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…]

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Phoenix Facility

[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 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…]

Penske Has Special Deals on 2014 Volvo Trucks for a Limited Time

2014 VolvoPenske Truck Leasing now has among its full service lease offerings 2014 Volvo sleepers and day cabs equipped with Volvo Enhanced Stability Technology (VEST) for improved efficiency and safety. [Read more…]

Penske Has 2012 M2 Freightliner Trucks for Lease — Expired

Penske Truck Leasing M2 Freightliner TruckPenske Truck Leasing has in its leasing inventory a limited number of low-mileage 2012 M2 medium-duty trucks now available. [Read more…]

FMCSA Moves Closer to Electronic On-Board Recorder Rule

Penske stock photo on-the-roadThe Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) said it is continuing to work toward an electronic on-board recorder (EOBR) rule, which was mandated in the most recent highway authorization bill, and expects to issue its initial rule in March. [Read more…]

FMCSA Urges Truck Fleets to Choose GPS Systems Wisely

Freightliner_blueThe U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is reminding truck drivers and fleet operators to choose their GPS navigation systems carefully. Failing to select a GPS navigation unit designed for commercial vehicles can lead to serious safety concerns. [Read more…]

Industry, Government Continue to Look at Truck Size and Weight

Highway photoFor years, the trucking industry has advocated for increased truck size and weight, and now the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is investigating the effect on safety and infrastructure if vehicle weights up to 97,000 pounds are allowed. [Read more…]