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  • When vans tell a story...

    Dec 04, 2019
    Humans have always needed effective ways to transport loads of all sizes. Since the middle of the 20th century, this need has driven a real industrial revolution in the world of vans. We have seen the launch of new vehicles that are now a key part of Motoring Heritage and are still being developed to suit user demand. Here is the rich history of a few models that have become classics in Europe.
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  • Car options: do’s and don'ts

    Nov 12, 2019
    Modern cars are packed with technical gadgets. Most manufacturers (not only the Germans) have almost endless lists of options nowadays. Even in the used car markets, the options just keep on multiplying. Or do they? We looked at what options can improve the sales value of a used car, and what the average second-hand purchaser can safely ignore.
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  • These are the 20 most important vehicles for 2020

    Oct 16, 2019
    The vehicle industry has come to a historical crossroads. After a hegemony of more than 120 years, the combustion engine is slowly getting ready to pass the torch to its electronic successor, especially since the European Union is forcing vehicle manufacturers, via the imminent CO2 quota, to increase the greening speed of its range. Does that also mean that 2020 will be written in the history books as the year of the electric breakthrough? Only time (and the client) will tell, but the manufacturers have clearly already done their homework...
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  • The cars of 10 well-known Formula 1 pilots in daily life

    Sep 19, 2019
    At ADESA we know that every car lover has a favorite sports car. Let's see if the famous drivers from the F1 world have made the right choice for their own cars in everyday life. Dreaming away is allowed...
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  • Gino Talks: New search page

    Jul 31, 2019
    Finding the perfect car is sometimes as difficult as finding a needle in a haystack. You might agree. And that’s exactly where the problem lies. It shouldn’t be difficult for you to find what you’re looking for. And especially not at With this in mind, we have dedicated ourselves to improving our Search page.
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  • The future of online car sales is called ADESA Europe

    Jul 23, 2019
    You may have heard: the auction site for the car trade CarsOnTheWeb is now called ADESA Europe. CEO Johan Meyssen frames the change of brand name and makes some revelations.
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  • Gino Talks: our new home page is live!

    Mar 18, 2019
    2019: it’s the future. And at ADESA, we want to help you stay up to date with all the changes. That’s why our plans for this year are based around offering you the very best service possible. We are starting from the very beginning with a new home page. Exactly how will it improve our services? By making sure you find exactly what you need in these modern times …
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  • Our new home page is live!

    Feb 22, 2019
    Looking for the website? You might not recognise it. We are updating our home page at ADESA. The reason? We think you deserve a better version. One that is relevant to your specific interests and needs. And as helpful as possible. It’s time for a change!
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  • CO2 targets for 2021: a race against time

    Feb 18, 2019
    From 2021 onwards, the automobile industry must reduce CO2 emissions of new cars to 95 g CO2/km. This is due to a new European standard which manufacturers and the industry must adhere to. This is no mean feat, and so Europe has created what is known as a supercredit system, under which ecological and clean cars compensate for their counterparts within the range. But now it's a race against time...
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  • Diesel fear the cause of unsold stock in cars worth 805.2 million euros

    Jan 29, 2019
    Nearly 30% of the used cars currently for sale in our country have been waiting on a new owner for more than four months. This accounts for unsold stock at a total market value of 805.2 million. This was established through research conducted by Gocar DATA, the data analysis specialist on the vehicle market. Four months is really long, especially when you realise dealers usually expect a car to be sold within two months at most. In the meanwhile, the costs to keep them in stock keep on rising - up to 840 euro per car - so more and more dealers have been forced to look towards other European markets. That's why Gocar DATA entered into partnership with CarsOnTheWeb, the international online auction website for the car trade.
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