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ADESA Auctions Get Creative During Rock the Block Month

ADESA Auctions Get Creative During Rock the Block Month


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ADESA auctions throughout North America are rocking the block this October. At 65 auction locations throughout the United States and Canada, special sales are taking place, featuring more than 250,000 vehicles—including many classic and exotic cars. To celebrate this huge promotion, auction teams are showing their spirit with imaginative themes and dazzling decorations. Rather than...
How Do I Become an ADESA Customer?

How Do I Become an ADESA Customer?


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Hardly a week goes by where we don’t hear from a car dealer asking, “How do I become an ADESA customer?” ADESA auctions are for licensed and registered car and specialty dealers only, with only select locations available to the public. Therefore, each dealer has to be licensed by his/her state and registered before receiving...
Rain Doesn’t Stop Artomobilia 2018 From Shining in Carmel

Rain Doesn’t Stop Artomobilia 2018 From Shining in Carmel


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Car enthusiasts are some of the most passionate people on the planet, exemplified last month by the rain-soaked attendees at Artomobilia 2018—an annual car show held in the Arts & Design District of downtown Carmel, Indiana, right down the road from the headquarters for ADESA and our parent company, KAR Auction Services. As a longtime...
5 Questions with Tim Adrian, Auto Remarketing 40 Under 40 Honoree

5 Questions with Tim Adrian, Auto Remarketing 40 Under 40 Honoree


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Tim Adrian may not have been with ADESA long, but he’s made a major impact during his first year with the company. As VP of Product Development, he leads a team of creative and innovative problem solvers who design solutions that support our customers’ needs—and strive to transform our industry. We know he’s great. And...
Safety is a Culture

Safety is a Culture


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This article originally appeared on LinkedIn Pulse, and was co-written by ADESA President of Remarketing Services David Vignes and ADESA COO Srisu Subrahmanyam. A recent tragedy at an auto auction in central Florida — a deadly accident in an auction lane during sale day — reminds us of the importance of safety in our auction...
Data Science Driving Auto Industry Transformation

Data Science Driving Auto Industry Transformation


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This article originally appeared on LinkedIn Pulse, and was co-written by ADESA President John Hammer and KAR Data as a Service President Kayne Grau. Across all industries, access to real-time data is helping to deliver the products customers want at a moment’s notice. In our industry – auto remarketing (aka “used cars”) – geographic regions...
Three Ways to Stand Out in a Competitive Vehicle Auction Marketplace

Three Ways to Stand Out in a Competitive Vehicle Auction Marketplace


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This article originally appeared on LinkedIn Pulse, and was written by ADESA President John Hammer. Overall 2018 vehicle auction volumes should exceed 2017 levels. That’s according to J.D. Power Used Car and Light Truck Guidelines Industry Update released this month. As a result of these increased volumes, dealers need to stand out more than ever before. ADESA...
AFC President Jim Money Talks Floor Planning Challenges with Used Car News

AFC President Jim Money Talks Floor Planning Challenges with Used Car News


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In December 2015, the Federal Reserve kicked off the process of raising interest rates. Soon after, car dealers experienced an increase in the cost of floor planning their inventory. Today, the federal interest rates are five times higher than they were three years ago and show no signs of slowing down—prompting dealers to overcome new,...
Get Your Motor Runnin’: ADESA Boston Hosts Classic Car Show & Motorcycle Run

Get Your Motor Runnin’: ADESA Boston Hosts Classic Car Show & Motorcycle Run


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Cars and charity have always gone together at ADESA, and the annual Classic Car Show & Motorcycle Run at ADESA Boston is one of the longest-running, biggest charity events on our calendar. Since 2001, this annual event has raised more than $600,000 for numerous children’s charities. Now in its 18th year, the car show and...