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How to tell if car warranty phone call is a scam

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Did you ever get an “urgent” phone call to take IMMEDIATE action to reinstate your car warranty before it’s too late?

Alarming for sure, but rest assured, it’s probably a false alarm, and CT’s favorite new and used car dealer Jill Merriam will  share with you exactly how to tell.

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, wants you to know those annoying robo-calls are NOT coming from Key Cars, and we don’t want you to get scammed.

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video to find out where these calls come from, and what you should do about it, and how you know it’s a scam:

If you get those alarming warranty calls, do yourself a favor and hang up. Fast. If you’re not sure, give us a call and we’ll set you straight!

If you have any questions about this or any car buying or servicing concerns, email the Key team of auto experts at wecare@keycars.com.

Hope this sets your mind at ease, and lets you enjoy your nicer, newer car worry free. Happy driving!

How to save money on auto expenses starting today

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Cars are a HUGE expense, don’t we all know it!  But what if we told you there are some simple hacks that can save you money on auto expenses – starting today?

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, knows buying a vehicle is one of the biggest life expenses people take on – her included.

Here are Jill’s simple ideas that save big bucks right away and over time that she’s learned from helping hundreds – if not thousands – of people find nicer, newer cars, and you might be surprised to learn what they are.

In this Nicer, Newer News video, Jill shares some some obvious, and not so obvious, ways to save on the auto expenses that eat at your wallet. Take a listen:

You should have a car you love to drive, and are able to drive that car safely for as long as you wish to own it.

It’s our mission for all CT car buyers, and we want to help make that happen for you. How can we help make that happen? Email our team of auto experts at wecare@keycars.com and put us to work for you! We’d love to know what you think!

Should Alexa, Siri or Echo ride shotgun in your car?

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Many homes have Alexa (or Echo or Siri or Google voice commands) helping out around the house with voice commands, and this cloud-based assistance has taken hold here in the US.

And now car manufacturers are offering to this voice activated technology in vehicles as well.

When is too much too much?

Jill Merriam, CT’s favorite new and used car dealership Key Cars of Connecticut, is not sure how she feels about this.

Actually, she’s quite sure, but wants to know what you think.

Listen to Jill’s Nicer, Newer News video where she shares what the auto industry is doing with these devices in cars, why it makes her slightly uncomfortable as this rolls out in the auto world.

Are you okay with people listening in when you’re driving to work, school, or errands around town? Do you think this is an invasion of privacy or no big deal?

We’d love to know your thoughts; email them to wecare@keycars.com and let us know what you think!

Until next time, happy driving – and enjoy your privacy!