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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...
Trevor Henderson Named COO for ADESA Canada

Trevor Henderson Named COO for ADESA Canada


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Our success in this marketplace is a direct result of our experienced leadership team on the ground in Canada. And today, we’re pleased to announce that Trevor Henderson will fill the position of chief operating officer for ADESA Canada. This appointment represents our commitment to our Canadian customers and allows us to build upon our...
Meeting up with ADESA Canada’s 2014 Remarketing Forum

Meeting up with ADESA Canada’s 2014 Remarketing Forum


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I recently had the pleasure of connecting with customers, colleagues and employees at the ADESA Canada 2014 Dealer Council and Client Advisory Board (CAB) event in Muskoka Lakes, Canada. It was a great meeting filled with educational breakout sessions that allowed us all to collaborate and discuss the future of our industry. During CAB, we...
ADESA invests in renovations, customer service

ADESA invests in renovations, customer service


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As I mentioned recently during my 60-day update, ADESA is actively investing in technology and increasing our competitive offerings for our customers. We also continue to heavily invest in our physical auction locations. I wanted to share a few upgrades we’ve made within the last several months to a number of our auction locations: ADESA...
ADESA Golden Gate receives six consignor awards

ADESA Golden Gate receives six consignor awards


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It is an honor when industry professionals recognize the efforts that our employees put forth every day to provide an excellent experience for our customers and partners. And we’re proud to congratulate ADESA Golden Gate for their outstanding performance during the past year—receiving six consignor awards for their achievements. Most recently, the auction was named...
A look at the first 60 days as ADESA president and CEO

A look at the first 60 days as ADESA president and CEO


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It’s hard to believe that two months have passed since I began my new role of ADESA president and CEO. It has been a busy – and rewarding – time for all of us. I have truly enjoyed learning more in-depth how each department functions and how all the different teams interact to support our...