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CATA partners with Carfax for history reports on

August 16, 2013
An agreement to provide vehicle history reports to visitors to has been reached by the Chicago Automobile Trade Association. and Carfax. In addition, the CATA will work with Carfax to provide vehicle history reports to its dealer members at a discount.
Kicking off this partnership is a 90-day campaign providing no-charge Carfax vehicle history reports to site visitors on nearly every used vehicle listed. This campaign will begin Aug. 26 and run through November.
“We are extremely excited to be partnering with the premier provider of vehicle history reports and especially pleased that we can offer no-charge reports on all of our used vehicles for the strong-selling months of September, October and November,” said Tony Guido, chairman of the DriveChicago committee at the CATA and owner of Arlington Heights Ford.
The Carfax agreement also includes dealer training programs, the ability to use Carfax Marks on, and a commitment to the promotional radio buy that will announce the 90-day, no-charge vehicle history report campaign.
“Carfax and are committed to helping Chicagoland consumers purchase quality used cars,” said Larry Gamache, communications director at Carfax. “A Carfax report is a great place to start. Now visitors can get a Carfax report on every used vehicle— free until the end of November—to help them make the most educated purchase possible.”
For more information about the CATA’s partnership with Carfax and the no-charge vehicle history report campaign, contact Mark Bilek, general manager of, at