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ADESA Chicago to Celebrate Grand Opening

ADESA Chicago to Celebrate Grand Opening


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ADESA Chicago is officially celebrating its grand opening on March 17, 2017. After a seamless first sale and soft opening last October, the auction’s talented team has since completed several additional technology and infrastructure enhancements. On March 17, ADESA Chicago will offer more than 2,000 vehicles to both in-person and online dealer customers around the globe. This...
ADESA 2016 Awards Recap

ADESA 2016 Awards Recap


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January marks the start of a new year. But before we move too far into 2017, I want to take a moment to look back and recognize the multiple ADESA locations and employees that received accolades from our industry partners. It is always an honor when someone else recognizes your hard work and dedication to...
ADESA and EMKAY Raise $50,000 for JDRF

ADESA and EMKAY Raise $50,000 for JDRF


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ADESA frequently joins our industry partners in supporting worthwhile charitable organizations. Together with EMKAY, we recently raised $52,460 for JDRF during a nine-month campaign. Between March 1 and November 30, 2016, EMKAY and ADESA each made a $10 donation for every EMKAY vehicle purchased at 20 participating ADESA auction locations. Proceeds went to JDRF, the...
ADESA Chicago Hosts First Sale

ADESA Chicago Hosts First Sale


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ADESA Chicago is officially open for business! Last Friday, I had the honor of participating in our newest auction’s first sale. We couldn’t be more excited to be in the Chicago market, especially in such a central location. Based on the atmosphere at the first sale, our customers are excited, too. They asked us to...
ADESA Completes Purchase of Brasher’s Auto Auctions

ADESA Completes Purchase of Brasher’s Auto Auctions


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With our purchase of Brasher’s Auto Auctions now complete, I would like to offer my warmest welcome to this addition to the ADESA company. Brasher’s is a leader among independent auctions, with a strong mix of commercial and dealer consignment customers. Along with increasing ADESA’s footprint with eight auctions in three new states, the addition of...
Warren Clauss Named NAAA Vice President

Warren Clauss Named NAAA Vice President


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We are excited that Warren Clauss, general manager of ADESA Buffalo, was recently elected vice president of the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) for the 2015-2016 term. NAAA represents more than 300 member auctions and 100 associate members in North America. Warren is a familiar face to NAAA members. He’s previously served as director for...
ADESA Tampa Receives 2015 Auto Auction of the Year Award

ADESA Tampa Receives 2015 Auto Auction of the Year Award


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I am pleased to congratulate ADESA Tampa on being named 2015 Auto Auction of the Year by the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA). The NIADA is one of the nation’s largest trade associations and represents more than 38,000 licensed used car dealers in the motor vehicle industry. The award is given annually to the...
ADESA Partners with Ford Global Action Team to Support JDRF

ADESA Partners with Ford Global Action Team to Support JDRF


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ADESA and Ford are both longtime supporters of JDRF, the leading funder of type 1 diabetes research. ADESA joined the Ford Global Action Team in 2012 and has been partnering with Ford in numerous fundraising efforts ever since. We are enormously proud of this partnership and the funds we’ve been able to raise working together...
KAR Auction Services Expands Globally With UK Acquisition

KAR Auction Services Expands Globally With UK Acquisition


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We’re continually looking for new opportunities to grow our business and innovative ways to serve both new and existing customers. I’m pleased to announce the acquisition of HBC Vehicle Services, located in Canvey Island, England. HBC Vehicle Services specializes in salvage vehicle auctions and related services. They have more than 50 years of experience with...