About us

ADESA provides wholesale vehicle auction solutions to professional car buyers and sellers. Our customers include:

  • Vehicle manufacturers
  • Rental companies
  • Financial institutions
  • Fleet managers
  • Independent dealers
  • Franchise dealers

The ADESA US Executive Team


We keep growing to serve you better

Since we entered the used vehicle marketplace in 1989, we’ve continued to grow and expand our product offerings. Our goal is to provide a simplified and seamless customer experience across our end-to-end vehicle remarketing services.


  • Carvana, the leading e-commerce brand for buying and selling used cars, acquires the ADESA U.S, physical auction business from KAR Global, including all 56 auction locations


  • Serves the U.S. wholesale marketplace with 56 locations across the country


  • Acquires Flint Auto Auction, strengthening Midwest footprint in key Detroit market
  • Invests approximately $40 million to develop most technologically advanced auction site and fill unmet need in Chicago
  • Expands into the UK with acquisition of online vehicle remarketer, GRS
  • Acquires eight sites from Brasher’s Auto Auctions, increasing footprint in three new states and enhancing buyer base in region
  • Acquires Sanford Auto Dealers Exchange, expanding footprint in robust Florida market


  • Acquires DataScan Field Services, delivering comprehensive vehicle inspection services backed by innovative technology


  • Offers dealer-to-dealer network earlier access to high-quality trade-ins through new TradeRev app


  • Acquires industry-leading technology platform, OPENLANE, making sourcing, selling and off-lease processing faster and more cost efficient
  • Creates complete transportation solution by integrating auction locations with industry leader, CarsArrive Network
  • Provides software and data solutions for the recovery of assets through Recovery Database Network (RDN)
  • Streamlines vehicle tracking process at auction with acquisition of AuctionTrac


  • Acquires leading provider of internet-based auction software, Live Global Bid, enhancing simulcast capabilities
  • Expands service offering with acquisition of Dent Demon, advanced paintless dent removal


  • Expands geographic footprint and enhance physical and online buyer bases with new auction locations


  • Offers buyers and sellers a better wholesale vehicle auction solution with launch of two locations

Our Partners

ADESA is associated with the best partners in the auto remarketing industry to ensure you get the best experience and services out there. Our partners are always ranked top in the world.

Register now to start buying and selling vehicles at our auctions