DALLAS, Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Truck Group has completed its inaugural Top Tech Event naming Chip Stanesic and Daniel Johnson as winners. These technicians emerged as victors from over two hundred Premier Truck Group technicians from the United States and Canada.
All of the company's technicians were eligible to compete in one of two categories:
- Expert – Technicians with five or more years of Freightliner experience
- Professional – Technicians with one to five years of Freightliner experience
The competition included a one-hundred question written examination with the ten highest-scoring technicians advancing to the "hands-on challenge" held at Universal Technical Institute in Irving, Texas. Vendors and sponsors designed "real-world" technical challenges measuring each finalist's diagnosis, troubleshooting and repair skills in a timed competitive event.
Winners Chip Stanesic and Daniel Johnson, both from Dallas, Texas, were honored at the Gaylord Texan, an upscale hotel and resort in Grapevine, Texas.
"Premier Truck Group's first annual Top Tech Competition was a resounding success. Each of the ten finalists thoroughly enjoyed themselves while competing for the title of Grand Champion. I already look forward to next year's competition," said Rich Shearing, President of Premier Truck Group.
The featured sponsor of the event was CDK Global Solutions. Other sponsors included Alliance Truck Parts, Daimler Trucks North America Training, PPG, Shell, Goodyear, Truck-Lite, Meritor, ConMet, Old World Industries, Bee Line Company, Cintas, Safety Kleen, SKF, Universal Technical Institute, Weller and Wurth.
For more information, please visit www.PremierTruck.com/TopTech.aspx.
About Premier Truck Group
Premier Truck Group is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with 20 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada offering a premium selection of new Freightliner and Western Star commercial vehicles, a large selection of previously owned commercial trucks and a full suite of maintenance and repair services with several of its locations open 24 hours every day, seven days per week. Premier Truck Group also offers a wide selection of retail parts and accessories. Premier Truck Group has approximately 1,300 employees and is a subsidiary of Penske Automotive Group. For additional information visit the company's website at www.premiertruck.com.
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Premier Truck Group
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SOURCE Premier Truck Group