The Globe and Mail: Toronto-based platform TradeRev offers a transparent alternative for buying and selling used cars

November 14, 2018Technology TradeRev

Scott Esplen is all too familiar with the complaints people have when it comes to selling their used cars to dealerships. Interminably long waits, a lack of transparency and ultimately doubts over whether they’re getting a good deal tend to define the experience for a lot of consumers. Three years ago, Esplen – director of used vehicle operations at Humberview Group – decided to automate the process by incorporating TradeRev, an online system that hosts used car auctions in real time.

KAR accelerating plan to digitize auto auction biz

June 28, 2018TradeRev

Over the last decade, KAR Auction Services has taken the old-school business of auto auctions into the digital era. A big part of that has been the acquisition of Toronto-based Nth Gen Software Inc.—also known as TradeRev—whose software allows auto dealers to buy and sell used cars with one another and analyze transactions.