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Motor Power Kenworth Opens New Full-Service Facility in Casper
Location Features 8 Service Bays, Easy Access from Interstate 25
CASPER, Wyo., April 12, 2012 - Motor Power Kenworth has opened a new, 27,000 square-foot full service dealership in Casper, Wyoming.
A member of the Kenworth dealer network of more than 320 locations in the United States and Canada, the new Motor Power Kenworth facility is located on just over 10 acres at 4455 N. Salt Creek Highway in Casper. The dealership features eight service bays (including one bay dedicated to providing Kenworth PremierCare® ExpressLube services), a 5-ton overhead crane, a mobile truck lift system and all-new OEM tooling to diagnose and repair critical components.
The 1,400 square-foot parts showroom is complemented with an 8,700 square-foot parts warehouse to provide excellent parts availability. The new location also offers parts delivery service and a comfortable drivers' lounge with reclining leather chairs and a 50-inch television.
"We've made a very significant investment to build a new, state-of-the art dealership in Casper to especially serve oilfield customers in Wyoming with quality Kenworth vocational trucks, such as the Kenworth T800," said Brian Sunwall, vice president of Motor Power, which also operates locations in Billings and Great Falls, Mont. "Motor Power Kenworth - Casper also offers excellent parts and service support."
The new location is part of Kenworth's constant commitment for superior satisfaction as demonstrated by Kenworth receiving the 2011 J.D. Power and Associates award for "Highest in Customer Satisfaction for Heavy Duty Truck Dealer Service."*
Motor Power Kenworth - Casper will host a Grand Opening Thursday, June 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The special event will include a free barbecue lunch, free Motor Power Kenworth T-Shirts, door prizes, more than 20 vendor booths, dealership tours, Kenworth representatives, vintage and new truck displays, and more.
Motor Power Kenworth - Casper is located on Interstate 25 at exit 191 and is open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The local phone number is 307-337-2227 and the toll free number is 855-468-7797. Key personnel include Dave Ritter, service manager; and Dean Barrick, parts manager. Motor Power's website is www.mtrpwr.com.
Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World's Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company's dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the only truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products. In addition, the fuel-efficient Kenworth T700 equipped with the low-emission PACCAR MX engine was named the 2011 Heavy Duty Commercial Truck of the Year by the American Truck Dealers. Kenworth's Internet home page is at www.kenworth.com. Kenworth. A PACCAR Company.
*Kenworth received the highest numerical score for heavy-duty truck dealer service in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Heavy Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction Study(SM). Heavy-Duty study based on 1,651 primary maintainers of 2010 model-year Class 8 heavy-duty trucks and measuring 4 manufacturers. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of primary maintainers surveyed in April-May 2011. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com.