MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - General Motors remarketing department
will present ADT Automotive's Northstar Auto Auction with the GM Auction of the Year Award
at its regularly scheduled GM sale. History will be made at this year's awards
presentation, as GM will auction its 7 millionth car during Northstar's 1,000-car sale. GM
began selling cars at auction in 1983.
Northstar sell our milestone 7 millionth vehicle and to be able to award them our top
honor really highlights the value of our partnership," said Dan Kennedy, auction
manager General Motors. "Jerry Aman and his team really work hard to meet all our
needs and they always exceed our expectations," added Kennedy.
being named 'Auction of the Year' was a great honor; this year the honor is indescribable.
Not only because of the award, but also because we get to help GM celebrate a milestone in
its history," said Jerry Aman, general manager at Northstar. "Our employees and
dealers are who make us the best, and this award is based solely on their dedicated and
This is the fourth
time Northstar, located near Minneapolis in Shakopee, Minn., has won the GM "Auction
of the Year Award." It was selected from the 49 auctions around the nation that GM
uses to remarket its vehicles. It is a 45-acre facility with six auction lanes and
complete reconditioning facilities.
Nashville, Tenn., ADT Automotive, Inc., is a vehicle auction and logistics company with 28
U.S. wholesale auto auctions, which auctioned 2.2 million vehicles in 1999. The company's
services include managed remarketing; vehicle transportation; online sales, vehicle
pricing and inventory information; and state-of-the-art reconditioning. Its website is at
www.adtauto.com. ADT Automotive is a Tyco International Ltd. company, a diversified
manufacturing and service conglomerate with annual revenues of more than $22 billion.