Martin’s Peterbilt brought home top honors as Peterbilt Motors Company honored the 2015 Dealers of the Year at its annual dealer’s meeting in San Diego.
Martin’s, which has five dealership locations in Kentucky and West Virginia, was named the TRP Dealer of the Year by Peterbilt and Paccar Parts after growing its overall sales by over 20 percent for the third consecutive year.
Earning Paccar MX Engine Dealer of the Year was the The Peterbilt Store, which operates 14 dealerships in six states. The Paccar MX-11 engine went into full production in 2015 for Peterbilt Models 570 and 567, and has an output of 430 horsepower.
The Pennsylvania-based Hunter Peterbilt dealership was named the Medium Duty Dealer of the Year after growing their overall medium-duty and sales and market share. Headquartered in Butler, Pa., Hunter Peterbilt operates 17 dealerships in five states.
North American Dealer of the Year honors went to the Larson Group, which added three new locations to its list of dealerships and showed impressive growth in its medium- and heavy-duty truck sales, as well as in parts and service.
Peterbilt also recognized several other top-performing dealers with its Best in Class Awards. These awards are based on a combination of many factors, including Peterbilt’s Standard of Excellence scores, parts and service performance, financial performance, as well as the utilization of Paccar’s training and programs.
The Best in Class recipients are as follows:
- The Allstate Peterbilt Group of Minnesota
- Cervus Equipment Peterbilt of Saskatchewan of Ontario
- Hunter Peterbilt, based in Buffalo, N.Y.
- Jackson Group Peterbilt Group of Salt Lake City.
- Peformance Peterbilt of Bristol, Va.
- Peterbilt Manitoba
- Peterbilt of Wyoming
- Rush Peterbilt Truck Centers of San Antonio.
- Stahl Peterbilt of Edmonton, Alberta.
- The Peterbilt Store, based in Baltimore
- Transdiff Peterbilt of Quebec.
The two-day dealer business meeting in San Diego also included presentations, breakout sessions, and overviews of the Paccar MX-11 engine and SmartLINQ connected truck technology.