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Rugged Kia Picanto X-Line arrives at Jennings Kia
Posted on 19 January 2018

Rugged Kia Picanto X-Line arrives at Jennings Kia

Jennings Kia has taken delivery of the latest addition to the Picanto range- the rugged X-Line. Perfectly blending cross-over design with the latest Kia Picanto, the bold and assertive design is unique in its class.


Kia Stinger named Best Performance Car 2018
Posted on 19 January 2018

Kia Stinger named Best Performance Car 2018

Since its launch in 2017 to the UK market in 2017, the Kia Stinger has been impressing the motor industry. To add to this it has recently been named ‘Best Performance Car’ at the 2018 UK Car of the Year Awards.


Ford Edge ST set for US market
Posted on 19 January 2018

Ford Edge ST set for US market

Since its launch in both the European and US markets, the Ford Edge has impressed both the motor industry and customers alike. Taking many by surprise the North American market is set to see a ST edition launched in 2019.


Competitive finance offers available on SUV range at Jennings Mazda
Posted on 17 January 2018

Competitive finance offers available on SUV range at Jennings Mazda

Jennings Mazda has kick-started the New Year with a number of winter finance deals for motorists across Wearside and Teesside. Those specifically looking for a stylish and practical SUV, can take advantage of the all-new CX-5, which is on display and available to test drive at the group’s new Stadium Way dealership in Sunderland, and the Cargo Fleet Lane branch in Middlesbrough.


Facelift Ford Ranger revealed at Detroit Motor show
Posted on 16 January 2018

Facelift Ford Ranger revealed at Detroit Motor show

The Detroit Motor Show has seen Ford reveal an updated version of the Ford Ranger. Set to be released in 2019, the next generation will take the award-winning pick-up to the next level. Jennings Ford Transit Centre takes a look at what can be expected.


New sporty and stylish Mondeo ST-Line steals the limelight at Jennings Ford
Posted on 16 January 2018

New sporty and stylish Mondeo ST-Line steals the limelight at Jennings Ford

Customers in search of a sporty, striking and stylish motor are taking advantage of the ST-Line range at Jennings Ford dealerships.


Ford Mustang Bullitt GT special edition revealed
Posted on 15 January 2018

Ford Mustang Bullitt GT special edition revealed

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary Bullitt film starring Steve McQueen, Ford has revealed a special edition of the Mustang. With a top speed of 163mph, an increase of 8 mph over the standard Mustang, it will develop ‘at least’ 475bhp’.


New Ford EcoSport launch event coming to Jennings Ford
Posted on 15 January 2018

New Ford EcoSport launch event coming to Jennings Ford

To celebrate the arrival of the stunning new Ford EcoSport, special launch events are to be held across the Jennings Ford dealerships. Between Friday 9 February and Monday 19 February 2018 visitors will be able to get behind get behind the wheel and test drive Ford’s latest SUV.


Ford reveals latest technology at Consumer Electronics Show
Posted on 12 January 2018

Ford reveals latest technology at Consumer Electronics Show

The world’s biggest technology show has seen leading manufacturers demonstrating the latest technology. With over 100,000 delegates and 3,900 exhibitors, Ford has used the opportunity to set their vision for the future.


SEAT Ibiza named Best Supermini
Posted on 11 January 2018

SEAT Ibiza named Best Supermini

With the year only a few days old the first car industry awards have already been given out. The stunning All-New SEAT Ibiza has beaten all the competition to be named Best Supermini at the 2018 UK Car of the Year Awards.


Pro mountain biker finds his dream motor at Jennings Ford dealership
Posted on 09 January 2018

Pro mountain biker finds his dream motor at Jennings Ford dealership

When a professional downhill mountain bike racer from Cumbria needed a mode of transport of the four wheel variety, he found the perfect model at Jennings Ford in Middlesbrough, Teesside.


New EcoSport arrives at Jennings Ford
Posted on 09 January 2018

New EcoSport arrives at Jennings Ford

2018 has welcomed the arrival of a new model at Jennings Ford - further complementing the range is the New EcoSport. The Eslington Park-based dealership in Gateshead was one of the first branches across the group, to take delivery of Ford’s small crossover model, the New EcoSport.


Kia reveals plans for 25 electrified vehicles
Posted on 09 January 2018

Kia reveals plans for 25 electrified vehicles

Set to join the existing plug-in and hybrid vehicles currently available in the Kia new car range, a further 16 new electrified vehicles have been announced at the leading Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.


New Ford EcoSport arrives at Jennings Ford
Posted on 03 January 2018

New Ford EcoSport arrives at Jennings Ford

The team at Jennings Ford Gateshead has taken delivery of the very first new Ford EcoSport in the group. As the latest addition to the award-winning Ford SUV range, it joins the Ford Kuga and Ford Edge models.


Jennings Motor Group offers a Great Deal for everyone
Posted on 03 January 2018

Jennings Motor Group offers a Great Deal for everyone

Only a few days remain for motorists who are wanting to bag a bargain on a quality used car in the Jennings Motor Group Great Deal Event.


Free three year servicing at Jennings Kia SUV Event
Posted on 28 December 2017

Free three year servicing at Jennings Kia SUV Event

To celebrate the New Year and the award-winning Kia SUV range, Jennings Kia is offering free of charge Kia Care-3 service plans with every new Kia SUV when ordered by Wednesday 31 January 2018.


Kia Stinger named in best road tests of 2017
Posted on 21 December 2017

Kia Stinger named in best road tests of 2017

The latest addition to the Kia new car range has been impressing motor publications since its launch. Leading magazine and website Auto Express has name the Kia Stinger as one best road tested cars of the year. Jennings Motor Group takes a look at why the Stinger made the list.


Ford Focus RS Red Edition makes perfect petrolhead Christmas present
Posted on 21 December 2017

Ford Focus RS Red Edition makes perfect petrolhead Christmas present

With the Christmas season in full swing Ford has announced that a special Ford Focus RS Red Edition is to arrive in the UK. Limited in number to only 300 models, it is set to officially launch in 2018.


Stunning Ford GT named in best new cars of 2017
Posted on 21 December 2017

Stunning Ford GT named in best new cars of 2017

Put through its paces by leading motoring publication Auto Express and named in the ‘Road tests of the year’ winners, the stunning Ford GT has had an impressive year. The 216mph supercar and its 638bhp twin-turbo V6 offered more than its sport looks.


New Kia Stinger and Stonic awarded maximum safety rating
Posted on 19 December 2017

New Kia Stinger and Stonic awarded maximum safety rating

The two latest Kia models to join the award-winning new car range have recently achieved the highest rating for safety. Both the Kia Stinger Gran Turismo and Kia Stinger SUV have awarded five stars by Euro NCAP.