Jennings Ford supports international automotive conference

Posted on 05 May 2010

Jennings Ford supported the Sunderland International Automotive Conference which recently took place at the Stadium of Light, with a display of vehicles from the group’s Riverside Road dealership.

The two-day conference, which was organised by Budleigh Marketing, RE Events and Interchange Europe and in partnership with Sunderland City Council, brought together senior manufacturing, production, engineering logistics and transport executives to discuss the global issues affecting the industry as well as the challenges involved in addressing environmental issues.

140 delegates attending the conference, which is in its 11th year and ranked as the UK’s premier automotive event, were told that figures due to be released by the Government in a few weeks will show the North East is out-performing other regions and increasing jobs in the automotive sector.

As one of the region’s main Ford dealers, Paul Beadling, franchise manager at the Jennings Ford branch in Sunderland, was delighted to support the conference by providing a display of vehicles at the entrance of the Stadium of Light.

Continuing to be a popular choice amongst business users, the Ford Mondeo model, which was on display at the conference, is available in seven specifications - the Edge, Zetec, ECOnetic, Ghia, Titanium, Titanium X and Titanium X Sport, in addition to three bodystyles including saloon, hatchback and estate.

Meanwhile the Ford Kuga, available in Zetec and Titanium model styles, has continued to gain popularity in the motors market place since its official launch in May 2008.

“We were delighted to support such a prestigious event, with a range of vehicles from our branch in Sunderland.”

For more information about the range of products and services available at Jennings Ford, customers can call into the Riverside Road dealership or contact the branch on 0191 5491111.

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