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Kia Stinger order book opens in domestic market
Posted on 12 May 2017

Kia Stinger order book opens in domestic market

Ahead of the impending UK launch of the Kia Stinger later in the year, Kia has opened the order book for the Korean market. With much speculation and anticipation, Kia has decided to showcase the car in its domestic market first.


Study reveals UK’s busiest speed camera locations
Posted on 11 May 2017

Study reveals UK’s busiest speed camera locations

A recent study has revealed that the UK’s top ten speed camera locations have racked in a combined total of over £3million over the space of a year. The biggest earner amassed over £1,600 a day from motorists breaking the speed limit.


All-new sporty Picanto ticks the box with customers at Jennings Kia
Posted on 09 May 2017

All-new sporty Picanto ticks the box with customers at Jennings Kia

Kia Customers of Jennings Kia, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group, have been quick off the mark to get their hands on the all-new stylish, sporty and sophisticated Picanto city car.


Kia Niro Reviewed by The Guardian
Posted on 08 May 2017

Kia Niro Reviewed by The Guardian

The award-winning Kia Niro has continued to impress the motor industry since it was released in 2016. Whilst undergoing a resent road test The Guardian’s described the Niro as “A family car, it has the lot”. Jennings Motor Group takes a look at takes a look


First Mitsubishi car to be recreated with a modern twist
Posted on 04 May 2017

First Mitsubishi car to be recreated with a modern twist

To celebrate the centenary of the Mitsubishi Model A, it is set to be recreated and significantly updated for the 21st century. Utilising the latest technology that can be found on the current Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, the Model A will represent the company’s proud history.


Summer driving with the iconic, best-selling roadster – the MX-5 -  at Jennings Mazda
Posted on 04 May 2017

Summer driving with the iconic, best-selling roadster – the MX-5 - at Jennings Mazda

With the official beginning of summer only a month away and the sun already shining, staff at Jennings Mazda, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group, are rolling out the world’s best-selling sportscar – the all-new MX-5.


Limited edition GT Sport to join Mazda CX-3 range
Posted on 04 May 2017

Limited edition GT Sport to join Mazda CX-3 range

Mazda has recently announced that a special limited edition of the CX-3 SUV will join the award-winning range. Boasting design tweaks and improved equipment specifications, the GT Sport is set to arrive at Jennings Mazda.


All-New Ford Fiesta coming to Jennings Ford
Posted on 28 April 2017

All-New Ford Fiesta coming to Jennings Ford

The latest generation of the UK’s best-selling car is set to arrive at Jennings Motor Group’s Ford dealerships. The seventh generation of the legendary car will feature the highest levels of technology to date and offer a superb driving experience.


New speeding fines come in to law
Posted on 25 April 2017

New speeding fines come in to law

A major overhaul of speeding laws and fines in the UK has come into place. Motorists face an increase in the fines received with the message of ‘thinking twice’ before speeding at its centre.


Mazda2 set to get fresh editions
Posted on 24 April 2017

Mazda2 set to get fresh editions

The award-winning Mazda2 is set to add fresh technology and specification to its range with the introduction of two editions. A GT and GT Sport models are set to arrive at Jennings Mazda later in the year.


Jennings SEAT celebrates award-winning range with £1000 test drive discount
Posted on 19 April 2017

Jennings SEAT celebrates award-winning range with £1000 test drive discount

A test drive campaign is expected to give new car sales an added boost at Jennings SEAT, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group.


Mazda MX-5 RF v Toyota GT86 road test
Posted on 18 April 2017

Mazda MX-5 RF v Toyota GT86 road test

As the world’s best-selling two seat roadster the Mazda MX-5 has become a true icon in the motor industry. The launch of the stylish hard top RF version allows it to go head-to-head with the Toyota GT86. With this in mind leading motoring publication Auto Express decided to conduct a road test review.


Ford Motability Open Day Events Returning to Jennings Ford
Posted on 11 April 2017

Ford Motability Open Day Events Returning to Jennings Ford

Following on from the success of previous Ford Motability Open Day Events Jennings Ford is hosting new events across our Ford dealerships. Between Friday 21 April and 23 April 2017 our branches in Gateshead, Middlesbrough and Stockton will have Motability accredited specialists available to offer advice and answer questions about the latest Ford vehicles and the Motability scheme criteria.


Jennings Mazda scoops Motability customer service award
Posted on 11 April 2017

Jennings Mazda scoops Motability customer service award

Jennings Mazda, part of Jennings Motor Group, has been recognised for providing outstanding customer service to Motability customers, after winning a regional award for work with the national Motability Car Scheme.


Ford Easter SUV Weekender event coming to Jennings Ford
Posted on 10 April 2017

Ford Easter SUV Weekender event coming to Jennings Ford

The upcoming Easter weekend sees Jennings Ford hosting special events to celebrate the latest Ford SUV range. From Friday 14 April to Monday 17 April 2017 customers looking to purchase a SUV can take advantage of 0% APR.


3 years 0% APR available on hundreds of quality used cars at Jennings Motor Group
Posted on 05 April 2017

3 years 0% APR available on hundreds of quality used cars at Jennings Motor Group

Motorists across the region have 11 days to take advantage of a low rate finance offer available on hundreds of quality used cars - and it’s all thanks to multi-award winning, Jennings Motor Group.


Motor dealer group’s fundraising gets off to a flying start with GNAAS
Posted on 05 April 2017

Motor dealer group’s fundraising gets off to a flying start with GNAAS

North East-based Jennings Motor Group has pledged its support to the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) for a second consecutive year.


Ford top March new car sales
Posted on 04 April 2017

Ford top March new car sales

The launch of the new 17 plate in March 2017 saw Ford at the top of the recently released new car sales figures. Selling more than double that of the nearest competitor, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT), Ford helped the UK industry achieve new record numbers.


Ford Edge get 5* star review from leading motoring publication
Posted on 03 April 2017

Ford Edge get 5* star review from leading motoring publication

During a recent review from leading motoring publication Honest John, the Ford Edge achieved a 5* star review. Jennings Motor Group takes a look at just why it impresses in the growing UK SUV market.


New SEAT Ibiza 2017 review
Posted on 29 March 2017

New SEAT Ibiza 2017 review

Due to arrive at Jennings SEAT in July 2017, the new SEAT Ibiza is set to take all that is great about the latest model and take it to the next level with improved handling and specification. Recently tested by leading motoring publication Auto Express, we take a look at what they thought.