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ADESA Completes Purchase of Brasher’s Auto Auctions

ADESA Completes Purchase of Brasher’s Auto Auctions


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With our purchase of Brasher’s Auto Auctions now complete, I would like to offer my warmest welcome to this addition to the ADESA company. Brasher’s is a leader among independent auctions, with a strong mix of commercial and dealer consignment customers. Along with increasing ADESA’s footprint with eight auctions in three new states, the addition of...
ADESA Kansas City Takes Powersports to the Next Level

ADESA Kansas City Takes Powersports to the Next Level


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After months of construction, the team at ADESA Kansas City was finally able to reveal the auction’s new powersports building. The much-anticipated first sale included nearly 250 units from both commercial accounts and dealers. Customers came from all over the country—California, Michigan, Cincinnati, Texas and Tennessee—to be part of this event, while a transportation assistance...
ADESA Raises $128,000 on Behalf of Veterans at NADA 2016

ADESA Raises $128,000 on Behalf of Veterans at NADA 2016


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NADA 2016 has officially ended, and I’m so proud to say it was an incredible success for ADESA and its partners. During the conference, I had the opportunity to share some insight and knowledge with attendees about how dealers can reduce risk on their pre-owned inventory, and maximize profitability using data analytics. Dealers are always...
Excitement Builds As NADA 2016 Draws Near

Excitement Builds As NADA 2016 Draws Near


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One of the premier auto industry events of the year is the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention and Expo, where thousands of dealers and automotive professionals converge to “talk shop.” Each year, ADESA looks forward to this opportunity to share our latest marketplace offerings and connect with customers and business partners from across the...
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,...
KAR Carmel Competes in the Corporate Challenge

KAR Carmel Competes in the Corporate Challenge


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KAR’s Carmel office took part in the company’s first Corporate Challenge this fall. This annual event—hosted at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway—brings teams from major companies in central Indiana together for fun and friendly competition, all for the chance to bring home bragging rights. The schedule included competitive events—running and bike races, cornhole, volleyball and bowling—as...
Another Record Year for Food Drive at KAR Headquarters

Another Record Year for Food Drive at KAR Headquarters


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Things were pretty quiet during the first three days of the traditional “battle-of-the-floors” food drive at KAR’s headquarters. KAR Software Quality Analyst Scott Schultz, in his fifth year of organizing the collection efforts, was a bit nervous. After all, last year’s drive was an exciting, record-breaking event that brought in nearly 20,000 items, so the expectations...
ADESA Invests in Top Employees to Build First-Class Dealer Training Team

ADESA Invests in Top Employees to Build First-Class Dealer Training Team


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Training is a top priority for the ADESA dealer services team. We train our staff at every level so that our team can educate our customers about all of our products and services. ADESA offers our customers some incredibly helpful tools. But we know those tools are only helpful if people know how to use...