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CIT Group, Inc. Honored Kenworth Customer Support Dealer of Year


8/24/2010

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 11, 2009 – Central Illinois Trucks in Normal, IL. was named 2008 Kenworth Customer Support Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada at the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in Columbus, Ohio.

“We’re honored to receive the Kenworth Customer Support Dealer of the year award. This award recognizes the hard work of our employees, who are committed to provide a very high level of customer service every day,” said Erick Miner, president of Central Illinois Trucks, which operates dealerships in Bensenville, Champaign, Joliet, Morton, Normal, Peru, and Springfield, IL.

Central Illinois Trucks was chosen as Kenworth Customer Support Dealer of the Year from among three award finalists. Other dealers recognized for providing outstanding customer support are Kenworth of South Texas (San Antonio, Texas), and Wallwork Kenworth (Fargo, N.D.).

Kenworth’s quality products, combined with excellent dealer support from dealers like Central Illinois Trucks, contributed to Kenworth’s reception of two 2008 J.D. Power and Associates awards for “Highest in Customer Satisfaction for Over the Road and Vocational Segment Class 8 Trucks.”*

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. In addition, Kenworth is the recipient of the 2008 J.D. Power and Associates awards for Highest in Customer Satisfaction for Over the Road and Vocational Segment Class 8 trucks. Kenworth’s Internet home page is at www.kenworth.com. Kenworth is a PACCAR Company.