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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...
Five ADESA Golden Gate Employees Earn VCI Certification

Five ADESA Golden Gate Employees Earn VCI Certification


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Across all Volkswagen Credit, Inc. (VCI) locations in the United States, 18 people were recognized earlier this year for having completed the organization’s comprehensive training program. ADESA Golden Gate has five of these skilled specialists on staff. VCI’s training program combines online classes, instructor-led sessions and self-study segments designed for VW/Audi technicians, parts specialists and services...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for May 2016

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for May 2016


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Average wholesale values fell relative to April, though they remain up on a year-over-year basis largely because of the price strength of trucks. Retail used vehicle sales were flattish on a year-over-year basis and certified pre-owned sales were down. This limited the demand-side support for wholesale values receiving downward pressure from supply growth. Watch the...
5 Valuable YouTube Channels For Car Dealers

5 Valuable YouTube Channels For Car Dealers


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For car dealers who don’t have time to read every industry trend article, YouTube videos are a great way to hear about insights and commentary in a more engaging format. But with all the YouTube channels out there, it can be hard to find the ones relevant to car dealers. That’s why we created this...
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...
Q&A with ADESA COO Paul Lips

Q&A with ADESA COO Paul Lips


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Paul Lips has seen a lot of changes in our industry since joining ADESA’s finance department 20 years ago. He’s worked in the office and in the trenches, and has a vast knowledge base about the auction, its processes and its customers. Recently, Paul shared some thoughts about the industry’s evolution and about his new...
ADESA Canada Graduates Second Class of Auctioneers

ADESA Canada Graduates Second Class of Auctioneers


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Last spring, a group of 16 ADESA Canada employees became the first graduates of the ADESA-only class at the Canadian Auction College. Now, a group of eight has followed in their footsteps: Ronal Rao, fleet coordinator at ADESA Vancouver Binghao Feng, marketing coordinator at ADESA Vancouver Treyton Wolfe, sales at ADESA Saskatoon Monica Maddox, vehicle inspection team leader...
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...