Posts Tagged“Car Auctions”

Salvagebid proudly provides the Vehicle Identification Number, or VIN code, for every vehicle shown in our listings. The VIN is an essential tool when researching a cars history. The VIN is the primary tracking tool, put into place beginning in 1981 by motor vehicle manufacturers to keep track of every car on the road, and it’s unique history. Every VIN is a unique 17-digit code that is packed with useful information for vehicle registration offices and auto mechanics alike, allowing them to know where the car comes from, if there have been any recalls on it, and is used to…

Salvagebid makes buying a car through an online auction as simple as possible. We guide our members every step of the way, from making an initial bid to delivering the car to their doorstep. Our intuitive website provides quick and easy access to all kinds of information and images of every car as provided by the auction yard. Use Our Customer Support Team Our helpful customer support team is happy to help you progress through the auction process so that you get the best price possible. We have helped thousands of people buy cars at Insurance Auto Auctions (IAA). This…

Buying a salvage title car can be a great low-cost option to help get you on the road, and keep your wallet happy. Many of these cars can be made road-ready with ease. There are, however, a few factors you need to consider before putting your money down on a salvage car. This blog will discuss a few of these factors to help put your mind at ease. Vehicle History If you plan to bring home a salvage titled car you’ll want to learn about the its history. Before you make the payment and become the legal owner, you’ll want…

If you’re new to online salvage car auctions there may be some new terms you’re not familiar with. Today we are going to clarify the different phases and types of auctions we have: Pre Bidding, Live Auction, and Buy It Now. Pre Bidding This phase of the auction includes the days and hours leading up to the Live Auction itself, and is closed to new bid entries one hour before the Live Auction is set to begin. Bidders may enter their maximum bid for a vehicle. If you are outbid during the Pre Bidding phase you will receive an email…

Now more than ever it’s important to find the right car that is not only reliable, but will also save you the most money long-term. Fuel economy is an important factor in making sure that your car goes further for less money. Here is a list of cars that you can find on SalvageBid that not only rank high on their reliability, but also have the best fuel efficiency for their price. Toyota Prius V Not only did the Toyota Prius V recently rank the highest in J.D. Power’s annual Dependability Study for the Multi-Purpose Vehicle class category, but it…

Insurance Auto Auctions is one of the leading salvage auto auctions in North America, and offers the best deals on salvage vehicles. Part of what keeps them on top is their exclusivity, which for many of their auctions means that to participate you need to have a specialty license—such as a dealer’s license—registered in the state where the auction is happening. This is where Salvagebid steps in, to help people across the globe access these exclusive auctions. You’re allowed access to these auctions as a Salvagebid member because you can use our dealer’s license! Using a broker is good, but…

Every vehicle listing on Salvagebid is loaded with useful information designed to help give you clarity and insight on any cars you view. This knowledge will give you the confidence to bid and win! To help you succeed, below are a few important terms you’ll want to understand. Start Code When a vehicle is brought into an Insurance Auto Auctions yard it goes through a basic inspection, which includes attempting to start the car if it has keys, and checking if move forward under it’s own power. If a vehicle is able to do so, it will be listed as…

The New York International Auto Show just concluded (April 18-27, 2014) and the Austin Auto show is scheduled for May 16 to 18, 2014. Car lovers are happy that they have lots to watch out for! All across America, we have automotive shows from time to time for zealous people who are fascinated by cars. Whether they are looking for classy car models to buy, or just want to see the latest expressions of style, power and elegance through amazing 4-wheeled machines; car shows are loved by people! What is it that drives people to such shows? Often, people travel…

Buying a classy Mercedes within a limited budget is a distant dream for many people. If you are willing to shell out some bucks for repair, however, salvage vehicles might be a great option. There are theft recovered, flood damaged and accident-damaged vehicles with minor dents. Auctions are the best source to get access to thousands of vehicles of different brands including Mercedes, BMW, Audi and Honda. Earlier, bidders had to keep track of the date and the venue of an auction. Now the best option is to participate in online auctions. In the United States, salvage/wrecked cars for sale…