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ADESA Orlando Celebrates Grand Opening

ADESA Orlando Celebrates Grand Opening


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This is a guest post from Mike Caggiano, Executive Vice President, U.S. Operations, East Region at ADESA.  ADESA Orlando held a successful grand opening event last week. Congratulations to the team on a job well done. I recently spoke with General Manager Jeff York, who remarked on the sale’s success. He couldn’t say enough nice...
ADESA Calgary Wins ADESA North American Auction of the Year

ADESA Calgary Wins ADESA North American Auction of the Year


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We love it when our customers recognize our auctions for outstanding performance and service. It’s a direct reflection of our team’s hard work and commitment to going above and beyond. We also like to recognize our top-performing auctions with ADESA Auction of the Year awards. I’m excited to announce that this year’s winner for best overall...
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...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for January 2017

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for January 2017


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Considering the increased supply of used vehicles wholesaled in January, used vehicle prices held up surprisingly well, despite soft retail demand and high new vehicle incentives. Nevertheless, pockets of supply-driven weakness did appear in rental program and risk units, and younger vehicles in general. Watch the January Kontos Kommentary below: To read the entire Kontos...
Are You Ready for the 2017 CAR Conference?

Are You Ready for the 2017 CAR Conference?


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The 2017 Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) is right around the corner, and we are looking forward to this annual event in Las Vegas. This year promises to be impressive, with more than 15 educational sessions, a variety of exhibitors and eight different events dedicated to networking with industry professionals. Members of the ADESA and KAR Auction...
Drive Higher Gross and Faster Turns with Service Drive Inventory Sourcing Programs

Drive Higher Gross and Faster Turns with Service Drive Inventory Sourcing Programs


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Wholesale auctions, trades on your lot, “we buy cars” operations, and other franchised and independent dealers are great sources for you to acquire inventory. But the best, and usually untapped, source is right in your store. The service drive! Customers who buy used cars want to know about the car’s history—look at the success of...
2017 Automotive TV Ads Tackle the Big Game

2017 Automotive TV Ads Tackle the Big Game


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The New England Patriots may have won the game in a historic comeback, but several automakers stole the show with their powerful, creative and entertaining car ads. While fewer brands chose to advertise this year, the ones that did took on new themes, used celebrity endorsements and integrated social messages into their campaigns. Here are...
ADESA Raises Over $94,000 at 2017 NADA Charity Auction

ADESA Raises Over $94,000 at 2017 NADA Charity Auction


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ADESA always looks forward to the NADA Convention and Expo. This year’s event was especially memorable, with the NADA celebrating 100 years of service to our industry. Our team enjoyed this great opportunity to connect with customers and colleagues and to share our latest technology offerings with everyone who stopped by our booth in the...
Amazing Collector Cars Cross the Block at Barrett-Jackson

Amazing Collector Cars Cross the Block at Barrett-Jackson


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Another successful auction is in the books for Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, Arizona, and we are proud to have been a sponsor at this amazing event. Barrett-Jackson is the world’s greatest collector car auction, and every year it gives us the opportunity to bring our team at ADESA together with our customers to celebrate our shared...