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 Truck Rental Ahead of Schedule with LED Headlight Retrofit


Penske Truck Rental is ahead of schedule with its planned retrofitting of 5,000 commercial semi-tractors with cutting edge custom LED headlights from Truck-Lite, an initiative it announced in late November of 2012. Penske Truck Rental is the first company to offer these LED headlights. [Read more...]

Fight High Fuel Prices with Fundamentals & SmartWay

The recent run-up in fuel prices for gasoline and diesel has commercial truck fleet managers and operators once again re-evaluating their fuel strategies and options. Last week, the Department of Energy reported diesel rose 5.3 cents to $4.157 a gallon — its fifth straight increase. This is highest price for diesel in about four-and-a-half years. Gasoline also rose significantly with nine consecutive increases and it has reached a high unseen since last October at $3.747. In periods like this it’s a good idea to focus on fundamentals when you are operating a fleet of trucks or even just one truck. [Read more...]

Penske Installing Truck-Lite LED headlights on 5,000 Rental Semi-Trucks

Penske Truck Leasing is retrofitting 5,000 of its 2012 and 2013 semi-tractors currently within its commercial truck rental fleet with new, cutting-edge LED headlights from Truck-Lite. Penske is the first and only commercial truck rental operation to currently offer this innovative headlamp option within its fleet. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Leasing to Exhibit at National Private Truck Council Conference

Penske Truck Leasing will exhibit at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Education Management Conference & Exhibition, from April 29 to May 1 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  It will once again take place at the Duke Energy Convention Center and Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel. [Read more...]

ATRI Updates Trucking Costs Report

Looking for a short, interesting read? Be sure to check out the American Transportation Research Institute website, which recently released the findings of its 2011 update to An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking report. With record high diesel and gasoline prices and looming truck driver shortages, it’s little wonder that both fuel and driver wages continued to rank as the top cost centers. To get a PDF summary of ATRI’s report click here. Need assistance in controlling fleet costs? Penske can help. Contact us today.