GreenPower Motor Company Inc. announced the appointment of Piedmont Truck Center as its dealer for commercial vehicle sales and service - including its Type D BEAST and Type A Nano BEAST electric school buses - in North Carolina.
Established in 1965, Piedmont Truck Center has been selling and servicing trucks and only trucks since its founding.
"With the current evolution occurring in the commercial vehicle industry, moving to more zero-emission vehicles, we will now be able to offer our customers the best solution in cargo delivery and passenger transportation all-electric vehicles,” said Scott Pharr, president of Piedmont Truck Center, in a recent news release. "GreenPower offers one of the best solutions to those customers who want to seek an answer to operating their businesses while being a good steward to our world by deploying zero-emission vehicles."
With expertise in Class 3 to 8 commercial vehicles, Piedmont Truck Center currently partners with four manufacturers and leaders in the commercial truck industry – Ford commercial trucks, Western Star (a division of Daimler Trucks North America), TICO terminal trucks, and Dennis Eagle refuse trucks.
"Quality, productivity, integrity and community are the core fundamentals of Piedmont Truck Center. These are values GreenPower looks for when developing relationships in our dealer network," said Claus Tritt, GreenPower's vice president of medium-duty and commercial vehicle sales. "We look forward to providing Piedmont Truck Center and their customers with the highest quality all-electric, purpose-built products and service available for the North Carolina market."