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Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive is an Atlanta-based business unit of Cox Enterprises, formed in 2014 to consolidate all of Cox’s global automotive businesses, including Kelley Blue Book, Xtime, and Manheim.[3]


  • 1 History
  • 2 Brands
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links


Cox Automotive was spun off of parent Cox Enterprises in August 2014.[1] In June 2015, the unit announced the acquisition of auto dealer software company Dealertrack Technologies for $4B.[1]


As of September 2015, the Cox Automotive business unit divided its brands into five groups, four containing U.S. businesses which include auto auctions and wholesale services, financial services, media, and software, and an international group of its international brands.

The auto auctions and wholesale services group consists of DealShield, Go Auto Exchange, Manheim, Manheim Global Trader and Ready Logistics.

The media group and financial services consists of, Dealertrack, NextGear Capital, xTime, VinSolutions, vAuto,, Haystak Digital Marketing, HomeNet Automotive and Kelley Blue Book, products designed to drive customer traffic to dealerships.


  • ^ a b c “Cox Enterprises launches Cox Automotive”. Atlanta Business Chronicle. August 21, 2014. Retrieved September 1, cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:”””””””‘””‘”}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url(“//”)no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url(“//”)no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url(“//”)no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}
  • ^ “Cox Automotive – Cox Enterprises”. Cox Enterprises. Retrieved February 3, 2018.
  • ^ “Cox-Dealertrack deal to create full-service dealer software powerhouse”. Automotive News. June 15, 2015. Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  • External links[edit]

    • Official website

    Cox Target Media

    • Valpak

    Cox Automotive

    • (98%) (Kelley Blue Book)
    • Manheim Auctions

    Other assets

    • Cox Communications
    • 1 Cox Media Group operates this station under an LMA with Hoffmann Communications, Inc.
    • 2 This subchannel holds a secondary affiliation with MeTV.


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