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Santa Delivers Marathon World Record Just in Time for the Holidays

Run, run reindeer? In 2020, it’s more like run, run Santa. The jolly old elf, looking particularly fit this season, was last seen the morning of December 5, 2020, running along the Burlington Bike Path in Burlington, Vermont, unofficially breaking the Guinness World Record for fastest marathon dressed as Santa Claus in a time of … Continued

From Idea to an Initiative: The Brains Behind Drive the Vote

Cox Enterprises has a long history of supporting civic engagement, rooted in the actions of our company’s founder, Governor James M. Cox. He served as a three-term governor of Ohio and ran for president of the United States in 1920, 100 years ago. When he returned to his business, Gov. Cox infused a sense of … Continued

Cox Automotive Team Member Wins Grand Prize at International Competition for Innovative Contact Tracing Device

At Cox, a culture of innovation is alive and well at work, and for some employees, also outside of work. For Mithun Das, principal software engineer supporting our Retail team, he used his time in quarantine to take innovation to the next level – the international level. He developed a device that tracks COVID-19 exposure … Continued

Cultivating Next Generation Leaders: Zo Rahim

Atlanta native Zo Rahim had a career plan at age 11: one day he would run his own hedge fund. As a precocious child studying financial markets after school, he started tracking the luxury markets and its impact on consumers. This adolescent passion became the impetus for a bachelor’s degree in economics and mathematics from … Continued

Erin Lomax: Balancing Career & Family

Erin Lomax came to Cox Automotive in 2012 after serving the automotive industry at an advertising agency. She figured she’d gain some experience on the client side of the business and then go back to agency work. But seven years later, she has moved around the organization in a variety of roles and can’t imagine … Continued

The Men of Women With Drive

Recently, one of our employee resource groups, Women With Drive, hosted a panel discussion at our headquarters in Atlanta about how men can be better allies for women in the workplace. With women making up only 35% of the automotive industry workforce, this is an essential question to address as we work to cultivate workforce … Continued

Employee Resource Groups: Bringing Team Members Together

Diversity and inclusion aren’t just feel-good buzzwords at Cox Automotive. We’re deeply committed to creating a diverse workplace that nourishes an environment of engagement and respect among team members. This positive work culture includes Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). At Cox Automotive, ERGs are instrumental to business success, demonstrating value in recruitment and retention, marketing, brand … Continued

Shaferia Harris: Walking the Talk

When Shaferia Harris joined Cox Automotive in 2008 as an account manager in the Dealer Services operations department at Autotrader, she was delighted to find an employer aligned with her personal values. “They truly care about empowering team members and improving the entire community,” she explained. “It’s not just public relations talk. We actually live … Continued

Meet Jean Adero: Improving Literacy and Transforming Lives in Africa

Jean’s father passed away when she was a college student. Because she and her five siblings were all female, her family’s property in Kenya was almost taken away. By law, women were not allowed to inherit their father’s property. However, the sisters challenged the matter in court, won, and held on to their home. Years … Continued

Meet Ashley Smith, Software Engineer in Austin

Ashley is a Software Engineer at vAuto in Austin, TX. What drove her to vAuto are the tech stacks she’s able to work with and the opportunity to learn and grow from some of the smartest people in the business. She loves the team-oriented environment, the fact that everyone has each other’s back and the … Continued