Sterling Heights Dodge has announced the opening of a new 14,000 sq. ft. commercial center in Sterling Heights, MI. The center, which opened on Friday, August 1, 2008, features a 6,700 sq. ft. service department, 15 service bays and 2,800 sq. ft. of parts storage, the company said.

According to Anthony Viviano, chairman of Sterling Heights Dodge, the facility cost over $6 million to build and will initially create 35 to 50 new jobs. In addition, the center marks the regional debut of Fleet Elite, a program dedicated to improving service and support to commercial fleet customers.

“Commercial trucks require special equipment like heavier lifts, special tools, specialized expertise and customer amenities to meet the unique needs of truck, fleet and other business customers,” Viviano said. “We have built all of these things into our new commercial center.”

The center will service, sell and support all Dodge commercial vehicles, and also features full accessories installation and upfits, automated wash bays, and amenities including a snack bar, lounge and free wireless, Sterling Heights Dodge said.

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