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ADESA celebrates all forms of automotive art and design at 2014 Carmel Artomobilia

ADESA celebrates all forms of automotive art and design at 2014 Carmel Artomobilia


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Last month, ADESA served as the presenting sponsor of the 2014 Carmel Artomobilia event in downtown Carmel, Indiana. As true auto aficionados, there are few things we enjoy more than spending an afternoon outdoors with a collection of rare and beautiful cars. Founded in 2008 by a group of local car collectors and enthusiasts, Carmel...
Learn tips from ADESA on online wholesale buying and selling at the 2014 Digital Dealer Conference

Learn tips from ADESA on online wholesale buying and selling at the 2014 Digital Dealer Conference


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For some dealers, the idea of buying and selling cars online may seem like a daunting task. However, the technology supporting online auctions has become easier to learn, navigate and integrate into regular business operations. Once a dealer adopts a strategy that includes buying and selling online, their world of possibilities grows. Digital photos, vehicle...
KAR Olympics brings friendly competition to Fun Fridays

KAR Olympics brings friendly competition to Fun Fridays


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The Olympic Games are regarded as one of the world’s leading sporting events. With a variety of competitions designed to test physical and mental strength, participating athletes are often hailed as heroes in their home countries. For a recent Fun Friday event, ADESA and the KAR group of companies wanted to put their own spin...
ADESA acquires 50 percent stake in TradeRev

ADESA acquires 50 percent stake in TradeRev


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Just a few days ago, we announced that ADESA has acquired a 50 percent stake in online automotive wholesale company TradeRev. This strategic move will expand our footprint in the dealer-to-dealer online space in both U.S. and Canadian markets. Based out of Toronto, TradeRev is an online system where dealers can create and participate in...
ADESA and KAR celebrate the first of Fun Fridays

ADESA and KAR celebrate the first of Fun Fridays


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At a recent company-wide Town Hall meeting, KAR CEO Jim Hallett unveiled an idea to celebrate fun in the workplace. Every other Friday, each of the five floors at the corporate headquarters would plan a fun activity for the entire building. It has been a busy time for ADESA and the entire KAR group of...
Indianapolis entrepreneur Mark Hill visits ADESA to share important takeaways on business and technology

Indianapolis entrepreneur Mark Hill visits ADESA to share important takeaways on business and technology


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Earlier this month, I was invited to attend a presentation at ADESA’s headquarters featuring Mark Hill, one of KAR Auction Services’ newest board members. Mark has quite the impressive resume and is a well-known entrepreneur and investor in the Indianapolis area. He co-founded Baker Hill, a company that built software solutions for small business lending,...
Knowing when to retail, wholesale can mean higher profits for car dealers

Knowing when to retail, wholesale can mean higher profits for car dealers


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Recently, I was asked to share my favorite tips on how car dealers can maximize retail and wholesale vehicle profits. The end result was the following collection of important best practices that dealers should implement and leverage in order to boost their bottom line. First, it’s important to note that there is no tried and...
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...