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Why your dealership should be thinking mobile

Why your dealership should be thinking mobile


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I don’t know about you, but I’ve seen an explosive growth in the use of mobile devices in everything we do. It should come as no surprise then that car shoppers are no different. From research and information gathering, to communication and purchasing, mobile devices are an important resource for more and more car shoppers. ...
A few tips for owning your first classic car

A few tips for owning your first classic car


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You’ve dreamt about it for years, you’ve (finally) convinced your significant other, and you are ready to pull the proverbial trigger: it’s time to buy your first classic car. Understanding the initial—and subsequent—financial commitment is the first step to preparing for the complexities of becoming a classic car owner. But, there are other steps to...
Introducing the new ADESA LiveBlock

Introducing the new ADESA LiveBlock


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In the past year, we’ve focused on improving ADESA’s technology to create a better experience for our dealer customers. They asked for a faster and more efficient online bidding process, so we developed the new ADESA LiveBlock to fulfill this need, making bidding on wholesale vehicles online easier. LiveBlock simulcasts vehicles worldwide via real-time audio...
ADESA Certified and the benefits of vehicle certification

ADESA Certified and the benefits of vehicle certification


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The recent shortages in wholesale inventory are starting to ease. But even with access to more available units, finding quality vehicles can be challenging. Moreover, keeping a steady stream of this type of inventory can be equally difficult. The good news for dealers is that a strong certification program can add value to wholesale vehicles. That’s...
Dr. Nicholas Coch provides perspective on flooding and the auto industry

Dr. Nicholas Coch provides perspective on flooding and the auto industry


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As technology advances and the world’s population continues to grow, global warming is an issue with an impact that extends beyond the environment. One consequence we’re encountering in the auto remarketing world is the effect of urban flooding and car damage–and what that means for our customers. In order to stay informed on relative safety...
Sparking the hybrid and electric car conversation with customers

Sparking the hybrid and electric car conversation with customers


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We’ve have the pleasure of working with our ADESA marketing intern, Josh Combs, this summer. He interviewed two ADESA employees about owning electric and hybrid vehicles to give some insight to dealers on what drivers are saying about their experience. Here’s what he found out. During the past decade, car companies have made it their...
Energize and retain your dealership’s employees

Energize and retain your dealership’s employees


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Selling cars is not an easy job. Leading consumers to commit to a purchase that will take a sizeable chunk out of their bank account often requires early mornings, late nights and regular commitment on weekends. That’s why it’s no surprise that the fast-paced industry of new car sales can sometimes be hampered by staff...
Cool Injected business book giveaway: Creating Magic

Cool Injected business book giveaway: Creating Magic


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As part of our Cool Injected business series, we’re sharing a few of our favorite leadership, technology, marketing and customer service books that can help add horsepower to your business. This week’s book is “Creating Magic.” For my book selection, I chose Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney by Lee...
Cool Injected business book giveaway: Raving Fans

Cool Injected business book giveaway: Raving Fans


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As part of our Cool Injected business series, we’re sharing a few of our favorite leadership, technology, marketing and customer service books that can help add horsepower to your business. This week’s book is “Raving Fans.” For my book selection, I chose Raving Fans! A Revolutionary Approach to Customer Service by Kenneth Blanchard and Sheldon...