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 Trucks to Trek Cross-Country on Golf’s LPGA Symetra Tour

Emily Talley during the second round of FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship at Battle Creek Country Club in Battle Creek, Mich.. on June 7, 2014.  ©2014 Scott A. MillerAs the official truck provider of the LPGA’s feeder Symetra Tour, Penske rental trucks will travel through much of the continental U.S. during the upcoming golf season and log 12,620 miles transporting golf balls, scoreboards, tee markers, standards and more. [Read more…]

Penske Adds Truck Rental to Existing Lowell, Arkansas, Location

Penske commercial rental truck Penske is now offering commercial truck rentals in Lowell, Arkansas, at 425 N. Bloomington St., with expanded hours. The location also provides full-service truck leasing, consumer rental as well as contract maintenance services for commercial truck fleets. [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…]

Transportation Survey Finds Onboard Technology Use on the Rise

Highway stock photoThe National Private Truck Council (NPTC) recently published its annual benchmarking survey of private fleets, where 95 percent of respondents reported adopting onboard technology. This high percentage shows that for the vast majority of private fleets, this technology is expected to make a significant business impact. [Read more…]

Montoya Returns to Sprint Cup Series for Penske Truck Rental

JPM Penske Truck Rental No. 12 Ford Fusion car front viewDriving the No. 12 Penske Truck Rental Ford Fusion, Team Penske driver Juan Pablo Montoya makes a temporary appearance in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend, competing in the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Speedway race. [Read more…]

Penske Introduces Natural Gas Trucks for Rent in Select Markets

Penske CNG Rental Semi-TractorPenske Truck Rental has 85 compressed natural gas (CNG) Freightliner Cascadia tractors available for commercial rental use in select markets. These day cab tractors are equipped with Cummins Westport 12-liter engines. CNG tractors from Penske are currently in-stock and ready to rent in select markets including: Southern California, Northern California, Phoenix, Denver, Salt Lake City, Dallas-Fort Worth, Atlanta and Baltimore. [Read more…]

Penske Gets Grants to Retrofit SoCal Facilities for NGV Maintenance

Penske CNG truckPenske Truck Leasing announced today at the Alternative Clean Energy (ACT) Expo that it was awarded grants totaling $525,000 from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) in Diamond, Bar, California. The grants will help offset the company’s costs to modify its existing locations in Southern California and enable it to provide maintenance services on trucks with engines that run on natural gas. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Leasing Opens Neenah, Wisc., Facility

Penske Truck Leasing Neenah, Wisc. new facilityPenske Truck Leasing has opened a state-of-the-art facility in Neenah, Wisc. Financial terms of the facility were not disclosed. Situated on 4 acres, the 11,000 square-foot structure provides full-service truck leasing, commercial truck rental and contract maintenance services. [Read more…]

Penske & Alvernia Team Up for MBA

Alvernia UniversityPenske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics are partnering with Alvernia University to offer a Master of Business Administration degree. Alvernia, a 3,000-student, 121-acre private institution in Reading, Pa., is bringing its MBA professors to Penske’s global headquarters in Reading, Pa., for a program that begins Oct. 23. The two campuses are separated by 4.3 miles. [Read more…]