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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...
ADESA Winnipeg to Host Charity Boat Auction for Chicago Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews

ADESA Winnipeg to Host Charity Boat Auction for Chicago Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews


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Chicago Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews is known for captaining the ice. But off the ice, he captained a 1935 Cossey Replica boat. Now, he’s offering the keys to that vessel to one lucky bidder at an ADESA Winnipeg public auction on April 26. Proceeds will support the children’s charity, Variety Manitoba. ADESA Winnipeg has worked very...
ADESA Raises $128,000 on Behalf of Veterans at NADA 2016

ADESA Raises $128,000 on Behalf of Veterans at NADA 2016


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NADA 2016 has officially ended, and I’m so proud to say it was an incredible success for ADESA and its partners. During the conference, I had the opportunity to share some insight and knowledge with attendees about how dealers can reduce risk on their pre-owned inventory, and maximize profitability using data analytics. Dealers are always...
Excitement Builds As NADA 2016 Draws Near

Excitement Builds As NADA 2016 Draws Near


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One of the premier auto industry events of the year is the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention and Expo, where thousands of dealers and automotive professionals converge to “talk shop.” Each year, ADESA looks forward to this opportunity to share our latest marketplace offerings and connect with customers and business partners from across the...
ADESA Continues Longtime Support of Jim Moran’s Youth Automotive Training Center

ADESA Continues Longtime Support of Jim Moran’s Youth Automotive Training Center


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We’re very proud to announce that ADESA’s ongoing support of Youth Automotive Training Center (YATC) has earned us “top contributor” status. During the 17-year relationship, ADESA has donated more than $1.8 million to the cause. YATC is a tuition-free, hands-on program that teaches basic automotive repair, job readiness and life management skills to at-risk young adults in...
KAR Carmel Competes in the Corporate Challenge

KAR Carmel Competes in the Corporate Challenge


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KAR’s Carmel office took part in the company’s first Corporate Challenge this fall. This annual event—hosted at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway—brings teams from major companies in central Indiana together for fun and friendly competition, all for the chance to bring home bragging rights. The schedule included competitive events—running and bike races, cornhole, volleyball and bowling—as...
ADESA Boston general manager raises $4,000 to support the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

ADESA Boston general manager raises $4,000 to support the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge


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This summer, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenged swept the Internet and social media by storm. One of the most successful non-profit fundraising campaigns in history, the challenge raised more than $100 million on behalf of the ALS Association (ALSA). With celebrities, politicians, CEOs and individuals of all ages taking part in this global fundraising event,...
’Tis the season for giving back

’Tis the season for giving back


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The holidays are my favorite time of year. It’s a time to celebrate with family, which I especially enjoy, but it’s also a time for looking back—and for giving back. In this season of giving, I wanted to take a moment to share just a few things our employees have done to give back this...
Employee uses marketing skills to benefit local charity

Employee uses marketing skills to benefit local charity


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For the past few years, I’ve volunteered for Spay-Neuter Services of Indiana’s annual fundraising event, the SNSI Hair Ball. It’s neat when the skills you use at work every day can actually benefit such a worthwhile cause. Here are a few things I learned along the way: Lesson #1: Be memorable. “Hair Ball: Cough it...