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Connecticut innovative auto history could fuel future growth

December 11, 2017

Did you see that story about the first electric cars invented in CT? Connecticut Magazine ran an intriguing story about the history of the automobile innovation right here, and it really got Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, thinking about the economy, the entrepreneurial spirit of CT residents, and the innovative thinking of our ancestors. Connecticut, Still Revolutionary, indeed! Take a listen to this Nicer, Newer News[…]

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A subscription membership to use a car?

December 4, 2017

People subscribe to gyms, timeshares, Netflix, Spotify, grocery delivery, pet clubs, razor clubs, and fashion memberships delivered right to your closet. But would you subscribe to have access to a new or used car instead of buying, financing, maintaining, servicing your very own vehicle? Gives you a little bit to think about, doesn’t it? A subscription based auto business model seems like a stretch, but the subscription service is already[…]

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Tips to save money and get finances in order for new or used car

November 20, 2017

What does it mean to feed the pig, and how will it help you save money for a new or used car, and get your finances in order? Before Jill Merriam was the Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, she worked in finance for years and years, and to this day, she scours the internet for reputable resources to help people get into better financial shape. And wow! Did[…]

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Get the facts about bank loans before buying a new or used car

November 6, 2017

There’s misleading information out there on how bank loan affect car ownership, and you should know exactly why it’s wrong wrong wrong, and educate yourself before financing a new or used car. What a bank loan means for you and your car Bank loans affect you and your vehicle for the life of the loan, and Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai wants to make sure[…]

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Difference between car service at quick shops and the car dealership

October 31, 2017

People say it’s more expensive to get your vehicle serviced at the service department of a car dealer like Key Hyundai of Milford or Key Hyundai of Manchester vs a quick shop like a JiffyLube. But is that really true? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, is here to dispel the myths around the cost differences between getting your car serviced at a quick shop or taking[…]

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What is that TPMS light on the dashboard?

October 23, 2017

It happens every year to drivers in Connecticut: that weird little light appears on the car dashboard and Key Hyundai drivers start to panic: Is my car safe to drive? Will I make it to work today? Is this gonna cost me a fortune? This time of year, many new and used Key Hyundai car customers stare at their dashboard, surprised to find a goofy little light has appeared – almost[…]

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Tips to make tell if a car has flood damage

October 16, 2017

Sometimes cars have extensive water damage from hurricanes or floods, and end up on the used car market, yet buyers are kept in the dark. How to check if a car has flood damage At Key Hyundai of Milford and Key Hyundai of Manchester, all vehicles – new and used – are flood free. Jill Merriam, the Dealer For The People guarantees it, which is one way to make sure[…]

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Hyundai self-driving cars happening soon – very soon

October 2, 2017

Automotive technology is evolving quickly, and Hyundai is absolutely at the forefront of this cutting edge technology. In fact, auto tech is moving so fast, it’s sometimes hard to imagine what driving will be like in the very near future, let alone generations down the road. Jill Merriam, Dealer for the People at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai took Hyundai tech on a test-drive before, and now she shares how Hyundai autonomous driving[…]

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Key Hyundai employee climbs ladder to successful career

September 25, 2017

Did you ever imagine yourself working at a car dealership? You just might when you find out the goal isn’t to sell cars, but to help people. When we hire solution providers to join the Key Hyundai team, we look for more than past experience; we look for future potential. The Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai employs over 100 Connecticut residents at our local car dealerships in Milford[…]

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Convenient, affordable CT airport makes Ireland vacation possible

September 18, 2017

Summer may be over, but CT’s Dealer For The People is still basking in the glow of an amazing vacation made possible because she lives in Connecticut. And if you live in CT, or nearby RI or MA, you may want to check this out as well. Thanks to Bradley International Airport, the Dealer For The People somehow managed a once-in-a-lifetime getaway with her husband, that they never dreamed possible.[…]

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