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Mazda planning electric vehicle for 2019
Posted on 22 March 2017

Mazda planning electric vehicle for 2019

With a reputation for continuous development and being at the cutting edge of technology, Mazda are rumoured to be developing a rotary-powered engine for a new electric vehicle. Set to roll out electric vehicle throughout its world markets, Mazda its targeting a 2019 launch.


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.


New Kia Stonic testing images leaked
Posted on 20 March 2017

New Kia Stonic testing images leaked

Images of the eagerly awaited Kia Stonic have been leaked after it was spied undergoing testing recently. The images taken within the Arctic Circle include the obligatory camouflage to try and disguise the outer from prying eyes.


Mazda scores highest customer satisfaction for 25 years
Posted on 17 March 2017

Mazda scores highest customer satisfaction for 25 years

Beating 24 leading car manufacturers in the latest National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) survey, Mazda has been named in the top five manufacturers for customer satisfaction. Achieving its highest score since 1992, the result represents the hard work that has been undertaken within the dealer network.


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.


Mirrorless cars to be the future for Kia?
Posted on 15 March 2017

Mirrorless cars to be the future for Kia?

With the innovations continuing at a pace within the industry, are mirrorless cars set to appear on the roads in the near future? For the past few years manufacturers have been photographed testing autonomous vehicles and with this in mind concept cars have been appearing without wing mirrors included.


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.


Mitsubishi off-roader set for electric edition?
Posted on 10 March 2017

Mitsubishi off-roader set for electric edition?

Following on from the success of the award-winning Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, it is rumoured that the Mitsubishi Pajero (branded Shogun in the UK) may be next for the hybrid makeover. As part of the Renault-Nissan alliance, Mitsubishi has access to share expertise and research.


Kia reveals new Plug-In Hybrid models at Geneva Motor Show
Posted on 07 March 2017

Kia reveals new Plug-In Hybrid models at Geneva Motor Show

Continuing Kia’s Plug-In Hybrid revolution two new editions have been revealed as part of Kia displays at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. Following on from the recent launch of the Kia Optima Plug-In edition, new Kia Niro and Kia Optima SW Plug-In Hybrids are set to be added to the new car offer.


New Kia Picanto makes world public debut
Posted on 07 March 2017

New Kia Picanto makes world public debut

The eagerly awaited Kia Picanto has had its public launch at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. Set to arrive at Jennings Kia later in the year, the new Kia Picanto will incorporate the signature Kia Tiger Nose Grille, muscular front bumper and be available in an impressive 11 different paint options.


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.


Kia Niro stars in battle for Super Bowl adverts
Posted on 23 February 2017

Kia Niro stars in battle for Super Bowl adverts

The annual battle for producing the most talked about advert during Super Bowl 51 was fierce earlier in the month. Leading brands including Budweiser, National Geographic and T-Mobile paid up to $5,000,000 for a thirty-second slot.


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.


Jennings Mazda making final preparations for Mazda MX-5 RF launch
Posted on 08 February 2017

Jennings Mazda making final preparations for Mazda MX-5 RF launch

Loyal team members at Jennings Mazda are making final preparations for the arrival of the all-new Mazda MX-5 RF to our dealership at Cargo Fleet Lane in Middlesbrough. On Friday 10 February 2016 between 12.00 and 19.00 visitors will be able to take a test drive to discover the hard top version of the world’s bestselling two seat sports car for themselves.


£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.


New Rio model launches at Jennings Kia
Posted on 01 February 2017

New Rio model launches at Jennings Kia

There’s a new car on the block and it’s been delivered to Jennings Kia, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group. The fourth-generation Kia Rio, previewed at the Paris Motor Show last autumn, is on display and available to test drive at Jennings Kia’s Stockton and Washington branches.


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.


All new Mazda MX-5 RF launch on the way
Posted on 24 January 2017

All new Mazda MX-5 RF launch on the way

The team at Jennings Mazda are gearing up for a launch event of the all new Mazda MX-5 RF next month. On Friday 10 February 2017 between 12.00 and 19.00 the latest addition to the Mazda new car range will be available for visitors to get up close to and discover the hard top version of the world’s best-selling two seat roadster.


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.