Typical cars at a Manheim auto auction include all kinds of used automobiles by manufacturers such as Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Hyundai and Toyota. It also auctions vehicles from high-end car makers such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Rolls-Royce. Its website, Manheim.com, features a search tool where customers can choose from hundreds of makes and models
As of 2015, Manheim, Incorporated is the largest automobile auction company in the world in terms of volume of trade. The Atlanta-based company is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, and its main business is providing auction services for the physical sale of cars, as well as online tools that link vehicle buyers and sellers in the wholesale market. It also provides services such as auto body repair, financing, title work and recovery.
Manheim started its auto auction business in 1945 and became the largest of its kind by 1959. Cox Enterprises purchased the company in 1968. Mannheim also runs Global Trader, which specializes in the wholesale export of used cars from North America. In addition to the United States and Canada, Mannheim has several locations in Europe, such as France, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom. It also has a presence in Australia, New Zealand and Thailand.