Chicago Automobile Trade Association named a CATA preferred provider

June 7, 2013
The Chicago Automobile Trade Association has named as the preferred provider to offer an alternative auction service. accomplishes this via a proprietary online dealer network. allows all networked dealers to buy and sell an unlimited number of vehicles from dealerships for a low monthly subscription fee instead of per car transaction fees.
Jim Battista, president of said: “This program was developed through personal experience of purchasing inventory for nine years. The impact of traditional auction fees and transportation expenses motivated me to create a more efficient solution.
“ has proven to be an ideal way to move inventory. Dealerships will find vehicles serviced and ready to move off the lot, while building great relationships with other dealers along the way.” has been servicing the Midwest for four years and has established a network of more than 150 dealers. Between cost efficiency, increased profit margins, and convenience, dealerships will be hard pressed to find a wholesale inventory solution as attractive as
The package provides your dealership with:
• Database of inventory that currently has more than 17,000 vehicles – including Hertz Remarketing. 
• One-click request for a “buy figure” that reaches close to 200 current emails.  
• One-click request for vehicle search. 
• A dealer-friendly community where dealers can work with each other. 
• Family-owned and -operated business with live support and leading technology. has agreed to offer CATA member dealers a discounted monthly rate of $400. (’s regular monthly rate is $500.) has onsite visits available. Contact Jim Battista at (708) 692-2280 or to schedule an appointment.
You can find out more about the CATA’s Member Benefit program by visiting the association website, specifically:


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