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 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…]

Authors Take Scenic Route in Penske Truck

Go Girl collageTwo Arizona-based authors recently teamed up with Penske Truck Rental  for a two-week promotional tour across the U.S.  The Go! Girl Guides (GGG) founder and editor-in-chief Kelly Lewis and GGG author Erica Arvizu embarked on a road trip from Arizona to Pennsylvania in their Penske truck, visiting book stores in 11 cities to promote their women’s guides to traveling. [Read more…]

Increased Supply Chain Awareness Protects Valuable Cargo

Cargo containersWith cargo theft on the rise, parties all across the supply chain are working together to protect goods by coordinating pick-up times, sharing information and embracing new technology.

While there isn’t a national source of theft data, several groups do collect and share information on cargo theft. [Read more…]

Transportation Carriers Work to Mitigate Cargo Theft

Warehouse loading dockCargo theft continues to increase throughout the U.S. and carriers are responding by training drivers, embracing tracking technology and sharing information to protect valuable loads. [Read more…]