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Kelly Automotive Group Named One of Boston Globe's Top Places To Work

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Once again, Kelly Automotive Group has been named a Top Place to Work by the Boston Globe
 
Each year, The Boston Globe releases their list of The Top Places To Work in the state, highlighting local businesses who are well-respected in the communities around them. For 2018, there were 128 organizations in Massachusetts selected as Top Places To Work from surveys of more than 82,000 workers.

This is the third consecutive year that Kelly Automotive Group has been included on this prestigious list...
 
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2019 Ram 1500 Earns MotorTrend Truck of the Year Award

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The editors at MotorTrend have named the 2019 Ram 1500 as the 2019 MotorTrend Truck of the Year. Judges enjoyed the attention to detail, the styling, and refined ride in the all-new Ram 1500 provided when compared to others in its class.

MotorTrend looked for trucks that have represented exceptional value and superiority in their class while also having an impact on the automotive scene, and the Ram 1500 was their clear choice...
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Jeep Wrangler Named 2019 Motor Trend SUV of the Year

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MotorTrend has named the iconic 2019 Jeep Wrangler as 2019 SUV of the Year. To be considered for such an award, vehicles must represent design advancement, engineering excellence, safety, efficiency, value and performance.

The Jeep Wrangler has always been known for its iconic style and rugged looks. While the exterior of the SUV has stayed the same since the 1940's, the 2019 version comes with a nicer interior and updated technology.

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Kelly Ford and Kelly Honda Named Auto News Best Place To Work 2018

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Congratulations to our Kelly Ford and Kelly Honda dealerships for being named 2018 Automotive News Best Dealerships To Work For.

Being named as an Automotive News Best Dealership To Work For is one of the top honors any dealership can receive in the automotive community.

This is Kelly Ford's first time making the Automotive News best dealerships listing. Kelly Honda, in addition to this year, has been named as a top dealer to work for by Auto News four times over the past six years (2013, 2016, 2017).

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Honda Awarded Best SUV Brand for 2018

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Shown here are the Pilot, CR-V and HR-V. Photo Credit Honda
 

If you needed another reason to love Honda SUVs, we just gave you one.

U.S. News & World Report has awarded Honda with Best SUV Brand of 2018. The SUV lineup consists of the Pilot, CR-V and HR-V.

According to Motor Trend, the CR-V model has been named Motor Trend SUV of the Year. Within the award's 20-year history, this is the second time the CR-V has taken home this award. 

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Kelly Ford Receives “Partners In Quality” Award From Ford

Kelly Ford Wins Partners In Quality Award From Ford Motor Company

The “Partners In Quality” award from Ford Motor Company is one of the highest honors a Ford dealership can receive. It is an award given by Ford Credit to dealers who exhibit top customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Kelly Ford in Beverly, MA is proud to be named as a “Partners In Quality” award winning dealership. It is a great testament to the culture created at Kelly Ford by Kelly Auto Group President Brian Kelly and Chief Operating Officer Brian Heney.
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Kelly Honda Named Council of Excellence Award Winner for 2018

Kelly Honda 2018 Council of Excellence Award Winner
 

Congratulations to Kelly Honda in Lynn, MA for receiving the Council of Excellence Award for 2018.


Every year, Honda Financial Services (HFS) recognizes a small group of Honda dealerships across the country. In order to be called a Honda Council of Excellence member, each Honda dealer must demonstrate the highest levels of customer service and financial expertise.


This is the fourth time Kelly Honda has been recognized as a Council of Excellence award winner, and the second consecutive year. From all of us at Kelly Automotive Group, congratulations on all your hard work!

 

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Ford Receives Best Score Yet In 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Report

Ford Ranks Second Amongst All Automakers In 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

Ford Motor Company has received their best-ever rating in J.D. Power's annual Initial Quality Study, continuing to improve their scores each year.

Among all automakers, Ford ranked second in the industry with major improvements coming in the form of advanced audio, connectivity, entertainment, and navigation technologies.

It is the fifth consecutive year Ford has improved on their quality ratings. In total, Ford and Lincoln earned five quality segment awards which was more than any other automaker.
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Kelly Jeep Chrysler Named Customer 1st Award Winner For 2018

Kelly Jeep Chrysler Customer First Award For Excellence 2018

For the third consecutive year, Kelly Jeep – Chrysler on Route 1 North in Lynnfield, MA has been named to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' (FCA) Customer First Award For Excellence.

The Customer First Award program was started in October 2015 in an effort to improve customer satisfaction. Each of FCA's 2,600 Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Fiat, and Chrysler dealerships are eligible to win the award, which encompasses five key areas: Facility Certification, Performance Measures, Training Certification, Employee Surveys, and Process Validation.
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Kelly Honda Named 2017 Council of Excellence Award Winner

Kelly Honda Named 2017 Council of Excellence Award Winner
 
Congratulations to Kelly Honda in Lynn, MA for being named as a 2017 Council of Excellence winner for 2017.

Honda Financial Services each year recognizes a small group of Honda dealerships across the country for their outstanding achievements during the year. To be called a Honda Council of Excellence member, each Honda dealer must have demonstrated the highest levels of customer service and financial expertise.
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Auto News Top 150 Dealership Groups In The United States: Kelly Automotive Group Makes Top 100 Dealers List

Kelly Auto Top 150 Dealership Groups in U.S. 2017

Kelly Automotive Group has again been named to Automotive News' prestigious list of Top 150 Dealership Groups in the U.S. based in terms of unit sales of new vehicles in 2017.

Kelly Auto Group has continued to grow to having 18 brands and 10 locations in Massachusetts. It is the third consecutive year Kelly Auto has made the top 100 in Automotive News' dealer rankings, and fourth consecutive year they have climbed in the rankings.
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Consumer Reports Names New Ford F-150 As Their 2018 Top Pick For Full-Sized Pickups

2018 Ford F150 Truck | Kelly Ford in Beverly, MA

Consumer Reports (CR) released their 10 Top Picks of 2018 highlighting the best cars of the year, and their choice when it comes to full-sized pickup trucks is the 2018 Ford F-150.

The Ford F-150 has been the standard by which all trucks are measured in the U.S. for many years. In fact, it's continued it's run as the best-selling truck in America for more than 40 years. So how does Ford continue to make trucks loved by so many consumers?
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INFINITI Named Top Automaker In 2018 J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Index

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J.D. Power, a leading global market research company dedicated to providing insights about customer satisfaction throughout many industries, has named INFINITI to it's top automaker spot in their 2018 Customer Service Index (CSI) Study.

The CSI study measured scores in five service-related areas to determine which automakers are providing the best customer satisfaction at their respective dealerships. These areas are service advisor, vehicle pick-up, service facility, service quality and service initiation.

INFINITI earned a CSI score of...
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Kelly Nissan of Lynnfield Named To Nissan's Top 50 Certified Pre-Owned Dealers List In U.S.

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Congratulations to Kelly Nissan of Lynnfield for being named a Nissan Top 50 Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) dealer in the U.S for 2017.

Nissan sold more than 200,000 CPO vehicles in 2017, highlighting the quality and reliability found within the automaker's certified inventory. U.S. News and World Report also recently listed Nissan as one of the manufacturers on their best used car financing deals.

Nissan is offering...
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Kelly Ford Named As A 2018 "Partners In Quality" Award Winner

Kelly Ford Named "Partners In Quality" Award Winner in 2018

The “Partners In Quality” award from Ford Motor Company is one of the highest honors a Ford dealership can receive. It is an award given by Ford Credit to dealers who exhibit top customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Kelly Ford in Beverly, MA is proud to be named as a 2018 “Partners In Quality” award winning dealership. It is a great testament to the culture created at Kelly Ford by Kelly Auto Group President Brian Kelly and Chief Operating Officer Brian Heney.
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Volkswagen Atlas Wins “Best Large Utility” Honor In 2018 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Awards

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MotorWeek has named the new Volkswagen Atlas Best Large Utility in the 2018 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Awards. The awards were announced at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show, the largest consumer-driven auto show in North America.

"We are very proud of this win for Atlas," said Derrick Hatami, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Volkswagen of America, Inc. "Volkswagen is expanding its lineup with great new vehicles like the Atlas to offer better products with broader appeal to American families. Awards like this serve as proof point that we are hitting the mark."
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Kelly Volkswagen Named Customer 1st Club Award Winner For Third Straight Year

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Kelly Volkswagen is celebrating it's third straight year as a Customer 1st Club award winner

The Kelly Automotive Group's Kelly Volkswagen dealership has once again been named to the prestigious Customer First Club for 2017. It is the third year in a row Kelly VW has been named a winner of the award, and shows the company's dedication to the satisfaction of all their customers in Danvers, MA.

The Customer First Club is an honor bestowed to dealers, voted on by customers, and includes a select list of...
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2018 Honda Accord Named 2018 North American Car of the Year

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The Honda Accord beat out the Kia Stinger and Toyota Camry to be named 2018 North American Car of the Year (NACOTY) by a panel of more than 60 automotive professionals from print, online and broadcast media outlets.

Chris Paukert, the managing editor of Road Show by CNET and a member of the North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) voting panel said, “Honda seems to have executed some sort of magic trick - not only is this 10th-generation Accord far sleeker and more decisively styled than its predecessor, it’s somehow...
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Cars.com Names 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Family Car of the Year

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Families, truck buyers, and SUV buyers – take notice.

Cars.com, one of the leading websites consumers use for researching their next vehicle, recently named the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica as their “Family Car of the Year” topping the 2018 Honda Ridgeline and 2018 Subaru Outback for the honor.

What the editors of Cars.com loved most about the Pacifica was...
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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Named Cars.com Best Compact SUV Of 2017

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Cars.com has named the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan king of the Compact SUVs in 2017

Cars.com has released their list of Best Compact SUVs for 2017 and the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has come out as their choice in one of the most competitive segments in the automotive industry today.

The judges for the challenge were Joe Bruzek (Managing Editor), Kelsey Mays (Senior Editor), and Fred Meier (Washington, D.C., Bureau Chief). All three judges agreed that they loved the front and backseat comfort of the new Tiguan.


“The seat design, padding and recline-and-slide adjustments make it the grown-up choice…
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Car and Driver Awards 2018 Volkswagen Golf Models “10Best” Honor

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Car and Driver has announced their 2018 10Best cars list and once again the Volkswagen Golf family makes their list as a 10Best winner.

To make Car and Driver's 10Best list, the criteria is simple. Entrants must cost no more than $80,000 and they must be a returning winner, an all-new vehicle, or significantly revised. While some of this year's winners made the list for multiple variants of one model, only VW has six different versions of their model on the list.

The Golf, Alltrack, e-Golf, GTI, Golf R, and SportWagen all make Car and Driver's…
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Honda Clarity Family Is Awarded 2018 Green Car of the Year® By Green Car Journal

2018 Green Car of the Year® Honda Clarity

There is no greater movement in the auto industry going on right now than the electrification of vehicles. Honda is one of the automakers out to prove they are all-in on the movement with their Honda Clarity family of vehicles, which was just named 2018 Green Car of the Year® by Green Car Journal.

Honda's new Clarity family consists of three models that allow consumers to have a choice when it comes to going electric with their new vehicle. Honda offers the Clarity as a...
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Kelly Automotive Group Named 3rd Best Large Company To Work For In Massachusetts

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The Boston Globe recognized the top 125 employers in the state at their annual Best Place to Work event last night at the Boston Design Center, where Brian Kelly (left) and Brian Heney (right) accepted the award.


The Kelly Automotive Group is proud to announce we have been named the third best large company to work for in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe.

Each year, The Boston Globe releases their list of the The Top Places To Work in the state, highlighting local businesses who are well-respected in the communities around them.
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Kelly Auto Group Named To The Boston Globe's Top Places To Work For 2017

Kelly Auto Named Top Place To Work In 2017

The Kelly Automotive Group has been conducting business north of Boston since 1965 and we believe in the age old adage of “honest sales and excellent service” and treating all of our customers and employees as we would like to be treated and cared for ourselves.

We have an impeccable reputation for doing the right thing by our customers and our employees. The Kelly name is well-recognized and well-known in Massachusetts due to that, and the fact that we continue to grow and share our success with the communities in which we live and work in.”
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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Earns 2017 Top Safety Pick Rating From IIHS

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From Volkswagen - Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced that the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, when equipped with available Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking (Front Assist), has earned a 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

The 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK award is issued to vehicles that have earned “Good” ratings in IIHS crash tests evaluated in five categories: frontal impact moderate overlap; frontal impact small overlap; side impact; roof strength; and head restraints. It must also offe
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