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Kenworth Names 2013 Dealer Council, Enhances Excellent Customer Support

KIRKLAND, Wash., January 18, 2013 - Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2013 Kenworth Dealer Council members.

Leading executives from among the nearly 340 Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada serve on the prominent council. The council works closely with Kenworth to enhance and promote the trucking industry's strongest dealer network in a continuing effort to provide superior customer support.

The 2013 Kenworth Dealer Council members are: Chairman - Jim Moeller, Wisconsin Kenworth, Madison, Wis.; Tom Bertolino, NorCal Kenworth, Sacramento, Calif.; Bill Currie, Inland Kenworth, Burnaby, B.C.; Carl Herzog, Central Illinois Trucks, Normal, Ill.; Bob Mitchell,  Truckworx Kenworth, Birmingham, Ala.; Mike Murphy, MHC Kenworth, Leawood, Kan.; and Vince Tarola, Kenworth Truck Centres, Concord, Ont. Jim Hartman of Truck Enterprises in Harrisonburg, Va., serves as the Kenworth American Truck Dealers (ATD) line representative.

Mitchell and Herzog represent the Southeast / Great Lakes, Tarola and Currie represent the Northeast / Canada, and Murphy and Bertolino represent the Central / West.

"We appreciate the ongoing, dedicated efforts of these Kenworth dealer executives who work in close cooperation with Kenworth Truck Company to further enhance and strengthen the excellence of our customer support throughout the United States and Canada," said Preston Feight, Kenworth assistant general manager for marketing and sales.

Kenworth's constant commitment for superior dealer service is demonstrated by Kenworth receiving the "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Heavy Duty Truck Dealer Service, Two Years in a Row", according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2011-2012 Heavy Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction StudiesSM.*

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.
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*Kenworth received the highest numerical score for heavy-duty truck dealer service in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2011-2012 Heavy Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction StudiesSM. 2012 study based on 1,725 primary maintainers of 2011 model-year Class 8 heavy-duty trucks measuring six manufacturers. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of those surveyed in February-May 2012. Your experiences may vary.  Visit jdpower.com

 

 

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