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ADESA Toronto Switches Up Sales Approach

ADESA Toronto Switches Up Sales Approach


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Our very own Trevor Henderson and Richard Kennedy recently talked to Auto Remarketing Canada about ADESA Toronto’s new sales approach, called “2 O’Clock Tuesdays.” The auction replaced its Monday night sale with “2 O’Clock Tuesdays,” an event that offers lunch to all attendees, along with more than 400 vehicles. Then the auction turns around and hosts its weekly...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for September 2015

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for September 2015


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In the latest Kontos Kommentary, I provide a brief overview of September 2015’s numbers and share insights regarding the state of wholesale used vehicle prices. I hope you enjoy watching. Summary Average wholesale used vehicle prices were relatively flat in September, as car prices fell while truck prices rose in light of low fuel prices....
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for August 2015

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for August 2015


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I’ve been overwhelmed with positive feedback since launching Kontos Kommentary on video and want to thank our readers and viewers for the kind comments. Our latest video covers not only the August results, but also our 2015 midyear review edition of Pulse. I hope you find the content valuable and insightful. Summary Average wholesale used...
ADESA Sioux Falls Celebrates Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

ADESA Sioux Falls Celebrates Sturgis Motorcycle Rally


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For the past 75 years, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally has drawn motorcycle enthusiasts to the Black Hills of South Dakota. Thousands of riders gather in Sturgis, S.D., to hear concerts, buy the latest gear and enjoy organized rides through the gorgeous scenery of the Hills. To get customers fired up about the rally, ADESA Sioux...
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...
ADESA Partners with Ford Global Action Team to Support JDRF

ADESA Partners with Ford Global Action Team to Support JDRF


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ADESA and Ford are both longtime supporters of JDRF, the leading funder of type 1 diabetes research. ADESA joined the Ford Global Action Team in 2012 and has been partnering with Ford in numerous fundraising efforts ever since. We are enormously proud of this partnership and the funds we’ve been able to raise working together...
Teen Safe Driving Program Brings Special Event to ADESA Des Moines

Teen Safe Driving Program Brings Special Event to ADESA Des Moines


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Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers in America. Nearly 3,000 teens die annually in such accidents, according to the most recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Two major areas contribute to this alarming statistic: the inexperience of young drivers and issues surrounding distracted and impaired driving. The Ford...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for July 2015

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for July 2015


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For more than a decade, ADESA Analytical Services has provided timely, comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the used vehicle market and vehicle remarketing industry in North America. As we continue to leverage new and improved ways to present our findings and insights, I’m very pleased to introduce the very first Kontos Kommentary video report. Summary...
Wear1Share1 Engages Employees, Customers with ADESA.com and Mobile Apps

Wear1Share1 Engages Employees, Customers with ADESA.com and Mobile Apps


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A few weeks ago we introduced an exciting summer campaign to share our website, ADESA.com, and mobile apps, ADESA LiveBlock and ADESA Marketplace, with employees and customers. The Wear1Share1 campaign has been incredibly successful so far. We also included a charitable giving aspect in this effort, by donating a dollar for each selfie to one...