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Black Friday weekend event at Jennings Ford
Posted on 22 November 2017

Black Friday weekend event at Jennings Ford

As Black Friday fever takes hold across the region, customers at Jennings Ford, are in for an added extra when they purchase a new car from the Ford range.


All-season driving fun with MX-5 RF at Jennings Mazda
Posted on 22 November 2017

All-season driving fun with MX-5 RF at Jennings Mazda

Customers seeking all-season driving fun are taking advantage of Mazda’s award-winning MX-5 Retractable Fastback model at Jennings Mazda dealerships in Sunderland and Middlesbrough.


All-New SEAT Arona arrives at Jennings SEAT
Posted on 16 November 2017

All-New SEAT Arona arrives at Jennings SEAT

Ahead of the exclusive VIP event, the All-New SEAT Arona has arrived at the Jennings SEAT showroom. With the team busy making preparations for the launch event, the stunning SUV can now be found at the centre of the refurbished showroom.


Legendary Ford Fiesta stars in The Apprentice task
Posted on 16 November 2017

Legendary Ford Fiesta stars in The Apprentice task

After over 40 years of being on the UK roads, for one night only the Ford Fiesta was no more. Instead it became either the Miami or Expando as part of a marketing challenge on BBC 1 show The Apprentice. Jennings Ford takes a look at how the two teams got on.


All-new Stinger lands at Jennings Kia
Posted on 15 November 2017

All-new Stinger lands at Jennings Kia

The waiting is over for Teesside and Wearside motorists wanting to get behind the wheel of Kia’s first Gran Turismo and rear-wheel-drive model – the all-new Stinger - at Jennings.


All-New Ford Fiesta ST-Line X reviewed
Posted on 15 November 2017

All-New Ford Fiesta ST-Line X reviewed

Ahead of the highly anticipated UK launch of the Ford Fiesta ST-Line X leading motoring publication Autocar has got behind the wheel for the first time. Putting the latest model through a true road-test it hit the roads of the Snowdonia National Park.


Ford Focus 2018 spied undergoing testing
Posted on 15 November 2017

Ford Focus 2018 spied undergoing testing

Ahead of the highly anticipated launch of the new Ford Focus in 2018, the next-generation has been spied undergoing road testing. Unlike many road tests that Jennings Motor Group brings you, the pictures show minimal camouflage was used this time round.


Driving test set to change in December 2017
Posted on 10 November 2017

Driving test set to change in December 2017

To keep in line with changes that modern day modernists face on the road today, the DVLA has announced a number of changes that are going to be implemented. Coming into practice from Monday 4 December 2017 the driving test in England, Scotland and Wales will include new skill requirements.


All-New Ford Fiesta set to star in The Apprentice
Posted on 09 November 2017

All-New Ford Fiesta set to star in The Apprentice

The latest series of The Apprentice has seen Lord Sugar setting his two teams many tasks to help him find this year’s business partner. From redesigning hotel rooms to arranging tours of Bruges, the two teams have tried to avoid being the loser with one contestant being ‘fired’. Next week sees the task set around the UK’s bestselling car, the legendary Ford Fiesta.


Buy now pay in February 2018 at Jennings Motor Group’s Centenary Used Car event
Posted on 07 November 2017

Buy now pay in February 2018 at Jennings Motor Group’s Centenary Used Car event

To mark its 100th anniversary milestone celebration, Jennings Motor Group is holding a Used Car Event with a host of added extras available to customers throughout November.


Ford Motability Open Doors event at Jennings
Posted on 07 November 2017

Ford Motability Open Doors event at Jennings

Customers are being invited to Jennings Ford this weekend for an event specifically aimed to advise and assist Motability customers. From Friday 10th November through to and including Sunday 12th November, Jennings Ford branches in Stockton, Middlesbrough and Gateshead are inviting customers - who are eligible to lease a new car through the Ford Motability programme


Ford Mustang GT gets power boost
Posted on 03 November 2017

Ford Mustang GT gets power boost

The legendary Ford Mustang has received a power increase thanks to a partnership with legendary performance company Roush. Creating an impressive amount of interest at the largest event exhibitor at SEMA 2017, Ford revealed the new aftermarket supercharger.


Ford Focus RS Drift Stick sends Ken Block wild
Posted on 02 November 2017

Ford Focus RS Drift Stick sends Ken Block wild

Legendary rally driver Ken Block has been putting the new Ford Focus RS Drift Stick to the test in a new video released by Ford. Described as the “the first-ever, rally-inspired electronic handbrake, developed and designed for Focus RS and approved by rally and stunt star Ken Block” it allows users to have the drift experience.


All-New Kia Stinger gets West Coast Custom makeover
Posted on 01 November 2017

All-New Kia Stinger gets West Coast Custom makeover

Ahead of the official launch of the Kia Stinger leading custom company West Coast Customs has given the latest Kia GT model a special makeover. Jennings Kia takes a look at the one off ‘wide-body’ at the 2017 SEMA debut of this modified Grand Tourer.


Save an extra £500 with a SEAT Test Drive
Posted on 01 November 2017

Save an extra £500 with a SEAT Test Drive

Visitors to Jennings SEAT can save an extra £500 simply by taking a test drive. Between 1 November 2017 and 4 December 2017, discover the award-winning SEAT range to make the saving. Available on all retail order, now is the time to try something new.


RS2000 spec Ford Escort van up for auction
Posted on 31 October 2017

RS2000 spec Ford Escort van up for auction

A unique Ford Escort van that has been modified to RS2000 specification is set to be auction in the coming months. Given a rally pedigree by the current owner in 2007, the original 1979 Ford Escort MKII van is based on the legendary Escort MKII RS2000 rally saloon from the 70s.


All-new super Stonic arrives at Jennings Kia
Posted on 31 October 2017

All-new super Stonic arrives at Jennings Kia

Motorists across Wearside and Teesside can now test drive Kia’s very first CUV model – the all-new Stonic – at Jennings Kia. The group’s new dealership on Stadium Way in Sunderland, the Parsons Road branch in Washington, and the Concorde Way site in Stockton, have taken delivery of the latest urban crossover model to join the popular Kia range.


All-New SEAT Arona impresses on Auto Express Review
Posted on 30 October 2017

All-New SEAT Arona impresses on Auto Express Review

Ahead of it’s the official launch weekend between Friday 17 November and Sunday 19 November 2017, leading motoring publication Auto Express has road tested the All-New SEAT Arona. Jennings Motor Group takes a look at what Auto Express thought.


Mazda previews Kai concept at Tokyo Motor Show
Posted on 26 October 2017

Mazda previews Kai concept at Tokyo Motor Show

The 2017 Tokyo Motor Show has seen Mazda unveil a stunning Kai Concept vehicle. Said to be based on the next generation of the Mazda3 that is due to be released in 2019, it demonstrates Kodo design at its best.


New Ford Tourneo Custom set to arrive at Jennings Ford Transit Centres
Posted on 25 October 2017

New Ford Tourneo Custom set to arrive at Jennings Ford Transit Centres

Jennings Ford Transit Centres in Middlesbrough and Gateshead are set to welcome a new addition to the award-winning Ford commercial range. The new Ford Tourneo Custom will be officially launched in the UK at the NEC CV Show in April 2018.