RICHMOND, Va. (January 2, 2013) - CarMax Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest used-car retailer, was selected by the Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina as the 2012 Torch Award recipient for large businesses. The local stores will be recognized at the annual awards luncheon Wednesday, Jan. 16.
"I'm proud we are considered one of the most ethical businesses in the Eastern North Carolina community," says Kevin Cox, Atlanta regional vice president and general manager. "Our associates work hard to exceed every customer's expectations and to give back locally by donating money and their time."
There are currently two stores and one car buying center serving the Eastern North Carolina community. Customers can browse inventory, buy and sell their vehicles at both the Fayetteville location, 521 N. McPherson Church Road, and the Raleigh CarMax, 8520 Glenwood Ave. If a customer is only looking to sell or have their vehicle appraised, they can do so at the Raleigh Car Buying Center located at 3809 Capital Blvd.
Receiving the Better Business Bureau Torch Award reflects CarMax's continued dedication customer satisfaction and community service. Torch Award winners are chosen for their commitment to trustworthy and ethical business practices.
CarMax offers consumers a no-hassle, no-haggle car-buying experience with a broad selection of CarMax Quality Certified used vehicles. Only one out of three vehicles is selected to be a CarMax car. CarMax carefully renews each of these vehicles to meet our high standards and protects them with a five-day, money back guarantee and a limited 30-day warranty.
CarMax, a member of the FORTUNE 500 and the S&P 500, and one of the FORTUNE2013 "100 Best Companies to Work For," is the nation's largest retailer of used vehicles. Headquartered in Richmond, Va., CarMax currently operates 117 used car superstores in 58 markets. The consumer offer features low, no haggle prices, a broad selection of CarMax Quality Certified used vehicles, and superior customer service. During the twelve months ended February 29, 2012, the company retailed 408,080 used vehicles and sold 316,649 wholesale vehicles at our in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at http://www.carmax.com/.
Bridget A. Szuminsky, Public Relations, (804) 747-0422, ext. 4773
Britt D. Farrar, Manager, Public Relations, (804) 747-0422, ext. 3473