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Why A Post-Sale Inspection (PSI) Is Important For Vehicle Buyers

Why A Post-Sale Inspection (PSI) Is Important For Vehicle Buyers


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Have you ever bought a vehicle only to find out it has engine problems or other issues that were left undisclosed? If so, you’re not alone. Fortunately, there’s a simple solution to that frustrating scenario. A post-sale inspection (PSI) is essentially an insurance policy for vehicle buyers. The inspection determines whether the car you bought...
Get to Know ADESA Salt Lake

Get to Know ADESA Salt Lake


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ADESA Salt Lake, formerly called Brasher’s Salt Lake Auto Auction, was acquired by KAR Auction Services (the parent company of ADESA) in 2016, along with seven other auctions under the Brasher’s banner. The 70 acres of ADESA Salt Lake offer vehicle storage for over 7,500 vehicles and 500 customer parking spots. The auction has 12...
ADESA Specialty Auctions 101

ADESA Specialty Auctions 101


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This is a guest post from Jane Morgan, president of specialty auctions division at ADESA. We all know ADESA as the go-to auction for buying and selling cars and trucks. But did you know we also serve the needs of dealers looking to purchase or sell recreational vehicles, marine, powersports and heavy-duty trucks and equipment?...
Top Overdrive Blog Posts of 2017

Top Overdrive Blog Posts of 2017


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Year after year, tens of thousands of dealers and industry professionals visit the Overdrive blog to read the latest ADESA news and trends—and 2017 was no different. This year was filled with prestigious awards, brilliant people, great events, grand openings, huge charity fundraisers and tons of advice for dealers. Join us in looking back at...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for November 2017

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for November 2017


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Average wholesale prices in November were down month-over-month more significantly than in October and, despite being up modestly on a year-over-year basis, are indicative of an end to the price boost from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Retail used vehicle demand was soft for the month as well, although CPO sales were solid. Watch my November...
Providing Vehicle Condition Reports Is a Must for Sellers in Today’s Industry

Providing Vehicle Condition Reports Is a Must for Sellers in Today’s Industry


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Do you market your vehicles online? If you’re a seller and answered “no,” you may be missing out on customers. The auto remarketing industry is changing, and it’s estimated that more than 30 percent of independent dealers now buy online—and the numbers continue to rise. Sellers must remain competitive by using technology to market vehicles....
Why Processes Matter in Dealerships

Why Processes Matter in Dealerships


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Is your dealership running as smoothly as it possibly can? How do you know for sure? Most dealer principals have a grand vision for what they want their business to look like, and they set up policies that are supposed to get them there. But policies are just statements about how things should be. A...
Get to Know ADESA Brasher's

Get to Know ADESA Brasher’s


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Located just north of downtown Sacramento, ADESA Brasher’s is an hour’s drive from the Bay Area, two hours from Reno, and just five minutes from Sacramento International Airport. The 100 acres of the facility provide vehicle storage and parking space for 10,000 vehicles. ADESA Brasher’s was acquired by KAR Auction Services, the parent company of...
VIDEO: Doug Hadden Speaks with Dealers at GIADA 2017

VIDEO: Doug Hadden Speaks with Dealers at GIADA 2017


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Car dealers always want to make more money. I often talk about how new technology is making it easier than ever for dealers to acquire the most profitable inventory, which leads to making more money. But that doesn’t mean you can let up on the gas of keeping more of what you earn. I had...