Allegheny Trucks Towing – Your Premier Truck Partner
Allegheny Trucks is your complete shop for new and used Commercial truck sales, service, parts, tires, body shop and towing/recovery so we may service all of your transportation needs. Located in Altoona, Pennsylvania, we are strategically positioned in the Central Pennsylvania region to best serve you, no matter what your location is.
We are dedicated to providing a complete resource to our clients. This commitment begins with business hours seven days a week, and offering 24/7/365 roadside service, towing and tire repair.
Allegheny Trucks Inc. is an authorized dealer for International Trucks — the most complete line of trucks available today — and offers sales for both new and used trucks. Our service department possesses the ability to diagnose and repair your truck in a timely and professional manner. We pride ourselves in giving our customers the assurance of quality workmanship that is further demonstrated by our team of factory-trained technicians.
In continuing to meet the demands of our clients, Allegheny Trucks Inc. now offers additional services for your transportation needs. Our Body Shop department will get you back on the road as good as new or update your vehicle in graphics or complete body wraps, and our tire division will ensure that we will not only have the tires you need, but will install them correctly and efficiently to ensure your safety. Our towing and roadside service is available 24/7 and will ensure you have as little downtime as possible. When it comes to Parts, look no further with our complete in-house parts department.
Call us today at 814-944-3505 and let us fill all your trucking needs at Allegheny Trucks — Central Pennsylvania's premier trucking partner.
Our Company History
September 1, 1978 –Allegheny Trucks, Inc. is founded by Larry M. Hale. Previously, Larry joined International Harvester in 1965 in Pittsburgh, PA, and served in management positions in Linden, NJ, Boston, MA and Vorhees, NJ.
1978 –Larry Hale and partner George Riley buy the International Harvester factory branch in Altoona, PA.
1982 –Peterman's Garage GMC dealership is purchased and Allegheny Trucks, Inc. moves to the Greenwood road location where it remains today.
Over the years Allegheny Trucks, Inc. has had GMC light, medium and heavy duty truck franchises and also Volvo at this location, but now is exclusively International.
Early 1990s –Larry Hale becomes sole owner of Allegheny Trucks, Inc.
1991 –Chris Hale, Larry's son, joins the dealership focusing on fixed operations.
1996 –The Parts and Service departments begins operating 7 days a week, a commitment to providing excellent customer service
September 1998 –The Tires department is formed as a Goodyear Tire dealer.
2002 –The Heavy Towing department is started with our first truck built here at the dealership.
Late 2002 –A 15,000 square foot addition is added to accommodate the steady growth.
By 2006 –The Heavy Towing department grows to four heavy duty tow trucks and a 53' Landoll tractor trailer, making Allegheny Trucks, Inc. a major player in towing and recovery in Central Pennsylvania.
August 2011 –After 46 years of tirelessly working in the heavy duty truck business, Larry M. Hale dies unexpectedly from complications of pneumonia.
March 2015 –Allegheny Trucks, Inc. becomes a member of Idealease, offering truck rentals and full-service leasing.
September 2015 –Truck & Trailer Parts department is added, making the company an all-makes truck parts supplier.
TODAY –All 50+ employees of Allegheny Trucks, Inc. are committed to “Keep on Truckin”.