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Peterbilt opens new Salt Lake City dealership

The Jackson Group Peterbilt’s new location has 70 service bays, six of which are certified for the maintenance and report of NG vehicles. (Courtesy: PETERBILT MOTORS CO.)

The Trucker News Services

9/11/2013

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City is home to the newest Peterbilt dealership in the company’s 270-plus dealer network with the relocation of Jackson Group Peterbilt’s flagship store to a 128,000 square-foot facility.

The new, full-service dealership includes 2,500 square-feet of retail display space and 70 service bays, six of which are certified for the maintenance and repair of natural gas vehicles.

“Jackson Group Peterbilt has clearly demonstrated its commitment to superior customer satisfaction, dedication to the Peterbilt brand and investment in innovative resources and technologies,” Darrin Siver, general manager of Peterbilt Motors Co. and PACCAR vice president, said. “Jackson Group Peterbilt has raised the bar on what the industry should expect in a commercial vehicle dealership. Whether visiting to shop for new trucks or for scheduled maintenance on their existing vehicles, customers will enjoy a true first class experience throughout all areas of this facility.”

Jackson Group Peterbilt operates nine Peterbilt dealerships in Colorado, Idaho, Nevada and Utah. A 10th is expected to open soon in Salina, Utah. The company was founded in 1977 by Eric C. Jackson with the purchase of a small dealership in Salt Lake City. The company is now run by his son, Blake Jackson, Dealer Principal of Jackson Group Peterbilt.

“On behalf of our entire team, we are extremely proud that we are open for business at the new, state-of-the-art facility. This purpose-built dealership allows us to serve customers with greater productivity and efficiency, including natural gas fleets which are a growing industry segment,” Blake Jackson said. “This is a landmark destination that will attract customers throughout the region as they seek best in class accommodations complemented by our team of professionals dedicated to providing the highest possible levels of satisfaction.”

The new dealership is located at 1910 South 5500 West, Salt Lake City.

Its parts, service and body shop are open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. The truck sales department is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.

For more information, contact the dealership at (800) 633-7383 or visit www.jgpete.com.

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