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Get to Know ADESA Salt Lake

Get to Know ADESA Salt Lake


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ADESA Salt Lake, formerly called Brasher’s Salt Lake Auto Auction, was acquired by KAR Auction Services (the parent company of ADESA) in 2016, along with seven other auctions under the Brasher’s banner. The 70 acres of ADESA Salt Lake offer vehicle storage for over 7,500 vehicles and 500 customer parking spots. The auction has 12...
ADESA Specialty Auctions 101

ADESA Specialty Auctions 101


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This is a guest post from Jane Morgan, president of specialty auctions division at ADESA. We all know ADESA as the go-to auction for buying and selling cars and trucks. But did you know we also serve the needs of dealers looking to purchase or sell recreational vehicles, marine, powersports and heavy-duty trucks and equipment?...
Top Overdrive Blog Posts of 2017

Top Overdrive Blog Posts of 2017


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Year after year, tens of thousands of dealers and industry professionals visit the Overdrive blog to read the latest ADESA news and trends—and 2017 was no different. This year was filled with prestigious awards, brilliant people, great events, grand openings, huge charity fundraisers and tons of advice for dealers. Join us in looking back at...
Get to Know ADESA Brasher's

Get to Know ADESA Brasher’s


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Located just north of downtown Sacramento, ADESA Brasher’s is an hour’s drive from the Bay Area, two hours from Reno, and just five minutes from Sacramento International Airport. The 100 acres of the facility provide vehicle storage and parking space for 10,000 vehicles. ADESA Brasher’s was acquired by KAR Auction Services, the parent company of...
Recapping Our Most Successful Used Car Week to Date

Recapping Our Most Successful Used Car Week to Date


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Used Car Week 2017 is in the books, and it was a smashing success for KAR Auction Services and ADESA. More than a dozen members of the KAR group of companies either held their own sessions or participated on expert panels. Our Auto Remarketing 40 Under 40 winners and Women in Remarketing honorees were recognized...
Catching Up with 40 Under 40 Recipient Eric Jenkins

Catching Up with 40 Under 40 Recipient Eric Jenkins


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Eric Jenkins never planned to work in the auto industry. But when he grew frustrated with waiting tables, he unexpectedly found a job at ADESA Dallas two weeks later. The rest is history. Jenkins has steadily risen through the ranks and is now general manager at ADESA Birmingham. His hard work and reputation as a...
Catching Up with 40 Under 40 Recipient Joe Caruso

Catching Up with 40 Under 40 Recipient Joe Caruso


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Joe Caruso has a passion for cars—whether it’s attending a classic car show or taking his 1989 Ford Mustang for a spin. Joe has turned his love of cars into a successful career in the auto remarketing industry. As director of online sales at ADESA, he is responsible for increasing customer engagement across the company’s...
Get to Know ADESA Northwest

Get to Know ADESA Northwest


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ADESA Northwest, in Eugene, Oregon, was acquired by KAR Auction Services (the parent company of ADESA) in 2016, along with seven other auctions. Previously called Brasher’s Northwest Auto Auction, this location is a nationally known leader in the RV and specialty auction industry. ADESA Northwest hosts a dealer-only specialty auction on the second and fourth...
Cars and Culture Collide at Artomobilia

Cars and Culture Collide at Artomobilia


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For the fourth year, ADESA and our parent company, KAR Auction Services, served as presenting sponsors of Artomobilia, a celebration of automotive art and design in the Carmel Arts & Design District. Recently, more than 400 incredible collector cars were on display in downtown Carmel, Indiana, not far from our corporate headquarters. The event drew...