Major awards were presented at the CAR Conference in Las Vegas this week. Bob Rauschenberg of ADESA won IARA’s Circle of Excellence Award. Rauschenberg has given many years of service to remarketing and the auction industry. He’s currently the executive vice president of sales, marketing and special services at ADESA. His careers has included roles with ADT Automotive, ADESA, and ABC Auto Auctions. Tom Kontos of ADESA and Tom Webb of Cox Automotive were recognized with the Ed Bobit Industry Icon Award from NAAA and IARA. Kontos and Webb were praised for their years of service to the industry with their expert analysis, market reports, and forecasts on vehicle valuation trends.