Penske Opens Used Commercial Truck Dealerships
Penske executive Jack Mitchell today announced the opening of aused trucks commercial dealership in Southern California, signaling a new sales channel for the company. The company’s new Torrance, Calif., dealership, located at 20425 S. Hamilton Ave., is selling used light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks, trailers and related equipment. An invite-only grand opening is planned for April. To make local sales inquiries in Torrance, Calif, call Penske Used Trucks at 1-855-624-2272. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
According to Mitchell, vice president of vehicle remarketing, Penske opened its first used truck dealership in suburban Charlotte, N.C., last November. Mitchell plans to debut similar used truck dealerships in Arizona and Georgia in 2014.
“We’re opening these used truck dealerships in response to strong demand from retail and dealership customers who want trucks that are on-site and ready-to-go for purchase,” he explained. “Our commercial used truck dealerships are the next evolution in growing our business and expanding our service offering.”
Facts about the new dealerships:
- Each location features a dedicated sales team to assist customers with truck selection, specs and purchases
- Dealerships will have up to 100 trucks, trailers, and semi-trucks on-site
- Locations will also be able to sell Penske’s full inventory of used trucks available online
- Some locations including the new Torrance, Calif., dealership, will have dedicated areas where Penske trucks that are coming in off lease or that are being retired from its truck rental fleet will be placed through a rigorous maintenance inspection and serviced prior to sale
Penske sells a wide variety of used trucks from leading truck brands including: Ford, GMC, Hino, International, Freightliner, Volvo and others. Penske offers a wide selection of high-quality used trucks, sleeper and day cab semi-tractors, trailers, vans, box trucks, flatbeds, and more. To view our inventory online and daily specials visit PenskeUsedTrucks.com or follow @PenskeUsedTruck on Twitter.
By Alen Beljin