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Western Nevada Kenworth Opens Full-Service Dealership in Reno-Sparks, Nev. Area

SPARKS, Nev., June 6, 2012 - Western Nevada Kenworth has recently opened a 20,000 square-foot full-service dealership in Sparks, Nev.

The new Western Nevada Kenworth facility joins a Kenworth dealer network of more than 320 locations in the United States and Canada. The full-service operation is located on 5 acres at 8640 Canyon River Dr., just off Exit 23 on U.S. Interstate 80, about 3 miles east of Sparks. 

The dealership features 10 service bays, with one bay dedicated to providing Kenworth PremierCare® express services, a 5,000 square-foot parts department to provide excellent parts availability and a body building facility to sell, install and service truck-mounted equipment to further customize trucks to the needs of truck operators. The new location also offers parts delivery service and a comfortable drivers' lounge.

"Our transmission overhaul and truck-mounted equipment installation operation, Worthen Equipment, has been in business in Reno area since 1984," said Rick Worthen, dealer principal and general manager of Western Nevada Kenworth. "By opening a Kenworth dealership at this same location, we can offer our customers more complete solutions to their transportation needs with new Kenworth models, the PACCAR MX engine, and Kenworth PremierCare parts and service support. This location also fills a 420-mile gap between Elko, Nevada and Sacramento, Calif."

Western Nevada Kenworth is open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The phone number is 775-353-2828.

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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