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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.


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 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.


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.


Jennings Motor Group launches new Kia dealership in Sunderland
Posted on 19 October 2017

Jennings Motor Group launches new Kia dealership in Sunderland

Jennings Motor Group has further expanded its business in the North East region, with the opening of a new Kia dealership in Sunderland. The motor dealer group marked the official opening with a VIP event at the new dealership, which is located adjacent to Sunderland Football Club’s Stadium of Light on Stadium Way in Sunderland.


New Jennings Kia and Mazda dealership officially opens in Sunderland
Posted on 17 October 2017

New Jennings Kia and Mazda dealership officially opens in Sunderland

A new dealership, creating jobs for local people, has opened in Sunderland for Jennings Motor Group. The motor dealer group marked the official opening with a VIP event at the new dealership, which is located adjacent to Sunderland Football Club’s Stadium of Light on Stadium Way in Sunderland.


All-New Kia Stonic details revealed
Posted on 19 September 2017

All-New Kia Stonic details revealed

Ahead of the highly anticipated launch of the All-New Kia Stonic SUV, Kia has released specifications and prices. Set to arrive at Jennings Kia early in 2018, the designed has been inspired by the award-winning Kia Sportage.


Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid set to go on sale
Posted on 04 September 2017

Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid set to go on sale

Kia is set to launch its first Plug-In hybrid compact crossover in the UK with the latest Kia Niro. As the third Plug-In in the Kia new car range joining the Optima and Optima SW editions, the Kia Niro will be built on an All-New powertrain.


Scrappage scheme launched at Jennings Kia
Posted on 01 September 2017

Scrappage scheme launched at Jennings Kia

To help improve air quality Kia has announced that it is introducing a scrappage scheme that offers a £2,000 bonus when any seven year or older car is traded in. Matching the industry leading seven year warranty, the Kia Scrappage Scheme applies to the purchase of the latest and cleanest Picanto and Rio models.


All New Kia Ceed Concept set to preview
Posted on 30 August 2017

All New Kia Ceed Concept set to preview

The next generation of the Kia Cee’d has been teased ahead of a concept preview at the Frankfurt Motorshow. In the solo picture released the sleek concept is not the standard hatchback, but an estate edition.


All-New Kia Stonic set to join award winning range
Posted on 21 August 2017

All-New Kia Stonic set to join award winning range

The award-winning Kia new car range is set to get even better with the launch of the All-New Kia Stonic SUV. As a cross-over that perfectly blends substance, practicality and design, it is set to be launched later in 2017.


Jennings Kia branches take delivery of super stylish New Rio Pulse
Posted on 16 August 2017

Jennings Kia branches take delivery of super stylish New Rio Pulse

There’s a new Limited Edition model on the market and it’s setting Pulses racing at Jennings Kia in Washington and Stockton. Customers opting for the new Kia Rio, which was launched just a few months ago at the Parsons Road dealership in Washington, and the Concorde Way site in Stockton, can now take advantage of a Limited Edition Pulse model.


Customers explore all-new Stinger at Jennings Kia
Posted on 16 August 2017

Customers explore all-new Stinger at Jennings Kia

Teesside motorists took advantage of an exclusive preview event at Jennings Kia where the all-new Kia Stinger was rolled out ahead of its official launch.


Kia celebrates 40 years of the Brisa Pick-up
Posted on 15 August 2017

Kia celebrates 40 years of the Brisa Pick-up

In 1973 Kia launched the Brisa B-1000 that saw the company move into Korean domestic production. Replacing the three wheel mini-trucks that we released in the 1960’s, it was one of the first automobiles assembled in the country.


Jennings Kia support grassroots cricket with sponsorship deal for local Club
Posted on 10 August 2017

Jennings Kia support grassroots cricket with sponsorship deal for local Club

Members of Felling Cricket Club’s junior section have been bowled over by a sponsorship deal with Jennings Kia, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group.


Preparations underway for Kia Stinger launch event
Posted on 07 August 2017

Preparations underway for Kia Stinger launch event

The team at Jennings Kia are undertaking final preparations ahead of the upcoming Kia Stinger launch event. On Thursday 10 August 2017 between 16.30 and 18.30 visitors will be able to see the latest addition to the Kia new car range for the very first time at Jennings Kia Stockton.


Kia Stinger available to order at Jennings Kia
Posted on 01 August 2017

Kia Stinger available to order at Jennings Kia

The All-New Kia Stinger is now available to order at Jennings Kia. Ahead of the official later in 2017, customers are able to secure an All-New Kia Stinger for the first time. Opening the order book for the highly anticipated Kia Stinger, it is set to be available in rear wheel drive as standard with the option of all-wheel drive.


Kia Stinger details revealed
Posted on 28 July 2017

Kia Stinger details revealed

Ahead of the official launch of the Kia Stinger later in the year, Kia-buzz.com has revealed details of the specification and performance that can be expected. Offering heart-pounding performance, the All-New Kia Stinger is set to place heavy emphasis on high-speed and long distance driving.


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.


Jennings Kia Stockton named approved Kia Stinger dealer
Posted on 12 July 2017

Jennings Kia Stockton named approved Kia Stinger dealer

Ahead of the UK launch of the anticipated Kia Stinger, Jennings Kia Stockton has been named as an approved dealership to sell the exclusive sports tourer. With only specially selected retailers able to retail the Kia Stinger, pre-sales are set to open from Tuesday 1 August 2017.