Penske Commercial Vehicles has announced the that its  Penske Power Systems operation in the NSW Hunter region  has now become as an all-wheel drive dealer, effective immediately.

Penske Power Systems int he Hunter will provide retail sales  for Western Star Trucks’ and MAN Truck & Bus’ all-wheel drive (AWD) range as well as general parts and service support within the Hunter region.

The Penske operation located at McDougalls Hill in Singleton, will support the region with AWD products focussed on the mining industry.

“The appointment of Penske Power Systems as a dealer of Western Star Trucks and MAN Truck & Bus in the Hunter region is a continuation of our strategy to provide customers with the best experience and support,” said Kevin Dennis, managing director of Penske Commercial Vehicles.

“We identified an opportunity in the market to service customers in the region, particularly in the mining industry, extending the existing relationships that Penske Power Systems already has.

“Having serviced the on-highway region with the MTU, Detroit, and Allison Transmission brands for more than  20 years, Penske Power Systems has a great understanding of the local market and has the supporting infrastructure in place, backed by a broader national network of branches, giving customers peace of mind that they will always receive the best of care.”

Refurbishment works are underway at the branch including additional office space, increased parking for trucks and trailers, redirection of traffic around the branch to create improved access to the workshop and service bays, as well as a new truck display area. Additionally, Penske Power Systems has added experienced on-highway technicians to the team.

“Our team is excited to add all-wheel drive products to our range of product, parts and service support for customers within the Hunter region,” said John Delany, general manager, regional operations, Penske Power Systems.