Truck Safety: Pay Attention to Low-Clearance Warnings

WARNING-SIGNHave you ever seen a YouTube video of a rental truck driving under a low bridge, only to have its roof peeled off like a sardine can? One second the truck is moving briskly down the road, and then in an instant, the truck comes to an abrupt halt as the roof is torn away. [Read more…]

Baby Dino’s Road Trip Saved from Brink of Extinction

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Little Draven was all set for his first road trip from his home in New York to Virginia, where he was about to appear at a fundraising gala in Fredericksburg.

Excitement was tempered with uncertainty after his transportation arrangements fell through at the last minute. What’s a 20-foot-long, 240-pound “baby” Tyrannosaurus Rex to do?

Just in the nick of time, a Good Samaritan came forward to donate a Penske rental truck to transport Draven to the fundraiser benefitting the Institute for the Performing Arts, organizers of “Travel Through Time,” an educational, interactive stage show featuring Draven. [Read more…]

Penske Opens Sydney, Australia, Truck Rental Office

Penske Truck Rental Australia - June 2015As part of its Australian expansion, Penske Truck Rental has opened its third truck rental and full-service truck leasing office in Sydney. [Read more…]

Paralyzed Veterans of America to Honor Penske Truck Rental

MissionABLE Awards logo 2015Penske Truck Rental is proud to announce that Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) has selected the organization to receive the Achieve: ABLE Award, for its continued financial support of PVA’s mission to ensure disabled veterans have access to health care, benefits and jobs. The award will be presented to Penske Truck Rental at the 2015 Mission: ABLE Awards that take place October 6, 2015.

“We’re proud to honor Penske Truck Rental for all the support they’ve provided to our organization,” said Al Kovach, Jr. national president of Paralyzed Veterans of America. “This award is just one way to say thank you for their continued commitment to our mission of ensuring that disabled veterans have all the resources they need to thrive after serious injury.” [Read more…]

Penske Truck Rental Continues Paralyzed Veterans of America Support

2015 PVA logoPenske Truck Rental closed out Military Appreciation Month with a donation of $150,000 to benefit the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA). The donation is the result of Penske’s ongoing #OneWay4PVA fundraising effort to benefit PVA’s Mission: ABLE campaign. [Read more…]

Moving? Leave Your Hazardous Materials Behind

Paint Cans_SmallWhen packing for a move, it’s important to be mindful of what you are putting inside your boxes – and what you are loading into your Penske rental truck. [Read more…]

Penske Expands Branding Efforts with New Video Ads

Revised logosLast week, Penske released three new video ads supporting its ongoing enterprise advertising and branding campaign that launched last March for its truck rental, full-service truck leasing and logistics businesses. The humorous digital ad campaign was recently featured in Advertising Age (3.16.15) and AdWeek (5.20.15) for its unique marketing and creative approach. View the three new videos below. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Rental Platinum AAA Discounts & Rewards Partner

Packing the Penske Truck.jpgPenske Truck Rental is now a platinum-level AAA Discounts & Rewards Partner. Elevating the partnership to this level provides Penske with greater marketing opportunities with AAA members. [Read more…]

Penske Alternative Fuels Leader to Appear at Promotional Events 

Penske CNG tractor stock imageMatt Krasney, director of alternative fuels for Penske Truck Leasing, will serve as keynote speaker at next week’s Louisiana Alternative Fuels Conference and Expo (LAF) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He will also talk at a pair of regional open houses in Georgia to promote the Peach State’s natural gas commercial vehicle tax incentive program. [Read more…]

Penske Assists Veterans Group

Face of America Cover ShotThe hum of bicycles, handcycles and recumbent bicycles echoed along picturesque country roads as hundreds of riders made the two-day trek from the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, to historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, as part of the Face of America ride. [Read more…]