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VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for January 2019

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for January 2019


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Average wholesale prices in January fell on a year-over-year basis for the third month in a row, though they were up seasonally. Auction prices for off-lease units were again a major bright spot, as upstream remarketing continues to be effective in distributing supply across multiple channels. Watch my January 2019 Kontos Kommentary below: To read...
ADESA Shows Love for Dealers with Special Sales in February

ADESA Shows Love for Dealers with Special Sales in February


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Love may be in the air today, but the ADESA Loves Our Dealers celebration lasts all month long! Throughout February, 74 ADESA auctions across the U.S. and Canada are holding special sales to show their love for our customers. This month-long celebration is filled with a variety of events, activities, giveaways and charity fundraisers. And...
You Bought a Car at ADESA Auction—Now What?

You Bought a Car at ADESA Auction—Now What?


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This is a guest post by Hank Daunhauer, director of product management at ADESA.  Whether you buy cars online or at auction, you need a safe and reliable solution to transport vehicles from the lanes to your dealership lot. Transporting vehicles yourself isn’t always possible for several reasons, including cost and time. Fortunately, auctions have solutions...
ADESA Partners with EMKAY and Ford Global Action Team to Support JDRF in 2018

ADESA Partners with EMKAY and Ford Global Action Team to Support JDRF in 2018


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ADESA has been supporting type 1 diabetes (T1D) research since 2011. Through partnerships with both EMKAY and Ford Global Action Team, we have donated more than $1.5 million during that time. All of the money raised has gone to support JDRF—the largest charitable supporter of type 1 diabetes research, whose mission is to discover, develop...
The Best Car Commercials from the 2019 Super Bowl

The Best Car Commercials from the 2019 Super Bowl


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Super Bowl LIII is in the books, and Tom Brady of the New England Patriots is officially the winningest quarterback in NFL history, with six championship titles. While many of us at ADESA are big football fans, we’re car lovers first and foremost. Rather than comment on the great defense or punting displayed during the...
Position Profile: ADESA Mechanic

Position Profile: ADESA Mechanic


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Want an idea of what it’s like to work with us? Learn more from a member of our team. Interested in a career with ADESA? We’re hiring! Check out our open positions on LinkedIn. Aside from a seven-year stretch serving in the U.S. Navy, Terry Collinsworth has spent his entire career as a mechanic, including the...
ADESA Raises $77,000 During Charity Auction at NADA Show 2019

ADESA Raises $77,000 During Charity Auction at NADA Show 2019


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WOW — the ADESA charity auction at NADA 2019 raised $77,118 for Canine Companions for Independence (CCI)! What a great event. The kindness and generosity of the people in our industry never ceases to amaze me. The ADESA booth at NADA Show 2019 was a popular spot all week. It was great to see some...
Annual Charity Auction at ADESA Phoenix Raises $23,500 for JDRF

Annual Charity Auction at ADESA Phoenix Raises $23,500 for JDRF


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I recently had the pleasure of attending Legendary Sales Week at ADESA Phoenix. It was an outstanding event, and I enjoyed the chance to visit with numerous customers and employees at ADESA Phoenix. We also welcomed many special guests throughout the week to Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale,  the classic car auction being held nearby at the same...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for December 2018

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for December 2018


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Average wholesale prices in December softened on a year-over-year basis for the second month in a row and for the seventh time in 2018, supporting our expectation of general price softening due to supply growth. Supply growth is increasingly concentrated in the truck segments, which consequently saw greater price softening in December than did cars. ...