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From Lemonade Stands to Car Lots

Brian Kelly at Salem State College with Professor Linda Coleman
Brian Kelly (center) visited Salem State Professor Linda Coleman's Special Topics in Marketing class last February and discussed his journey to success
By Salem Statement's Sara Ward - Brian Kelly made $20 a week at his first lemonade stand in 1960. He then moved on to newspapers, selling so many that he had three other children working for him in the neighborhood.

Born and raised on the North Shore, Brian’s entrepreneurial spirit eventually led him to his father’s used car lot, doing odd jobs and helping out with the business. He was able to expand on his…
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Recap of Annual 2020 Boston Auto Show: New England's Largest Auto Show

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Kelly Automotive Group Chief Operating Officer, Brian Heney, poses with the new 2020 Ford Explorer

Once again there was plenty to see at the 2020 New England Auto Show, which happens to be the largest automotive show in New England. Located at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, the New England Auto Show was a great place for people to see the latest models under one roof.

After talking about the 2019 New England Auto Show, we got to get a glimpse of all the vehicles that we can expect to see on display...
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2020 Ford Escape Expected to be Big Hit at 2019 New York Auto Show

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Spring is here which means that the 2019 New York International Auto Show is right around the corner. This event follows the 2019 Chicago Auto Show and the 2019 Boston Auto Show, which both took place earlier this year.

While there are several new vehicles making their debut, the 2020 Ford Escape
has been leading the way in terms of making headlines...

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2019 Boston Auto Show: Recap From New England's Largest Auto Show

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There was a lot to see at the 2019 Boston Auto Show, an event where you can see the newest vehicles under one roof. Located at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, the Boston Auto Show showcased a variety of highly anticipated vehicles to the public. Here are some of the highlights:

In the days leading up the Boston Auto Show, we talked about which new vehicles we can expect to see. The 2019 Honda Passport, 2020 Jeep Gladiator, and 2019 Nissan Altima were all highly anticipated new products that made their debut at the…

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Totally Redesigned Inside and Out: Introducing The New 2020 Ford Explorer:

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The 2020 Ford Explorer has revealed itself this past week at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. America's best-selling SUV has undergone a complete redesign and is loaded with new technology and safety features. Here is what we can expect to see in the new Explorer:

Two additional trim levels will be added to the 2020 Explorer: the ST and Hybrid. Notable features in the new Hybrid include an EPA-estimated range of more than 500 miles between gas station fill-ups...

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2019 Boston Auto Show: Hot New Products On Display

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Starting next weekend, hundreds of the newest vehicles will be on display at the 2019 Boston Auto Show. Not only is it the largest auto show in New England, but it is a great opportunity to see the latest models all under one roof.

Located at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston's Seaport District
, the Boston Auto Show has something for everyone to enjoy at this year's event, whether you are a fan of crossovers, trucks, or cars...

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Kelly Automotive Group Proudly Sponsors The 2018 Essex Tech Auto Expo

2018 Essex Tech Auto Show in Danvers, MA
Kelly Auto Group President Brian Kelly (top) brought his vintage 1957 Chevy Bel Air to the 2018 Essex Tech Auto Expo held in Danvers, MA
Kelly Automotive Group President Brian Kelly was once again on-hand to experience this year's Essex Tech Auto Expo held at Essex Technical High School in Danvers, Massachusetts.

It is the second consecutive year that Kelly Auto has sponsored this event, which benefits the Auto Expo Tool Scholarship. Each year, Essex Tech names two graduating Seniors, one from Collision Repair and one from Automotive Technology, to receive $500 that will be used on...
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Kelly Auto Group Sponsors 101st Airborne Veterans Fishing Trip In Newburyport


Kelly Auto Group Honored With Plaque By 101st Airborne Division
Massachusetts Special Events Coordinator Dick Kelley (left) awards Kelly Automotive
Chief Operating Officer Brian Heney with a memorial plaque
Kelly Auto Group is proud to continue our support of the 101st Airborne Division for this year's veteran's fishing trip in Newburyport, Massachusetts.

Veterans were treated to a wonderful day of fishing and friendship in local Newburyport, MA. This event is truly about our nation's heroes, who enjoy the companionship and relaxation of being out on the Merrimack River. Kelly Auto Group is proud to sponsor this event which has such a positive...
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The Goldberg Properties Gran Prix of Beverly Presented By Kelly Automotive Group

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BEVERLY, MA (July 6, 2017) – The 9th annual Goldberg Properties Gran Prix of Beverly, presented by Kelly Automotive Group, will once again transform the Garden City's downtown into a mid-summer race track on Wednesday, July 26, jump-starting Homecoming Week with a cast of top-flight cyclists, including a state championship men's field, pedaling at high speeds before standing-room crowds.

"It's a throwback to the wonderful downtown crits we use to have in New England, which are now mostly gone," said New Hampshire's Timothy Shea, a veteran racer who makes the annual trek to Beverly.
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Kelly Auto Group Proud To Sponsor The Gran Prix of Beverly

Gran Prix of Beverly and Kelly Automotive Group

The Kelly Automotive Group is proud to announce we will be the presenting sponsor of this year's Gran Prix of Beverly event in Beverly, Massachusetts.

The event, held this year on Wednesday, July 26th,  will lead into the 51st annual Beverly Homecoming celebration starting on Friday, July 29th.

Brian Heney, Chief Operating Officer for the Kelly Automotive Group, highlighted the connection between the Kelly Automotive Group and the city of Beverly...

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