Impact Auto Auctions Creates Seamless Financing and Buying Experience with Integration of AFC Financing
Published December 13, 2018 - Written By Impact Auto Auctions Ltd.
WESTCHESTER, Ill. – December 13, 2018 – Impact Auto Auctions Ltd. and Automotive Finance Corporation (AFC), business units of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), announce the launch of real-time, convenient, seamless financing and buying options for Impact Auto Auctions customers. Impact Auto Auctions buyers can now view their available AFC credit in real time and floorplan their purchases upon checkout — allowing customers to buy and transport the same day, saving time and potential storage costs.
“Our Canadian customers have asked for more convenience, and we have answered their request with a fully integrated and streamlined purchasing process,” said Blair Earle, managing director for Impact Auto Auctions. “Providing customers with instant access to floorplan financing and giving them immediate snapshots of their available credit helps our customers make quicker buying decisions — generating additional buying opportunity and helping them successfully operate and grow their business.”
Impact Auto Auctions is the leading Canadian salvage auto auction with the largest facility footprint, serving the automotive total-loss industry with more than 14 corporate-owned facilities across Canada. Impact Auto Auction provides a marketplace for the sale and purchase of high-mileage, aged or damaged insurance, rental, fleet, lease, finance and manufacturer vehicles. AFC provides financial and business solutions to independent automotive dealers from more than 100 branch locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.
AFC financing is available to Impact Auto Auction customers on their desktop, tablet or smartphone. Please visit ImpactAuto.ca for more information.
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About IAA, Inc.
IAA, Inc. (NYSE: IAA) is a leading global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Leveraging leading-edge technology and focusing on innovation, IAA’s unique multi-channel platform processes more than 2.5 million vehicles annually. Headquartered near Chicago, IL, IAA has 3,600 talented employees and over 190 facilities throughout the US, Canada and the United Kingdom. IAA provides a broad range of services to insurers, fleet and rental companies, rebuilders, charity organizations and financing companies that dramatically reduce the cycle time of selling a vehicle while also delivering industry-leading economic returns. Buyers have access to the industry’s most-innovative vehicle evaluation and bidding tools, enhancing the overall purchasing experience.
Certain statements contained in this release include “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In particular, statements made that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements and can be identified by words such as “should,” “may,” “will,” “anticipates,” “expects,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “seeks,” “estimates,” and similar expressions. In this release, such forward-looking statements include statements regarding our expectations as an independent company and our ability to enhance our competitive position and drive long-term value for shareholders. Such statements are based on management’s current expectations, are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results projected, expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include: fluctuations in consumer demand for and in the supply of damaged and total loss vehicles and the resulting impact on auction sales volumes; our ability to meet or exceed customers’ expectations, as well as develop and implement information systems responsive to customer needs; significant current competition and the introduction of new competitors; competitive pricing pressures; the ability of consumers to lease or finance the purchase of new and/or used vehicles; our ability to obtain land or renew/enter into new leases at commercially reasonable rates; our ability to effectively maintain or update information and technology systems and to implement and maintain measures to protect against cyberattacks; our ability to successfully implement our business strategies or realize expected cost savings and revenue enhancements; business development activities, including acquisitions and integration of acquired businesses; trends in the vehicle remarketing industry; changes in the volume of vehicle production, including capacity reductions at the major original equipment manufacturers; changes in the market value of vehicles auctioned, including changes in the actual cash value of damaged and total loss vehicles; economic conditions, including fuel prices, commodity prices, foreign exchange rates and interest rate fluctuations; trends in new- and used-vehicle sales and incentives; general economic conditions; and other risks and uncertainties identified in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), including under "Risk Factors" in our information statement filed as Exhibit 99.1 to our Registration Statement on Form 10 filed with the SEC on June 13, 2019. Additional information regarding risks and uncertainties will also be contained in subsequent quarterly and annual reports we file with the SEC. The forward-looking statements included in this release are made as of the date hereof, and we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward looking statement to reflect new information or events, except as required by law.
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