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ADESA Orlando Hosts First Sale

ADESA Orlando Hosts First Sale


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ADESA Orlando held its first sale earlier this month, drawing more than 600 dealers. The sale was a great success, thanks to the outstanding effort, dedication and teamwork of our people. Since we acquired this site in May, practically every department within our organization has been involved to bring this location into our company. We...
Elio Motors Returns to ADESA Headquarters

Elio Motors Returns to ADESA Headquarters


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Nearly three years ago, Elio Motors visited ADESA and KAR headquarters in Carmel, Indiana, to show us an early-stage version of their prototype vehicle. After years of refining, the innovative company returned and showed us just how far their prototype has evolved – with the P5. Employees got to sit in the vehicle, and learn...
ADESA Kicks Off #RefreshYourRide Summer Contest

ADESA Kicks Off #RefreshYourRide Summer Contest


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Is your ride looking a little less than stellar? Maybe you’ve got cereal crunched between the back seat cushions (at least, you hope it’s just cereal). Or maybe your minivan smells more like a locker room from your kid’s sports gear. Whether you’re a busy parent or a weekend warrior who likes to get muddy...
ADESA Attends Inaugural Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction

ADESA Attends Inaugural Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction


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Barrett-Jackson’s inaugural auction in the Northeast recently wrapped up, and it surpassed all expectations. Held in a sold-out arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, the three-day event sold over 500 vehicles for a total of more than $25 million. As a sponsor of Barrett-Jackson, ADESA was thrilled to be part of the excitement. ADESA guests enjoyed being...
ADESA and KAR Companies Raise Funds for NIADA Foundation

ADESA and KAR Companies Raise Funds for NIADA Foundation


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During the annual National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention in Las Vegas, ADESA, along with other KAR companies, recently sponsored an incredible car auction benefiting the NIADA Foundation. This year’s vehicle was an ivory white 2015 Chrysler 300 Limited with a black leather interior, sky-slider roof, wood-grain dash and a mere 9,320 miles on...
ADESA New Jersey Gets Racing After 21 Years in Business

ADESA New Jersey Gets Racing After 21 Years in Business


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Last month, ADESA New Jersey marked 21 years in business. As part of their anniversary celebration, the team wanted to do something fun that would involve everyone on the staff—so they planned the First Annual Employee Pinewood Derby Race. A Pinewood Derby conjures up images of 8-year-old Cub Scouts learning to carve a car from...
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...
ADESA Kansas City Takes Powersports to the Next Level

ADESA Kansas City Takes Powersports to the Next Level


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After months of construction, the team at ADESA Kansas City was finally able to reveal the auction’s new powersports building. The much-anticipated first sale included nearly 250 units from both commercial accounts and dealers. Customers came from all over the country—California, Michigan, Cincinnati, Texas and Tennessee—to be part of this event, while a transportation assistance...
ADESA Raises $128,000 on Behalf of Veterans at NADA 2016

ADESA Raises $128,000 on Behalf of Veterans at NADA 2016


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NADA 2016 has officially ended, and I’m so proud to say it was an incredible success for ADESA and its partners. During the conference, I had the opportunity to share some insight and knowledge with attendees about how dealers can reduce risk on their pre-owned inventory, and maximize profitability using data analytics. Dealers are always...