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New Ford Fiesta ST revealed
Posted on 24 February 2017

New Ford Fiesta ST revealed

After a long wait Ford has finally revealed details and images of the highly anticipated Ford Fiesta ST. Beating the 0-62 mph time of the current edition by 0.2 seconds at 6.7 seconds, it is set to match the current top spec ST200 model.


Kia Niro stars in battle for Super Bowl adverts
Posted on 23 February 2017

Kia Niro stars in battle for Super Bowl adverts

The annual battle for producing the most talked about advert during Super Bowl 51 was fierce earlier in the month. Leading brands including Budweiser, National Geographic and T-Mobile paid up to $5,000,000 for a thirty-second slot.


Ford Technology Drive Event coming to Jennings Ford Gateshead
Posted on 22 February 2017

Ford Technology Drive Event coming to Jennings Ford Gateshead

Jennings Motor Group’s Ford dealership in Gateshead is hosting a special technology event where Ford technology experts will be on hand to guide customers through the latest Ford technology. On both Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th March 2017, visitors will be able to view demonstrations and see the benefits available.


All-new flagship Kuga launches at Jennings Ford
Posted on 14 February 2017

All-new flagship Kuga launches at Jennings Ford

Customers of Jennings Ford, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group, are being invited to test drive the all-new flagship Kuga SUV model at dealerships this weekend.


£500 customer saving available at Jennings Ford as part of national Test Drive event
Posted on 01 February 2017

£500 customer saving available at Jennings Ford as part of national Test Drive event

Motorists looking for a brand new motor are taking advantage of a substantial customer saving available throughout February at Jennings Ford, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group.


New Rio model launches at Jennings Kia
Posted on 01 February 2017

New Rio model launches at Jennings Kia

There’s a new car on the block and it’s been delivered to Jennings Kia, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group. The fourth-generation Kia Rio, previewed at the Paris Motor Show last autumn, is on display and available to test drive at Jennings Kia’s Stockton and Washington branches.


SUV test drive event with low rate finance available at Jennings Ford
Posted on 24 January 2017

SUV test drive event with low rate finance available at Jennings Ford

Customers in the market for an SUV are being invited to take part in a test drive event this weekend at Jennings Ford, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group.


All new Mazda MX-5 RF launch on the way
Posted on 24 January 2017

All new Mazda MX-5 RF launch on the way

The team at Jennings Mazda are gearing up for a launch event of the all new Mazda MX-5 RF next month. On Friday 10 February 2017 between 12.00 and 19.00 the latest addition to the Mazda new car range will be available for visitors to get up close to and discover the hard top version of the world’s best-selling two seat roadster.


London testing for Ford Transit Custom Hybrid
Posted on 24 January 2017

London testing for Ford Transit Custom Hybrid

Continuing Ford’s investment programme in hybrid technology, it has been announced that a programme of 20 Plug-In Hybrid Ford Transit Custom will undergo a yearlong trial on the streets of London.


Ford Mustang set for 2018 revamp
Posted on 23 January 2017

Ford Mustang set for 2018 revamp

Since hitting the roads of the UK in 2015, the Ford Mustang has been impressing petrolheads and industry journalists alike. Tweaking and amending the muscle car sees Ford include a new front end, new gear box and improved interior cabin technology.


Mitsubishi to release Qashqai rival?
Posted on 20 January 2017

Mitsubishi to release Qashqai rival?

Set to fit in the Mitsubishi new car range between the ASX and Outlander, a new SUV that is yet unnamed is ready to be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show 2017. Looking to capitalise on the surge in sales for SUVs, Mitsubishi will look to blend expressive design with coupe-like styling.


New Kia Rio set to arrive at Jennings Kia
Posted on 19 January 2017

New Kia Rio set to arrive at Jennings Kia

The all-new Kia Rio is arriving at Jennings Kia from Wednesday 1 February 2017. Set to incorporate the signature Tiger nose grille, the all-new Kia Rio will start at £11,995. With a new bold design that incorporates freshly designed headlights that include new U-shaped LED daytime running lights.


Kia Stinger specifications released
Posted on 19 January 2017

Kia Stinger specifications released

Ahead of the upcoming launch of the Kia Stinger in the UK, Kia has revealed the specifications that can be expected. Expected to join the Kia new car range in the third quarter of 2017, the Stinger will be the first rear wheel drive.


Kia set for ‘Stonic’ SUV?
Posted on 19 January 2017

Kia set for ‘Stonic’ SUV?

With the market share growing for the small SUV, Kia could be set to join in with a variation of their own to rival the Nissan Juke and Ford EcoSport. According to reports Kia has trademarked the name ‘Stonic’ which could be possibly used.


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.