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A Partnership to Bring Some Peace of Mind to Canada’s Used Car Industry

May 30, 2012

ADESA Canada announces partnership with CarProof Vehicle History
Reports, resulting in major strides in transparency for used vehicle
buyers in Canada.

LONDON, ON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – ADESA Canada, the country’s largest
vehicle auction service is partnering with CarProof, Canada’s most
trusted vehicle history report provider, to offer CarProof reports on
the vast majority of dealer, public and local fleet vehicles consigned
at auction, on Dealerblock and OPENLANE, effective June 1, 2012.

“We are pleased to be partnering with CarProof to offer a more
transparent experience for our customers – it takes their ability to
buy with confidence to the next level,” said Stephane St-Hilaire,
President of ADESA Canada. “Transparency in the used car business is
increasingly becoming a topic of conversation and we feel that this is
a positive change for both vehicle buyers and sellers.”

The benefits to ADESA Canada customers however, are only the beginning.
If a dealer is purchasing the vehicle to re-sell for example, that
CarProof report will follow the vehicle to the ultimate buyer. The
result is the advantage of complete information for all those involved
in the transaction process and the confidence that comes with peace of
mind for the individual who ultimately buys it.

When asked what makes CarProof the report that Canadians rely on, Marty
Meadows, Vice-President of Strategic Accounts and Business Development
at CarProof, said it’s the fact that the company provides the best
information, the best customer service and total impartiality. This is
a combination that results in consumer trust and confidence. ”When you
think about it, cars change owners. They may be involved in accidents,
they could have come from different countries – the details of a
particular vehicle’s past are always changing. The one constant
throughout those changes however, is CarProof; we follow that vehicle
from when it rolls off of the assembly line through its entire life,
and share that information with each new individual that interacts with
it. You don’t have to rely on what someone is telling you about its
history because you can know the facts without bias from CarProof.”

Meadows continued to say that unlike some competitors, CarProof pulls
data the moment the report is ordered (to ensure even recent
information is captured), and states that data without changing it (or
drawing conclusions from assumptions). “Not only that, but we pride
ourselves on customer service – if you have a question, give us a call.
We’ll walk you through the answer.” Competitors on the other hand,
provide little or no live customer service.

CarProof and ADESA Canada’s shared values of integrity and best in class
service result in a partnership between the two companies that furthers
their common goal: growing transparency in the used vehicle industry.


ADESA offers a full range of auction, reconditioning, logistical and
other vehicle-related services to meet the remarketing needs of its
institutional and dealer customers. With 68 auction locations in the
United States, Canada and Mexico, strategically located near
metropolitan areas with a large concentration of used vehicle dealers,
the company is well positioned to host both physical and internet
auctions. Through its related subsidiaries of AutoVIN® and PAR North
America, it is also able to provide additional services including
inspections, inventory audits and remarketing outsourcing solutions
including a network of repossession agents, titling and auction sale
representation. Visit www.ADESA.ca for details.

About CarProof Vehicle History Reports

CarProof, a London, Ontario-based company founded in 2000, is the
leading provider of the most comprehensive used vehicle history report
available in Canada. CarProof’s fully bilingual vehicle history reports
rely on accurate and live real-time data to provide consumers with a
complete history of their vehicle including accident information,
cross-Canada lien search information and full U.S. history. In addition
to being named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, CarProof was
recently honoured with Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500(TM)( )and Fast 50(TM) Awards.( )For more information about CarProof, visit www.carproof.com.

SOURCE CarProof Vehicle History Reports

Source: PR Newswire