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ADESA Business Highlights from 4th Quarter 2014

ADESA Business Highlights from 4th Quarter 2014


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The past few months have been very productive at ADESA, and I wanted to share a few highlights with you. Our commitment to new technology continues with our 50 percent acquisition of TradeRev. We already have feet on the ground in the U.S. and have integrated AFC and CarsArrive on the TradeRev platform. We will...
ADESA Celebrates 25 Years With 25 Good Deeds

ADESA Celebrates 25 Years With 25 Good Deeds


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Achieving 25 years in business is an incredible milestone. In the last two and a half decades, ADESA has grown across North America. Along the way, our employees have never lost their focus on always giving back to their local communities. To mark ADESA’s 25th anniversary we are celebrating in a unique way: by doing...
ADESA Lexington Celebrates 2014 Chase Cup Recognition

ADESA Lexington Celebrates 2014 Chase Cup Recognition


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To earn the Chase Cup for Auction Excellence, it takes all aspects of the auction working together all year long. And that’s what the team at ADESA Lexington did to earn this year’s honor. In addition to regional honors, ADESA Lexington was named the winner of the Best National Auction Performance at the 16th annual...
Reflecting on the 2014 NAAA Annual Convention

Reflecting on the 2014 NAAA Annual Convention


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I recently attended the 2014 National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) Annual Convention in Boston, hometown of NAAA President and ADESA Boston General Manager Jack Neshe. There were other Boston connections throughout the convention as well, including Michael Chambers, who is a familiar face at ADESA Boston, winning this year’s Bernie Hart Memorial Auctioneer Award, as...
ADESA launches new Marketplace mobile app for car dealers

ADESA launches new Marketplace mobile app for car dealers


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This week, ADESA launched its new Marketplace app on iOS devices. With the new Marketplace app, dealers can find, price and buy the vehicles they need directly from their smartphone. Customers can now search across all ADESA inventory and set filters to find the vehicles they need based on year, make, model or mileage. All...
ADESA acquires 50 percent stake in TradeRev

ADESA acquires 50 percent stake in TradeRev


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Just a few days ago, we announced that ADESA has acquired a 50 percent stake in online automotive wholesale company TradeRev. This strategic move will expand our footprint in the dealer-to-dealer online space in both U.S. and Canadian markets. Based out of Toronto, TradeRev is an online system where dealers can create and participate in...
Kicking Off 2014 National Auto Auction Week

Kicking Off 2014 National Auto Auction Week


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This week, the National Auto Auction Association celebrates its annual National Auto Auction Week from August 18 – 22, 2014. It’s a special time when we recognize the customers, employees, family members and friends who have played such an important role in supporting our industry’s efforts. Members of NAAA have an incredible impact on North...
Announcing the ADESA LiveBlock mobile app

Announcing the ADESA LiveBlock mobile app


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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...
ADESA and dealers gather at the 2014 Dealer Council and Client Advisory Board meeting

ADESA and dealers gather at the 2014 Dealer Council and Client Advisory Board meeting


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The ADESA management team recently gathered with several of our customers at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs for our annual Dealer Council and Client Advisory Board (CAB) meeting. I must say, it was one of our best meetings to date. The event was filled with hands-on breakout sessions focusing on the customer experience and the auction...