As one of the auction industry's pioneer facilities, Akron Auto
Auction has played an important role in the market for seventy
years, incorporating service, commitment and innovation to produce
superior results for its customers.
Akron Auto Auction was founded at the close of World War
II, in 1945, opening as an expanded gas station on East Avenue in
Akron. Today, Akron Auto Auction runs six lanes with four separate
buildings on 30 acres. The facility includes a full transportation
department, reconditioning department, inspection department, and
floor planning services.
Each Tuesday, an average of 1,200 vehicles cross the block,
including consignments from banks, fleet/lease companies and GSA, as
well as vehicles from new and used car dealers from all over the
Midwest. The auction also leads the industry in remarketing vehicles
online, having been named the top seller for OVE.com for two years
Fifty years after its founding, Akron Auto Auction continues to
command its market, led by third generation family ownership.