The origins of Truck Stops date back to 1984 when the company was established to provide aftersales parts and service support to Trucks. It has gradually grown to become New Zealand’s largest supplier of truck and bus parts and workshop services.
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|1984||Truck Stops (NZ) Ltd established|
|1985||New branches open in Christchurch, Taupo, Napier|
|1986||Further expansion to Mt Maunganui, Hamilton, Central Auckland, Lower Hutt, Palmerston North; national parts distribution centre (PDC) established; Truck Stops (NZ) Ltd gets a new logo|
|1989||TIL ownership transferred to Corporate Investments (which would later become Montana Group Ltd in 1999)|
|1990||Invercargill branch opens|
|1995||Auckland and Rotorua branches open|
|1996||Dunedin branch opens; Napier branch gets a makeover|
Second branch in Auckland opens in south Auckland.
TIL group is purchased by Cycle & Carriage Ltd
|2002||Whangarei branch opens|
|2004||Sime Darby Motor Group buys Truck Stops (NZ) Ltd, along with other Truck Investments group companies|
|2006||Nelson branch opens|
|2009||Volvo appoints Truck Investments as its countrywide franchise; Trucks Stops Recycling Division (TRD) added to Lower Hutt branch|
|2010||Volvo is introduced to the Hamilton, Napier and Nelson branches|
|2011||Trucks Stops Recycling Division (TRD) moves to Palmerston North|
|2013||Opening of the new purpose built workshop in Invercargill|
|2013||Take-over of Southern Viking operations in Christchurch as the 16th Truck Stops branch|
|2013||Truck Stops parent company TIL changes its name to Sime Darby Commercial (NZ) Limited|