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Jennings Motor Group invests in Used Van Centre in Teesside
Posted on 06 December 2017

Jennings Motor Group invests in Used Van Centre in Teesside

Jennings Motor Group has launched a Used Van Centre at its supersite in Middlesbrough. Customers in search of a quality used commercial vehicle, can see and test drive a range of quality used models from a wide variety of manufacturers at the Cargo Fleet Lane-based dealership.


New Mondeo ST-Line at Jennings Ford
Posted on 06 December 2017

New Mondeo ST-Line at Jennings Ford

There’s a new addition to the sporty, striking and stylish ST-Line range at Jennings Ford in Gateshead. The motor dealer group’s Eslington Park branch is offering the new Ford Mondeo ST-Line model to customers.


Jennings Ford promotes new FordPass App
Posted on 30 November 2017

Jennings Ford promotes new FordPass App

Customers at Jennings Ford, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group, are downloading a new free App from Ford.


All-New Ford Fiesta win Top Gear award
Posted on 28 November 2017

All-New Ford Fiesta win Top Gear award

The stunning All-New Ford Fiesta has continued to impress leading motoring experts since its launch earlier in the year. Scooping another leading award, it has been named Top Gear Magazine Best Supermini of the Year 2017. Jennings Ford takes a look at how the judges were so impressed.


Ford Transit Custom impresses in industry review
Posted on 27 November 2017

Ford Transit Custom impresses in industry review

The legendary Ford Transit Custom provides the back bone to UK business with its flexibility and range of options available for the mid-sized van. Leading motoring publication Auto Express has undertaken an extensive review, Jennings Ford Transit Centre takes a look at what they thought.


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.


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 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.


Ford Mustang 2018 impresses leading motoring publication
Posted on 14 November 2017

Ford Mustang 2018 impresses leading motoring publication

Due to land at Jennings Ford next year, the facelifted Ford Mustang 2018 is set to take the right hand drive version of the legendary muscle car to the next level. Ahead of its arrive in Europe Auto Express got behind the wheel of a US spec. Jennings Ford takes a look at what they thought.


Ford reveals mobile phone solution
Posted on 10 November 2017

Ford reveals mobile phone solution

With the temptation to use your smartphone while behind the wheel always there, Ford has teamed up with Brake to launch a new campaign aimed at reducing usage. Looking to tackle what has become one of the biggest killers on UK roads, the theme is to keep smartphones out of driver’s sight.


Final preparations underway from Jennings Ford Motability Open Doors event
Posted on 09 November 2017

Final preparations underway from Jennings Ford Motability Open Doors event

The teams at Jennings Ford are busy preparing for this weekend’s Ford Motability Open Door events at our Ford dealerships. Between Friday 10 November and Sunday 12 November 2017 the special events will offer expert advice and assistance regarding the Motability scheme.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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

Early 2018 sees the addition of a new Ford Transit Custom to the award winning Ford commercial range. With the UK launch set for the annual NEC CV Show on April 2018, it will feature industry leading technology and more practicality than ever before.


New Ford EcoSport coming soon to Jennings Ford
Posted on 24 October 2017

New Ford EcoSport coming soon to Jennings Ford

Jennings Ford is set to take delivery of the new Ford EcoSport, the latest addition to the award-winning Ford SUV range. Arriving early in 2018 the Ford EcoSport perfectly blends a stunning design with exceptional practicality.