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The Best Car Commercials from the 2019 Super Bowl

The Best Car Commercials from the 2019 Super Bowl


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Super Bowl LIII is in the books, and Tom Brady of the New England Patriots is officially the winningest quarterback in NFL history, with six championship titles. While many of us at ADESA are big football fans, we’re car lovers first and foremost. Rather than comment on the great defense or punting displayed during the...
Q&A with Sandy Whicker, One of Auto Remarketing’s 2018 Women In Remarketing

Q&A with Sandy Whicker, One of Auto Remarketing’s 2018 Women In Remarketing


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Earlier this year, Auto Remarketing magazine released the names of the 2018 “Women in Remarketing” honorees. I’m proud to say that Sandy Whicker, who serves as my director of marketing services for ADESA, was among the women chosen for this coveted industry recognition. Four other exceptional women from KAR Auction Services were also selected: Tricia...
Nearly 20 ADESA and KAR Speakers to Attend Used Car Week 2018

Nearly 20 ADESA and KAR Speakers to Attend Used Car Week 2018


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Next week, many of my colleagues and I will be excited to attend Used Car Week—an annual event that brings together leaders of the remarketing and used vehicle industry for fun and educational workshops, panel discussions and networking opportunities. This year we descend upon Scottsdale, Arizona, for the week-long conference. In previous years, we’ve had...
ADESA and KAR Receive Industry Honors at CAR 2018

ADESA and KAR Receive Industry Honors at CAR 2018


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The 2018 Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) recently came to a close, and several ADESA auction locations were recognized for providing industry-leading service and operational excellence. Leaders at KAR Auction Services, the parent company of ADESA, were also honored for their substantial industry contributions. CAR, held annually in Las Vegas and organized with NAAA and...
Top Seven Car Commercials of the 2018 Super Bowl

Top Seven Car Commercials of the 2018 Super Bowl


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While the Philadelphia Eagles were on their way to clinching a heart-pounding underdog victory during the 2018 Super Bowl, creative car commercials were also getting in on the action. As a car lover and someone who’s worked in marketing my entire career, I’m always excited to see what the world’s top brands will come up...
KAR Takes Over Used Car Week 2017

KAR Takes Over Used Car Week 2017


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It will be hard to miss KAR Auction Services and ADESA at Used Car Week 2017. In addition to participating on more than a dozen expert panels, KAR and ADESA are again serving as the event’s social media sponsor. If you plan on tweeting or posting on Instagram during the conference, don’t forget to use...
2017 Women of Remarketing Conference

2017 Women of Remarketing Conference


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Each year, women executives and leaders from ADESA and the automotive remarketing industry reconvene for the Women of Remarketing (WOR) conference. This meet-up is the foremost annual forum committed to advancing the impact of women in the remarketing community. It’s one of my favorite events, and I look forward to it each year. Debbie Vaughn,...
Are You Ready for the 2017 CAR Conference?

Are You Ready for the 2017 CAR Conference?


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The 2017 Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) is right around the corner, and we are looking forward to this annual event in Las Vegas. This year promises to be impressive, with more than 15 educational sessions, a variety of exhibitors and eight different events dedicated to networking with industry professionals. Members of the ADESA and KAR Auction...
2017 Automotive TV Ads Tackle the Big Game

2017 Automotive TV Ads Tackle the Big Game


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The New England Patriots may have won the game in a historic comeback, but several automakers stole the show with their powerful, creative and entertaining car ads. While fewer brands chose to advertise this year, the ones that did took on new themes, used celebrity endorsements and integrated social messages into their campaigns. Here are...