NIADA Chooses CARFAX For Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle

ARLINGTON, Texas. (Jun. 23, 2015) — The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) is expanding its long-standing partnership with Carfax to include the association's Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) program. Now, NIADA CPO vehicles come with a Carfax Vehicle History Report provided free to buyers from subscribing dealers and are listed for sale on Carfax Used Car Listings.

The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) is expanding its long-standing partnership with Carfax to include the association's Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) program. Now, NIADA CPO vehicles come with a Carfax Vehicle History Report provided free to buyers from subscribing dealers and are listed for sale on Carfax Used Car Listings.

"Our dealers have spoken loud and clear that they want Carfax for our Certified Pre-Owned program," NIADA senior vice president of member services Scott Lilja said. "Carfax Reports add another level of confidence for buyers purchasing NIADA Certified vehicles. Plus, our dealers' certified inventory gets in front of more ready-to-buy shoppers at carfax.com. We're thrilled to give our 16,000 dealer members a resource that is proven to help sell more cars faster."

NIADA joins 38 manufacturer brands that use Carfax to build more consumer confidence in their certified cars. Wherever consumers shop -- online or at an independent dealership -- they should look for the free Carfax Report on NIADA Certified vehicles.

"The demand for Certified Pre-Owned vehicles keeps growing every year," said Bill Eager, vice president of the dealer business unit at Carfax. "Carfax and NIADA are helping connect independent dealers with more confident customers that want to buy certified vehicles. With Carfax Used Car Listings, Carfax Reports and myCarfax, dealers have the tools that make it fast and easy for people to find and care for NIADA Certified vehicles."

Vehicles eligible for NIADA certification must pass a 125-point inspection and other requirements, including qualifying for the Carfax Buyback Guarantee. For more information about the NIADA CPO program, administered and insured by Warrantech, visit niadacertified.com.

About NIADA

The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) is among the nation's largest trade associations representing the used motor vehicle industry comprised of more than 38,000 licensed used car dealers. Since 1946, NIADA has represented the voice and interests of used car dealers at the federal level in Washington, D.C. Coupled with the state association network across the country, our grass-roots framework provides a dual layer of advocacy unmatched in the used motor vehicle industry.

For 68 years, NIADA has engineered programs and leveraged technology to fulfill its mission to advance, educate and promote the independent, used car dealer. NIADA stands tall for its members who subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics of duty, honor and integrity and who believe in the advancement of small business in support of the free-market system. More information about NIADA programs and educational opportunities is available at www.niada.com, www.niada.tv, and www.autoconsumer.tv .

About Carfax

Carfax, a unit of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), is the vehicle history expert for used car buyers, sellers and the automotive industry. Carfax created the Vehicle History Report in 1986 and is trusted by 30,000 dealerships to help acquire, advertise, retail and service used cars using innovative services like Carfax Used Car Listings and myCarfax. Carfax is an essential part of 38 manufacturer Certified programs, is integrated into hundreds of acquisition and inventory management tools, and featured on thousands of automotive websites. Become a Carfax Advantage™ dealer and see how Carfax helps your dealership win at www.carfaxonline.com. Based in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is the leading global source of information, insight and analytics in the automotive industry and other critical areas that shape today's business landscape.

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