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Charity Quiz Nights are Back for 2019

Following the continued success of our annual John Grose charity quiz nights, we're thrilled to invite you to our 2019 event on: Thursday 7th November: John Grose Ipswich, Ransomes Europark, IP3 9BE Thursday 21st November: John Grose Lowestoft, Whapload Road NR32 1NN   Doors…
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Turning Plastic Bottles Into Carpets

Each of our EcoSport SUVs is fitted with carpets made using 470 single-use plastic drink bottles. And since we launched the EcoSport globally in 2012, it has provided a new lease of life for more than 650 million 500-millilitre bottles, weighing an estimated 8,262 metric tons * and that – if…
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The New Ford Puma is revealed

Engineered to help you get the most out of today’s modern living. With innovative ‘human-centric’ design, bold SUV exterior styling, and a sophisticated hybrid powertrain: Ford Puma doesn’t seek your attention – it quietly demands it. The Ford Puma has a range of…
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John Grose recognised for great customer service

  David Billison  from Suffolk-based dealership, John Grose celebrates its success in receiving the highly coveted commended status in the Regional Website of the Year category in the national 2019 Dealer Awards. The commendation recognises their commitment to providing great service to…
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New Ford Focus ST emits from 125g/km of CO2

Ford has improved both the performance and efficiency of the Focus ST, in its latest generation. The new model, based on the Focus that launched last year, is available with a diesel engine, alongside the flagship turbocharged petrol. When it goes on sale in the summer, business…
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The Ford Scrappage Scheme is back!

  Save £2,000 when you scrap an eligible vehicle with us responsibly by 30th September!   Get in touch with your nearest John Grose Ford dealer today. Click here to view our new car offers. Click here to view our new commercial vehicle offers.   Selected new Ford vehicles only…
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All-New Ford Focus makes Wagon body style debut

Ford have revealed the first images of the all-new Focus ST in wagon body style. The Focus ST – developed by Ford Performance – goes on sale in the summer powered by a free-revving 280 PS 2.3-litre EcoBoost petrol engine with six-speed manual or seven-speed automatic transmission;…
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John Grose celebrate commendation in national awards

John Grose celebrates its success in receiving the highly coveted commended status in the Regional Website of the Year category in the national 2019 Dealer Awards. The commendation recognises their commitment to providing great service to customers of the Motability Car Scheme throughout 2018.…
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We are proud to be a Cornerstone Employer

We are delighted to announce that we have today agreed to a new partnership to support young people in Suffolk by becoming one of The Careers & Enterprise Company’s Cornerstone Employers.   Regular, meaningful encounters with employers is an absolutely vital part of preparing and…
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New Fiesta ST Performance Edition

  Ford has introduced a special edition of the Fiesta ST, one year on from the first examples hitting UK roads. The Fiesta ST Ford Performance Edition is limited to just 600 examples, all in three-door bodystyle and finished in Deep Orange paint. Based on the best-selling ST-3 trim, the Fiesta…
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Ford Reveals Sculpted, Electrified All-New Kuga SUV, the First Ford to Offer Mild-, Plug-In and Hybrid Powertrains

Ford have unveiled the stylish and distinctive range of all-new Kuga SUVs, debuting sleek new exterior design with premium proportions that deliver improved roominess and comfort. Ford’s most electrified vehicle ever, the sophisticated all-new Kuga Titanium, sporty Kuga…
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Ford reveals eight EV models for 2019

Ford has outlined an electric vehicle strategy that encompasses mild hybrid, self-charging hybrid, plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and battery electric (BEV) solutions across its cars and light commercial vehicles. At a media event in Amsterdam, the company followed up previous announcements that every new…
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Ford to bring out Electric Fiesta and Focus

Ford are set to bring out a new generation of electric vehicles, which are going to include Fiesta and Focus EcoBoost Hybrid. Ford says that the new 48-volt mild-hybrid Fiesta and Focus EcoBoost Hybrid models are going to be revealed next year.   Ford’s special ‘Go Further’…
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Diss business, John Grose Ford, celebrates award win for excellent customer service

Motability customers in Diss can be sure of receiving award-winning customer service when they visit local dealer John Grose, who have won a regional award for their work with the Motability Car Scheme. The accolade is part of a programme of awards run by Motability Operations, to recognise and…
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The New Ford Ranger Raptor

This is no ordinary pick-up.  This is a super pick-up. The long awaited New Ranger Raptor has finally arrived in our FordStore and Transit Centre showroom in Ipswich and is now available to test drive!  This is Europe’s first-ever factory-built, off-road performance pick-up truck…
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The New Focus ST has been revealed

The All-New Focus ST is nearly here, and it’s been purpose built to deliver the ultimate Focus driving experience. This is the Focus like you’ve never seen it before. The All-New Focus ST has been precision engineered to be more powerful, more responsive and more fun to drive than…
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Elmer's Big Parade

St Elizabeth Hospice has teamed up with Wild in Art again this year to stage Suffolk’s biggest ever mass-participation, public art event – Elmer’s Big Parade. The interactive sculpture trail will feature more than 50 Elephants across Ipswich and beyond. This summer, you will…
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Ford are proud to support The RNLI

For the next 3 years Ford will be the official vehicle supplier to the RNLI. Most visibly we’ll be supporting their great work with the Ford Ranger, which will help lifeguards patrol beaches up and down the UK. To date the RNLI have saved the lives of over 141,000 people in UK or Irish waters.…
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New Mondeo Hybrid Estate revealed for 2019

A Ford Mondeo Hybrid Estate 2019 has been revealed. The new model variant was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show and will offer a more practical version of the car. It will be powered by a hybrid-electric powertrain which will enable the low-emissions of a hybrid and an abundance of driving range…
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Ford reveals teaser image of All_new Electric Vehicle

Here’s a glimpse of our first global all-electric Mustang-inspired performance utility…. available in 2020  Ford's all-new Mustang-inspired fully-electric peformance utility arrives in 2020 wih targeted range of 300 miles. The teaser image, released today of the new…
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Ford Mobile Servicing

Why bring your vehicles to our workshop, when we can bring the workshop to you? We're proud to be part of a national Ford network offering our customers Ford Mobile Servicing; bringing the convenience of our Ford Service expertise directly to you to help minimise vehicle downtime and…
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Effortless Connectivity with FordPass Connect

For the first time, you and your Ford can stay seamlessly connected wherever you are. The New FordPass Connect modem and FordPass app enables you to interact with your car like never before. That’s because a range of connected services in your vehicle, and on your smartphone, work…
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Emmaus Suffolk's New Transit Luton

We're proud to announce that John Grose Chairman, Ian Twinley, handed over a brand new Transit Luton to Emmaus Suffolk this week. We're proud to be supporting the charity, who will be using the van as a mobile shop, to provide donated household goods, ethically sourced cleaning products…
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Are You Using FordPass to the Full?

If you haven’t discovered it already, FordPass is the smart new way to access a range of Ford services and experiences straight from the palm of your hand. FordPass is designed to help you make your journey through life even easier, by providing you with a range of smart Ford features.…
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Don't Disregard Diesel!

You may have seen some negative press surrounding diesel engine vehicles of late, here are some facts to help tell the full story…. On average, diesels use 15-20% less fuel that like-for-like petrol models, so diesel makes a lot more sense for high-mileage drivers In 2009 Diesel Particulate…
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Charity Quiz Nights a Great Success

A big thank you to all who came along and participated in our Charity Quiz nights in Ipswich and Lowestoft.  Thanks to you we raised over £4,200 for our charities Suffolk Family Carers, Headway Suffolk, BBC Children in Need and D.I.A.L Lowestoft.  This was our third year of charity…
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Ford GT Heritage Edition to honour 1967 Le Mans win!

The Ford GT is to be made available in a limited-edition Heritage theme honouring the GT40 Mark IV race car driven to victory by Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt at Le Mans in 1967. The supercar will feature unique interior and exterior colour themes, and an exclusive wheel finish. “In creating a…
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We've Won Again! Proud Winners of Customer Satisfaction Award

We are  very proud to have been presented with the prestigious Chairman’s Award, by Mandy Dean, District Manager, & Nicholas Whyman, Zone Manager on behalf of Ford Motor Company.  This award is given only to dealers with the highest absolute customer satisfaction scores and is…
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Tour de Ford 2017

Cyclists in East Anglia were again treated to a taste of the pro cycling experience on our second Tour de Ford ride, in association with Team Sky, hosted by our FordStore Ipswich team on Sunday 14th May. The day began with registration and refreshments in the showroom on Ransomes Europark, followed…
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New Wheels for University of Suffolk Students’ Union

University of Suffolk students will now be able to travel in style to and from events and sports fixtures in their fully branded minibus, recently supplied by our Ransomes Europark team . Our Chairman, Ian Twinley, handed over the keys to Students’ Union Chief Executive Sarah Tattersall and…
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Motability Award Win for Excellent Customer Service

Motability customers in the Lowestoft area can be sure of receiving award-winning customer service as we have won a regional award for our work with the Motability Car Scheme for both our Ford & Kia franchises on Whapload Road. The accolade is part of a programme of awards by Motability…
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2 for 1 on Car Hire

Ford Rental - 2 days for the price of 1  We all know that there are times when you need just one more seat in the car, or just a little more boot space. Ford Rental are now offering 2 days hire for the price of 1 for cars collected on a Saturday. To view the range of cars available for…
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The way Road Tax is calculated has now changed

IMPORTANT INFORMATION - The way Vehicle Excise Duty (Road Fund Licence or Road Tax) is calculated changed on 1st April 2017 On 1st April 2017 the government introduced some changes to road tax bands which will affect all new cars that are registered after that date. (Vehicles that were…
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John Grose Ford Charity Quiz Nights a Great Success!

What type of ship was the Cutty Sark?  Who won a ‘Best Actor’ Oscar for the film Training Day? Questions asked at the second annual John Grose quiz nights which saw more than 300 people take part to help raise over £3,014.70 for charity. The first John Grose charity quiz…
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We've Won Again! Proud Winners of Customer Satisfaction Award

On Wednesday 20th July we were presented with the prestigious Chairman’s Award from Mandy Dean, District Manager, on behalf of Ford Motor Company.  This award is given only to dealers with the highest absolute customer satisfaction scores and is judged using independent customer…
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LeasePlan UK 'Dealer of the Year' Award

We are very proud to have recently been awarded ‘Dealer of the Year’, at the LeasePlan UK 2015 Supplier Awards. Our Business Centre team, who operate from the Ransomes Europark dealership in Ipswich, have worked with LeasePlan, the world’s leading provider of fleet management…
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Could you be a more fuel-efficient driver?

Changing your driving habits to become more fuel-efficient will not only save you money at the pump, but also lower CO2 emissions. In fact, if all UK motorists followed the tips below, it would lower the UK’s annual CO2 emissions from driving by 8%*. *Based on DEFRA, 2008 and the DfT…
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Introduce a Friend Scheme

As a customer of John Grose you will already be aware of the many benefits in dealing with us. We are hoping therefore, that you may wish to recommend us to a friend or a member of your family for the purchase of a NEW or USED vehicle from John Grose. To participate in our…
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