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Are CT drivers discourteous or – gasp – rude?

October 27, 2014
Are CT drivers discourteous or – gasp – rude?

State rankings for rudest drivers came out recently, and I’m pleased as punch Connecticut stayed out of the top ten! New and used car customers at Key Hyundai might be surprised at what the country considers discourteous, I know I was! What do you consider a rude driver? Here’s the top 3 things from recent Insure.com survey people consider when labeling a driver rude. Are you guilty of any of them?[...]

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Key Hyundai supports great charity working to end hunger

October 20, 2014
Key Hyundai supports great charity working to end hunger

A great Key Hyundai customer (and even better human) from Windsor Connecticut taught me about an amazing organization she’s involved with, Feeding Children Everywhere, and frankly, I am blown away. Hi, it’s Jill Merriam Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, and before I learned about this incredible charity, I didn’t even know what being “food insecure” meant. Take a listen to my Nicer, Newer News video about how hunger[...]

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How to Make Your Car Last Longer

October 13, 2014
How to Make Your Car Last Longer

Ever wonder why is it some cars last for 200,000 miles and some fizzle out much sooner? Connecticut’s Key Hyundai solution providers want you to drive your new or used car for as long as you want to own it, so here are the 3 top things you can do to keep those miles adding up!! Connecticut’s service providers at Key Hyundai and a great article from Kelley Blue Book confirms what I’ve learned to[...]

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How Key Hyundai Drive Worry Free Works

October 6, 2014
How Key Hyundai Drive Worry Free Works

Do you know about Key Hyundai‘s famous Drive Worry Free Program? How you can receive valuable benefits from our exclusive customer loyalty program? Hi, it’s Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, here with a quick reminder one of the best loyalty programs in the business: Drive Worry Free. When you buy a new or used car with under 75,000 miles, you are automatically enrolled in our famous[...]

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Key Hyundai team receives CPR Training

September 29, 2014
Key Hyundai team receives CPR Training

CPR training saves lives, and it did just that for my friend and business mentor for Key Hyundai‘s success and my own Dealer For The People leadership, Greg Goebel. After fast-acting CPR saved Greg’s life at a marathon, I decided as the Dealer For The People, to make sure Key Hyundai solution providers are trained in this life-saving procedure. Today, I’m proud to report 11 Key Hyundai solution providers are[...]

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How to determine a car payment

September 22, 2014
How to determine a car payment

Do you know how much your car payment should be, or do you just find a car you want and think you’ll figure it out later? Sometimes our new and used car shoppers at Key Hyundai of Milford and Key Hyundai of Manchester don’t know what they want to spend, and this is a mistake. Here’s some Dealer For The People advice: know how much you want to spend on[...]

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Key Hyundai, Hope on Wheels, and CT Childrens Medical Center

September 15, 2014
Key Hyundai, Hope on Wheels, and CT Childrens Medical Center

It’s September, which means pediatric cancer awareness month, which is really big deal for all Connecticut new and used Hyundai dealers, especially this Dealer For The People! Hyundai Hope On Wheels makes it possible to donate life-saving funds to hospitals and research centers right where Hyundai dealers live and work. I’m so proud that again this year, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center was the recipient of a Hope On Wheels donation.[...]

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Is Jill Merriam a Real Person?

September 8, 2014
Is Jill Merriam a Real Person?

You’ve heard the Connecticut Dealer For The People on the radio all summer, and now it’s back to school, back to cool! Have you ever wondered if Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at CT’s new and used car dealer Key Hyundai, is real? Plenty of people do! We get asked all the time if I’m an actress, a character, just a voice on the radio, or, in fact, maybe, just[...]

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Self-driving cars: yay or nay?

September 2, 2014
Self-driving cars: yay or nay?

Are self-driving cars the end of an industry? What will bring down the auto industry? Could it be a car that drives itself? Hi, it’s Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, and as a CT small business leader and owner, I often need to think BIG PICTURE about the auto industry. Lately, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to self-driving vehicles. Take a listen to this[...]

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Connecticut Charity Proves Miracles Exist

August 25, 2014
Connecticut Charity Proves Miracles Exist

As a CT new and used car dealer, Key Hyundai loves helping community charities, and some nationally recognized, and some local people bonding together to do good work. Eva’s Miracle is just that: good people doing great work right here in our own backyard. Hi, it’s Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People, and I want to tell you about a local West Haven Connecticut family with a remarkable little girl,[...]

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