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All-New Kia Stonic details revealed
Posted on 19 September 2017

All-New Kia Stonic details revealed

Ahead of the highly anticipated launch of the All-New Kia Stonic SUV, Kia has released specifications and prices. Set to arrive at Jennings Kia early in 2018, the designed has been inspired by the award-winning Kia Sportage.


Tyneside businesses take advantage of new Mobile Service facility at Jennings Ford
Posted on 19 September 2017

Tyneside businesses take advantage of new Mobile Service facility at Jennings Ford

Jennings Ford, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group, has expanded its Mobile Service facility to businesses in Gateshead. The new facility, available to fleet and commercial customers, will allow the Eslington Park-based dealership in Gateshead to meet increasing demand from commercial fleet customers for flexible servicing arrangements with minimal downtime.


Technology advice and demonstrations on offer at Jennings Ford event
Posted on 18 September 2017

Technology advice and demonstrations on offer at Jennings Ford event

Customers keen to get their hands on Ford’s latest Fiesta, are being given the chance to take part in a Technology Drive Event this weekend at Jennings Ford. On Friday 22nd through to and including Sunday 24th September, two fully trained Ford Event Specialists will be on site at Jennings Ford’s Yarm Road dealership in Stockton, where they will be giving the ultimate Technology Demonstration Experience to customers.


2018 Ford Mustang European Edition revealed
Posted on 14 September 2017

2018 Ford Mustang European Edition revealed

Set to offer an increased 450bhp and feature a 10 speed automatic gearbox, the details of the 2018 Ford Mustang for the European market have been revealed. Including updated headlights and amended rear lights, it has an even bigger American look and feel.


Staff at Jennings Ford gear towards successful Scrappage Scheme
Posted on 13 September 2017

Staff at Jennings Ford gear towards successful Scrappage Scheme

Customers visiting Jennings Ford have been taking advantage of a car and van scrappage scheme, launched by Ford Motor Company with the aim to improve air quality.


All-New SEAT Ateca FR impresses on road test
Posted on 11 September 2017

All-New SEAT Ateca FR impresses on road test

The award winning SEAT Ateca range has recently grown with the introduction of a FR edition. Joining the Ibiza and Leon in having a FR, leading motoring publication takes a look at the latest offering from SEAT.


Ford Transit Custom PHEV testing on UK roads
Posted on 11 September 2017

Ford Transit Custom PHEV testing on UK roads

A new sight on the UK road is a series of Ford Transit Custom PHEV vans undergoing road testing. Looking to meet the demands of UK businesses in achieving low emission standards, the vans will be tested by leading UK businesses.


Jennings Mazda launches car scrappage scheme
Posted on 08 September 2017

Jennings Mazda launches car scrappage scheme

Jennings Mazda is offering north east motorists the chance to save up to £5,000 on the purchase of a new Mazda as part of the Japanese brand’s vehicle scrappage scheme. Until the end of the year, customers trading-in vehicles registered before 31 December 2009 can access a raft of savings across any of Mazda’s low-emission (sub 130g/km) cars.


Customers flock to see All-new, sleek ‘n’ sexy Ford GT at Jennings
Posted on 07 September 2017

Customers flock to see All-new, sleek ‘n’ sexy Ford GT at Jennings

The all-new Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition increased showroom traffic for Jennings Ford when it made a special appearance at the group’s Stockton dealership. Motorsport enthusiasts were given an exclusive glimpse of the ultra-high-performance model when it was on display over a period of two days at the Yarm Road-based dealership.


Limited edition SEAT Leon R revealed
Posted on 07 September 2017

Limited edition SEAT Leon R revealed

SEAT has revealed details of its ultimate fast family hatchback, the 306bhp Leon Cupra R. Intended to compete with hot end hatchbacks like the Ford Focus RS and Volkswagen Golf R, it will limited in number to only 799 produced.


Mazda set to electrify new car range by 2035
Posted on 07 September 2017

Mazda set to electrify new car range by 2035

Mazda has announced that it is set to electrify its new car range by 3035, through a mixture of fully electric, plug-in hybrid and mild hybrid vehicles. Laying out its future plans at the recent Global Tech Forum in Frankfurt, each will include the latest Mazda technology.


All-New Ford EcoSport revealed
Posted on 07 September 2017

All-New Ford EcoSport revealed

A host of leading freerunners, skateboarders, street athletes and BMX riders have created a new video for the upcoming All-New Ford EcoSport. Filmed in a single take, the 90 second sequence recorded in Barcelona, perfectly captured the latest Ford SUV with the help of 26 athletes.


Jennings Mazda gears for a successful September with new ‘67’ registration plate
Posted on 06 September 2017

Jennings Mazda gears for a successful September with new ‘67’ registration plate

The launch of the new September registration plate is underway at Jennings Mazda, where customers are taking advantage of a selection of finance offers available across the stylish Mazda range until 30 September 2017.


Impressive, sporty ST-Line range attracts attention at Jennings Ford
Posted on 05 September 2017

Impressive, sporty ST-Line range attracts attention at Jennings Ford

There’s a sporty, striking and seriously stylish model range on the market and it’s been captivating the imagination of motorists at Jennings Ford, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group.


Ford reveals Ford Ranger Black Edition
Posted on 05 September 2017

Ford reveals Ford Ranger Black Edition

Based on the existing Limited specification, Ford has revealed that a special edition of the Ranger is set to hit the road. The Ford Ranger Black Edition will be officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show later in the month.


Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid set to go on sale
Posted on 04 September 2017

Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid set to go on sale

Kia is set to launch its first Plug-In hybrid compact crossover in the UK with the latest Kia Niro. As the third Plug-In in the Kia new car range joining the Optima and Optima SW editions, the Kia Niro will be built on an All-New powertrain.


New Ford Focus RS Edition 2017 gains 5 star review
Posted on 04 September 2017

New Ford Focus RS Edition 2017 gains 5 star review

Since hitting the UK roads, the Ford Focus RS has been pushing the limits and the new 2017 Edition takes this even further. At its heart is a new factory fitted option package that offers mechanical limited slip differential to the front axle. To put it to the test leading motoring publication Auto Express put the 2017 Edition to the test.


Jennings SEAT launches scrappage scheme
Posted on 04 September 2017

Jennings SEAT launches scrappage scheme

To help reduce CO2 levels and take older cars from the UK roads, SEAT has announced a scrappage scheme to help save customers up to £3500 against a new SEAT vehicle*. Every car taken in by Jennings SEAT will be responsibly scrapped for added peace of mind.


Scrappage scheme launched at Jennings Kia
Posted on 01 September 2017

Scrappage scheme launched at Jennings Kia

To help improve air quality Kia has announced that it is introducing a scrappage scheme that offers a £2,000 bonus when any seven year or older car is traded in. Matching the industry leading seven year warranty, the Kia Scrappage Scheme applies to the purchase of the latest and cleanest Picanto and Rio models.


All New Kia Ceed Concept set to preview
Posted on 30 August 2017

All New Kia Ceed Concept set to preview

The next generation of the Kia Cee’d has been teased ahead of a concept preview at the Frankfurt Motorshow. In the solo picture released the sleek concept is not the standard hatchback, but an estate edition.