The 2002 “World Class Internet Auction of the Year” award was recently presented to Greger Roner, auction general manager of Atlanta Auto Auction, Atlanta, Ga., by World Omni Financial Corp. and its CenterOne Financial Services division (World Omni/CenterOne). The award is based on volume sold, percentage of certified vehicles, effective marketing campaigns, and daily operational success and efficiency. This is the first year that Atlanta Auto Auction has received the Internet award.

Atlanta Auto Auction has been in business for more than 33 years and is a predominant force on the Internet for used vehicles. Located southwest of the city of Atlanta, its 18-lane auction sits on approximately 200 acres.

World Omni Financial Corp., serving automotive retail outlets in the Southeast and financial services providers throughout the U.S., offers a complete range of automotive products and services designed to increase client sales and profits. It manages receivables, including automotive lease and retail contracts and commercial loans.

With roots grounded in the automotive industry, CenterOne Financial Services, a division of World Omni, brings knowledge and expertise in third-party servicing to its financial services and dealer clients. Its servicing solutions include retail sales finance and lease servicing, collections, proactive vehicle remarketing, and customer relationship management.