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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...
ADESA Auctions Give Back for the Holidays

ADESA Auctions Give Back for the Holidays


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All year long, our colleagues across North America raise funds for and volunteer at charities that help our communities. During the holiday season, we step up those activities, encouraging everyone to participate and have fun. Here are just a few ways ADESA auctions and offices have given back to their local communities this holiday season: ADESA...
ADESA HQ Helps United Way for the Holidays

ADESA HQ Helps United Way for the Holidays


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Community involvement is a core value at ADESA and the entire KAR Auction Services group of companies. I would bet that almost every day, throughout the year, there is a charity-related event happening at one of our 77 ADESA auctions or one of our sister company locations. And giving back is especially evident during the...
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...