motor Group, said: “We usually hold mega-week events twice a year at Manheim. We planned to hold our first event in April but had to quickly change our plans due to the impact of the pandemic.

“We’re delighted to now put on this event and confident it will

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Man steals more than $4K worth of key fobs from Manheim Auto Auction by hiding them in his underwear: police | Local News

A Maryland man stole $4,630 worth of key fobs and key cards from inside vehicles at Manheim Auto Auction by “stuffing them into his underwear,” according to Northern Lancaster County Regional police. 

Brendan Scott Gilbreath, 41, of Annapolis, Md., was arrested Thursday after Manheim Auto Auction security reported to police that Gilbreath got into vehicles with key fobs on the dashboard.

When security checked the vehicles after Gilbreath left, the key fobs were gone, police said.

On Thursday, security was conducting rooftop surveillance over “Area H” because 44 key fobs and key cards had went missing over the past two weeks, police said. 

Gilbreath consented to a search and an officer found 10 key fobs in Gilbreath’s underwear, police said. Later, during a more thorough search at the police station, officers found three more, police said. 

Gilbreath concealed the key fobs by wearing two pairs of underwear and putting

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