FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 3, 2014 – Hyundai Motor America has named Manheim Riverside as its 2013 Auction of the Year. The annual award is presented to the best performing auction in terms of sales values, customer service, dealer satisfaction, quality, and overall performance. Hyundai began remarketing vehicles at Manheim Riverside in 2012 and it is the first time a west coast auction has won this prestigious award.
"We appreciate our partnership with Manheim Riverside and its outstanding management team," said Gary Knapp, senior group manager, Fleet & Remarketing, Hyundai Motor America. "With sales volume in our Western Region continuing to increase, we felt it was time to open another auction location in order to better serve dealers on the West Coast. The staff at Manheim Riverside has stepped up and consistently puts forth great effort while making sure our dealers always feel welcome. Riverside provides outstanding service and keeps our dealers engaged and interested in returning month after month. Congratulations to GM Chris Brown and his team for a great year."
"It is truly an honor to receive this prestigious award," said Chris Brown, general manager of Manheim Riverside. "We are proud of our long-term partnership with Hyundai Motor America, which is very important to everyone at Manheim Riverside. We value the personal connections with the Hyundai dealer body and HMA corporate team, and are proud of the results we have achieved together."
Manheim Riverside's closed Hyundai auctions provide dealers with high quality, low mileage vehicles that often make their way through Hyundai's certified pre-owned program (CPO). Hyundai's fast-growing CPO program has been named best CPO program by Intellichoice three years running.