David Muller Retail Reporter David Muller is Retail Reporter for Automotive News. [email protected] 313-446-6090 See All Staff Page Recent Stories KAR halts ADESA auctions in North America for at least two weeks The move comes as states such as California, Illinois and New York impose strict containment measures and close nonessential businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic. Manheim, ADESA auctions go digital-only at least through April 3 Both auction giants said they will waive related fees during the period. Their physical locations will operate as usual outside of sales hours and be open to sellers and buyers. Auction executive: ‘Let's stop killing people in our lanes' The CEO of one of the largest vehicle auction companies in the world said cars should no longer physically run through auto lanes at a live event, instead suggesting digital auctions take place. KAR's Q2 net income falls 40% on TradeRev rollout, ADESA costs The company said it better aligned TradeRev, its Toronto-based mobile wholesaling platform, with its ADESA auctions business to prevent overlap.