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Cox Automotive Canada introduces the Manheim Vehicle Disinfection Service

New service will reduce the risk of customers being exposed to COVID-19 and other viruses

Mississauga, ON—June 29, 2020 — Manheim Canada, a business of Cox Automotive Canada and a leading provider of vehicle remarketing services, is excited to introduce the Manheim Vehicle Disinfection Service. Beginning today and available at all Manheim Auctions across the country, the Manheim Vehicle Disinfection Service will effectively reduce the risk of customers being exposed to COVID-19 and other viruses by treating all vehicles sold through Manheim Simulcast auctions across Canada with a disinfectant solution.

“As we continue to work closely with our clients to develop and offer them solutions to address the various business needs and industry concerns around COVID-19, we are excited to introduce the Manheim Vehicle Disinfection Service,” said Maria Soklis, President of Cox Automotive Canada. “With this new service, clients of Manheim Canada can now confidently purchase their used vehicles knowing that they have been through a thorough disinfecting treatment and, if they adhere to their own strict Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines, can pass that confidence on to their customers.”

The Manheim Vehicle Disinfectant Service is a unique solution that uses a disinfecting agent that is made in Canada by a leading sanitization solution provider, is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and listed by the Government of Canada as an effective treatment against COVID-19 and other viruses. Manheim’s specially trained teams, equipped with PPE, perform this service with an atomizer through a process that disinfects the interior and popular exterior touchpoints of the vehicle with no negative effects on any instruments or materials and no post-treatment residue.

More information about the Manheim Vehicle Disinfectant Service can be found at Manheim.ca or by contacting a Manheim representative.

For media inquiries, please contact Mark James, Senior Manager, Corporate Communications & Public Relations, Cox Automotive Canada at mark.james@coxautoinc.com.

About Manheim Canada

A business of Cox Automotive Canada, Manheim Canada is a leading provider of vehicle remarketing services that connects buyers and sellers of used vehicles to the world’s largest wholesale used-vehicle marketplace. Manheim Canada serves the Canadian automotive industry with online Simulcast sales and a digital dealer-to-dealer auction platform called MUVIT, in addition to physical auction locations in Edmonton, Milton, Montreal and Halifax.

June 29, 2020 note: Grounded in our commitment to always do the right thing for our employees, company and communities, all of Manheim Canada’s in-lane auction activities are currently suspended until further notice but our online Simulcast sales and our digital platform, MUVIT, are fully operational with new inventory available every day.

About Cox Automotive Canada

Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells, owns and utilizes cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. In Canada, the Cox Automotive family includes Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, HomeNet®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, Ready Logistics®, RMS Automotive®, vAuto®, VinSolutions® and Xtime®, along with a host of other brands in other countries. The global company has 34,000 team members in more than 220 locations and is a partner to more than 50,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of 120-year-old Cox Enterprises, Inc., and serving the automotive industry since 1926, which has revenues exceeding $20 billion and approximately 55,000 employees. Cox Enterprises’ other major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications and Cox Media Group. For more information about Cox Automotive Canada, visit coxautoinc.ca.

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