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ADESA 2018 Awards Recap

ADESA 2018 Awards Recap


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As we begin a new year, I find myself looking back at 2018 and reflecting on the goals and successes achieved at all levels of ADESA. I believe that our people are the best in the business––a fact that is reaffirmed by the sheer number of awards, accolades and recognitions given to our auction locations...
Awards Abound for ADESA and KAR at Used Car Week 2018

Awards Abound for ADESA and KAR at Used Car Week 2018


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Last week, we celebrated another wildly successful Used Car Week. Members of the ADESA and KAR Auction Services teams were well represented at the event—which encapsulated four days of used-car industry updates, insight sharing, networking and awards. Speaking of awards, ADESA and other KAR companies took home quite a bit of hardware. Here is a...
Q&A with Sandy Whicker, One of Auto Remarketing’s 2018 Women In Remarketing

Q&A with Sandy Whicker, One of Auto Remarketing’s 2018 Women In Remarketing


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Earlier this year, Auto Remarketing magazine released the names of the 2018 “Women in Remarketing” honorees. I’m proud to say that Sandy Whicker, who serves as my director of marketing services for ADESA, was among the women chosen for this coveted industry recognition. Four other exceptional women from KAR Auction Services were also selected: Tricia...
Nearly 20 ADESA and KAR Speakers to Attend Used Car Week 2018

Nearly 20 ADESA and KAR Speakers to Attend Used Car Week 2018


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Next week, many of my colleagues and I will be excited to attend Used Car Week—an annual event that brings together leaders of the remarketing and used vehicle industry for fun and educational workshops, panel discussions and networking opportunities. This year we descend upon Scottsdale, Arizona, for the week-long conference. In previous years, we’ve had...
Real-Time Bidding Data Now Available with LiveBlock

Real-Time Bidding Data Now Available with LiveBlock


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It’s not always convenient for sellers to travel to their nearest auction and represent their vehicles in person. With an online Remote Seller tool, they don’t need to. ADESA’s Remote Seller is offered on LiveBlock, ADESA’s online platform where dealers can view simulcasts of in-lane auctions and purchase vehicles in real-time. LiveBlock Remote Seller allows...
ADESA Indianapolis, Winnipeg Awarded for Excellence in Community Service

ADESA Indianapolis, Winnipeg Awarded for Excellence in Community Service


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Each year during National Auto Auction Week, the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) announces four regional winners in its Auto Auction of the Year for Excellence in Community Service competition. We couldn’t be prouder of the fact that two ADESA auctions have earned awards from the NAAA for excellence in charitable activities. ADESA Indianapolis took...
Independent Dealers Meet for Conventions in Alabama, Texas

Independent Dealers Meet for Conventions in Alabama, Texas


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After a successful panel discussion and workshop at the GIADA convention in Savannah, Georgia, I headed off to the Alabama Independent Automobile Dealer’s Association’s 49th Annual Convention & Trade Expo, held at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front hotel. There I was honored to deliver the keynote address at the kickoff breakfast. They even presented...
Georgia’s Independent Dealers to Talk Change at GIADA 2018

Georgia’s Independent Dealers to Talk Change at GIADA 2018


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Summer time is convention time for the state chapters of the independent automobile dealers’ associations. That’s why I’m off to Georgia July 12–14 for the GIADA convention at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. The theme for the 2018 Convention and Board Meeting is “It’s About Time: Change. Challenge. Opportunity.” The keynote speaker will be Herman Cain,...
How We’re Changing the Way Dealers Remarket Off-Lease Vehicles

How We’re Changing the Way Dealers Remarket Off-Lease Vehicles


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Around 80 percent of off-lease vehicles in 2018 will go through a private-label auction powered by KAR Auction Services—the parent company of ADESA. As the leader in upstream auto auctions, KAR is constantly investing in innovative technology to support the growing number of dealerships that purchase off-lease vehicles—an important trend that has helped prevent used...