Jim DesRochers is the incoming president of the National Auto Auction Association. Mr. DesRochers sees computer technology making auctions faster and more efficient and vows to carry out the proposals of a 2003 study by the Boston Consulting Group.
The increase is driven largely by fleet replacement orders for aging trucks that were kept in service during the 2001 recession.
Chrysler certified sales are up 13 percent year-to-date versus 2003. Lexus certified sales are also up 5.7 percent versus 2003 YTD.