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Classic Vehicle Yard Auctioned Off

Hundreds of classic vehicles and parts have just been auctioned off in Enid, Oklahoma. On June 7, 2014, VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC auctioned off the remains of a classic salvage yard owned by Oliver Jordon.

Collector Car Bills Pass In States

SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, has reported on several Collector Car bills that have recently passed in states across the United States.

Auto Restoration Parts Manufacturer Buys Company

Trim Parts Holdings Group, based in Lebanon, Ohio and parent company of Trim Parts, Inc. (www.trimparts.com) and Parts Unlimited (PUI) has purchased First Place Auto Products (www.fpap.com), based in Canton, Ohio.

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What's Cookin'

Hi-Way Auto, Inc. caters to its customers - literally. The owners of the Brownwood, Texas company regularly host cookouts for their customers. Up to 300 people show up every other month to enjoy free, home-cooked food, such as pulled pork, chicken, or burgers.

Cars Star

The days at Hillside Salvage, LLC in Tigerton, Wis., can be hectic, and co-owner Lor’ell Rademacher admits that she occasionally wishes for a lifetime trip to a remote island. “But then I get real,” said the 12-year industry veteran. “This industry gets under your skin. It gets in your soul … I can honestly say that I cannot see myself doing anything else.”

Quick Pay

Credit card companies could change the way you handle business transactions. Visa and MasterCard both made announcements in February 2014 that they are endorsing Host Card Emulation or HCE software technology. This will allow customers to purchase goods and services by waving their smartphones near a contactless reader, instead of handing over their credit card.

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Classic Issue Goes To Press Soon

It is officially summertime. One of the best things about summer is all of the classic car shows, shine and drive events and so on. That also means it’s getting close to The Locator Magazine’s annual Classic Issue, which will go to press right before the July 4th holiday. This special issue was a huge hit last year and it should be again this year.

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Take Advantage Of Summertime Savings

It is getting close to summertime and that can mean an economic slowdown for many auto recycling businesses. The Locator feels your pain. That’s why we are offering huge savings on Classified Display ads throughout the summer.

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