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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
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Ford's 2019 College Student Purchase Program Details

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Ford is providing eligible college and trade school students and recent graduates with an opportunity to save big on their next purchase or lease of a new Ford vehicle.

Consumers shopping for a new Ford Fusion sedan (Gas/Hybrid/Energi), EcoSport crossover, or Escape SUV can save up to $1,250 on the purchase or lease of any of these vehicles. Meanwhile, Ford Fiesta and Focus shoppers (through April only) and Ranger or F-150 shoppers can take $1,000 off their purchase or lease...

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

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Courtesy of Boston Auto Show

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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Kelly Ford Named As A 2018 “Partner's In Quality” Award Winner For Second Straight Year

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For the second year in a row, Kelly Ford in Beverly, MA has been named as a winner of Ford's “Partner's in Quality” Program for 2018. This a great testament to the culture created at Kelly Ford by Kelly Automotive Group President Brian Kelly and Chief Operating Officer Brian Heney.

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...


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From Little Things: Brian Kelly Continuing His Father's Legacy

Brian Kelly - CEO of Kelly Auto Group in Massachusetts

From CEO Magazine - The day before he spoke with The CEO Magazine, Brian Kelly, CEO of the Kelly Automotive Group, had a customer come in with a purchase agreement from 1978, written by Brian himself. This customer, having inherited his father’s car, had returned to the same company his father had made his purchase from, and ended up buying a new Ford truck. It’s a testament to the legacy of the Group, and its status as a family-owned business and Massachusetts institution.
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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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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 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 Automotive Group Purchases Clark Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in Methuen

Kelly Automotive Group acquires Clark Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram
(Shown in photo from left to right: Vice President of Kelly Jeep Chrysler Dodge Ram Brian R. Kelly, President of Kelly Automotive Group Brian D. Kelly, President of Clark Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Thomas Barenboim and Chief Operating Officer of Kelly Automotive Group Brian Heney)

The Kelly Automotive Group recently purchased the Clark Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram dealership in Methuen, MA.

The Kelly Family has been operating north of Boston for the last 53 years and has an impeccable reputation for their level of care and service. Brian Kelly now represents 18 brands and continues to look for...
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Boston Magazine: Brian & Brenden Kelly & Brian Heney - Faces Of Family Business

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The Kelly Automotive Group, founded in 1965, currently has thirteen brands in nine locations on Boston’s North Shore, and employs just over 500 people. It was named a “Best Dealership to Work in North America” by Automotive News, as well as being in the Top 100 dealers in the U.S. in terms of pure retail and customer satisfaction. Brian Kelly is president of the Kelly Automotive Group.

Q: Who or what inspired you as a child to start your own business?

A: Like many entrepreneurs, I started with a paper route, shoveling snow, and mowing lawns until...
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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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How Our Team At Kelly Auto Group Makes It Easy For You

In an upcoming video series, hear our customers and staff talk about the ease of buying and servicing at any Massachusetts Kelly Auto Group dealership

The Kelly Automotive Group in Massachusetts will soon be debuting a new video series online that will offer insight into the behind-the-scenes processes, people, facilities, and product preparation that goes into shopping, buying and servicing your vehicle at all nine of our Kelly Boston-area dealerships.
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Toys For Tots And Kelly Auto Join To Provide Bikes To Children During The Holidays

Kelly Automotive is proud to partner with our local Danvers Firefighters Association and the Toys for Tots Program, by donating bicycles to children during the holiday season. Our Director of Operations - Brian Heney along with his wife, Kristen and their three sons (Kellan 11, Casey 9, Connor 7) delivered the assembled bikes and helmets to the Danvers Fire Department.

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Kelly Auto Director of Operations Brian Heney Makes Auto News' Top 40 Under 40

Today is a special day at Kelly Automotive, as one of our own has received an honor worth sharing with our loyal fans. 

Our Kelly Automotive Group Director of Operations, Brian Heney, has been named by Automotive News as one of their top 40 under 40. 

This list highlights automotive professionals under the age of 40 who are considered by Automotive News as worthy candidates for their list of...

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Kelly Auto Has Five Dealers On Automotive News’ Top 100 Dealers To Work For List


The Kelly Automotive Group is proud to announce five of our dealerships have been named Automotive News Best Dealerships To Work For 2013. This list is a compilation of dealers who are noted as being the best dealerships to work for in North America for the 2013 calendar year.

We take great pride in being named to this list of dealers, as well as...

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New Kelly Nissan of Woburn Dealership Eye Catching Off I-93/I-95


Our new Kelly Nissan of Woburn dealership is already making waves with the latest media coverage on our new Nissan business. The Daily Times Chronicle headline for their print newspaper October 19 read, "Kelly Nissan of Woburn is eye catcher" and they're right!

With our great location at the juncture of routes I-93 and I-95 in East Woburn, you'll have no problem spotting our new dealership during your daily travel. And with highly...

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