Nacarato Volvo of Nashville, Tenn. has been named Volvo Trucks’ 2013 North American Dealer of the Year. The annual award recognizes Nacarato Volvo’s organization and employees for overall accomplishment and performance. Selection criteria for the award includes outstanding performance in new truck sales, market share, parts sales and parts sales growth, customer satisfaction, dealer operating standards and investment in facilities.
“The Nacarato family and their organization are outstanding Volvo Trucks ambassadors, and I’m pleased to recognize their success and accomplishments,” said Göran Nyberg, president, Volvo Trucks North American Sales & Marketing. “Nacarato Volvo’s strong performance and care for customers is a clear example of an organization firing on all cylinders.”
Founded in 1976 by Mike Nacarato, Sr., the family-owned business is managed today by Mike Nacarato, president of Nacarato Volvo, and Joe Nacarato, vice president. In 2012, Nacarato Volvo celebrated the opening of a newly constructed full-service dealership located just outside Nashville off Interstate-24. The 80,000 square-foot facility houses 28 service bays and features a dedicated body shop with 18 bays and a two-bay paint booth that provides same-day turnaround. Designed with energy conservation in mind, Nacarato Volvo utilizes a heating system that runs on waste oil. The dealership also harvests solar energy through roof-mounted panels on the service and body shops.
Nacarato Volvo vice president Joe Nacarato (center) receives the 2013 Volvo Trucks North American Dealer of the Year from (left) Terry Billings, Volvo Trucks vice president – business development and (right) Göran Nyberg, president, Volvo Trucks North American Sales & Marketing.
Volvo Trucks North America’s operations and products are guided by the company’s three core values: Quality, Safety and Environmental Care. The Volvo VNM, VNL, VNX, VHD and VAH trucks are assembled in the United States at the New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Virginia, while Volvo engines for North America are assembled in Hagerstown, Maryland. The New River Valley Plant is certified to ISO50001 energy standards. Both plants are certified to ISO14001 environmental and ISO9001 quality standards.
The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, which employs about 115,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2012, the Volvo Group’s sales amounted to $45 billion. The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo shares are listed on OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm and are traded OTC in the U.S. For more information, please visit www.volvogroup.com or www.volvogroup.mobi if you are using your mobile phone.
January 21, 2013