Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Phoenix Facility

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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...]

Penske Announces 2012-2013 National Technical Challenge Results

Penske Truck Leasing has announced the winners of its 2012-2013 National Technical Challenge. The Tech Challenge is a company event that will be held every other year to test the skillsets of its truck maintenance technician workforce via hands-on and written assessments. There were two types of entries: a two-person vehicle systems team and individual competitors in the preventive maintenance (PM) event. [Read more...]

Penske 2012 Freightliner Trucks Ready to Lease

Penske Freightliner Sleeper TruckPenske Truck Leasing has in its inventory a limited number of 2012 Freightliner trucks for lease with low mileage. The vehicles provide the latest in cutting-edge specs and driver comfort, and feature quick delivery and short-term lease options at discounted rates. [Read more...]