Public Auto Auction, formerly, Charitable Auto Recycling (CAR) opened in 2001 in Austin, Texas with the vision of helping small charities benefit from car, truck, boat and RV donations. Since then, CAR has processed over 25,500 donations and helped raise over $11,000,000.00 in profits for some of the best known charities in Austin, Texas and beyond. In 2005, we expanded our client base to include the largest and best known vehicle processing companies in the nation. Through our client network we accept and process donations for 800 charities nationwide.
CAR is committed to the highest quality customer service for our charities, donors and auction clients. We strive daily to improve our efficiency so that our charities make the most from a donor’s gift. We strive to provide our charity clients, donors and auction buyers with the highest quality customer service available in the industry. We are committed to finding the right buyer for each vehicle which results in higher resale prices and customer satisfaction. We have a long list of loyal auction clients including dealers, exporters, and individuals.