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Does your car dashboard show this weird image?

January 20, 2020

It’s happening again: worried Connecticut drivers flock to Key Cars because a weird image appears on their dashboard — especially this time of year. What does this weird dashboard light mean and what should you do? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars, has a quick message of calm for when you see a certain light on the dashboard, the TPMS warning signal. Listen to this Nicer, Newer News[…]

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Hyundai continues to impress with new Sonata and Palisade

January 13, 2020

There are two brand new Hyundai vehicles for 2020 (available right now at Key Hyundai of Milford and Key Hyundai of Manchester) that have to be seen to be believed. Seriously. At Key Cars of Connecticut, Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People is pleased to highlight two brand new Hyundai vehicles that deserve your immediate attention. The Hyundai Sonata (already a solid, fabulous car — but forget what you thought[…]

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What “No Money Down” means when you are buying a car

January 6, 2020

The radio is full of “no money down” advertising for Key Cars of Connecticut, and for lots of other dealerships — but what’s the deal when buying a new or used car in Milford, Manchester, Middletown or anywhere? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, knows buying a car is a huge expense and big decision – and the car salesperson knows it as well. So[…]

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Passion makes the people

December 23, 2019

Key Cars of Connecticut employs almost 200 local residents full and part-time, and we really do think they are spectacular contributors. And it’s not just Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut who thinks so. Jill knows full well many, many of the team members at Key Chevrolet of Middletown, Key Hyundai of Milford, and Key Hyundai of Manchester are superb at their jobs. But recently,[…]

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Why automotive service advisors are unsung heroes

December 17, 2019

Service advisors – the people you see or talk to at Key Cars of Connecticut or any car dealership when making an appointment or describing what is going on with your vehicle. These are the people who after consulting with the customer, then schedule an appointment with the actual service technicians (aka mechanics) who work on the actual vehicle to fix whatever is broken. These amazing, patient solution providers work personally with customers[…]

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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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Millennial employees are amazing — here’s the proof

December 2, 2019

Lazy, unproductive, can’t commit — just some of the insults people throw at millennials, and Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut is sick of it! She’s here to say, enough is enough! At Key Hyundai of Manchester, Key Hyundai of Milford, and Key Chevrolet of Middletown, much of our beloved employee team are millennials, so Jill knows how false these statements are. When she hears[…]

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How gratitude and resilience build a successful life

November 25, 2019

Gratitude is an attitude, one this successful CT business owner highly recommends to jumpstart your career, business, or use as a lifehack in everyday activity. And the results of incorporating gratitude in your everyday activity has remarkable effects that will leave you in awe. Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, is even grateful for the things that scare her. The challenging stuff. The difficult stuff.[…]

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Simple tips to prepare your car for winter weather

November 17, 2019

Is autumn already over? The cold and winter is bearing down on Milford, Manchester, Middletown – all of New England – is your vehicle ready for the snow, slush, and ice ahead? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People you hear on the radio all the time from Key Cars of Connecticut, knows winter weather often sneaks up on us, leaving us unprepared for snow and cold. There are simple things you[…]

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Connecticut Family Business of the Year nominee

November 11, 2019

People sometimes warn, whatever you do, don’t go into business with family, but Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, is here to tell you, nothing is farther from the truth. Key Cars was recently nominated as CT Family Business of the Year by the Hartford Business Journal – and there’s no better honor. At the awards ceremony, Key Cars employees were in a room filled[…]

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