FirstLease grows fleet with 100 Sterling Trucks

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Sterling Truck Corp. has announced that FirstLease Truck Rental and Leasing recently added 100 Sterling A-Line tractors to its fleet.

FirstLease, a regional truck rental and leasing company, will distribute the trucks among its long-term lease customers and its daily rental fleet.

The purchase included A-Line single- and tandem-axle tractors with MBE4000 engines and Eaton 10-speed manual transmissions. FirstLease also ordered 100 Sterling A-Line trucks in 2004.

“The Sterling vehicles we’ve purchased have proven to be durable and dependable,” said Wayne Simpson, vice president of sales and marketing for FirstLease. “We continue to build our fleet with Sterling because our customers regularly request these trucks for their performance capabilities.”

FirstLease is a full-service truck leasing company based in Norcross, Ga., with locations in Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee and Indiana. An affiliate member of NationaLease, FirstLease offers truck leasing and rental solutions, maintenance services and fuel programs.

Sterling Truck, based in Redford, Mich., produces heavy- and medium-duty custom work trucks for regional hauling and vocational applications. Sterling is a member of the Freightliner group of companies. Freightliner is a subsidiary of DaimlerChrysler.