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Celebrating 2018 National Auto Auction Week

Celebrating 2018 National Auto Auction Week


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This week, the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) and its members will celebrate National Auto Auction Week—a time dedicated to recognizing the auto auction industry, its contribution to the North American economy and to everyone who does their part day in and day out to support our industry. I feel a personal connection to the...
AFC President Jim Money Talks Floor Planning Challenges with Used Car News

AFC President Jim Money Talks Floor Planning Challenges with Used Car News


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In December 2015, the Federal Reserve kicked off the process of raising interest rates. Soon after, car dealers experienced an increase in the cost of floor planning their inventory. Today, the federal interest rates are five times higher than they were three years ago and show no signs of slowing down—prompting dealers to overcome new,...
TradeRev Talks Auction AI, Company Growth and More During Auto Remarketing Podcast

TradeRev Talks Auction AI, Company Growth and More During Auto Remarketing Podcast


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This is a guest post by James Tani, executive vice president and co-founder at TradeRev. Like ADESA, TradeRev is part of the KAR Auction Services group of companies. In just five years, TradeRev—a digital platform that facilitates live, dealer-to-dealer vehicle auctions in the United States and Canada—has grown at a rapid pace. To keep up...
World Auto Auctioneering Champions Take Over ADESA Chicago

World Auto Auctioneering Champions Take Over ADESA Chicago


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Auctioneering is an art. Auctioneers all feature their own unique style and rhythm in their craft. They add in filler words, questions and phrases during the auction chant—ranging from simple phrases to quick jokes to observations about the vehicle or auction block—to keep the audience excited and engaged, and to keep their own rapid pace....
Get to Know ADESA Fresno

Get to Know ADESA Fresno


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Located in California’s central valley, ADESA Fresno was founded as Fresno Auto Dealers Exchange in 2012. It was purchased by the Brasher family in 2014, becoming their eighth location. The auction’s first sale as Brasher’s Fresno Auto Auction was in January 2015. In 2016, KAR Auction Services, the parent company of ADESA, acquired the auction...
Spring Charity Run Continues as ADESA Raises $8,600 at Digital Dealer 24

Spring Charity Run Continues as ADESA Raises $8,600 at Digital Dealer 24


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One of my favorite parts about working at ADESA is the sheer number of opportunities we have to give back. From food drives to fundraisers, helping others is a core foundation of our company. This spring I had the pleasure of hosting not one but two live charity auctions, at NADA Show 2018 and Digital...
Get to Know ADESA San Jose

Get to Know ADESA San Jose


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Founded in 2010, ADESA San Jose is strategically located in the 10th largest city in the United States, just minutes from the city’s two largest auto malls. The auction is only 8 miles from San Jose International Airport and approximately 40 miles from both the Oakland and San Francisco airports, in the heart of Silicon...
ADESA Canada and KAR Lead 2018 AR Canada Conferences

ADESA Canada and KAR Lead 2018 AR Canada Conferences


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This is a guest post from Eddy Cusan, vice president of sales for ADESA Canada. Two automotive remarketing conferences in three days made for an exciting week in Toronto, Canada, at the end of March. ADESA Canada was joined by parent company KAR Auction Services and other KAR business units with speakers, panel appearances and...
ADESA Raises Over $50K For CCI During NADA Show 2018 Charity Auction

ADESA Raises Over $50K For CCI During NADA Show 2018 Charity Auction


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For ADESA and our partners, NADA Show 2018 turned out to be a rousing success. Our team enjoyed sharing unique industry insight and knowledge, networking with attendees and giving them a taste of our newest offerings. Our annual charity auction has been an NADA staple for seven consecutive years, and 2018 was no different. At...