Say hello to OPENLANE!

Buying 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 as a buyer:


More opportunities to find and win the right vehicles

At you’ll have more chances to win vehicles. How? We’re ‘Always on’, and will be running more 24/7 stock sales and exclusive dealer auctions. Our improved saved search emails ensure that you are the first to know whenever the vehicles that you search for become available. And the negotiation feature allows you to negotiate prices directly with the seller.

All of these enhancements mean you have a higher chance of securing the perfect vehicle!

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Greater stock variety and nationwide coverage is rapidly expanding it’s vehicle inventory via OPENLANE Sell, our modular dealer platform. With OPENLANE Sell, dealers will be able to advertise their vehicles directly to buyers like you, while we take care of everything else. And whenever you’re in need of local inventory, the soon to be released OPENLANE location radius search feature will help you find these vehicles right in your own backyard!

We also have storage hub locations nationwide, with plans to increase our geographical footprint even further in 2024.

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More ways to advertise your own unwanted stock

You can take advantage of OPENLANE Sell, our modular platform that enables you to advertise your unwanted stock to thousands of online trade buyers online with ease, while you stay in control of everything.

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More transparent and secure

We have listened to you and understand transparency is key to building trust. provides enhanced transparency through clear pricing, simplified order and document management and streamlined claims processes in My account coming soon. We want you to feel confident and informed throughout your buying journey.

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More user-friendly

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.

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More personal guidance & support

We place a strong emphasis on personal guidance throughout the purchase process. Our improved My account pages allow you to complete your transactions quicker. Additionally, the extensive self-support FAQs, self-help tool, and in-platform messages provide you with the necessary resources to navigate the platform with ease.
We also understand the importance of providing you excellent customer support. At we not only continue to offer local phone support but will also soon introduce a brand new chat feature, making it even quicker and easier to contact us!

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We are thrilled to present OPENLANE as the new name and face of our company in the UK and Europe, 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. Please let us know how we can help you with any inquiries you may have regarding our new brand. Feel free to reach out via email at or call us on 0344 225 5477