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Ten facts about the new Mazda MX-5 RF
Posted on 16 January 2017

Ten facts about the new Mazda MX-5 RF

The launch of the all-new Mazda MX-5 RF at Jennings Mazda on Friday 10 February 2017 is fast approaching. With this in mind Jennings Motor Group has compiled ten facts about the hard top version of the world’s best-selling two-seat roadster.


New Ford Transit Courier Sport set to join range
Posted on 16 January 2017

New Ford Transit Courier Sport set to join range

Following on from the recent news that the Ford Transit Custom is set to include new Colour editions, Ford is set to add a Ford Transit Courier Sport Van to the commercial range. The increase in options adds to the Base and Trend that are currently available.


Kia SUV event continues at Jennings Kia
Posted on 16 January 2017

Kia SUV event continues at Jennings Kia

Jennings Kia is continuing to host special SUV events at its dealerships in Stockton and Washington. Celebrating the award-winning SUV range including the all-new Kia Niro and Kia Sorento, customer savings can be found against RRPs.


Ford Bronco SUV to come to UK?
Posted on 13 January 2017

Ford Bronco SUV to come to UK?

Adding to the recent announcements from Ford regarding the upcoming launches that can be expected to be arriving in the coming years, the legendary Ford Bronco is set to be revived. In the 30 years that it was originally on sale between 1966 and 1996, five generations of the Bronco were released.


Colour Editions set to add to Ford Transit Custom range
Posted on 12 January 2017

Colour Editions set to add to Ford Transit Custom range

Increasing the offer to customers at Jennings Ford Transit Centres in Middlesbrough and Gateshead, the Ford Transit Custom has been revealed in new Colour Editions. Special two-tone colour schemes of the award-winning van will help business stand out from others in the market place.


New Kia Picanto 2017 images revealed
Posted on 09 January 2017

New Kia Picanto 2017 images revealed

Ahead of the official launch of the new Kia Picanto 2017 MK3 at the Geneva Motor Show, Kia has released images of what can be expected. Set to hit the UK roads in later in the year, Kia has used the sporty Picanto GT-Line to get the set the ball rolling.


Kia Stinger GT finally revealed
Posted on 09 January 2017

Kia Stinger GT finally revealed

After teasing its mystery new car in a series of cryptic videos over the previous few months, Kia has finally revealed the look and details of the Stinger GT. Taking inspiration from the Kia GT concept that was first seen at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2010, the 365bhp four-door grand tourer is set to arrive in the UK from September 2017.


Ford announces Electric Vehicle plans for future
Posted on 09 January 2017

Ford announces Electric Vehicle plans for future

During the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Ford made the surprise announcement that it is looking to make a major move in to the electronic vehicle market with the launch of vehicles featuring ranges of up to 300 miles.


New Mazda MX-5 RF launch event coming to Jennings Mazda
Posted on 06 January 2017

New Mazda MX-5 RF launch event coming to Jennings Mazda

Jennings Mazda is set to welcome the all-new Mazda MX-5 RF to its dealership at Cargo Fleet Lane as part of a special launch event. On Friday 10 February 2017 between 12.00 and 19.00 visitors will be able get to get up close to the hard top version of the award winning Mazda MX-5.


New Year’s Honour for North-East MD and charity fundraiser
Posted on 05 January 2017

New Year’s Honour for North-East MD and charity fundraiser

A leading North-East businessman has been honoured for his charity work and contribution to the economy with an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.


Jennings Kia to host SUV event
Posted on 01 January 2017

Jennings Kia to host SUV event

To celebrate the award-winning range of SUV vehicles in Kia’s new car range, Jennings Kia is hosting a special SUV event between Wednesday 4 January and Saturday 7 January 2017. Throughout the event savings of up to £3,000 against RRP will be available on the latest Kia SUV models.


The Great Deal Event arrives at Jennings
Posted on 28 December 2016

The Great Deal Event arrives at Jennings

Customers can benefit from 0% ARP* across the entire used car stock at Jennings Motor Group this new year period. From Wednesday 28 December through to Sunday 8 January 2017, the Jennings Great Deal Event is helping customers find the perfect used car from the 1,000+ that are available across group stock.


Kia release next teaser video of new secret model
Posted on 21 December 2016

Kia release next teaser video of new secret model

Following on from the recent teaser video released by Kia of a mystery car undergoing testing at the legendary Nurburgring in Germany, an updated video has been released giving away more clues. Ahead of the expected launch at the 2017 Detroit Motor Show, the latest video reveals the outer shape with a coupe-saloon exterior.


First Ford GT rolls off the production line
Posted on 20 December 2016

First Ford GT rolls off the production line

Following years of anticipation and excitement Ford has announced that the first of the new Ford GT models have rolled off the production line at its production plant in Canada. Marking the start of a four year production cycle that has been extended due to the phenomenal demand that has been encountered, the orders at the top of the waiting list will soon be fulfilled.


New Mazda MX-5 Arctic Edition set for 2017 launch
Posted on 20 December 2016

New Mazda MX-5 Arctic Edition set for 2017 launch

Limited in number to 400 when launched in the February 2017, the new Mazda MX-5 Arctic edition sees exclusive design tweaks and additional equipment included. Jennings Mazda takes a look at what can be expected when it arrives in our dealership.


Kia Niro undergoes road test
Posted on 14 December 2016

Kia Niro undergoes road test

Since its launch earlier in 2016 the new Kia Niro has been gaining plaudits from the motor industry and customers alike. Incorporating the latest hybrid technology, the petrol-electric model has seen Kia enter the ever growing Hybrid sector of the new car market.


New SEAT Arona due to arrive in 2017
Posted on 14 December 2016

New SEAT Arona due to arrive in 2017

Following on from the successful launch of the Ateca SUV, SEAT has announced that 2017 will see the introduction of the Arona to its range. Based on the Ibiza, it is set to be built at the Martorell plant near Barcelona.


New Ford Fiesta 2017 WRC revealed
Posted on 13 December 2016

New Ford Fiesta 2017 WRC revealed

Hot on the heels of the unveiling of the new Ford Fiesta at a special launch event in Cologne, images of the latest Ford Fiesta WRC edition have been released. Built by leading specialist M-Sport, it takes advantage of the updated edition of the UK’s best-selling car.


Charity’s fundraising drive leads to a new motor for lucky Kath
Posted on 13 December 2016

Charity’s fundraising drive leads to a new motor for lucky Kath

Christmas came early for a lucky woman from Middlesbrough when she scooped a brand new motor in a promotion organised by The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) and Jennings Kia, part of the Jennings Motor Group. They say things come in threes and that is exactly what happened to 69-year-old, Kath Mewse, from Eston, when she scooped a keg of beer, £50 cash and a brand new Kia car, all in the space of a few days.


All-new MX-5 promises to add another chapter in the MX-5 success story at Jennings
Posted on 13 December 2016

All-new MX-5 promises to add another chapter in the MX-5 success story at Jennings

Staff at Jennings Mazda, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group, are preparing for the arrival of a new model – the all-new Mazda MX-5 RF (Retractable Fastback), which goes on sale in 2017. The all-new Mazda MX-5 RF, available for sale from 4 March 2017, joins the World Car of the Year MX-5 convertible range and is priced from £22,195 to £28,995.