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ADESA Chicago Hosts First Sale

ADESA Chicago Hosts First Sale


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ADESA Chicago is officially open for business! Last Friday, I had the honor of participating in our newest auction’s first sale. We couldn’t be more excited to be in the Chicago market, especially in such a central location. Based on the atmosphere at the first sale, our customers are excited, too. They asked us to...
KAR COO Don Gottwald Gives Keynote Address at Northwood University Event

KAR COO Don Gottwald Gives Keynote Address at Northwood University Event


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KAR Auction Services COO, Don Gottwald, recently gave the keynote address at the 53rd Annual Northwood University International Auto Show in Midland, Michigan. ADESA is a business unit of KAR. The event provides a platform for students to learn about the automotive industry first-hand. KAR sponsors these types of events as part of a continued...
Women of Remarketing 2016 Conference Highlights Industry Trends

Women of Remarketing 2016 Conference Highlights Industry Trends


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The beautiful Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne in Miami, Florida, was the site of the 2016 Women of Remarketing conference. ADESA hosts the annual event as an opportunity for female executives and leaders in the automotive remarketing industry to connect with and learn from one another. Debbie Vaughn, executive sales director at ADESA, started the event in...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for September 2016

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for September 2016


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Average wholesale values were flat in September, but remained up on a year-over-year basis primarily on the strength of truck prices and a higher proportion of pricier off-lease units. Retail used vehicle sales, including CPO sales, were relatively weak, though both remain up for the year. To read the entire Kontos Kommentary used vehicle market...
KAR Employees Compete to Win at 2016 ISC Corporate Challenge

KAR Employees Compete to Win at 2016 ISC Corporate Challenge


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More than 100 KAR employees signed up to compete or to volunteer in the 2016 ISC Corporate Challenge. This is the second consecutive year that our team has participated in this two-day event sponsored by the Indiana Sports Corp. In 2015, nearly 8,000 competitors representing 160 companies participated in everything from volleyball and bowling to...
4 Benefits of Buying Vehicles Online

4 Benefits of Buying Vehicles Online


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The automotive remarketing industry is officially in the digital age. The day has arrived where a consumer can browse, research and purchase a vehicle entirely online. Knowing this, many dealerships are beginning to invest in solutions that cater to this digitally connected customer. But while dealers spend time, effort and large amounts of money trying...
KAR and ADESA Employees Set New Food Drive Record

KAR and ADESA Employees Set New Food Drive Record


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KAR employees have once again impressed with their incredible generosity—and their competitive spirit—during the 6th annual Battle of the Floors Food Drive to benefit Midwest Food Bank. While typically hosted in November, the decision was made to shift this year’s food drive to September to coincide with National Hunger Action Month. As with previous KAR...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for August 2016

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for August 2016


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Average wholesale values fell modestly and in line with typical seasonal patterns in August. Prices were again up on a year-over-year basis largely because of the continued price strength of trucks and a richer mix of younger, lower-mileage, higher-priced, off-lease units. Retail used vehicle sales, including CPO sales, also experienced seasonal declines in August, though...
ADESA Northwest Wins 2015 U.S. Bank Specialty Auction of the Year Award

ADESA Northwest Wins 2015 U.S. Bank Specialty Auction of the Year Award


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Earlier this year, ADESA Northwest was selected as the U.S. Bank 2015 Auction of the Year in the Marine/RV segment. The auction, formerly known as Brasher’s Northwest Auto Auction, has received this honor six times—every year since U.S. Bank began awarding it in 2010 as a way to recognize its top specialty auctions. To determine...