Year after year, tens of thousands of dealers and industry professionals visit the Overdrive blog to read the latest ADESA news and trends—and 2017 was no different.

This year was filled with prestigious awards, brilliant people, great events, grand openings, huge charity fundraisers and tons of advice for dealers.

Join us in looking back at our most popular Overdrive posts of 2017.

ADESA 2016 Awards Recap

This post features a complete list of auction locations and employees who received awards in 2016.

Top ADESA Sales Performers Honored

In this post, we recapped the 2017 ADESA Dealer Sales Meeting in Indianapolis, in which top individuals, teams and auctions were honored for their exemplary contributions.

What Is the REAL Dealer Profit on Pre-Owned Vehicles?

In his blog post, our own Doug Hadden gave dealers advice in determining exactly how much profit they make when selling a pre-owned vehicle.

KAR Takes Over Used Car Week 2017

KAR and ADESA had a very strong presence at Used Car Week 2017. This post talks about our involvement and lists the nearly 20 speakers we brought to the conference.

ADESA Calgary Wins ADESA North American Auction of the Year

ADESA Calgary won both ADESA North American Auction of the Year and ADESA Canada Auction of the Year in 2017. Read the post to see the complete list of ADESA Auction of the Year winners.

ADESA Chicago to Celebrate Grand Opening

2017 saw the grand opening of ADESA Chicago. Before the big day, ADESA President and CEO Stéphane St-Hilaire explained how this 167,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility fills an unmet need for car dealers in the Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana markets.