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ADESA, AFC, IAA Raise $27,500 During Benefit Auction at NIADA Convention

ADESA, AFC, IAA Raise $27,500 During Benefit Auction at NIADA Convention


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When Andy Gabler of Lakeside Auto Sales in Erie, Penn., made the winning bid Wednesday at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, he did more than buy a car. Thanks to our donation, he made a sizable contribution to the NIADA Foundation as well. Gabler, who serves as NIADA’s Region I vice president, won a spirited bidding...
ADESA Winnipeg Doubles Down on Giving Back

ADESA Winnipeg Doubles Down on Giving Back


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ADESA Winnipeg has a long history of charitable giving, which we’ve discussed on Overdrive before. This year, however, the auction team has outdone themselves. In just five short months, ADESA Winnipeg team members and auctioneers have helped to raise more than $2.5 million dollars for a variety of causes and charities. The auctioneers have donated...
KAR Auction Services Expands Globally With UK Acquisition

KAR Auction Services Expands Globally With UK Acquisition


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We’re continually looking for new opportunities to grow our business and innovative ways to serve both new and existing customers. I’m pleased to announce the acquisition of HBC Vehicle Services, located in Canvey Island, England. HBC Vehicle Services specializes in salvage vehicle auctions and related services. They have more than 50 years of experience with...
KAR Auction Services IT Shared Services Honored by 2015 HP Discover Awards

KAR Auction Services IT Shared Services Honored by 2015 HP Discover Awards


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Technology solutions developed by the KAR Auction Services IT Shared Services (KAR ITSS) group—solutions that benefit all of the ADESA subsidiaries and KAR business units—have earned an honorable mention in the 2015 HP Discover Awards for Customer Service. The honorable mention was awarded in the Performance Testing category. KAR ITSS was one of the few...
Quick Tips to Improve Your Dealership’s Video Marketing Efforts

Quick Tips to Improve Your Dealership’s Video Marketing Efforts


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Video is quickly becoming one of the most popular online mediums. From YouTube to Vine, social networks focused on video clips are growing and businesses are taking note. There are many ways to use video as a marketing tool in the automotive industry beyond the traditional clips of a car spinning through the desert or...
ADESA Kicks Off Wear1Share1 Summer Contest

ADESA Kicks Off Wear1Share1 Summer Contest


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As we’ve shared on Overdrive, ADESA has made several investments in our online marketplace, creating a better experience for both buyers and sellers. We’ve received some great feedback, and we use your comments to continually enhance our online tools. Our team also regularly connects with customers and provides one-on-one training on how to get the...
Accenture Study Explores What Digital Drivers Want

Accenture Study Explores What Digital Drivers Want


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Car buyers are ready to buy online: 75 percent of buyers surveyed in a recent Accenture study said they would go through the entire purchase process online. They’re also interested in demonstrations of digital experiences within a showroom, with more than half saying they’d like information about digital security options and the option of a...
Just Starting in the Online Auction World? Here’s What You Should Do First

Just Starting in the Online Auction World? Here’s What You Should Do First


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During the last several years, online auctions have grown immensely. More dealers are learning about the flexibility and options available in online transactions. However, purchasing and selling inventory online can be intimidating and overwhelming at first. Dealers are at varying levels of comfort with the online marketplace. We always try to share advice and recommendations...
ADESA Boston Gears Up for 15th Annual Classic Car Show & Motorcycle Ride

ADESA Boston Gears Up for 15th Annual Classic Car Show & Motorcycle Ride


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We’re always looking for ways to combine two of our favorite things: cars and giving back. One of our longtime philanthropy partners is the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), and we’re pleased we can support them in fun and creative ways. ADESA Boston is holding its 15th Annual Classic Car Show and Motorcycle Ride to...