The Penske group has opened its all-new 17,748 sq.m New Zealand operation at 4 Langley Road (Corner Roscommon Road), Wiri, co-locating Penske Commercial Vehicles, Penske Power Systems and Parts Distribution in one state-of-the-art facility. Penske is the NZ distributor of MAN ,and Western Star and Dennis Eagle trucks.
Boasting a workshop space that consists of 16 truck service bays and a chassis dynamometer, as well as separate bays for fabrication, on- and off-highway engine strip-down, and rebuild capabilities, the 1,939 sq.m workshop also features two full length suspended ceiling service pits.
The service pits also feature brake roller and suspension testers, heavy vehicle jacking systems, metered lubrication systems (for engine, differential, hydraulic and coolant oil), greases, as well as a waste oil and coolant removal system.
This new look and feel facility is designed to deliver a first-class customer experience to both Penske Commercial Vehicles’ and Penske Power Systems’ customers and dealers in New Zealand.
“The purpose built Wiri facility confirms Penske’s investment within New Zealand and delivers on our promise of customer service excellence and sales support to the local market,” Randall Seymore, president – Penske Transportation Group International, said.
“The new facility will help our New Zealand team realise shared Penske business synergies, each brand will continue to operate independently to best service its customers.”
For parts on demand, the all-new Wiri facility includes a 1,466 sq.m parts distribution centre, featuring the latest technology and processes to ensure that parts are efficiently and effectively delivered to best support local customer and dealers. The adjoining 1,698 square metre office space will be will be home to over more than 70 staff.
On-site, a training centre will deliver the highest level of factory-backed technical training to New Zealand customers. A full range of service products including filters, oils and coolants, as well as truck accessories and merchandise, will be available within a dedicated showroom.