Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R - News), a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced it has introduced the "Road Ready(TM) PLUS" extended warranty plan to complement the reliability of its Road Ready(TM) pre-owned vehicles. "First-time truck buyers and professional fleet operators recognize that Ryder's Road Ready(TM) vehicles are a cost-effective way to manage a small business or supplement a larger fleet," said Tom Havens, Vice President of Vehicle Sales for Ryder. "As an extension of our commitment to providing customers with quality, dependable vehicles, we now offer Road Ready(TM) PLUS to give the customer peace-of-mind with an extended power train warranty." Ryder's innovative extended warranty program, Road Ready(TM) PLUS, provides immediate, comprehensive power train coverage up to 12 months or 100,000 miles for pre-owned Ryder Road Ready(TM) vehicles under the terms specified in the coverage. Compared to other major suppliers, this is one of the most complete warranty plans currently available, covering all manufacturers as well as the injectors, air compressors, turbochargers, transmission and rear axle(s), among other items detailed in warranty. The plan includes instant payment of claims and access to more than 2,000 repair facilities. Customers can choose from a variety of warranty packages for heavy-, medium- and light-duty vehicles. Ryder's Road Ready(TM) used vehicles are single-owner trucks equipped with quality components and part configurations that have been road-tested and performance-monitored within Ryder's fleet of more than 162,000 vehicles. The Road Ready(TM) designation means that the vehicle being purchased includes complete maintenance records and meets or exceeds a list of 59 quality standards. In the United States, Road Ready(TM) vehicle purchases include an extendable, 10,000 mile/30-day, power train warranty that is serviced through a nationwide network of more than 2,000 approved repair facilities. Road Ready(TM) PLUS will supplement the existing warranty. Road Ready(TM) vehicles are available at 50 Ryder retail locations across the U.S.