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Test of autonomous cars set to start in 2017 in Europe
Posted on 02 December 2016

Test of autonomous cars set to start in 2017 in Europe

Since developing self-driving cars at its Research and Innovation Centre in the United States, Ford has announced that 2017 sees the programme rolled out on European roads. Ahead of a planned launch to the public in 2021, the Mondeo inspired models currently are part of a 30 strong fleet.


Kia preview ‘Mystery Car’ at Nurburgring
Posted on 01 December 2016

Kia preview ‘Mystery Car’ at Nurburgring

We are all used to seeing manufacturers testing their latest cars around tracks and roads around the world. Covered in the industry standard camouflage to prevent viewers getting a true reflection of the latest model, the ‘spy pictures’ set people’s imaginations running


New Ford Fiesta revealed by Ford
Posted on 30 November 2016

New Ford Fiesta revealed by Ford

New Ford Fiesta revealed by Ford. After many months of speculation and rumors Ford has finally revealed the new 2017 Ford Fiesta. At an exclusive ‘Go Further’ launch event in Cologne Germany, Ford CEO Mark Fields and Ford of Europe president Jim Farley introduced the next generation of the best-selling supermini to the world.


Award-winning SUV models continue to be a popular choice with customers at Jennings Mazda
Posted on 29 November 2016

Award-winning SUV models continue to be a popular choice with customers at Jennings Mazda

Customers in the market for a sport utility vehicle, are continuing to take advantage of two award-winning models at Jennings Mazda, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group. The Mazda CX-3 and Mazda CX-5 models are on display and available to test drive at the group’s Cargo Fleet Lane dealership in Middlesbrough.


Kia Picanto Sport v SEAT Mii FR-Line
Posted on 28 November 2016

Kia Picanto Sport v SEAT Mii FR-Line

Sporty versions of the Kia Picanto and SEAT Mii have been added to their respective new car ranges to create a mix of practicality and style. Jennings Motor Group takes a look at the newly released editions.


SEAT Leon Facelift revealed
Posted on 28 November 2016

SEAT Leon Facelift revealed

The award winning SEAT Leon has undergone a facelift giving it a subtle fresh look from the outside, while the interior is updated. Jennings Motor Group takes a look at the benefits of the latest SEAT Leon.


Ford Black Friday Upgrade Event comes to Jennings Ford
Posted on 23 November 2016

Ford Black Friday Upgrade Event comes to Jennings Ford

Owners of any vehicle that is four years or older can take advantage of savings across the new Ford car range this weekend at our Ford Black Friday Event. Between Friday 25th November and 28Th November 2016, visitors could save up to £4250 on a brand new Ford car.


New-look ASX arrives at Jennings Mitsubishi
Posted on 22 November 2016

New-look ASX arrives at Jennings Mitsubishi

Customers visiting Jennings Mitsubishi, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group, are taking advantage of the sleek new-look ASX crossover model available at the dealership. Falling in line with other models in the range, such as the Outlander and Outlander PHEV, the latest ASX offers a range of new features as well as an additional colour.


Mazda CX-3 v Audi Q2 v Mercedes GLA
Posted on 17 November 2016

Mazda CX-3 v Audi Q2 v Mercedes GLA

The SUV market has been a growing sector over recent years with an increase in the number of smaller SUVs available. Leading car industry publication Auto Express tested the Mazda CX-3 against the Mercedes GLA and Audi Q2 to see which it thought was the best small SUV on the market.


New Mazda CX-5 hits LA Motor Show
Posted on 17 November 2016

New Mazda CX-5 hits LA Motor Show

Ahead of its expected launch in the UK in 2017, the new Mazda CX-5 has made its first appearance at the world renowned Los Angeles Motor Show. Since its introduction in 2012, the CX-5 has been has become a key member of the Mazda new car offer.


New Kia Optima SW GT Review
Posted on 16 November 2016

New Kia Optima SW GT Review

The recently introduced Kia Optima SW sees Kia move into the larger SW market to take on existing market leaders including Ford and Volkswagen. To help with this a Kia Optima SW GT edition has been launched that blends practicality with performance.


Crazy concepts for the Ford Fiesta
Posted on 11 November 2016

Crazy concepts for the Ford Fiesta

We are also used to seeing manufacturers release concept cars images from time to time, but you may have missed Ford’s concepts that nearly became the new Ford Fiesta model. Since hitting the UK roads 40 years ago some crazy concepts based on the Fiesta have been released. Jennings Motor Group takes a look at our favourites.


Ford Kuga SUV proves to be the most popular model with Motability customers at Jennings Ford
Posted on 10 November 2016

Ford Kuga SUV proves to be the most popular model with Motability customers at Jennings Ford

Customers who qualify for a new motor through Motability are steering towards a specific model available in the range at Jennings Ford, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group.


Top 10 reasons to buy a Mazda MX-5
Posted on 08 November 2016

Top 10 reasons to buy a Mazda MX-5

The award winning Mazda MX-5 is the world’s best-selling two seat sports car having impressed since its launch in 1989. With over a 1,000,000 sold throughout the world, the much love roadster has the fun factor come rain or shine.


Stylish and sophisticated 2017 Mazda3 model takes centre stage at Jennings
Posted on 08 November 2016

Stylish and sophisticated 2017 Mazda3 model takes centre stage at Jennings

The upgraded 2017 Mazda3 model is on display and available to test drive at Jennings Mazda, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group. Customers wanting to get their hands on the sharper, smarter and more sophisticated model, are being encouraged to visit the group’s Cargo Fleet Lane dealership in Middlesbrough, where the highly acclaimed model is available to test drive and taking pride of place at the dealership.


Kia Facts You Might Not Know
Posted on 07 November 2016

Kia Facts You Might Not Know

Kia has been enjoy great success in the UK, thanks in part to the new Kia Sportage, but what do we actually know about the Kia manufacturer? Jennings Motor Group takes a look at facts about the leading car manufacturer.


Ford Technology continues to improve driving safety
Posted on 07 November 2016

Ford Technology continues to improve driving safety

Having been at the cutting edge of technology within the car industry for many years, Ford is continuing to push for safer driving thanks to looking to increase driver aids available across its ranges.


Mitsubishi L200 named top Pick-up Truck
Posted on 07 November 2016

Mitsubishi L200 named top Pick-up Truck

The latest MK5 Mitsubishi L200 has been named top of Auto Express’s list of best pick-up trucks available in the UK. With its sophisticated design, car like quality and impressive levels of tech, the L200 was seen as the best choice for business.


Kia Ski Gondola revealed at Motor Show
Posted on 04 November 2016

Kia Ski Gondola revealed at Motor Show

Continuing Kia’s programme of introducing concept models at the world’s leading motor shows, they have gone one step further with the impressive Kia Sorento Ski Gondola. Designed to transport skies efficiently up and down the slopes combining all-terrain capabilities and autonomous technologies, the ingenious triangular wheels make light work of snowy conditions.


Kia to consider launching all-electric Niro?
Posted on 03 November 2016

Kia to consider launching all-electric Niro?

Following on from the recent launch of the Kia Niro hybrid SUV that arrived at Jennings Kia in September 2016, Kia have been rumoured to be looking to launch an all-electric version in the near future.