Founded in 1964 by James B. Bowers,
Houston Auto Auction continues under the second-generation ownership
and operation led by brothers Tim Bowers, James B. "Chip"
Bowers, II and Mark Bowers. Over the five decades since its
founding, the auction has emerged as a leader in its market area
selling vehicles, large
commercial trucks and heavy equipment for corporations, leasing
companies, banks, credit union, municipalities and other government
Houston Auto Auction constantly strives
to be on the cutting edge of the Auction world, providing auction
types that benefit both the seller, and the buyer. The auction
features a real-time, globally accessible simulcast with no delay,
powered by AWG that allows customers to both purchase vehicles and
rep vehicles from the comfort of the office, or any place with a
high speed internet connection.
Located on 24 acres in north Houston,
Houston Auto Auction's Tuesday sale begins at 1:00 pm with the
region's largest selection of heavy equipment, followed by fleet,
lease and dealer vehicles at 1:30. More than 500 vehicles run on
four auction lanes, with featured consignment from ARI, Element,
Fleet/Lease Disposal, Fleet Street Remarketing, Flexco, Leasing
Associates, Merchant Fleet, Security First Credit Union and numerous
regional financial institutions and municipalities. The auction also
holds a monthly sale for GSA.