Star Auction

Must be registered to bid..

Inspection Day:

Monday 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Final Bids:


Location: Taylor, MI

16550 Racho Rd. Taylor, MI 48180 Directions

Contact: Customer Service

Auction time may extend automatically if there are active bidders

Auction Dates

About Us

For more than 25 years, Area Towing & Recovery has been the go-to towing company for residents and businesses in Southeast Michigan.  We offer full-service towing, recovery, storage, and roadway clean-up backed by an unmatched commitment to responsiveness and customer service.

In addition to our 24/7/365 onsite dispatch team, our customers’ vehicles are stored in a state-of-the-art facility equipped with the latest in security technology.  We’ve also consistently made substantial investments in our fleet of trucks, which includes everything from small and easy-to-navigate wreckers to the largest heavy-duty towing semis in the industry.

Whether you need to tow one small car or operate a business with frequent recovery and storage needs, contact Area Towing & Recovery today at 734-283-6635 to discuss how we can help you.

Please refer to this guide if you have any questions in regards to buyers information


Area Towing & Recovery is Michigan’s one-stop shop for towing, recovery, storage, roadside clean-up, and related services.  During our more two decades in business, we have established a reputation for fast, reliable, and friendly service.  We’re also known for investing in the best equipment, facilities, and team members to provide worry-free and cost-effective results for those we serve.

However, we aren’t just about roadside assistance.  Area Towing & Recovery offers a broad range of services to individuals, businesses, and state and local governments… all at affordable rates.  These include:

  • 24/7/365 Roadside Assistance
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Transport
  • Municipal Towing and Impound
  • Resurfacing Project Lot Clearing
  • Private Property Impound
  • Crane Service
  • Vehicle Recovery and Storage
  • Roadway Clean-Up



Taylor, MI

16550 Racho Rd. Taylor, MI 48180 Directions


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1818 Monroe St 

Carleton, MI 48117 



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716 S Roessler St 

Monroe, MI 48161



Buy Fees

Less Fees + Better Prices = Great Deals

  • $199 and under: $50
  • $200 to $499: $100
  • $500 to $999: $150
  • $1,000 to $1,999: $200
  • $2,000 and up: 13.0%

Run List & Reports


Area Towing and Recovery Inc

16550 Racho Rd. Taylor, MI 48180 Directions

Customer Service

If you have questions about any of our auctions, Customer Service can be reached by phone at Please and by email

Area Star Towing

This is a Open Bid Sale Event, open to the public

YOU MUST BE REGISTERED TO BID. Go to ­ If you need help or rush approval call 877-877-4511 and customer service will walk you through the process.

HOW TO BID? Log in to choose our sale to see a full list or simply use the search at the top of the page ­ type in the stock number or last 8 of the VIN. 
You may also download the App available for your IPhone and Android.

HOW WILL I KNOW IF I WON THE BID? You will be sent an email no later than Three hours after the event ends notifying you of your winning bids. 
You can also login to to see which cars you won. You can even print out an invoice from the site, see which cars you need to pick up etc.

HOW DO I PAY? We accept cash & check. The auction will have the billing paperwork and the keys once payment is received.

HOW SOON CAN I PICK UP MY CAR? The vehicles will be billed and ready for pickup by end of business on Tuesday. If you need a rush, let the manager know.

This is an “AS IS Auction”, we do everything in our power to list the cars condition accurately and highlight the major flaws in advance on the site.