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Exclusive preview of All-New Fiesta ST at Jennings Ford
Posted on 19 June 2018

Exclusive preview of All-New Fiesta ST at Jennings Ford

Jennings Ford in Gateshead is giving customers an exclusive preview of the All-New Fiesta ST model, ahead of its official launch. From Thursday 21st through to and including Tuesday 26th June, the latest sporty hot-hatch will be on display at the motor dealer group’s Eslington Park dealership, as part of Ford’s Launch Tour event.


Scott steps up for charity
Posted on 18 June 2018

Scott steps up for charity

An intrepid member of staff at Jennings Harley-Davidson® in Gateshead, has agreed to take part in a challenge - and it’s all in a bid to raise money for charity.


Preparations underway for All-New Ford Fiesta ST Launch Tour event
Posted on 15 June 2018

Preparations underway for All-New Ford Fiesta ST Launch Tour event

The team at Jennings Ford Gateshead are busy preparing for the arrival of the All-New Ford Fiesta ST as part of the Launch Tour. Between Thursday 21st and Tuesday 26th June 2018, visitors to the Gateshead dealership will have one of the first opportunities to see the stunning model in the flesh.


It’s sporty, stylish and sexy - and it’s stealing the show at Jennings Mazda
Posted on 14 June 2018

It’s sporty, stylish and sexy - and it’s stealing the show at Jennings Mazda

Another stylish limited edition has been added to the MX-5 line-up - and it’s available at Jennings Mazda, part of Jennings Motor Group. With only 500 models available in the UK, customers are being warned to be quick off the mark if they want to get their hands on Mazda’s MX-5 RF Sport Black model, which is on display at Jennings Mazda’s Middlesbrough and Sunderland dealerships.


Customers benefit from the new Kia promise at Jennings
Posted on 12 June 2018

Customers benefit from the new Kia promise at Jennings

Customers visiting Jennings Kia, are being given added peace of mind motoring, thanks to a new initiative recently launched by the successful South Korean manufacturer.


Mazda CX-5 SUV named Top Dog
Posted on 08 June 2018

Mazda CX-5 SUV named Top Dog

Leading motoring publication What Car? has named the Mazda CX-5 SUV as the winner of the Best Car for Dogs Award. Beating a shortlist of five other vehicles, the Mazda CX-5 topped the dog-friendly criteria.


All-new Mazda CX-5 SUV is practical and with plenty of space for all the family
Posted on 05 June 2018

All-new Mazda CX-5 SUV is practical and with plenty of space for all the family

Motorists in the market for an SUV model are taking advantage of the all-new CX-5 at Jennings Mazda, part of Jennings Motor Group.


All-New Fiesta Active drives sales at Jennings Ford
Posted on 05 June 2018

All-New Fiesta Active drives sales at Jennings Ford

Pumped with SUV-inspired styling, the All-New Ford Fiesta Active, is generating test drives and boosting new car sales at Jennings Ford branches in Gateshead, Stockton and Middlesbrough.


New Kia Sportage set for UK launch
Posted on 30 May 2018

New Kia Sportage set for UK launch

Kia has announced that a New Kia Sportage is set to be introduced to the UK market. Featuring a number of updates to the interior and exterior, the New Kia Sportage will build on the success of the award-winning SUV.


New Mazda MX-5 RF Sport Black arrives at Jennings Mazda
Posted on 25 May 2018

New Mazda MX-5 RF Sport Black arrives at Jennings Mazda

Jennings Mazda dealerships in Middlesbrough and Sunderland have taken delivery of the latest Mazda special edition. Visitors to the two dealerships are now able to get up close to the Mazda MX-5 Sport Black.


Business Week event taking place at Jennings Ford
Posted on 23 May 2018

Business Week event taking place at Jennings Ford

Local companies are being invited to Jennings Ford, to take part in a national Business Week event, organised by Ford Motor Company.


ST-Line range continues to captivate the imagination of motorists at Jennings Ford
Posted on 23 May 2018

ST-Line range continues to captivate the imagination of motorists at Jennings Ford

Customers at Jennings Ford are taking advantage of the new sporty, striking and stylish ST-Line range.


MOT rules set for change
Posted on 18 May 2018

MOT rules set for change

From Monday 20 May 2018 the MOT test process is changing to include stricter rules on emission levels for some diesel cars. Additionally to the new testing procedures, the way in which the results are recorded is altering. Jennings Motor Group takes a look at what is now required to pass the test.


All-New Ford Fiesta ST Launch Tour coming to Jennings Ford
Posted on 16 May 2018

All-New Ford Fiesta ST Launch Tour coming to Jennings Ford

Ahead of the official UK launch of the All-New Ford Fiesta ST, Jennings Ford Gateshead is hosting a special Launch Tour event. Between Thursday 21st and Tuesday 26th June 2018 visitors will be able to come up close to the brand new model in the showroom.


Take the Hybrid Challenge and save £1000 at Jennings Kia
Posted on 15 May 2018

Take the Hybrid Challenge and save £1000 at Jennings Kia

Visitors to Jennings Kia can take advantage of a £1,000 saving when they take the Kia Hybrid Challenge. There has never been a more rewarding time to switch to a hybrid vehicle.


All-New Ford Fiesta ST – What have we learnt
Posted on 14 May 2018

All-New Ford Fiesta ST – What have we learnt

The All-New Ford Fiesta ST is set to arrive later in the summer of 2018. With this in mind, Jennings Ford takes a look at what has been learnt from the promotional introduction.


Five Star Review for the All-New Ford Fiesta ST
Posted on 09 May 2018

Five Star Review for the All-New Ford Fiesta ST

Leading motoring publication What Car? has awarded the All-New Ford Fiesta ST the maximum five stars when undergoing a recent review. Jennings Motor Group takes a look at how the All-New Ford Fiesta ST gained top marks.


First images of All-Electric Kia Niro revealed
Posted on 09 May 2018

First images of All-Electric Kia Niro revealed

The 5th International Electric Vehicle Expo has seen Kia release images of an All-Electric Niro model. Ahead of its European launch at the Paris Motor Show in September, the SUV is set to combine functional utility with eye-catching design.


Advice and guidance is on offer at Jennings Ford Motability event
Posted on 08 May 2018

Advice and guidance is on offer at Jennings Ford Motability event

Motorists eligible to lease a new car through the Motability programme, are being invited to pay a visit to Jennings Ford this weekend.


Plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles cater for environmentally conscious customers at Jennings Kia
Posted on 01 May 2018

Plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles cater for environmentally conscious customers at Jennings Kia

Customers wanting to opt for eco-friendly motors, are taking advantage of a range of plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles available at Jennings Kia, part of Jennings Motor Group.