Penske Leader Elected Chair of ATMC Board of Directors

Penske - Holly GerkeHolly Gerke has been elected chair of the board of directors for the Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC). A director of technical training at Penske Truck Leasing, Gerke is the first-ever company employee to be elected chair (as well as the first to serve on its board, of which she gained entry in 2011). [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 Exhibiting at National Private Truck Council Conference

Penske facilityPenske Truck Leasing will be an exhibitor at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Education Management Conference & Exhibition, from April 13 to April 15 in Cincinnati. It will take place at the Duke Energy Convention Center and Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel. [Read more...]

Trucking Industry Awaits Final EOBR Rule

Highway stock photoThe trucking industry continues to await a final rule on electronic onboard recording (EOBR) devices—electronic devices that attach to a vehicle and record the amount of time a vehicle is being driven—from the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA). [Read more...]

Penske Room Dedicated at Universal Technical Institute Philadelphia

Penske - UTI Ribbon Cutting PhotoA dedication ceremony took place earlier today at Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Philadelphia in Exton, Pa., to commemorate a 1,900-square-foot multipurpose room that was funded by Penske Truck Leasing. The “Penske Room” will serve as a venue for student and staff activities: presentations, training seminars and student-peer tutoring sessions. It will become an active classroom and lab. [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 to Exhibit at IFDA Conference/Sponsor IFDA Truck Driving Event

penske-truck-leasing-sleeper-tractor-city-photoPenske will have a presence at two upcoming International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) events: sponsoring the Truck Driving Championships and exhibiting at the Distribution Solutions Conference. [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...]

Alpha Baking Selects Penske to Maintain Alternative Fuel Truck Fleet

Penske-Alpha Baking-ROUSH Cleantech-Propane TrucksPenske Truck Leasing is providing commercial truck fleet maintenance services for 22 Ford 2013 E-450 liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)-powered bread delivery trucks owned by Alpha Baking Company, Inc., a national bakery products distributor and home to the iconic S. Rosen’s brand. Operating in the Chicago-metro area, these vehicles are fueled by ROUSH CleanTech clean-burning, domestically produced and affordable propane autogas. [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...]