WORLDWIDE EQUIPMENT ACQUIRES MOUNTAIN VIEW FORD

Ford Dealership Worldwide Equipment

Worldwide Equipment purchases the assets of the Mountain View Ford Dealership in Marion, VA

Marion, VA -- Mountain View Ford -- Worldwide Equipment (WE) has announced today that Terry Dotson, President and CEO of Worldwide Equipment, Inc., has signed a Letter of Intent to purchase Mountain View Ford of Southeast Virginia, Inc from its owner Mike Huff. Pending final approval by Ford Motor Company, the dealership will become known as Worldwide Ford.

WE hopes to have the Ford Motor Company approval confirmed and the transaction completed within the next 30 days. Worldwide Ford will be the first automobile franchise for Worldwide Equipment, Inc which is known by many in the industry as simply "The Truck People.” Worldwide Ford will offer the complete Ford automotive, F150, and Super Duty, the full commercial line including medium-duty trucks

In a statement at the announcement, Mr. Dotson said, "this acquisition will allow us to now provide a full offering of transportation needs to our current customers, provide new opportunities in the Marion and surrounding areas, as well as great automotive deals to our friends and our 1,100 plus employees!”

Worldwide Equipment will be hiring for several careers positions at the dealership in Marion, Virginia. Applications can be downloaded from our website www.thetruckpeople.com/careers. The completed applications should be emailed to humanresources@thetruckpeople.com.