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Greg Noonan’s Successful LOYALT Ride Benefits Canine Companions for Independence

Greg Noonan’s Successful LOYALT Ride Benefits Canine Companions for Independence


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When we auctioned off a motorcycle at the National Automotive Dealers Association (NADA) convention in January, we had no idea this one event would have such tremendous fundraising results for the benefitting organization, Canine Companions for Independence’s Wounded Veterans Initiative. Greg Noonan, director of Insight Media Enterprises, made the winning bid—$20,000 for a 2012 Harley-Davidson Heritage—and Greg’s...
Ford of Canada Reveals 2014 Auction Quality Award Winners

Ford of Canada Reveals 2014 Auction Quality Award Winners


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Ford Motor Co. of Canada recently announced winners of two of its prestigious awards: the 2014 Auction Quality Award and the 2014 Reconditioning Excellence Award. ADESA Canada auctions were once again recognized for superior service and excellent quality, and I couldn’t be prouder of the teams at these award-winning auctions. Congratulations our 2014 Auction Quality...
Video: Feel the Excitement at the ADESA NADA 2015 Charity Auction

Video: Feel the Excitement at the ADESA NADA 2015 Charity Auction


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This year’s NADA Convention in San Francisco was an action-packed few days for our team, with the live Harley-Davidson charity auction in the ADESA booth easily standing out as the event’s most memorable moment. In just a few minutes, $40,000 was raised on behalf of the NADA Foundation thanks to Greg Noonan’s winning bid and Joe Verde’s...
Keith Crerar Named Vice President of Dealer Services Division

Keith Crerar Named Vice President of Dealer Services Division


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We are pleased to announce that Keith Crerar will now head the dealer services division of ADESA. Keith has an impressive track record in sales management and will lead the team to new heights. We are committed to investing in the people and resources necessary to best support our customers, which includes having the right...
ADESA generates buzz and excitement at NADA 2015

ADESA generates buzz and excitement at NADA 2015


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Last week, I was honored to join thousands of dealers and automotive professionals in San Francisco for the 2015 National Automobile Dealers Association Convention & Expo, one of the premier automotive industry events in the world. ADESA looks forward to this opportunity each year to connect with customers, announce new marketplace enhancements and reconnect with...
ADESA Phoenix Celebrates 2015 Legendary Sales Week

ADESA Phoenix Celebrates 2015 Legendary Sales Week


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ADESA Phoenix recently hosted their annual Legendary Sale, in conjunction with the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction. The sale was a resounding success and raised thousands of dollars for charity, in addition to being a fun week. A top highlight was the charity auctions to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. One item offered for auction was...
2014 Social Media Study Reveals Importance of Social Presence to Automotive Industry

2014 Social Media Study Reveals Importance of Social Presence to Automotive Industry


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Social media is a vital part of consumers’ decision processes while researching automotive brands and models, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Social Media Benchmark Study – Auto. The study found that 1 out of 5 consumers use social media as their main source of information about automotive brands. This underscores the importance of automotive...
Memorable Holiday Car Ads

Memorable Holiday Car Ads


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The holiday season is the most important time of the year for retail sales, and car dealerships are no exception. The holidays also bring a higher volume of car ads, both on television, the radio, print and now digital and social media. Many car manufacturers focus their efforts on the holidays and launch some of...
ADESA Performs 25 Good Deeds Across North America

ADESA Performs 25 Good Deeds Across North America


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We previously told you about our 25 Good Deeds program and our plan to give back to communities throughout North America. As the program comes to a close, I’m very proud to share that ADESA employees responded with unbelievable enthusiasm and energy. It is wonderful to see the many ways our employees are reaching out...