PORTLAND, OR  – TEC Equipment announced today that its entry into the San Diego market is official. TEC Equipment San Diego is now open for business at 2735 Cactus Road in San Diego, representing Mack trucks and Wabash trailers.

At this location, TEC will sell all-makes parts and will service all-makes commercial trucks and trailers. This will be TEC’s home in San Diego until its permanent dealership facility is built and open about a year from now. TEC’s Regional Vice President, Vic Salvino, notes that, “TEC has been serving customers in Southern California for more than 20 years. Having a physical presence in San Diego enhances our opportunity to be even more accessible and responsive in providing premium products and services to our customers in this area”.

TEC also provides sales and service at seven other Southern California locations – in Fontana, La Mirada and Sun Valley – representing Mack and Volvo new trucks, all-makes used trucks, Wabash trailers, leasing and rentals, parts and service, financing and insurance and a full-service collision center.

TEC Equipment’s President and CEO, David Thompson, adds, “This opportunity aligns well with TEC’s strategic interest in continuing to develop a strong presence in Southern California to better serve our customers. The entire TEC family is very excited about our new dealership in San Diego. We are committed to the community, and we look forward to continuing to support our customers’ needs with convenient access to the highest quality products and service. This is an important step toward fulfilling our commitment to assuring that our customers enjoy seamless service along the I5 corridor from Northern Washington to Southern California”.

In October, TEC will break ground on its permanent location in Otay Mesa, about 4 miles northwest of the newly opened location on Cactus Road in San Diego. The new permanent location will be situated on 4 acres, featuring a 25,000 sq. ft. facility that will be home to a full-service dealership that includes 13 truck service bays, 1 trailer service bay, a 9,000 sq. ft. parts warehouse, plus mobile service, financing and leasing.

About TEC Equipment: Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, TEC Equipment now has 29 locations strategically located along the west coast I-5 corridor in Washington, Oregon, and California, plus Nevada and Arizona. Founded in 1976, TEC Equipment has grown to be the West’s largest and most recognized full service truck and trailer dealership. TEC Equipment’s commercial franchises include: Mack, Volvo, Hino and Isuzu trucks, Wabash National, Cottrell and Sun Country car carriers, Autocar yard tractors, plus authorized service centers for Autocar, Cummins, and CAT engines.