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Edmonton Kenworth Honored with Prestigious 2011 Kenworth Dealer of The Year Award
KIRKLAND, Wash., April 17, 2012 - Edmonton Kenworth received the prestigious 2011 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award for the United States and Canada at the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in Columbus, Ohio.
"It's a great privilege and honor for Edmonton Kenworth and our many dedicated employees to be recognized with the 2011 Kenworth Dealer of the Year award," said Gary M. King, president of Edmonton Kenworth. "There are many outstanding Kenworth dealers, so this award is certainly a very special achievement. We especially thank our many customers for their business, and we look forward to continuing to provide them with excellent support and Kenworth's complete range of The World's Best® heavy and medium duty trucks."
Edmonton Kenworth was selected as Kenworth Dealer of the Year from among Kenworth's six Gold Award winners for 2011. Other Gold Award winners are GreatWest Kenworth (Calgary, Alb.), Kenworth of South Louisiana (Gray, La.), MHC Kenworth - Colorado (Denver), MHC Kenworth - Oklahoma (Oklahoma City), and Wallwork Kenworth (Fargo, N.D.).
"Edmonton Kenworth had an outstanding performance during 2011," said Gary Moore, Kenworth general manager and PACCAR vice president. "Edmonton Kenworth sold and leased a very significant number of Kenworth trucks, achieved strong market share in both heavy and medium duty truck sales, operated excellent facilities, and provided exceptional customer support. Congratulations to The World's Best Kenworth dealer for 2011."
Edmonton Kenworth is a major supplier of trucks, parts and service to the oilfield, logging, and highway markets in the Edmonton region and northern Alberta. Edmonton Kenworth has now received three Kenworth Dealer of the Year awards, eight Gold Awards, and a Kenworth Customer Support Dealer of the Year award in the past 11 years. The dealer's leasing operation (PacLease Edmonton Kenworth) received the PacLease North American Franchise of the Year award in both 2009 and 2011.
During the Kenworth Dealer Meeting, Kenworth also honored its 14 Silver Award winners for 2011 which are: Custom Truck Sales, Kenworth of Jacksonville, Kenworth Maska, Kenworth Sales Company, MHC Kenworth - Kansas City, MHC Kenworth - Texas, Papé Kenworth of Oregon, Rihm Kenworth, Motor Power Kenworth - Great Falls, Kenworth of South Texas, Kenworth Quebec, Wichita Kenworth, Wisconsin Kenworth, and Worldwide Equipment of West Virginia.
The Kenworth dealer network's constant commitment to superior satisfaction is demonstrated by Kenworth receiving the 2011 J.D. Power and Associates award for "Highest in Customer Satisfaction for Heavy Duty Truck Dealer Service."*
Recent Kenworth Dealer of The Year Winners
2011 Edmonton Kenworth
2010 MHC Kenworth - Colorado
2009 MHC Kenworth - Kansas City
2008 Kenworth of South Texas
2007 Custom Truck Sales
2006 Edmonton Kenworth
2005 MHC Kenworth - Texas
2004 NorCal Kenworth
2003 Tri-State Kenworth
2002 Inland Kenworth - Canada
2001 Edmonton Kenworth
2000 Kenworth Northwest
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.