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Kenworth of Fremont Location Offers Extended Hours, Greater Parts Availability in Northeast Indiana

New Facility is Near Intersection of Major Interstates

FREMONT, Ind., January 18, 2012 - Kenworth of Indianapolis has opened a 12,800 square-foot parts and service operation in Fremont, Ind.

The new Kenworth of Fremont facility joins a Kenworth dealer network of nearly 320 locations in the United States and Canada. The parts and service operation is located on just over four acres at 7267 North Baker and is visible from the intersection of U.S. Interstate 69 and the Indiana East-West Toll Road (U.S. Interstates 80 and 90).

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The dealership features three service bays and an 1,800 square-foot parts department to provide excellent parts availability. The new location also offers parts delivery service and a comfortable drivers' lounge.

"Our new location in Fremont will make it more convenient for new and existing customers in northeast Indiana to get parts and service support from an experienced and qualified crew of parts staff and service technicians," said John Nichols, president of Kenworth of Indianapolis. "We offer a large parts department with parts delivery, extended hours in the service department and a comfortable lounge for drivers. We look forward to serving customers in 2012 and beyond."

Kenworth of Fremont is open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The phone number is 260-495-2617. The service manager is Kyle Platt and the parts manager is Brandon Holley.

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."*

Kenworth of Indianapolis plans to hold a grand opening celebration for Kenworth of Fremont in the early part of 2012.

Both Kenworth of Fremont and Kenworth of Indianapolis are part of The Palmer Truck Group, which also operates locations in Evansville, Fort Wayne and Terre Haute, Ind., and Kenworth of Cincinnati and Kenworth of Dayton in Ohio.

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 is also the recipient of the 2011 J.D. Power and Associates award for Highest in Customer Satisfaction for Heavy Duty Truck Dealer Service. 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.

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