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ADESA Auctions Support the T.J. Martell Foundation

ADESA Auctions Support the T.J. Martell Foundation


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For the past two months, a group of ADESA auctions have been participating in a fundraising campaign for the T.J. Martell Foundation, which supports and funds cancer research. The campaign is a partnership between ADESA and Chase, in honor of Joe Rodi, the national auction manager at JPMorgan Chase. Joe was diagnosed with prostate cancer...
Nearly 20 ADESA and KAR Speakers to Attend Used Car Week 2018

Nearly 20 ADESA and KAR Speakers to Attend Used Car Week 2018


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Next week, many of my colleagues and I will be excited to attend Used Car Week—an annual event that brings together leaders of the remarketing and used vehicle industry for fun and educational workshops, panel discussions and networking opportunities. This year we descend upon Scottsdale, Arizona, for the week-long conference. In previous years, we’ve had...
ADESA Auctions Get Creative During Rock the Block Month

ADESA Auctions Get Creative During Rock the Block Month


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ADESA auctions throughout North America are rocking the block this October. At 65 auction locations throughout the United States and Canada, special sales are taking place, featuring more than 250,000 vehicles—including many classic and exotic cars. To celebrate this huge promotion, auction teams are showing their spirit with imaginative themes and dazzling decorations. Rather than...
Discover Best Practices for Your Wholesale Digital Strategy at Digital Dealer 25

Discover Best Practices for Your Wholesale Digital Strategy at Digital Dealer 25


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I hear from dealers all the time about how hard it’s gotten to find quality used vehicles. After doing a little digging, I found that the numbers back up the claim—according to an Edmunds Used Vehicle Market Report, there were less than six million trade-ins that averaged 6 years of age in 2017. The fact...
Rain Doesn’t Stop Artomobilia 2018 From Shining in Carmel

Rain Doesn’t Stop Artomobilia 2018 From Shining in Carmel


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Car enthusiasts are some of the most passionate people on the planet, exemplified last month by the rain-soaked attendees at Artomobilia 2018—an annual car show held in the Arts & Design District of downtown Carmel, Indiana, right down the road from the headquarters for ADESA and our parent company, KAR Auction Services. As a longtime...
ADESA Indianapolis, Winnipeg Awarded for Excellence in Community Service

ADESA Indianapolis, Winnipeg Awarded for Excellence in Community Service


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Each year during National Auto Auction Week, the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) announces four regional winners in its Auto Auction of the Year for Excellence in Community Service competition. We couldn’t be prouder of the fact that two ADESA auctions have earned awards from the NAAA for excellence in charitable activities. ADESA Indianapolis took...
ADESA Des Moines Hosts Driver Training for Teens

ADESA Des Moines Hosts Driver Training for Teens


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ADESA Des Moines hosted a Ford Driving Skills for Life (Ford DSFL) training program that gave young adults the opportunity to learn advanced driving skills in a controlled environment. In four educational and engaging sessions held over two days, hundreds of teens learned four critical driving skills—hazard recognition, vehicle handling, speed management and space management....
Independent Dealers Meet for Conventions in Alabama, Texas

Independent Dealers Meet for Conventions in Alabama, Texas


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After a successful panel discussion and workshop at the GIADA convention in Savannah, Georgia, I headed off to the Alabama Independent Automobile Dealer’s Association’s 49th Annual Convention & Trade Expo, held at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front hotel. There I was honored to deliver the keynote address at the kickoff breakfast. They even presented...
Georgia’s Independent Dealers to Talk Change at GIADA 2018

Georgia’s Independent Dealers to Talk Change at GIADA 2018


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Summer time is convention time for the state chapters of the independent automobile dealers’ associations. That’s why I’m off to Georgia July 12–14 for the GIADA convention at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. The theme for the 2018 Convention and Board Meeting is “It’s About Time: Change. Challenge. Opportunity.” The keynote speaker will be Herman Cain,...