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ADESA Canada and KAR Lead 2018 AR Canada Conferences

ADESA Canada and KAR Lead 2018 AR Canada Conferences


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This is a guest post from Eddy Cusan, vice president of sales for ADESA Canada. Two automotive remarketing conferences in three days made for an exciting week in Toronto, Canada, at the end of March. ADESA Canada was joined by parent company KAR Auction Services and other KAR business units with speakers, panel appearances and...
ADESA Raises Over $50K For CCI During NADA Show 2018 Charity Auction

ADESA Raises Over $50K For CCI During NADA Show 2018 Charity Auction


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For ADESA and our partners, NADA Show 2018 turned out to be a rousing success. Our team enjoyed sharing unique industry insight and knowledge, networking with attendees and giving them a taste of our newest offerings. Our annual charity auction has been an NADA staple for seven consecutive years, and 2018 was no different. At...
Car Dealers—Get Your Vehicles Retail-Ready with an Extra Set of Keys

Car Dealers—Get Your Vehicles Retail-Ready with an Extra Set of Keys


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Car buyers expect two sets of keys when they purchase a used vehicle from your dealership lot. But we all know that sometimes when you purchase a car at auction, you may only get one set. Keys may go missing during ownership, resale, transporting the vehicle—or anywhere in between. Did you know that your local...
Catch ADESA at NADA Show 2018

Catch ADESA at NADA Show 2018


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From March 22–25, the ADESA team will return to sunny Las Vegas for NADA Show 2018. NADA Show allows us the opportunity to connect with customers and automotive industry professionals, raise money for a great cause and announce our latest marketplace offerings for dealers—which this year includes ADESA Rewards. This year’s expo will feature hundreds...
ADESA and KAR Receive Industry Honors at CAR 2018

ADESA and KAR Receive Industry Honors at CAR 2018


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The 2018 Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) recently came to a close, and several ADESA auction locations were recognized for providing industry-leading service and operational excellence. Leaders at KAR Auction Services, the parent company of ADESA, were also honored for their substantial industry contributions. CAR, held annually in Las Vegas and organized with NAAA and...
ADESA Honors Dealer Sales, Online Sales and Major Dealer Award Winners

ADESA Honors Dealer Sales, Online Sales and Major Dealer Award Winners


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At the annual ADESA Dealer Sales meeting, recently held in Indianapolis, one of the most exciting events of the week was the awards presentation. Individuals, teams and auctions were recognized for their superior contributions to dealer sales, online sales and major dealer accounts. Congratulations to these award winners. ADESA Canada Awards Chris Stickley, senior director...
Auctions Honored for Performance and Safety

Auctions Honored for Performance and Safety


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Auction general managers and sales teams from all of our ADESA locations across North America recently gathered in Indianapolis, creating a great opportunity for attendees to connect with others in their regions and beyond. Speakers, focus groups and breakout sessions allowed participants to brainstorm and share best practices. 2017 Auction of the Year Awards We...
Get to Know ADESA Reno

Get to Know ADESA Reno


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ADESA Reno serves customers in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, California, Washington, Oregon, Montana and Canada. It is one of eight auctions that KAR Auction Services, the parent company of ADESA, acquired from the Brasher family in 2016. The auction runs four lanes in a 15,000-square-foot auction arena. The facility has a 3,600-square-foot reconditioning and detail...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for January 2018

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for January 2018


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Wholesale used vehicle prices started the year in the pattern that characterized much of 2017 in the months prior to hurricane season. Namely, car prices tended to fall while truck prices provided a boost to average wholesale values. In January, car prices continued to show year-over-year price declines, while truck prices did the opposite, but...