Insurance Auto Auctions Launches Mobile CSAToday®

For Immediate Release
Jeanene O’Brien
Vice President, Marketing

Insurance Auto Auctions Launches Mobile CSAToday®
Provides Freedom of Mobility and Power to Access Information via Any Web-Capable Phone

Westchester, Ill.  – Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc., the leading hybrid model salvage auto auction company and a wholly owned subsidiary of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), today announced the launch of Mobile CSAToday®, a tailored Web site that offers access to key tools and features via any Web-capable phone.

“We have been excited about Mobile CSAToday® from the very start. It was a collaborative effort with our customers who wanted mobile access at their fingertips — literally,” said Tom O’Brien, CEO. “There is no slowing them down now since there is nothing to download. They simply log into the site and get the information they need quickly. We are pleased that this first phase offers our customers, the unique ability to be mobile, on-the-go, and on the road.”

The following describes what customers can expect with mobile access and the power of information IAA Mobile CSAToday® features so they can manage their salvage more efficiently.

• Perform vehicle searches and inquiries for a vehicle located at any of IAA’s more than 150 branch locations throughout North America using a stock, claim, or policy number, as well as VIN or owner’s name
• Provide real-time information which enhances communication amongst all parties by offering visibility to vehicle status, notes, storage and inventory location, photos, and more
• Search a vehicle’s Average Salvage Value (ASV) from IAA’s comprehensive warehouse of salvage auction data
• Set or update minimum bids
• Manage I-Buy Fast vehicles enabling IAA’s buyers to purchase vehicles between auction dates

IAA is passionate about listening to its customers and takes great pride in adapting to a changing business landscape. By staying on the forefront of the latest technology, IAA has created more self-sufficiency for those customers who demand mobility with tools that provide time-sensitive information. The launching of Mobile CSAToday is the first step in the company’s ongoing mobile strategy. The next phase of this strategy will include buyer-related functionality. IAA’s provider customers can access Mobile CSAToday® at no additional cost. For more information, please contact your IAA sales representative, or email IAA for details at

About Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc.
Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAAI), a wholly owned subsidiary of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), provides the advantage in salvage auto auctions with its Hybrid Auction Model combining live and live-online auctions, North America’s broadest salvage auction facility footprint, a strong global buyer base and high vehicle returns. IAA’s more than 150 facilities across the United States and Canada provide vehicle suppliers and buyers with powerful solutions to process and acquire total-loss, recovered-theft, fleet lease, donation and rental vehicles. The IAA Hybrid Auction Model, including live, live-online, and proxy bidding, united with its mature global buyer base and diverse inventory, produces some of the industry’s highest returns for vehicle providers. With 28 years in the industry, IAA holds a comprehensive warehouse of salvage auction data. For more information regarding IAA, visit our website at

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