Penske New Zealand  has announced it will open the doors of a brand-new facility  in the North Island city of Tauranga on the 1st May, which the company says will providing full retail sales, parts, and service support for its Western Star Trucks, MAN Truck and Bus, Dennis Eagle, MTU, and Detroit brands.

The purpose-built building comprises 2,548 square metre of workshop space, a 448 square metre parts warehouse, and 745 square metres of retail and office space, including a drivers’ lounge.

Acciording to Penske  the new facility  is situated on 14,381 square metres of land, and houses eleven 30-metre truck bays, three pre-delivery inspection bays, a transport engineering workshop, a 30-metre drive-through wash bay, a full-length service pit, and two flush-mounted 24-metre tandem full vehicle hoists.

“Our team in Tauranga is very excited to be relocating to our new branch next week and welcoming our customers to a bespoke facility,” said Tim Geenty, branch manager – Tauranga, Penske New Zealand.

“Our purpose-built infrastructure will allow us to deliver exceptional customer service now and into the future.”

Penske New Zealand country manager Brent Warner added that the new branch formed a key part of the organisation’s future plans.

“Further to the opening of our brand-new Christchurch facility in 2019, with our new Tauranga site we are demonstrating our commitment to the New Zealand market and our customers,” he said.

“Penske New Zealand has bold growth plans, and our investment in our people and locations is integral to that.”

Penske New Zealand’s new facility is located at 115 Kaweroa Drive, Omanawa, Tauranga.