Penske Truck Leasing Orders 100 Compressed Natural Gas Tractors

Penske NGV announcement photoPenske Truck Leasing today announced it has ordered 100 compressed natural gas (CNG) Freightliner Cascadia tractors equipped with Cummins Westport 12-liter engines. The natural gas tractors will be used by Penske’s full-service truck leasing and commercial truck rental customers at various locations across the United States. [Read more...]

Penske’s Top 5 Tips for Companies Incorporating Natural Gas Trucks

Natural gas signTaking that first step to introducing natural gas vehicles (NGVs) into a company’s truck fleet is by no means an easy decision with myriad dynamics to analyze when taking that next step.

“Natural gas vehicles have a growing place in the transportation industry,” explained Drew Cullen, Penske’s vice president of fuels and telecommunications. “Incorporating these vehicles into a fleet can contribute to sustainability goals because they run on cleaner burning fuel and the support infrastructure from a fueling and maintenance standpoint is growing rapidly.” [Read more...]

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Davenport, Iowa, Location

Penske Davenport Ribbon-Cutting PhotoThere was a grand opening event today in Davenport, Iowa, as Penske Truck Leasing unveiled a $4.2 million state-of-the-art location in the Eastern Iowa Industrial Center. [Read more...]

Penske Makes Truck-Lite LED Headlights Standard for Freightliner Cascadia Tractors

Penske-Truck-Rental-Truck-Lite-Custom-LED-HeadlightsPenske Truck Leasing announced it will make Truck-Lite custom LED headlights its standard spec on the Freightliner Cascadia tractors it offers for full-service lease. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Phoenix Facility

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Penske Sponsoring Alternative Clean Transportation Expo

ACT Expo 2013 LogoPenske Truck Leasing is a gold sponsor and exhibitor of this year’s Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo. The event takes place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., June 24-27. [Read more...]

Federal, State Lawmakers Eye Increases to Fuel Taxes

Highway drivingLawmakers at both the federal and state level are saying they will consider raising fuel taxes to fund highway infrastructure projects. Many see the fuel tax, which hasn’t been increased since 1993, as the most viable way to increase revenues for highway infrastructure projects. [Read more...]

Penske Establishes UTI Foundation Scholarship

Penske facilityPenske Truck Leasing has established a scholarship program through the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Foundation. The Penske Truck Leasing Diesel Excellence Scholarship is being established through a gift of $100,000 to the UTI Foundation and is intended for students attending any of the Universal Technical Institute’s eight campuses across the country that offer an auto diesel-training program. [Read more...]

Penske Honored with EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

Penske Truck Rental-Commercial Truck Rental Stock PhotoPenske Truck Leasing’s environmental stewardship efforts have been recognized by the United States government by being named a 2013 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award winner. [Read more...]

Penske to Exhibit at National Private Truck Council Conference

Penske-Truck-Rental-Commercial-Trucks-2012Penske Truck Leasing is going to be an exhibitor at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Education Management Conference & Exhibition, from April 28 to April 30 in Cincinnati. It will be held at the Duke Energy Convention Center and Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel. [Read more...]