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Are auto incentives still a good deal?

August 31, 2020

Auto incentives still a good deal? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, explains how auto incentives work, and why it’s not too late to take advantage of these generous offers from car manufacturers.

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How to find the best used car for what you need

August 24, 2020

Thinking about buying a used car? Back to school sure looks different this year, but whether you yourself are headed to school, have a kid going to college, doing virtual school, or juggling different kids with different needs in different places – if there are more people in your house, you may be in the need of an extra set of wheels. Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key[…]

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Lessons learned during power outage

August 17, 2020

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, shares how her family endured the recent power outage, and how her vehicle provided much needed technology in the days after the storm.

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The back-story on Key Cars of Connecticut: a small business success story

August 10, 2020

How did Jill Merriam become the Dealer For The People? It sounds like a stretch, but believe it or not, it all started at Microsoft. Yes, that Microsoft. Jill Merriam, half of the brother-sister partnership who run Key Cars of Connecticut, began her career in finance at Microsoft, before thinking long and hard about her family-run business back home. Before long, her brother Jeff partners with Jill to become third-generation[…]

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WARNING: check the back seat before leaving the vehicle

August 3, 2020

Jill Merriam shares new safety technology from several auto manufacturers to alert drivers to check the back seat of their vehicle before leaving the car. The rear seat warning indicator will save lives, especially during the hot days of summer.

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Learning how to survive teaches life skills

June 29, 2020

Jill Merriam shares an experience her husband went through a while back, learning to survive in the wilderness, and how stepping out of our comfort zone can help us all become better people, as we’re learning all too well during COVID19 crisis.

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Key Cars is here for you during Connecticut COVID crisis

April 13, 2020

Key Cars is essential to keeping your car safe to drive so all service departments are open, with strict safety precautions in place to protect customers and employees during the COVID19 crisis. Sales is operating as well, remotely and virtually. Email wecare@keycars.com or visit www.keycars.com to begin.

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New car rear occupant indicator annoying – and lifesaving

February 9, 2020

Every summer it happens, families destroyed and hearts broken. At Key Cars of Connecticut, we are pleased that Hyundai is doing something about it. But perhaps all that is about to change. Listen as Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, explains the new auto technology from Hyundai, rear-seat occupant indicator, which is so simple, and so smart, and will no doubt save lives. In this[…]

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Successful year supports community non-profits: a year in review and gratitude

December 30, 2019

Do you know what you did? WOW. Simply, wow. Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut is seriously overwhelmed with gratitude for a successful year living, working, and giving back in Connecticut. Thanks to you, Key Cars was able to do so much in 2019, with unbelievable support given back to the communities where we live and work: Middletown, Manchester, Milford — and throughout Connecticut. Jill[…]

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Dollars vs dimes: when saving a little costs a lot

December 8, 2019

“IMG_3240” by lkeech3 is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0 Do you know what “stepping over dollars to save dimes” means? It’s something Jill Merriam, The Dealer For The People’s Grandma used to say, and she sees this every day at Key Cars of Connecticut’s Milford, Manchester, and Middletown car dealerships. Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People, and the incredible team of solution providers at Key Cars of Connecticut help thousands[…]

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