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Ford set to introduce Pedestrian Detection technology
Posted on 20 March 2017

Ford set to introduce Pedestrian Detection technology

With Ford continuously developing and testing new technology that is set to feature across the latest Ford new car range, it has been announced that they are looking to introduce Pedestrian Detection system.


Ford set to launch RS versions of leading SUV models?
Posted on 16 March 2017

Ford set to launch RS versions of leading SUV models?

With the increase in the SUV market in the UK, it has been previously rumoured that Ford may be looking to roll out the RS performance range across models including the Kuga and Edge. Finally, the rumours may be becoming true.


Ford test 3D car part printing technology
Posted on 15 March 2017

Ford test 3D car part printing technology

For the past few years 3D printers have been the buzz theme when it comes to the introduction and utilisation of new technology. With this in mind Ford has announced that it has been undertaking experiments using 3D printer technology within its parts division.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Ford announces Electric Vehicle plans for future
Posted on 09 January 2017

Ford announces Electric Vehicle plans for future

During the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Ford made the surprise announcement that it is looking to make a major move in to the electronic vehicle market with the launch of vehicles featuring ranges of up to 300 miles.


First Ford GT rolls off the production line
Posted on 20 December 2016

First Ford GT rolls off the production line

Following years of anticipation and excitement Ford has announced that the first of the new Ford GT models have rolled off the production line at its production plant in Canada. Marking the start of a four year production cycle that has been extended due to the phenomenal demand that has been encountered, the orders at the top of the waiting list will soon be fulfilled.


New Ford Fiesta 2017 WRC revealed
Posted on 13 December 2016

New Ford Fiesta 2017 WRC revealed

Hot on the heels of the unveiling of the new Ford Fiesta at a special launch event in Cologne, images of the latest Ford Fiesta WRC edition have been released. Built by leading specialist M-Sport, it takes advantage of the updated edition of the UK’s best-selling car.


Ford Mustang special editions revealed
Posted on 07 December 2016

Ford Mustang special editions revealed

Limited edition Ford Mustang models have been revealed by Ford that include fresh equipment and tweaks that have been included for the European market. Improving both internal and external features, the exclusive designs also get equipment thrown in.


Test of autonomous cars set to start in 2017 in Europe
Posted on 02 December 2016

Test of autonomous cars set to start in 2017 in Europe

Since developing self-driving cars at its Research and Innovation Centre in the United States, Ford has announced that 2017 sees the programme rolled out on European roads. Ahead of a planned launch to the public in 2021, the Mondeo inspired models currently are part of a 30 strong fleet.


New Ford Fiesta revealed by Ford
Posted on 30 November 2016

New Ford Fiesta revealed by Ford

New Ford Fiesta revealed by Ford. After many months of speculation and rumors Ford has finally revealed the new 2017 Ford Fiesta. At an exclusive ‘Go Further’ launch event in Cologne Germany, Ford CEO Mark Fields and Ford of Europe president Jim Farley introduced the next generation of the best-selling supermini to the world.


Ford Black Friday Upgrade Event comes to Jennings Ford
Posted on 23 November 2016

Ford Black Friday Upgrade Event comes to Jennings Ford

Owners of any vehicle that is four years or older can take advantage of savings across the new Ford car range this weekend at our Ford Black Friday Event. Between Friday 25th November and 28Th November 2016, visitors could save up to £4250 on a brand new Ford car.


Crazy concepts for the Ford Fiesta
Posted on 11 November 2016

Crazy concepts for the Ford Fiesta

We are also used to seeing manufacturers release concept cars images from time to time, but you may have missed Ford’s concepts that nearly became the new Ford Fiesta model. Since hitting the UK roads 40 years ago some crazy concepts based on the Fiesta have been released. Jennings Motor Group takes a look at our favourites.