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ADESA Auctions Take On the Culinary Challenge for Charity

ADESA Auctions Take On the Culinary Challenge for Charity


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Several ADESA auctions helped Chrysler Capital/Santander Consumer USA raise money for charity by taking part in the 3rd annual Culinary Challenge for Charity. At each participating auction, a representative from the auction went head-to-head in a cooking competition with a Santander rep, each making his or her own version of the chosen dish. Spectators voted...
Five Questions with Harold Chapman, New General Manager of ADESA Nashville

Five Questions with Harold Chapman, New General Manager of ADESA Nashville


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Harold Chapman, the new general manager of ADESA Nashville, has more than 20 years of auto auction experience—17 of those years with ADESA. As Harold settled into his new role, he shared some thoughts about his history in the remarketing industry and his approach to running a high-performing auction. What do you like about the...
Used Car Week 2016 Recap

Used Car Week 2016 Recap


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ADESA and others in the KAR group of companies were well represented at the NAAA Convention/National Remarketing Conference during Used Car Week 2016. This event was four great days of sharing insights, learning industry news and networking. Familiar names filled the agenda of panelists and speakers, as well as award recipients. Here’s a recap of the...
KAR COO Don Gottwald Gives Keynote Address at Northwood University Event

KAR COO Don Gottwald Gives Keynote Address at Northwood University Event


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KAR Auction Services COO, Don Gottwald, recently gave the keynote address at the 53rd Annual Northwood University International Auto Show in Midland, Michigan. ADESA is a business unit of KAR. The event provides a platform for students to learn about the automotive industry first-hand. KAR sponsors these types of events as part of a continued...
KAR Employees Compete to Win at 2016 ISC Corporate Challenge

KAR Employees Compete to Win at 2016 ISC Corporate Challenge


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More than 100 KAR employees signed up to compete or to volunteer in the 2016 ISC Corporate Challenge. This is the second consecutive year that our team has participated in this two-day event sponsored by the Indiana Sports Corp. In 2015, nearly 8,000 competitors representing 160 companies participated in everything from volleyball and bowling to...
KAR and ADESA Employees Set New Food Drive Record

KAR and ADESA Employees Set New Food Drive Record


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KAR employees have once again impressed with their incredible generosity—and their competitive spirit—during the 6th annual Battle of the Floors Food Drive to benefit Midwest Food Bank. While typically hosted in November, the decision was made to shift this year’s food drive to September to coincide with National Hunger Action Month. As with previous KAR...
6 Companies Leading Autonomous Car Technologies

6 Companies Leading Autonomous Car Technologies


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The automotive landscape is changing rapidly—especially with semi-autonomous and fully autonomous car technologies. These features are quickly becoming standard on new cars, which means automotive dealerships will need to adapt in the coming months and years. The car-buying experience will be vastly different from what it is today, as consumers will have a range of...
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...