Penske Used Trucks Opening Three Commercial Dealerships

Penske Used Truck stock imagePenske Used Trucks has doubled its commercial truck dealership footprint in North America, introducing centers in Dallas, metro Atlanta and in Canada. The company now has six locations including Phoenix; Torrance, California; and Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Penske Truck Leasing Awarded Pa. Grants for Natural Gas Trucks

Penske CNG truckPenske Truck Leasing has accepted $1.5 million in Act 13 grants from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to complement the purchase of compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks as part of its sustainability efforts. In all, the office of Gov. Tom Corbett dispensed $.7.3 million this week to a variety of organizations. [Read more…]

Penske Opens Truck Collision Repair Center in Fairless Hills, PA

Penske Repair Center - Fairless Hills, PAPenske Truck Leasing has opened its second Pennsylvania truck collision repair center, and 18th in North America, in the Philadelphia suburb of Fairless Hills. The center does collision, box and trailer repairs, complete vehicle refinishing, and frame and alignment work for commercial trucks and vehicles. [Read more…]

Penske Logistics’ Neil Kirk Named ATA America’s Road Team Captain

PL Neil Kirk ATA Road Team Captain Group PhotoThe popular phrase “third time’s the charm” doesn’t apply to Penske Logistics truck driver Neil Kirk after he was named a captain of the American Trucking Associations 2015-2016 America’s Road Team on his second attempt. The announcement was made last night at a Capitol Hill event in Washington, D.C. [Read more…]

Penske Recognized for Support of Guard and Reserve

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPenske Truck Leasing recently received the Seven Seals Award from the Department of Defense’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) during a luncheon at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

The Seven Seals Award recognizes individuals or organizations that greatly support the men and women serving in the Guard and Reserve. [Read more…]

Penske Appeals to Supreme Court Over Truck Driver Rules

Today, Penske Logistics filed a petition seeking to have the United States Supreme Court review the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in the matter of Dilts et al. v. Penske Logistics LLC and Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P.

The crux of the case is whether a long-standing federal transportation law that seeks to promote lower rates and better service by ensuring that rates and services are determined by competitive market forces rather than a patchwork of varying state laws preempts California’s state laws requiring mandatory meal and rest breaks. [Read more…]

Penske Management Trainee Overcomes Adversity to Find Success

Junior BernardNewly hired Penske associate Junior Bernard had a more difficult childhood than most others.  Growing up in Haiti, he lived without running water or electricity, and faced the threat of starvation daily. When a devastating earthquake hit his nation in 2010, hundreds of thousands of people lost their lives. Bernard knew he needed a new start. [Read more…]

Penske Logistics Associates Make Holidays Bright for Ohio Families

Beachwood holiday 1A desire to provide school supplies for teachers in need blossomed into many holiday blessings for three Ohio families.

Through its “Help for the Holidays” project, the Penske Logistics Women’s Network Community Committee in Beachwood, Ohio – and many of the location’s 300 associates – gave from the heart and provided much-needed items this Thanksgiving and Christmas. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Rental’s Donation Helps Paralyzed Veterans of America

Penske - PVA check presentation photoPenske Truck Rental presented a check for $318,118 to the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) this morning at the charity’s offices in Washington, D.C. The funds were raised for paralyzed veterans during Penske Truck Rental’s #OneWay4PVA fundraising campaign. [Read more…]

Penske United Way Campaign Contributions Increase

united-way-lock-up-cmykPenske contributed $875,000 to the 2014 United Way of Berks County campaign, reflecting an overall increase of 15.3 percent in charitable donations to the Reading, Pa.-based organization.

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