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Doug Hadden Shares Advice on Sourcing and Selling Pre-Owned Vehicles in the Wholesale Market

Doug Hadden Shares Advice on Sourcing and Selling Pre-Owned Vehicles in the Wholesale Market


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During last month’s Used Car Week conference, Doug Hadden, ADESA’s executive director of dealer services, training and development, was featured on a panel discussing innovative ways of buying and selling used cars in the wholesale channel–including physical auctions, dealer-to-dealer networks, and more. Check out the video below: Here are a few key points Doug shared during...
ADESA Continues Longtime Support of Jim Moran’s Youth Automotive Training Center

ADESA Continues Longtime Support of Jim Moran’s Youth Automotive Training Center


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We’re very proud to announce that ADESA’s ongoing support of Youth Automotive Training Center (YATC) has earned us “top contributor” status. During the 17-year relationship, ADESA has donated more than $1.8 million to the cause. YATC is a tuition-free, hands-on program that teaches basic automotive repair, job readiness and life management skills to at-risk young adults in...
ADESA’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2015

ADESA’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2015


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Another year has come and gone. During these past 12 months, ADESA celebrated many incredible milestones and our Overdrive Blog was there to document it all. As we reflect on 2015, here is a list of our top 10 ADESA Overdrive Blog posts: 10. KAR Fun Fridays Return to Celebrate Americana Returning for their second year,...
Warren Clauss Named NAAA Vice President

Warren Clauss Named NAAA Vice President


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We are excited that Warren Clauss, general manager of ADESA Buffalo, was recently elected vice president of the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) for the 2015-2016 term. NAAA represents more than 300 member auctions and 100 associate members in North America. Warren is a familiar face to NAAA members. He’s previously served as director for...
On the Road to Arizona for Used Car Week 2015

On the Road to Arizona for Used Car Week 2015


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Next week, members of the ADESA, KAR Auction Services and PAR North America teams are heading out to Scottsdale, Arizona, for Used Car Week (UCW) 2015. We look forward to UCW every year, as it brings together innovative leaders of the remarketing and used-vehicle industry. UCW’s weeklong event will host four different conferences in one...
ADESA Tampa Receives 2015 Auto Auction of the Year Award

ADESA Tampa Receives 2015 Auto Auction of the Year Award


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I am pleased to congratulate ADESA Tampa on being named 2015 Auto Auction of the Year by the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA). The NIADA is one of the nation’s largest trade associations and represents more than 38,000 licensed used car dealers in the motor vehicle industry. The award is given annually to the...
Carmel Artomobilia Celebrates Art and Autos

Carmel Artomobilia Celebrates Art and Autos


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Carmel Artomobilia is an annual celebration of cars and car enthusiasts, those who appreciate automotive art and design. And if that wasn’t reason enough for ADESA to be involved, consider that the event was held in the Arts & Design District of Carmel, Indiana, just a few miles from ADESA’s corporate office. With ADESA as...
Celebrating Citizenship Day with a Special Employee Milestone

Celebrating Citizenship Day with a Special Employee Milestone


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By definition, ADESA and its parent company KAR Auction Services are American companies. We are publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and we have our roots–as well as our main office–in the Midwest. But ADESA and the KAR group of companies have an international reach–and definitely an international flavor. In our Carmel, Indiana,...
Wear1Share1 Winners Announced

Wear1Share1 Winners Announced


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Our summer sales campaign Wear1Share1 was unimaginably successful. We received around 2,500 postcards, entering our customers into a prize drawing. To be eligible, these customers logged onto our website, ADESA.com, as well as our mobile apps, LiveBlock and Marketplace. The grand prize was a trip for two to St. Regis at Monarch Beach, with runners-up...