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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...
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...
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...
Annual food drive rallies record donation for local families

Annual food drive rallies record donation for local families


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To help celebrate all that we’re thankful for this holiday season, we were pleased to support Midwest Food Bank again with our third annual Battle of the Floors food drive. Harnessing the power of our competitive edge, each of the five floors at the ADESA and KAR Auction Services headquarters went head-to-head to see who...
Impromptu classic car show pops up at ADESA headquarters

Impromptu classic car show pops up at ADESA headquarters


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We wake up thinking about cars. We go to sleep thinking about cars. Last week, Jason Ferreri, senior vice president of sales, woke up with an idea to take advantage of the summer weather and our passion for collector cars—a “pop up” car show at the ADESA headquarters. When I received his email invitation, I...
Elio Motors stops by ADESA headquarters

Elio Motors stops by ADESA headquarters


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As enthusiasts about anything with a motor, we get pretty excited when we have the chance to experience the latest vehicles here at the ADESA and KAR Auction Services headquarters. When we had the opportunity to see the innovative Elio Motors prototype vehicle up close at their recent visit to our offices, we couldn’t wait to...
Team KAR takes on Tour de Cure

Team KAR takes on Tour de Cure


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In my role at ADESA, I get to hear a lot of great stories. We have 67 auction locations throughout North America, and rarely does a week go by when I don’t hear about one of our auctions hosting a fundraiser or giving back to their local community. I never imagined I would be celebrating...