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ADESA Launches Search-To-Win Sweepstakes

ADESA Launches Search-To-Win Sweepstakes


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The ADESA Search-To-Win Sweepstakes is here! The contest—which runs from May 22 to June 30, 2017—is not only a great way to learn more about our online products and services, but employees and dealers can also win awesome prizes. Three participating dealers—selected at random—will win a grand-prize trip to the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for April 2017

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for April 2017


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Average wholesale prices in April were up on both a month-over-month and year-over-year basis. As has been stated repeatedly in previous months, however, much of these supposed increases in used vehicle values are the result of strength in truck prices and growth in off-lease volumes. An analysis of sales prices by sale type, model-year age,...
ADESA Flint Hosts Annual Corvettes & Classics Sale

ADESA Flint Hosts Annual Corvettes & Classics Sale


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It was a rainy Wednesday morning at ADESA Flint, but that didn’t stop dealers from coming out in droves to check out classic cars and Corvettes. In fact, it was the biggest sale in the auction’s history, according to General Manager Lawrence Cubitt. The annual Corvettes & Classics event started a day earlier with a...
Heather Greenawald Recognized as a Women in Remarketing Honoree

Heather Greenawald Recognized as a Women in Remarketing Honoree


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Each year, a select group of female leaders are recognized as Women in Remarketing award recipients by Auto Remarketing magazine. I was honored to be a part of this group in 2014, and I’m thrilled to announce that my colleague, Heather Greenawald, is part of this year’s incredible class. Congratulations to all the professionals honored...
Should Your Dealership Hire Interns?

Should Your Dealership Hire Interns?


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With U.S. auto sales experiencing record highs, car dealerships are noticing an unsettling side effect—an influx of jobs to fill and a shortage of skilled applicants. One possible solution? An internship program. While you may approach the thought with some skepticism, dealerships that successfully commit to investing in interns receive a multitude of benefits that...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for March 2017

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for March 2017


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The tale of two markets resumed in March, as wholesale prices were below year-ago levels for cars and above prior year for trucks. Nevertheless, both groups showed price increases versus February’s unseasonably soft results, as retail sales and wholesale activity showed signs of the traditional spring/tax season market typical for used vehicles. Watch the March...
Women & Automotive Canadian Leadership Forum 2017

Women & Automotive Canadian Leadership Forum 2017


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ADESA Canada was thrilled to be a sponsor of the 2nd annual Women & Automotive Canadian Leadership Forum. The forum took place directly following the Automotive Remarketing Canada Conference. This one-day event gives women the opportunity to network, share insights, hear from female leaders within the automotive industry and much more. Kim Miller of ADESA Toronto and Michelle Mullins of...
ADESA Canada Shines at Auto Remarketing Canada Conference 2017

ADESA Canada Shines at Auto Remarketing Canada Conference 2017


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ADESA Canada and ADESA subsidiaries were well represented at the 2017 Auto Remarketing Canada Conference and the Women & Automotive: Canadian Leadership Forum. We had a great time networking and learning from industry professionals across Canada and look forward to attending these events every year. Three of our colleagues were honored at the two-day Auto...
What Is the REAL Dealer Profit on Pre-Owned Vehicles?

What Is the REAL Dealer Profit on Pre-Owned Vehicles?


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We all like to celebrate when a high-grossing pre-owned vehicle rolls off the lot. But do you know how profitable it was really? Here are just a few of the questions you may have forgotten to ask: How long was the vehicle in inventory? Did the vehicle get appraised too low as a trade-in? Did...