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Completed renovations at KAR headquarters

Completed renovations at KAR headquarters


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We recently shared some news about the innovative renovations of our IT department here at the ADESA and KAR Auction Services headquarters. Bringing a fresh and energizing look to our growing technology team’s environment has been an impressive effort for the last few months, and we’re proud of the final results. No longer a “typical”...
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...
Supporting the NIADA Foundation’s mission

Supporting the NIADA Foundation’s mission


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At ADESA, we regularly support a variety of causes, including industry organizations such as the National Independent Automotive Dealers Association (NIADA) Foundation. For the past two years, ADESA and its sister companies have supported the NIADA Foundation with a charity auction at the annual NIADA Convention and Expo. This year, the winning bidder, R. Allen...
KAR Auction Services hosts charity auction at the 2014 NIADA Convention and Expo

KAR Auction Services hosts charity auction at the 2014 NIADA Convention and Expo


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This year at the 2014 National Independent Automotive Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention and Expo, we will be raising money for a great cause—one that helps both dealers and college-bound students. KAR Auction Services and our group of companies—ADESA, AFC and Insurance Auto Auctions—will be hosting a charity auction of an alpine white 2011 BMW 328XI...
Jim Hallett receives EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 award in the Midwest

Jim Hallett receives EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 award in the Midwest


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All of us across the KAR group of companies want to congratulate Jim Hallett, CEO of KAR Auction Services, on a prestigious recognition he recently received—the EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 Award in the consumer category for the Midwest. We admire his passion, his dedication and his vision. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who...
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...
Innovative updates at KAR headquarters

Innovative updates at KAR headquarters


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We are always looking for new and creative ways to encourage collaboration and innovation among our team members. So, as we began to renovate the IT and technology areas of our headquarters office, we wanted to take advantage of every opportunity. The new layout and design of this space fosters a more innovative and engaging...
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...