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Kenworth of Newfoundland Opens Parts and Service Facility in Mount Pearl


MOUNT PEARL, Newfoundland and Labrador. – Kenworth of Newfoundland has opened a parts and service facility in Mount Pearl.

A member of the Kenworth dealer network of more than 300 locations in Canada and the United States, the new Kenworth of Newfoundland facility is in the southwest part of Mount Pearl off Harbour Arterial Road (Highway 2). The dealership features three drive-through service bays and a 1,000 square-foot parts department.

“Our new dealership has received a very positive response so far,” said Larry Murphy, president of Kenworth of Newfoundland. “We’re serving existing and new customers involved in construction, less than truckload (LTL), fishing and mining in the area.”

Kenworth of Newfoundland is located at 27 Glencoe Drive in Mount Pearl. The dealership is open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. The phone number is 709-364-8251. In addition to Murphy, key dealer personnel include Tony Lambert, general manager; Keith Brophy, service manager; and Murphy Mitchell, parts manager.

The new location is part of Kenworth’s constant commitment for superior service coverage as exemplified by Kenworth receiving the 2009 J.D. Power and Associates award for “Highest in Customer Satisfaction for Heavy Duty Dealer Service”.*

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, medium duty diesel-electric hybrids, liquefied natural gas trucks, and the Kenworth Clean Power® no-idle system. This year, Kenworth became the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products. In addition, Kenworth is the recipient of the 2009 J.D. Power and Associates awards for Highest in Customer Satisfaction for both Over the Road Segment and Pickup and Delivery Segment Class 8 Trucks, and for Heavy Duty Dealer Service. Kenworth’s Internet home page is at Kenworth. A PACCAR Company.

* Kenworth received the highest numerical score among pickup & delivery and over-the-road Class 8 trucks and heavy-duty manufacturers in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2009 Heavy-Duty Customer Satisfaction Study(SM). Study based on 2,492 total U.S. responses measuring 4 (over-the-road), 5 (pickup & delivery), 8 (dealer service) manufacturers and measures opinions of principal maintainers. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of those surveyed in February – March 2009. Your experiences may vary. jd


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