SelecTrucks Offers Relief in Response to Record Fuel Costs

Portland, OR - As owner-operators and small fleets continue to navigate a market impacted by record fuel spikes and natural disaster, SelecTrucks is offering some relief to small businesses.

SelecTrucks is providing $1000 fuel cards to customers who purchase qualifying trucks in an effort to help small businesses maintain forward momentum. Each customer will receive one fuel card per truck purchased. The offer is designed to support small fleets as well as owner-operators.

"Customers tell us that fuel cost is their greatest concern, so we wanted to address the issue," said Drew Backeberg, Manager of Marketing and Sales Management at Freightliner Market Development Corporation, the company responsible for used truck operations.

The fuel card offer will run through March 31, 2006. Customers should contact their local SelecTrucks Center for additional details.

SelecTrucks is the leading used truck retailer. Forty-one SelecTrucks Centers comprise a retail network spanning the United States and Canada. SelecTrucks offers a wide selection of used trucks, convenient locations, comprehensive warranty packages, flexible financing terms and business support. SelecTrucks inventory includes specialty, medium- and heavy-duty trucks, including day cabs and Sleepercabs.

SelecTrucks is a division of Freightliner LLC. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Freightliner LLC is the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Freightliner produces and markets Class 3 through 8 vehicles under the Freightliner, Sterling, Western Star, and Thomas Built Bus nameplates. Freightliner is a DaimlerChrysler company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.

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