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Technology advice and demonstrations on hand at Jennings Ford event
Posted on 17 August 2017

Technology advice and demonstrations on hand 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 at Jennings Ford.


All-New SEAT Ibiza awarded 5 star safety rating
Posted on 17 August 2017

All-New SEAT Ibiza awarded 5 star safety rating

Demonstrating superb levels of safety has led to the All-New SEAT Ibiza being awarded the maximum Euro NCAP rating. Providing high levels of safety to driver, passengers and pedestrians alike, the All-New SEAT Ibiza was extensively tested, with excellent performances recorded with every test.


MX-5 RF offers a complete driving pleasure experience to customers at Jennings Mazda
Posted on 17 August 2017

MX-5 RF offers a complete driving pleasure experience to customers at Jennings Mazda

Customers are taking advantage of the world’s best-selling sportscar - the all-new MX-5 - at Jennings Mazda, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group.


How does the Mazda HCCi work
Posted on 16 August 2017

How does the Mazda HCCi work

When Mazda announced that it was going to introduce petrol-powered Homogenous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) engine from 2019 the motor industry stood up and took notice. Seen by many as the holy grail of engines due to low emissions and superb efficiency, Jennings Motor Group takes a look at just what they are.


All-new, sleek n sexy Ford GT sports car is set to turn heads at Jennings
Posted on 16 August 2017

All-new, sleek n sexy Ford GT sports car is set to turn heads at Jennings

The all-new Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition is scheduled to make a special appearance at Jennings Ford this weekend. Motorsport enthusiasts who pay a visit to the group’s Yarm Road dealership in Stockton on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th August, will be able to see the ultra-high-performance model on display in the showroom.


Jennings Kia branches take delivery of super stylish New Rio Pulse
Posted on 16 August 2017

Jennings Kia branches take delivery of super stylish New Rio Pulse

There’s a new Limited Edition model on the market and it’s setting Pulses racing at Jennings Kia in Washington and Stockton. Customers opting for the new Kia Rio, which was launched just a few months ago at the Parsons Road dealership in Washington, and the Concorde Way site in Stockton, can now take advantage of a Limited Edition Pulse model.


New Ford Focus Estate spied
Posted on 16 August 2017

New Ford Focus Estate spied

With the obligatory disguised bodywork, the fourth generation Ford Focus has been spied undergoing testing on European roads. The estate version of the Focus is set to arrive in 2018/2019.


Customers explore all-new Stinger at Jennings Kia
Posted on 16 August 2017

Customers explore all-new Stinger at Jennings Kia

Teesside motorists took advantage of an exclusive preview event at Jennings Kia where the all-new Kia Stinger was rolled out ahead of its official launch.


Ford reveals Ford GT 67 Heritage Edition
Posted on 15 August 2017

Ford reveals Ford GT 67 Heritage Edition

To celebrate 40 years since the historic 1967 Le Mans victory by the Ford GT, Ford has revealed a special edition. With an exclusive exterior and interior, the Heritage ’67 will pay homage to the legendary performance.


Kia celebrates 40 years of the Brisa Pick-up
Posted on 15 August 2017

Kia celebrates 40 years of the Brisa Pick-up

In 1973 Kia launched the Brisa B-1000 that saw the company move into Korean domestic production. Replacing the three wheel mini-trucks that we released in the 1960’s, it was one of the first automobiles assembled in the country.


Final preparations underway for Ford GT arrival at Jennings Ford
Posted on 15 August 2017

Final preparations underway for Ford GT arrival at Jennings Ford

The team at Jennings Ford Stockton are undertaking final preparations ahead of the arrival of a very special guest this weekend. On Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 August 2017, the legendary All-New Ford GT will be on display for visitors at the Stockton dealership.


Jennings Kia support grassroots cricket with sponsorship deal for local Club
Posted on 10 August 2017

Jennings Kia support grassroots cricket with sponsorship deal for local Club

Members of Felling Cricket Club’s junior section have been bowled over by a sponsorship deal with Jennings Kia, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group.


All-New Ford Fiesta Technology Events coming to Jennings Ford
Posted on 10 August 2017

All-New Ford Fiesta Technology Events coming to Jennings Ford

Jennings Ford is set host a series of special All-new Ford Fiesta Technology Events to demonstrate the latest Ford technology. A team of Ford technology specialists will visit each Jennings Ford dealership to allow customers to see the benefits of technology top the All-New Ford Fiesta.


All-New SEAT Ibiza SE 1.0 review
Posted on 09 August 2017

All-New SEAT Ibiza SE 1.0 review

The recently launched SEAT Ibiza has impressed the motor industry and customers alike since hitting showrooms. Named Auto Express ‘Best Supermini’ for 2017 and awarded the maximum 5* Euro NCAP rating for safety, the SE 1.0 petrol version was recently reviewed by leading motoring publication Auto Express to see just what they thought.


Mountune 349bhp Ford Focus RS M400 revealed
Posted on 08 August 2017

Mountune 349bhp Ford Focus RS M400 revealed

The Ford Focus RS is set to undergo a makeover thanks to legendary performance specialist Mountune. Announcing the latest additional kit for the Ford Focus RS at the Ford Fair Show, Mountune can upgrade the MK3 edition to the 400 mark.


Mazda MX-5 RF gets 5 star long term test review
Posted on 08 August 2017

Mazda MX-5 RF gets 5 star long term test review

Leading motoring publication Auto Express were recently handed the keys of a Mazda MX-5 RF for a long term loan to see just what they thought of the latest edition of the world’s best-selling two seat roadster. Undertaking 3,810 miles the review can be classed as thorough.


Preparations underway for Kia Stinger launch event
Posted on 07 August 2017

Preparations underway for Kia Stinger launch event

The team at Jennings Kia are undertaking final preparations ahead of the upcoming Kia Stinger launch event. On Thursday 10 August 2017 between 16.30 and 18.30 visitors will be able to see the latest addition to the Kia new car range for the very first time at Jennings Kia Stockton.


Mazda CX-3 v Audi Q2 v Peugeot 2008 review
Posted on 07 August 2017

Mazda CX-3 v Audi Q2 v Peugeot 2008 review

As a growing sector in the car industry, the number of smaller SUVs available continues to increase as manufacturers try to gain a valuable share. With this in mind leading motoring publication Auto Express road tested three compact SUVs; the Mazda CX-3, Audi A2 and Peugeot 2008.


Ford Transit Custom Hybrid set to launch
Posted on 03 August 2017

Ford Transit Custom Hybrid set to launch

Next year is set to see a Ford Transit Custom Hybrid join the Ford commercial vehicle range. With the Transit Custom set to undergo a revision, Ford will take the opportunity to introduce a hybrid commercial vehicle for the first time.


SEAT register trademark for future electric model
Posted on 03 August 2017

SEAT register trademark for future electric model

A recent application to trademark a name by SEAT has led to speculation that an electric vehicle due after 2020 could be known as the Born-E, E-Born or Born. With two electric vehicles due to join the SEAT new car range in the near future, SEAT has recently been registering various names.