Date: July 11, 2022.
Velocity Truck Centers (VTC) announced today that the company has further expanded into the Mid-South with the acquisition of Kentucky Freightliner Trucks, Inc. The acquisition of Kentucky Freightliner Trucks brings the important Lexington Kentucky market into the VTC network.
Today, VTC has 65 locations across North America, including 11 body shops, and offers coast-to-coast coverage of commercial vehicle sales, service, parts, collision and fabrication services as well as equipment financing. VTC brings unparalleled customer focus, including two hour Express Assessment, Elite Support Certification and equipment financing through its Crossroads Equipment Lease and Finance division to Central Kentucky.
Co-Presidents of VTC, Brad Fauvre and Conan Barker said, “We are pleased to add Lexington to what is now the most comprehensive sales, service and support network in the Mid-South and South-East. It has been a pleasure to work with owners Todd and Ed Bray through this process. And we are very pleased to welcome the strong team of dedicated employees into Velocity. The continuity of management along with enhanced resources and support will benefit the commercial truck community in the Lexington area.”
Kentucky Freightliner Trucks owner Todd Bray added, “Since 1995 Ed and I have been proud to work with the dedicated team of employees at Kentucky Freightliner, many of whom now have 25 years with the company. The success of Kentucky Freightliner Trucks was built by the long-term dedication of our employees to the highest level of service for our customers and focus on honest dealings and good old fashioned hard work. We are happy that Velocity will continue that history and that our customers and employees will be well taken care of into the future”.
Velocity Truck Centers, a part of the Velocity Vehicle Group (VVG), operates 65 commercial vehicle dealership locations in the US across California, Arizona, Nevada, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Hawaii. VVG also operates 17 Daimler dealerships across Australia, as well as 8 locations in Baja, Mexico. VTC provides new & used commercial vehicle sales, including the full spectrum from pickup trucks to delivery vans to 18-wheelers and school busses, as well as aftermarket parts and service support, along with a multitude of other vehicle-related services. VTC is an authorized dealer for the Freightliner, Western Star, Autocar, Ford, Fuso, Thomas Built Buses, Sprinter, Isuzu, Hino Trucks, SportTruck, Renegade RV, Rosenbauer fire, Crane Carrier and Freightliner Custom Chassis vehicle brands and Great Dane trailers. VVG also offers equipment financing through its Crossroads Equipment Lease and Finance subsidiary, as well as small business and SBA loans through Velocity SBA and truck rental and leasing through Velocity Truck Rental and Leasing.