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THE GOOD FIGHT: Paul John, executive director of the Georgia Independent Automobile Dealers Association, discusses how the association fought against state legislation that would have raised the taxes on used-car purchases.

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Edmunds Earns Workplace Honors

The Los Angeles Business Journal honored Edmunds, the leading car information and shopping platform, as one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles.
The Santa Monica-based company officially placed 14th in the large company category (250+ employees), and the honor marks the eighth year in a row that Edmunds has been recognized by LABJ as a top workplace in Southern California.        
Edmunds recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the opening of its corporate offices in Santa Monica, a 143,000-square-foot space located two miles from the beach. Employees enjoy amenities including free breakfasts and lunches, a frozen yogurt bar, a game room, on-site yoga and meditation, and bright, colorful, open workspaces and informal meeting places that encourage collaboration.

IAA Adds IMS Tool

Insurance Auto Auctions Inc. has introduced Active Inventory Management, a service that enables insurance company customers to outsource their entire salvage inventory management process to IAA.
Utilizing IAA's CSAToday platform, IAA is able to actively monitor vehicles, identify issues, and coordinate any resolutions through its dedicated customer service team. Together with the Active Inventory Management Solution, IAA hopes to help customers drive higher levels of satisfaction and retention amongst their own customer-base.
Additionally, with salvage inventory often managed by insurance company employees with multiple responsibilities, Active Inventory Management provides a turnkey alternative that can improve APD process efficiency and keep employees focused on other value-added responsibilities.

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Firm Invests in Dealership Solution Platform

MyDealerOnline Inc. announced that Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania has invested in the company to bring more exposure to its multi-faceted car dealership solution platform.
The late seed round will make it possible for auctions on MyDealerOnline.com to get more exposure, while consumers will be able to access a wider selection of cars through trusted local dealers. The investment makes MyDealerOnline Inc. part of Ben Franklin’s portfolio of Greater Philadelphia-based high-growth technology companies.

AutoNation Adds Auctions

AutoNation Inc. continues to expand its used-car operations.
Since January 1, AutoNation has opened two auto auctions. One is in Orlando and the other is in Houston.
The company also acquired three collision centers. AutoNation currently owns and operates 72 AutoNation Collision Centers from coast to coast.
AutoNation Precision Parts and AutoNation Auto Gear remain on track, with multiple parts categories expected to be available at the company’s AutoNation USA stores, collision centers and auctions by year-end.

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