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value in reselling used parts removed from the vehicle or in recycling the metal. Body shops and an increasing number of personal buyers have the skills to flip damaged vehicles by repairing them and selling them for a profit. There is a large market of foreign buyers who purchase vehicles through U. S. online auctions and export them to their home countries. Through auctions they are able to get vehicle makes and models they may not otherwise have access to at lower costs.

One of the biggest players in the auto auction world is Copart. Copart operates over 200 auction locations in the U. S., Canada, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Spain and Germany. With such an extensive inventory of vehicles, Copart draws over 1 million people to Copart.comeach month to search for vehicles. The company’s strong performance and growth recently landed it at the top of Deloitte’s list of exceptional 100 companies.

If interested in entering a bidding war for vehicles that could earn a person thousands of dollars a year, or if just curious about the types of vehicles that are sold through auction, check out Copart at www.copart.com/aftermarket.