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Meet the Thompson Family

May 4, 2022 David Thompson founded TEC Equipment in 1976. He built his business repairing and selling used trucks on a few simple ideas: teamwork, entrepreneurship and being customer-driven. David expanded the business in 1990 by purchasing a factory-owned Mack franchise in Portland, Oregon, then acquired the Volvo franchise four years later. In 1997 TEC…

TEC Equipment Expands to Three Midwestern States

Portland, Oregon – May 2, 2022 TEC Equipment, Inc., headquartered in Portland, Oregon, has purchased the Volvo franchise rights from North American Truck & Trailer in Omaha and Lexington, Nebraska; Sioux City, Iowa; and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The acquisition also includes the rights for TEC to take over as Omaha’s Hino dealer in the…

Meet Greg Beman, Seattle's Top Mack Expert

If you’ve purchased a Mack truck in the Seattle area in the last 30 years, you’ve probably met Greg Beman. But you may not have had a chance to get to know him and his history.   Straight out of high school, Greg took the route of many young men at the time and joined the…

TEC Equipment - Fontana Named First Volvo EV Certified Dealer

TEC Equipment – Fontana just earned the designation of the first Volvo EV Certified Dealer in North America and is excited to help customers introduce electric vehicles into their fleets.  “We’re proud to continue our partnership with Volvo Trucks and to have our Fontana location be the first to achieve the Volvo EV Certified Dealer…

Hino Trucks and Toyota Join Forces to Develop a Class 8 Fuel Cell Electric Truck

October 12th, 2020 With the effects of air pollution literally hanging over our cities, interest in heavy-duty electric trucks has skyrocketed. Now Hino and Toyota are joining forces to develop a Class 8 fuel cell electric truck (FCET). The companies will leverage the newly developed Hino XL Series chassis with Toyota’s proven fuel cell technology…

Volvo VNR Electric at TEC Equipment Fontana

First Electric Volvo VNR Deployed at TEC Equipment - Fontana

June 18th, 2020 Volvo Trucks North America deployed its first pilot VNR Electric truck out of TEC Equipment’s Fontana, California dealership as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project – an innovative collaboration between Volvo, TEC Equipment, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) and 12 other…

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