Overdrive by ADESA
Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat burns rubber

Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat burns rubber


read more...
I’ve previously shared on Overdrive my fond memories of ADESA’s high-performance Ride and Drive event with Dodge and Chrysler. Getting behind the wheel of a Dodge Challenger SRT8 and taking it on the town was quite the adrenaline rush and an experience I won’t soon forget. Much to my excitement, Dodge recently announced that the...
Completed renovations at KAR headquarters

Completed renovations at KAR headquarters


read more...
We recently shared some news about the innovative renovations of our IT department here at the ADESA and KAR Auction Services headquarters. Bringing a fresh and energizing look to our growing technology team’s environment has been an impressive effort for the last few months, and we’re proud of the final results. No longer a “typical”...
Indianapolis entrepreneur Mark Hill visits ADESA to share important takeaways on business and technology

Indianapolis entrepreneur Mark Hill visits ADESA to share important takeaways on business and technology


read more...
Earlier this month, I was invited to attend a presentation at ADESA’s headquarters featuring Mark Hill, one of KAR Auction Services’ newest board members. Mark has quite the impressive resume and is a well-known entrepreneur and investor in the Indianapolis area. He co-founded Baker Hill, a company that built software solutions for small business lending,...
Knowing when to retail, wholesale can mean higher profits for car dealers

Knowing when to retail, wholesale can mean higher profits for car dealers


read more...
Recently, I was asked to share my favorite tips on how car dealers can maximize retail and wholesale vehicle profits. The end result was the following collection of important best practices that dealers should implement and leverage in order to boost their bottom line. First, it’s important to note that there is no tried and...
Top-notch fundraising for the 2014 Indiana Tour de Cure

Top-notch fundraising for the 2014 Indiana Tour de Cure


read more...
Last month, Team KAR participated in the Indiana Tour de Cure, the American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising cycling event. And we have great news to share—both Team KAR and Jim Hallett, CEO of KAR, reached incredible fundraising goals for this year’s event. By coming together in the spirit of teamwork and community involvement, Team KAR...
A look at the Ally Auto 2014 Social Media Guide

A look at the Ally Auto 2014 Social Media Guide


read more...
Social media is becoming increasingly important for all industries, including the automotive world. And both customers and dealerships alike are flocking to social media to connect, research and market. In fact, Ally Auto released a great social media guide in a recent Automotive News issue surveying the current state of social media as it pertains to the dealership community. It highlights intriguing...
Announcing the ADESA LiveBlock mobile app

Announcing the ADESA LiveBlock mobile app


read more...
Technology continues to play an important role in our business—and we’re excited to share an exciting update. We recently launched our LiveBlock mobile app for iPhone users, giving more options to dealers who are on the move. The LiveBlock mobile app is very similar to LiveBlock on ADESA.com, which simulcasts vehicles worldwide via real-time audio...
Supporting the NIADA Foundation’s mission

Supporting the NIADA Foundation’s mission


read more...
At ADESA, we regularly support a variety of causes, including industry organizations such as the National Independent Automotive Dealers Association (NIADA) Foundation. For the past two years, ADESA and its sister companies have supported the NIADA Foundation with a charity auction at the annual NIADA Convention and Expo. This year, the winning bidder, R. Allen...
KAR Auction Services hosts charity auction at the 2014 NIADA Convention and Expo

KAR Auction Services hosts charity auction at the 2014 NIADA Convention and Expo


read more...
This year at the 2014 National Independent Automotive Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention and Expo, we will be raising money for a great cause—one that helps both dealers and college-bound students. KAR Auction Services and our group of companies—ADESA, AFC and Insurance Auto Auctions—will be hosting a charity auction of an alpine white 2011 BMW 328XI...