MICHIGAN, 6 June 2023: Penske Automotive Group, a leading automotive and commercial truck retailer, has announced the acquisition of Transolutions Truck Centres (TSTC), a retailer of medium and heavy-duty commercial trucks and buses in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
This move marks the expansion of the company’s operations in Canada and the establishment of a presence in a new Canadian province.
TSTC operates five locations in the greater Winnipeg market, including three full-service dealerships and two parts and service centers. They specialize in the sales and service of Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, and Thomas Built Buses. Additionally, TSTC is the licensed dealer for SelecTrucks, Daimler Truck’s used vehicle brand, for the entire territory of Manitoba.
Acquisition of TSTC
The acquisition of TSTC brings significant benefits to Premier Truck Group, Penske’s wholly-owned commercial truck subsidiary. It is expected to add 73 service bays, 59 technicians, and approximately 200 new team members.
Furthermore, the acquisition is projected to generate around USD 180m in annualized revenue. Premier Truck Group now operates a total of 44 locations throughout North America, including the newly added TSTC facilities.
Ron Long, President of Premier Truck Group, expressed excitement about the acquisition and the opportunity to expand their presence in North America. He commended Transolutions Truck Centres for their 30-year legacy of providing quality service to customers in Manitoba and expressed the company’s commitment to continue that legacy.
Penske Automotive Group’s acquisition of Transolutions Truck Centres allows them to expand their operations into Manitoba, Canada. This strategic move strengthens Premier Truck Group’s presence in the commercial truck market and enhances their ability to serve customers in the region. With their extensive dealership network and commitment to quality service, Penske Automotive Group continues to be a leader in the automotive and commercial truck industry.