Say hello to OPENLANE!

Buying and Selling used cars made easy!

We are thrilled to announce that ADESA is now OPENLANE!
The new brand fits our vision to build the world’s greatest digital marketplaces for used vehicles and our purpose to make car wholesale easy so you can be more successful. We’re advancing this vision and purpose by bringing together all our buyers, sellers, and vehicles under in the UK.

OPENLANE stands for a fundamental change! More than ever we’re committed to making buying used cars easy for you. And with the launch of OPENLANE UK, easy just got easier.

OPENLANE UK is a subsidiary of OPENLANE Inc., a US-based, listed company (NYSE, KAR) that provides customers around the globe with innovative, technology-driven remarketing solutions and related services. Together, we are dedicated to making car remarketing – which is complex and risky – a seamless and successful experience.

Here are six ways in which the marketplace just got easier for you:


More ways to sell directly to your buyers

With OPENLANE, you have endless possibilities to sell your vehicles with ease. Our new selling platform, “OPENLANE Sell” provides you with a range of flexible modules designed to revolutionize your vehicle selling experience.

Inspect vehicles in minutes with our easy to use inspection app.

Create captivating vehicle descriptions, efficiently manage bids using the user-friendly self-service portal, and showcase your cars in open auction or 24/7 stock sales – the choice is yours.

By utilizing “OPENLANE Sell” you not only get access to comprehensive sales reports, offering valuable insights into your performance, but it also elevates your understanding of optimal buying and selling strategies in the UK market.

With these powerful tools at your disposal, OPENLANE becomes an invaluable asset for any seller looking to enhance their sales outcomes and make informed business decisions.

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More ways to sell around the clock

You’ll have access to 24/7 stock auctions. You will have round-the-clock access to stock auctions, providing you with greater flexibility and convenience to sell.

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Flexible methods for uploading car data

We understand the importance of flexibility, which is why we offer various ways to organize the intake of cars. You can choose to use our inspection app, API, Excel, or other methods that best suit your needs.


Increased car promotion

We have intensified our efforts to promote your cars to ensure you achieve the best possible prices. Through both in-platform notifications, pop-ups, and recommendations, as well as online and offline sales strategies, we strive to maximize the visibility and reach of your listings.

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Increased transparency and expert sales consultancy

At OPENLANE, we prioritize transparency, ensuring you have complete clarity on our fees. When you sell a vehicle, we transfer the highest bid directly to you as soon as the auction ends.
And with our streamlined and proactive approach to sales consultancy, we are by your side every step of the way, empowering you to achieve outstanding results.

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Secure storage and swift logistics

Storing vehicles can be a challenge, but with OPENLANE, we fast-track the transportation process, enabling you to overcome storage issues promptly. We have 9 hub locations, providing full UK mainland coverage, and more locations will be opening in 2024!

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But wait, there is more! Did you know that we also make buying used cars easy for you?

We continuously strive to make our marketplace more user-friendly, on every device. presents a range of popular existing features such as advanced vehicle search and filters, bidding guidence, CAP valuations, consumer market price, NAMA grading, Mechanical Indicators, alert options & recommendations… Among the new expected features is the location radius search functionality. This allows you to find vehicles located within a specific distance, making your search more efficient and convenient

We are thrilled to present OPENLANE as the new name and face of our company in the UK, embodying our commitment to making buying used cars easy for you.

Thank you for your continued trust and support as we embark on this exciting new journey together. We look forward to serving you on the marketplace.
Please let us know how we can help you with any inquiries you may have regarding our new brand. Feel free to reach out to your trusted account manager or contact us at