Rush Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: RUSHA and RUSHB) announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art, 115,000-square-foot facility at 8700 West I-40 in Oklahoma City.
W. Marvin Rush, Founder and Chairman and W. M. “Rusty” Rush, President and CEO of Rush Enterprises, Inc., participated in the grand opening ceremonies, as did members of the Rush Enterprises Board of Directors and executives from the company.
“This new dealership location illustrates our commitment to provide the best for our customers and to the commercial vehicle market in the greater Oklahoma City area,” said W. Marvin Rush, Founder and Chairman, Rush Enterprises, Inc. “It also represents a significant commitment by Rush Enterprises to the city of Oklahoma City and its people.”
More than 30 suppliers participated in the product fair, where they each displayed products and product literature. Also on display was the 2010 Peterbilt North American Tour trailer featuring the new Peterbilt Model 587 premium aerodynamic on-highway tractor and the 2010 emissions-compliant PACCAR MX engine, along with braking and safety innovations of the future.
The new Rush Truck Center sits on 21 acres with easy access from Interstate 40, and has 35 service and 20 body-shop bays. The $2.5 million dollar parts inventory is housed in a 20,000-square-foot warehouse. Drivers can wait for their truck to be serviced in the 1,500-square-foot drivers’ lounge complete with showers, flat screen TVs, complimentary beverages, wireless access and laundry facilities.