Carfax to Offer Customers Integrated Access at Manheim.com Partnership Enhances Trust, Provides Convenience for Online Customers

ATLANTA, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Carfax announced today that Manheim customers will now have integrated access to Carfax Auction Quick Check and Vehicle History Reports via Manheim.com. Reports are now available on the site's 24/7 "Bid or Buy Now" tool, OVE.com. Access for users of Simulcast, Manheim.com's LIVE bidding tool, will follow sometime next month. Dealers researching vehicles online with Manheim now have access to Carfax information with a single mouse click.

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"Access to Carfax Auction Quick Check streamlines the buying process," said Norm Olson, Sales Operations Manager, Toyota Motor Sales, USA. "Our buyers can pinpoint vehicles ahead of time that may be eligible for our Toyota Certified Used Vehicle program and move quickly when they come up for bid."

Sue Boehlke, senior vice president, Manheim Online Solutions and Technology said, "Manheim is always looking for ways to enhance its online marketplace with solutions that provide transparency, build trust and improve the online customer experience for dealers. The online integration of Carfax helps us provide for these goals."

Previous independent studies prove that using a Carfax Report improves inventory turn and increases profit. It's critical that dealers pay the right price for cars customers want. In addition, used car shoppers get the information needed to make faster buying decisions.

"If you want to win at auction you must have better information," said Dick Raines, Carfax president. "We're excited to work with Manheim to provide vehicle history information so dealers can pay the right price for cars that fit their customers' needs."

To sign up with Carfax or get Carfax Auction Quick Check, call (866) 448-3113 or visit www.carfaxonline.com.

About Manheim

Manheim (www.manheim.com) is the world's leading provider of vehicle remarketing services. Through its wholesale operating locations and array of technology products, Manheim impacts every stage of a used vehicle's life cycle, helping commercial sellers and automobile dealers realize the full value of their vehicles.

The company's operating location services include reconditioning, certification, inspections, dealer financing, transport, title management and marshaling, among others. Manheim is also the leader in vehicle remarketing technology, using its online tools to connect buyers and sellers around the globe to the world's largest, most comprehensive wholesale marketplace. In 2008, Manheim handled nearly 10 million used vehicles, facilitating transactions representing more than $50 billion in value.

Manheim's subsidiary companies provide value-added remarketing products and services, including paintless dent removal (Dent Wizard), Auto Body Repair, and salvage vehicle remarketing (Total Resource Auctions).

Manheim is a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises Inc., one of the nation's leading media companies and providers of automotive services.

About Carfax (www.carfax.com)

Millions of used car buyers and sellers each year rely on Carfax, the most trusted provider of vehicle history information. Using the unique 17-character vehicle identification number (VIN) found on vehicle dashboards and title documents, Carfax instantly generates a detailed Vehicle History Report on any used car or light truck. Carfax Vehicle History Reports(TM) provide valuable information that helps used car buyers and sellers make better decisions. Free Carfax Vehicle History Reports are instantly available with vehicles listed in nearly every online marketplace by Carfax-subscribing dealers. For more information or to become a Carfax subscriber, visit www.carfaxonline.com.

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