CENTREVILLE, Va., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) visited Carfax headquarters in Fairfax County on Monday, June 24, in support of one of Northern Virginia's most well-known employers. Sen. Warner toured the company's unique headquarters and also held a town hall discussion with the more than 250 on-site Carfax employees about the company's growth and local economic impact, as well as the current political environment.
"Meeting with the great people who work for strong local employers such as Carfax always re-energizes me," Sen. Warner said. "Carfax has been a leading corporate presence in this community for decades, and I especially appreciate their powerful commitment to giving back to their local community."
Carfax showed off its work hard-play hard themed workspace and highlighted the company's history and community involvement efforts during Sen. Warner's tour. Based in Fairfax County for over 20 years, Carfax caters lunch once a week for its employees from locally-owned businesses, offers an annual summer internship program and its employees regularly hold fundraisers for local charities and emergency relief efforts.
"As one of the area's 'Best Places to Work' the last five times running according to the Washingtonian, Carfax is honored that Senator Warner chose to visit our headquarters," said Dick Raines, president of Carfax. "The Senator heard about how we help buyers and sellers of used cars and wanted to come see what we are doing. For decades, Northern Virginia has been home for us and we're really happy to be a part of the community."
More than 800 Virginia-based dealerships build trust and sell cars faster using Carfax Reports. Every year, millions of consumers rely on Carfax Vehicle History Reports to make better decisions about the cars they buy and sell.
About Senator Warner
Mark Warner was elected to the U.S. Senate in November 2008, and serves on the Senate Banking, Budget, Commerce and Intelligence committees. After more than four years in the Senate, Senator Warner has established himself as a national leader in efforts to find bipartisan consensus to create balanced solutions to reduce the federal debt and deficit. He also has been a champion for military men and women, their families, and our military veterans. Senator Warner also is a leader in Congress in efforts to promote private-sector innovation and to help our nation's small businesses and start-up companies succeed. From 2002 to 2006, Senator Warner served as Governor of Virginia, and when he left office Virginia was consistently recognized as the nation's "best-managed state," the "best state for business" and the state offering the best educational opportunities to its young people. Before entering public office, Senator Warner was an early investor in the cellular telephone and I-T industries.
About Carfax (www.carfax.com)
Carfax is the vehicle history expert for used car buyers, sellers and the automotive industry. Carfax created the Vehicle History Report in 1986 and maintains the largest vehicle history database ever assembled, comprising over 11 billion vehicle records from more than 75,000 sources across North America. A Carfax® Vehicle History Report™, the most trusted resource for vehicle history information, is an essential step in the used car buying process. Get free Carfax® Reports from dealers wherever used cars are sold online or look for Carfax Advantage™ dealers in your area and say 'Show Me the Carfax'. For used car buying tips or to purchase a Carfax® Report, visit www.carfax.com.
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