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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...
Team KAR supports American Diabetes Association’s Indiana Tour de Cure

Team KAR supports American Diabetes Association’s Indiana Tour de Cure


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Community involvement. Teamwork. Fun. Those are three of the eight company values at KAR Auction Services and ADESA. And all three describe what happens when ADESA employees partner with fellow KAR companies to support a fundraiser. This month, 19 team members from KAR, ADESA, AFC, IAA and PAR are joining forces to raise money for...
ADESA Boston’s 14th Annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Run benefits JDRF

ADESA Boston’s 14th Annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Run benefits JDRF


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For the 14th year, ADESA Boston recently hosted their annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Run for a great cause. Nearly 150 motorcycles and 40 vintage vehicles took to the road to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, which receives the proceeds of this yearly event. The “run” included a 30-mile police escorted ride through several Massachusetts...
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...
Joyrides you shared in our “Show Us Your Spring Ride” contest

Joyrides you shared in our “Show Us Your Spring Ride” contest


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With the recent warm weather, it seems everyone is getting in a summer state of mind. And for auto enthusiasts, warm weather means car shows, long motorcycle rides, weekends on the water and more. During the past month, we’ve asked our social media community to “Show Us Your Spring Ride” in a Facebook photo contest....
2014 World Automobile Auctioneers Championship hosted at ADESA Boston

2014 World Automobile Auctioneers Championship hosted at ADESA Boston


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Last week, more than 4,000 cars and 16 lanes greeted competitors, attendees and judges as they entered ADESA Boston for the 2014 World Automobile Auctioneers Championship (WAAC). The event was webcast live from ADESA Boston on niada.tv. Each year, the world’s best auto auctioneers, ring people and teams gather from around the globe to compete...