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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...
Used Car Week 2016 Recap

Used Car Week 2016 Recap


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ADESA and others in the KAR group of companies were well represented at the NAAA Convention/National Remarketing Conference during Used Car Week 2016. This event was four great days of sharing insights, learning industry news and networking. Familiar names filled the agenda of panelists and speakers, as well as award recipients. Here’s a recap of the...
On the Road to Las Vegas for Used Car Week 2016

On the Road to Las Vegas for Used Car Week 2016


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Groups from ADESA, KAR Auction Services and PAR North America are all preparing to converge in Las Vegas, Nevada, for the NRC/NAAA Conference and Used Car Week from November 15–November 18. We look forward to this event each year as a time to network, participate in workshops, and learn from innovative industry leaders as they...
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...
KAR COO Don Gottwald Gives Keynote Address at Northwood University Event

KAR COO Don Gottwald Gives Keynote Address at Northwood University Event


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KAR Auction Services COO, Don Gottwald, recently gave the keynote address at the 53rd Annual Northwood University International Auto Show in Midland, Michigan. ADESA is a business unit of KAR. The event provides a platform for students to learn about the automotive industry first-hand. KAR sponsors these types of events as part of a continued...
Women of Remarketing 2016 Conference Highlights Industry Trends

Women of Remarketing 2016 Conference Highlights Industry Trends


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The beautiful Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne in Miami, Florida, was the site of the 2016 Women of Remarketing conference. ADESA hosts the annual event as an opportunity for female executives and leaders in the automotive remarketing industry to connect with and learn from one another. Debbie Vaughn, executive sales director at ADESA, started the event in...
KAR Employees Compete to Win at 2016 ISC Corporate Challenge

KAR Employees Compete to Win at 2016 ISC Corporate Challenge


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More than 100 KAR employees signed up to compete or to volunteer in the 2016 ISC Corporate Challenge. This is the second consecutive year that our team has participated in this two-day event sponsored by the Indiana Sports Corp. In 2015, nearly 8,000 competitors representing 160 companies participated in everything from volleyball and bowling to...
KAR and ADESA Employees Set New Food Drive Record

KAR and ADESA Employees Set New Food Drive Record


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KAR employees have once again impressed with their incredible generosity—and their competitive spirit—during the 6th annual Battle of the Floors Food Drive to benefit Midwest Food Bank. While typically hosted in November, the decision was made to shift this year’s food drive to September to coincide with National Hunger Action Month. As with previous KAR...