The Pete Store Acquires Peterbilt Dealerships in Connecticut and Rhode Island

Baltimore, MD — September 1, 2021

The Pete Store, one of the largest privately held commercial truck dealers in the nation, announced today that it has purchased Peterbilt of Connecticut, Inc. (Berlin, CT), Truck Center, Inc (North Haven, CT) and Peterbilt of Rhode Island, Inc. (Johnston, RI).

The acquisition extends The Pete Stores’ network of Peterbilt dealerships to 27 locations in 10 states. This marks the 10th new location for The Pete Store in the last 10 months. 

“It has been an exciting time of growth for our company as we continue to expand our network of Peterbilt dealerships along the East Coast.” said John Arscott, CEO of The Pete Store, “I believe customers in Connecticut and Rhode Island will find value in our award-winning customer support, large selection of Peterbilt trucks, and more than $25 million in parts inventory to keep their trucks on the road – no matter the make or model”


The three locations will open for business on Tuesday September 7th


Location information is as follows:


The Peterbilt Store - Hartford

206 Meadow Lane
Berlin CT 06037
Ph: (860) 828-4125


The Peterbilt Store – Southern Connecticut

120 Universal Drive
North Haven CT 06473

Ph: (203) 785-8322


The Peterbilt Store – Rhode Island

11 Industrial Lane
Johnston RI 02919

Ph: (401) 351-0900


About The Pete Store

Beginning with a single location in Richmond, VA in 2001, The Pete Store has grown to become one of the largest commercial truck dealers in North America with 27 locations spanning 1,500 miles from Massachusetts to Florida. The Pete Store offers the full lineup of class 5-8 Peterbilt trucks, 225+ certified technicians, an extensive parts inventory, world-class facilities strategically located on the East Coast and award-winning customer support. Recently the company has expanded services to include a growing fleet of Mobile Service trucks to Bring The Pete Store to Your Door. To learn more, visit