AutoTrader.com Automotive employees to rehab Habitat for Humanity Home in Royal Oak, Michigan

09/23/2014

More than 40 Detroit-based Cox Automotive employees volunteer for construction project in Metro-Detroit

ROYAL OAK, Mich., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today AutoTrader.com announced employees based in their Novi, Michigan office will help rehab a single family home in Royal Oak, Michigan with Oakland County Habitat for Humanity on September 30th.

AutoTrader.com employees to rehab Habitat for Humanity Home in Royal Oak, Mich.

This is one of five home builds in 2014 powered by AutoTrader.com, which provides both monetary and manpower support for builds across the country.  More than 40 local Cox Automotive employees will participate in the project.

"Detroit is the center of the automotive universe," said Ron Boe, AutoTrader.com vice president of national accounts. "It is also the community in which we live, work and play. Our Cox Automotive family of companies, including AutoTrader.com, AIS Rebates and Kelley Blue Book, all have a strong commitment to giving back to that community. We are proud to support this powerful contribution to the Detroit metro area."

Oakland County Habitat for Humanity is one of our most established AutoTrader.com community relations partnerships in Detroit where employees are able to give time to match the company's monetary donation with boots on the ground.

"We strive to encourage employee volunteerism and establish true community partnerships by providing in-kind donations and charitable contributions to support our employees' passions," said Jennifer Bronner, AutoTrader.com community relations manager. "We're also proud to spread awareness about Habitat for Humanity to our 18 million monthly site visitors, and encourage involvement to create a positive impact in communities nationwide."

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About AutoTrader.com 
Created in 1997, Atlanta-based AutoTrader.com is the Internet's ultimate automotive marketplace. As a leading resource for car shoppers and sellers, AutoTrader.com aggregates millions of new, used and certified pre-owned cars from thousands of dealers and private sellers and provides expert articles and reviews. AutoTrader.com, which also operates the AutoTraderClassics.com auto marketing brand, is wholly owned by Cox Automotive. Additionally, Cox Automotive owns Kelley Blue Book(KBB.com®), Manheim Auctions as well as companies that provide a full suite of software tools that help dealers and manufacturers manage their inventory and advertising online: vAuto®, HomeNet Automotive®, VinSolutions®, AIS Rebates™, Genius Labs® and Haystak™. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information, please visit http://press.autotrader.com.

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