GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo dealer Pare Centre du Camion was Volvo’s VISTA 2009 winner, a hands-on competition that pits service and parts personnel from across North America against each other.
The winning team from Quebec consisted of: Daniel Blais, Benoit Raby and Mario Labrecque. It marked the second time the team won the North America-wide competition. The first win came in 2003, Volvo announced.
A total of 148 three-person teams from 85 Volvo dealers took part in the competition. The event included three rounds of competition. The first was an online technical contest to determine the finalists. Those dealers then travelled to Greensboro where they participated in a written test and a hands-on competition.
Mack Trucks also got in on the action this year, hosting its first ever VISTA competition. The Mack event was won by Mountain West Truck Centre in Salt Lake City, Utah. But a team from Mack Ste-Foy in Quebec City, Que. finished in the top three.
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