Penske Opens Truck Rental and Leasing Office in Melbourne, Australia

Penske Truck Leasing Australia FreightlinerPenske Truck Leasing (“Penske”) has opened a new truck rental and full-service truck leasing office in Melbourne, Australia, located at 488 Blackshaws Road, Altona North, Victoria 3025. The hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon. For truck rental and leasing information call 1-300-GO-PENSKE or visit www.pensketruckrental.com.au. The new office is co-located within the Penske Power Systems facility (formerly MTU Detroit Diesel), a subsidiary of Penske Automotive Group, Inc. [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 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 Associates Help Families Enjoy Thanksgiving

Adopt A FamilyPenske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics associates banded together to donate hundreds of boxes of food to the Salvation Army of Reading that will benefit Berks County, Pa. families in need this Thanksgiving. In all, 105 families were provided with the makings of a traditional Thanksgiving meal from the turkey down to the dessert. Each family, on average, received four full boxes of donations, depending on the family size. [Read more…]

Penske Joins in Solemn Remembrance of Veterans

Penske associate Roy Bates at Arlington 2014 Veterans DayVeterans Day has many meanings. For some it is a time to honor and thank a loved one or friend who served. For others, it is a time of camaraderie and parades to celebrate the freedom veterans have provided through their sacrifices and service. Veterans Day especially invokes moments of great sadness, admiration and reflection as we honor the many generations of fallen heroes, who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. In keeping with the tradition of honoring veterans, Penske Truck Leasing representatives today participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at The Arlington National Cemetery along with its charity partners from the Paralyzed Veterans of America. [Read more…]

Penske Once Again a Top 100 Military-Friendly Employer

2015 Victory Media MF Top 100 EmployerPenske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics are members of the 2015 Top 100 Military-Friendly Employer list for the fourth straight year by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. [Read more…]

Penske Presenting & Exhibiting at Natural Gas Vehicle Conference

Penske CNG Rental TruckPenske Truck Leasing will be featured at the upcoming Natural Gas Vehicle Conference and Expo in Kansas City, Missouri, November 11-14, at the Kansas City Convention Center. Penske is a gold sponsor of the event and will be located in expo booth 810. Penske’s booth will feature a compressed natural gas (CNG) semi-tractor from its commercial truck rental fleet. [Read more…]

Infographic: Leasing or Ownership?

LVO_featured_imageTo make a true comparison between leasing vehicles for your truck fleet or buying your own, you need a comprehensive list of points to consider so you can make an informed decision. Take a look at these considerations presented on this infographic from Penske Truck Leasing, and get a clearer picture of which option may be right for you. [Read more…]

Penske Exhibiting at IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference

Penske-DedicatedPenske Truck Leasing is exhibiting this week in booth 926 at the International Foodservice Distributors Association’s annual Distribution Solutions Conference. The conference takes place Oct. 21 – 23 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. In keeping with the wider organization’s its winning tradition at the Indy 500, Penske Truck Leasing will feature a branded IndyCar as a part of its tradeshow presence. [Read more…]

Operation Safe Driver Week Starts Oct. 19

on-the-roadTo raise driver awareness and increase road safety, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will kick off its annual Operation Safe Driver program Oct. 19, nationwide. [Read more…]