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Digital Car Buying Trends Every Dealer Should Know

Digital Car Buying Trends Every Dealer Should Know


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As the consumer landscape continues to shift to digital and mobile, car dealers are finding it increasingly difficult to keep track of and implement the latest trends. And with the massive amounts of data now available on consumers, only Google could understand and break it all down. As a matter of fact, the search engine...
ADESA Orlando Hosts First Sale

ADESA Orlando Hosts First Sale


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ADESA Orlando held its first sale earlier this month, drawing more than 600 dealers. The sale was a great success, thanks to the outstanding effort, dedication and teamwork of our people. Since we acquired this site in May, practically every department within our organization has been involved to bring this location into our company. We...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for July 2016

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for July 2016


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Average wholesale values fell again seasonally in July, but they remain up on a year-over-year basis largely because of the continued price strength of trucks and continued growth of younger, lower-mileage, higher-priced off-lease supply. Recalls also played a role in the overall positive price performance, so it is not clear how wholesale prices might have...
Elio Motors Returns to ADESA Headquarters

Elio Motors Returns to ADESA Headquarters


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Nearly three years ago, Elio Motors visited ADESA and KAR headquarters in Carmel, Indiana, to show us an early-stage version of their prototype vehicle. After years of refining, the innovative company returned and showed us just how far their prototype has evolved – with the P5. Employees got to sit in the vehicle, and learn...
ADESA Kicks Off #RefreshYourRide Summer Contest

ADESA Kicks Off #RefreshYourRide Summer Contest


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Is your ride looking a little less than stellar? Maybe you’ve got cereal crunched between the back seat cushions (at least, you hope it’s just cereal). Or maybe your minivan smells more like a locker room from your kid’s sports gear. Whether you’re a busy parent or a weekend warrior who likes to get muddy...
Q&A with Jane Morgan, President of Specialty Auction Division

Q&A with Jane Morgan, President of Specialty Auction Division


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Jane Morgan is an auction veteran who has been with ADESA for more than 26 years. As the president of ADESA’s specialty division, she has a deep knowledge base about a unique segment of our business, but she also has a wide variety of experiences within the industry. Here’s what Jane shared about her newly...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for June 2016

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for June 2016


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Average wholesale values fell again on a month-over-month basis in June, but they remain up on a year-over-year basis largely because of the continued price strength of trucks. A portion of the month-over-month price decline can be explained by the usual falloff in prices from May to June, typifying the transition from the strong spring/tax...
ADESA Attends Inaugural Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction

ADESA Attends Inaugural Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction


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Barrett-Jackson’s inaugural auction in the Northeast recently wrapped up, and it surpassed all expectations. Held in a sold-out arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, the three-day event sold over 500 vehicles for a total of more than $25 million. As a sponsor of Barrett-Jackson, ADESA was thrilled to be part of the excitement. ADESA guests enjoyed being...
ADESA and KAR Companies Raise Funds for NIADA Foundation

ADESA and KAR Companies Raise Funds for NIADA Foundation


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During the annual National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention in Las Vegas, ADESA, along with other KAR companies, recently sponsored an incredible car auction benefiting the NIADA Foundation. This year’s vehicle was an ivory white 2015 Chrysler 300 Limited with a black leather interior, sky-slider roof, wood-grain dash and a mere 9,320 miles on...