FleetPride(TM) Inc. Opens New Locations in Corpus Christi, TX and Danbury, CT

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from FleetPride

    DEERFIELD, Ill., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride(TM), the nation's
 largest aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck parts, today announced the
 opening of new locations in Corpus Christi, TX and Danbury, CT.  FleetPride
 now owns more than 160 locations in 33 states and carries a full line of
 nationally recognized brand name parts as well as a private brand assortment.
 In addition, FleetPride offers in-house re-manufactured products such as brake
 shoes, transmissions, rear axles and driveline components.  Truck and trailer
 repair services are also offered at a number of locations.
     John Greisch, President and CEO of FleetPride said of the new locations,
 "Our newest branches represent FleetPride's commitment to expansion of
 services and growth in key market areas.  Both cities were well served by
 FleetPride out of smaller branches; however, now that we moved to larger, more
 modern facilities, we will be able to better service our growing customer
 base."
     The state-of-the art Corpus Christi superstore located at 7749 Interstate
 37 is housed in an 80,000 square foot building that includes a retail parts
 store and warehouse, 20 service bays, a three- bay steam clean wash rack, and
 an International truck dealership.  Their certified technicians perform
 services ranging from suspension alignments to engine overhauls on all makes
 of medium and heavy-duty trucks.  Additional services include complete
 driveline and fuel rebuild shops.  The retail parts store carries national
 name brand replacement parts in addition to FleetPride branded products.
     The Danbury, CT branch was moved one half mile to a 15,000 square foot
 building conveniently located at 5 West Kenosia Avenue.  The new building
 provides the needed space for the retail parts store as well as the full
 service driveline shop.  For more information about FleetPride, or to find the
 nearest branch location, call 800.967.6206 or visit us at www.fleetpride.com .
 
     Comments in this release contain forward-looking statements, which are
 based on management's good faith expectations and beliefs concerning future
 developments.  Actual results may materially differ from these expectations as
 a result of many factors.
 
 

SOURCE FleetPride
    DEERFIELD, Ill., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride(TM), the nation's
 largest aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck parts, today announced the
 opening of new locations in Corpus Christi, TX and Danbury, CT.  FleetPride
 now owns more than 160 locations in 33 states and carries a full line of
 nationally recognized brand name parts as well as a private brand assortment.
 In addition, FleetPride offers in-house re-manufactured products such as brake
 shoes, transmissions, rear axles and driveline components.  Truck and trailer
 repair services are also offered at a number of locations.
     John Greisch, President and CEO of FleetPride said of the new locations,
 "Our newest branches represent FleetPride's commitment to expansion of
 services and growth in key market areas.  Both cities were well served by
 FleetPride out of smaller branches; however, now that we moved to larger, more
 modern facilities, we will be able to better service our growing customer
 base."
     The state-of-the art Corpus Christi superstore located at 7749 Interstate
 37 is housed in an 80,000 square foot building that includes a retail parts
 store and warehouse, 20 service bays, a three- bay steam clean wash rack, and
 an International truck dealership.  Their certified technicians perform
 services ranging from suspension alignments to engine overhauls on all makes
 of medium and heavy-duty trucks.  Additional services include complete
 driveline and fuel rebuild shops.  The retail parts store carries national
 name brand replacement parts in addition to FleetPride branded products.
     The Danbury, CT branch was moved one half mile to a 15,000 square foot
 building conveniently located at 5 West Kenosia Avenue.  The new building
 provides the needed space for the retail parts store as well as the full
 service driveline shop.  For more information about FleetPride, or to find the
 nearest branch location, call 800.967.6206 or visit us at www.fleetpride.com .
 
     Comments in this release contain forward-looking statements, which are
 based on management's good faith expectations and beliefs concerning future
 developments.  Actual results may materially differ from these expectations as
 a result of many factors.
 
 SOURCE  FleetPride