Entries by Richard Herrera

AiMCertify.com, The Go To Solution For Pre-Owned Vehicle Inspections

LONG BEACH, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2017) – Alliance Inspection Management (AiM), the leading vehicle inspection company that evaluates more than 13 million auto inspections annually, has launched AiMCertify.com for vehicle buyers and sellers. The vehicle inspection service platform provides an easy and convenient way to understand the real condition of a car or truck located […]

AiM Hires New President & CEO

LONG BEACH, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2017) — Steve Lambert, an automotive remarketing and information technology leader, has been named president and CEO at Alliance Inspection Management (AiM), the leading national independent automotive inspection company. Lambert will take office in Long Beach, California on December 4. Lambert, 56, comes to AiM with a mandate to strengthen […]

Condition Reports: Retaining Value for Off-Lease Vehicles

When a fleet vehicle heads to auction, its history and condition at the point of sale will largely determine its sale price. A brand and model that’s in better shape than a more beat-up sibling can fetch a significantly higher resale price. Seasoned fleet managers take control of this process shortly after purchasing the vehicle, […]

AiM’s Avis Direct Program Highlighted “Rental Car Companies Seek Residual Refuge In Non-Auction Venues”

DETROIT, Michigan (August. 22, 2017) Seeking shelter from volatile residual values, rental car companies are selling more retired rental vehicles directly to dealers and consumers through non-auction sales channels. Avis Budget Group Inc. and Hertz Global Holdings Inc. said during their respective first quarter conference calls that per-unit fleet costs rose substantially in the quarter […]

AiM Debuts All New Wholesale Floor Plan Audit Platform

AiM Verify allows lenders to see dealership inventory even when an audit is underway LONG BEACH, Calif. (Jan. 18, 2016) – Alliance Inspection Management (AiM) – a national independent third party inspection and floorplan auditing company – has developed and released AiM’s new proprietary wholesale floorplan system, AiM Verify, which allows automotive and finance institutions […]

AiM Expands Its Sales & Marketing Division

LONG BEACH, Calif. (Sept. 19, 2016) — Alliance Inspection Management (AiM), a national independent third-party inspection company, has hired Michael Francis as the National Sales Director of Used Cars & Rental Cars. Francis will lead and oversee AiM’s sales growth and retention in its major used and rental car vehicle inspection markets, focusing on developing […]

Launching AiM Inspect OVE Android App

Long Beach, California – AiM is excited to announce the national release of AiM Inspect OVE, a mobile app to help our field service managers (FSMs) conduct Manheim OVE outside the gate inspections. AiM Inspect OVE runs on Active smartphones. It replaces InspeXmobile and Toughbooks for conducting OVE outside the gate inspections. The app is part […]

Manheim Teams With AiM To Expand Inspection Services

ATLANTA – Manheim on Tuesday announced it is teaming up with Alliance Inspection Management to enhance its vehicle inspection capabilities at auction sites and dealerships throughout the U.S. More than ever, dealers are relying on inspection reports to aid the sales process and make buying decisions. Last year, Manheim conducted 3.5 million vehicle inspections, and […]

Making The Right Call On A Used Car

Buying a used car is daunting. A quick search online may reveal thousands of options, and unlike new cars no two used cars are the same. While a pair of used vehicles may have the same equipment, the similarities stop there because of mileage, usage and maintenance. Lacking an in depth look into a vehicle’s […]