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ADESA Boston Celebrates Milestone 70th Anniversary

ADESA Boston Celebrates Milestone 70th Anniversary


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This is a guest post from Jack Neshe, General Manager at ADESA Boston. At ADESA, we frequently recognize auction anniversaries. But this one is particularly special. This year, ADESA Boston has been in business for 70 years—seven decades. I have been fortunate to be the general manager for ten of them. Most people know ADESA...
ADESA and KAR Companies Raise $28,000 for NIADA Foundation

ADESA and KAR Companies Raise $28,000 for NIADA Foundation


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We had another great turnout for our charity auction at the 2017 NIADA Convention and Expo in Las Vegas. A large crowd gathered to bid on a red 2016 Nissan Frontier SV crew cab pickup. Car City Super Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan, walked away with the truck with a winning bid of $28,000. The...
ADESA Boston Gets Ready to Ride: 17th Annual Classic Car Show and Motorcycle Run

ADESA Boston Gets Ready to Ride: 17th Annual Classic Car Show and Motorcycle Run


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We love cars at ADESA, and we love to give back. One of our favorite ways to combine those two passions is the annual Classic Car Show and Motorcycle Run at ADESA Boston. This event supports our longtime philanthropy partner, JDRF, a leading advocacy group for people with type 1 diabetes. On Sunday, June 4,...
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...
Energy and Excitement in the Air at ADESA Chicago Grand Opening

Energy and Excitement in the Air at ADESA Chicago Grand Opening


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This is a guest post from Doug Shore, Senior Vice President of Auction Operations at ADESA. On Friday, March 17 — St. Patrick’s Day — ADESA Chicago hosted its grand opening extravaganza. This special event featured an impressive number of attendees, vehicles, guest sellers, giveaways, a bagpiper and more. ADESA Chicago General Manager Troy Peterson...
ADESA Orlando Celebrates Grand Opening

ADESA Orlando Celebrates Grand Opening


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This is a guest post from Mike Caggiano, Executive Vice President, U.S. Operations, East Region at ADESA.  ADESA Orlando held a successful grand opening event last week. Congratulations to the team on a job well done. I recently spoke with General Manager Jeff York, who remarked on the sale’s success. He couldn’t say enough nice...
ADESA Raises Over $94,000 at 2017 NADA Charity Auction

ADESA Raises Over $94,000 at 2017 NADA Charity Auction


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ADESA always looks forward to the NADA Convention and Expo. This year’s event was especially memorable, with the NADA celebrating 100 years of service to our industry. Our team enjoyed this great opportunity to connect with customers and colleagues and to share our latest technology offerings with everyone who stopped by our booth in the...
Catch ADESA at NADA 2017

Catch ADESA at NADA 2017


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Each year, we look forward to attending the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention and Expo. It’s an opportunity for ADESA and the KAR group of companies to join thousands of dealers and automotive professionals to discuss industry trends and connect with customers and business partners from across the globe. This year is even more...
Top Overdrive Blog Posts for 2016

Top Overdrive Blog Posts for 2016


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Each year, tens of thousands of professionals and dealers turn to Overdrive to read about the latest and greatest news from ADESA. This year was full of energy and excitement as we experienced multiple first sale days, record-breaking charity fundraisers, new executive and general manager appointments, and recapped our experience at the biggest shows in...