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Semi-Finalist names revealed for All-New SEAT SUV
Posted on 28 July 2017

Semi-Finalist names revealed for All-New SEAT SUV

Following on from the successful competition for the public to name the 3rd SUV to join the new SEAT range the final 9 proposals have been revealed. Selected from an impressive 10,130 entries, the 2018 new SUC will be named by an entry that used the hashtag #SEATseekingName.


Kia Stinger launch event date revealed
Posted on 17 July 2017

Kia Stinger launch event date revealed

Ahead of its official launch later in the year, Jennings Kia will host an official VIP Event allowing visitors to get sample the All-New Kia Stinger for the first time. On Thursday 10 August 2017 between 16.30 and 18.00 an All-New Kia Stinger will be available to view at our Jennings Kia Stockton dealership.


Ford GT to visit Jennings Ford Stockton
Posted on 17 July 2017

Ford GT to visit Jennings Ford Stockton

Jennings Ford is set to welcome the legendary All-New Ford GT to its showroom in Stockton for one day only. On Friday 18 August 2017, visitors will be able to get up close and personal to the Ford supercar between 9.00 and 17.00.


The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) explained
Posted on 14 July 2017

The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) explained

Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme) is an organisation focusing on the safety of cars sold in Europe and rating the safety of the car by their five-star rating.


All-new eighth generation Fiesta arrives at Jennings Ford showrooms
Posted on 11 July 2017

All-new eighth generation Fiesta arrives at Jennings Ford showrooms

Jennings Ford branches across the region have taken delivery of Britain’s best-loved and best-selling car – the all-new Ford Fiesta. The eighth generation all-new Ford Fiesta supermini replaces the current Fiesta model, which made its debut in 2008.


All-New Ford Fiesta arrives at Jennings Ford
Posted on 10 July 2017

All-New Ford Fiesta arrives at Jennings Ford

Jennings Ford has taken deliver across its dealerships of the All-New Ford Fiesta. Allowing visitors to discover the All-New Ford Fiesta for themselves, each branch has a model on display and further editions available to test drive.


Customer Sales Journey: Successfully buying a car long distance
Posted on 04 July 2017

Customer Sales Journey: Successfully buying a car long distance

Buying a car is one of the biggest investments that people will make in their lives, and with the growth in internet sales people are looking further afield when buying their next car. Jennings Motor Group takes a look at the internet sales process and how simply it is to buy your next car however far the delivery distance is.


Mazda MX-5 RF named Roadster of the Year 2017
Posted on 30 June 2017

Mazda MX-5 RF named Roadster of the Year 2017

The latest version of the world’s best-selling two seat convertible has won yet another leading industry award. At the recent Auto Express award the Mazda MX-5 RF was named the 2017 Auto Express Roadster of the Year.


All-New SEAT Ibiza named Auto Express Supermini of the Year
Posted on 30 June 2017

All-New SEAT Ibiza named Auto Express Supermini of the Year

The All-New SEAT Ibiza has already started to scoop up leading industry awards ahead of its official UK launch. Beating competition including the Skoda Fabia and Citreon C3 it has been named Auto Express Supermini of the Year 2017.


New 2017 Leon fits the bill with Teesside motorists
Posted on 29 June 2017

New 2017 Leon fits the bill with Teesside motorists

The new 2017 facelifted Leon model in the SEAT range is topping the popularity chart at Jennings. Launched in January, the latest hatchback is on display and available to test drive at Jennings SEAT’s Cargo Fleet Lane dealership, and features a new engine, added safety technology and visual updates.


Team Sky launch celebratory Focus RS edition
Posted on 27 June 2017

Team Sky launch celebratory Focus RS edition

Helping to celebrate Ford extending its partnership with leading cycling organisation Team Sky, Ford has developed a unique Ford Focus RS. Including the Option Pack and matching the special edition Tour de France jerseys, the Focus RS will lead the team fleet throughout the tour.


All-New SEAT Arona set to launch in UK
Posted on 27 June 2017

All-New SEAT Arona set to launch in UK

Following on from the success of the multi-award winning SEAT Ateca, it has been announced that it will be launched by the All-New SEAT Arona. Set to be launched in the UK in October 2017, it will enter the growing smaller SUV market.


Final preparations underway for Mazda CX-5 Test Drive Event
Posted on 21 June 2017

Final preparations underway for Mazda CX-5 Test Drive Event

The Jennings Mazda team are making final preparations for the upcoming exclusive VIP Test Drive Event. This coming weekend, Sunday 25th June 2017, visitors will be able to see the All-New Mazda Cx-5 for the very first time.


All-New Kia Stonic revealed
Posted on 20 June 2017

All-New Kia Stonic revealed

The highly anticipated Kia Stonic has finally been revealed ahead of its launch in the UK later in 2017. Set to join the ever-growing B-SUV market that accounts for 7% of sales, it is forecast to grow to more than 2 million sales annually by 2020.


Kia Stinger design secrets revealed
Posted on 20 June 2017

Kia Stinger design secrets revealed

Set for its official release later in 2017, the much awaited Kia Stinger blends stunning design with impressive performance. Taking Kia in a new direction, the Stinger represents the culmination of many years of hard taking it from concept and into production. Big names in Kia’s design team have painstakingly ensured that the Kia Stinger does not fail to disappoint. Hidden in the Kia Stinger are little-known design features that make it even more intriguing.


Jennings Mazda to host preview test-drive event for all new CX-5 model
Posted on 15 June 2017

Jennings Mazda to host preview test-drive event for all new CX-5 model

Teesside motorists are being given the opportunity to take advantage of an exclusive preview test-drive event ahead of the official launch of the all-new CX-5 model at Jennings Mazda in Middlesbrough.


Jennings Motor Group launches Donation Day for Great North Air Ambulance
Posted on 12 June 2017

Jennings Motor Group launches Donation Day for Great North Air Ambulance

To celebrate our 100th anniversary and the 15th anniversary of the Great North Air Ambulance, for one day only Jennings Motor Group are making extra donations for every car test driven and bought.


Kia Stonic images revealed
Posted on 08 June 2017

Kia Stonic images revealed

Kia has released images of a new SUV that has been given the title of the Stonic. Looking to be inspired by the current Sorento and Sportage, it features the signature Kia Tiger Nose and sleek contours.


SEAT launch competition to name all-new SUV
Posted on 02 June 2017

SEAT launch competition to name all-new SUV

Ahead of the launch of an all-new seven seat SUV, SEAT has announced that the public can come up with the name. The only stipulation is that it is named after a location in Spain.


Award-winning Ford Focus RS gets even better
Posted on 31 May 2017

Award-winning Ford Focus RS gets even better

Since its introduction to the UK roads the Ford Focus RS has impressed the motor industry and pupil alike. With a responsive all-wheel drive system that splits power between the front and rear wheels, it has been earning praise for being fun to drive.