Electric, electric, electric. The hoopla about electric trucks has been literally inescapable. You’d be forgiven for thinking that they’re about to take over the trucking world, but it may be quite a few years before everything is in place to […]
MONTREAL, QC — Trucks that run on alternative fuels promise to be easier on the environment, but the equipment itself can be tougher on a capital budget. Consider natural gas. It’s historically cheaper than diesel, but the trucks that use it can cost an extra $50,000 to $100,000 over the price of their conventionally fueled counterparts, depending on the spec’s.
Penske Truck Leasing has unveiled an integrated Penske Driver app that meets the U.S. mandate for Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) and provides other productivity tools for those with Penske rental trucks.
READING, PA – With less than a month to go before the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate takes effect in the United States, Penske Truck Leasing has released a new application (app) for its commercial rental customers to help them be compliant when on the road.
DARTMOUTH, NS – Penske Truck Leasing has moved to new, larger digs in Nova Scotia.
The truck leasing company announced the opening of their new 12,000 sq.-ft. facility in Nova Scotia’s largest industrial park, situated near five 100-series highways, the Halifax airport, and port.
READING, PA – Penske Truck Leasing has unveiled a proprietary data platform — Penske Connected Fleet — that lets the company connect its systems to virtually any truck and engine configuration or telematics service provider.
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI – Penske Automotive Group subsidiary, Premier Truck Group, has completed its acquisition of Harper Truck Centres, a Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built Bus and Fuso commercial truck dealership group in Ontario.
READING, PA – In golf, “moving day” is a common way to describe the penultimate day of a tournament, when a player must move up the leaderboard if they want to even have a chance to win on Sunday. Now, Penske has teamed up with the Golf Channel for a new #MovingDay Presented by Penske multi-platform branding campaign, which supports its full-service truck leasing, truck rental and logistics business units, and includes digital, social and on air enhancements across Golf Channel’s platforms.
READING, PA – Truck leasing company Penske is launching a new commercial ad campaign during U.S. basketball’s March Madness to show what happens when
people ask questions about basketball to non-experts, including psychics, philosophers and relatives.
FALCONER, NY – Truck-Lite Co. has announced it is being purchased by an affiliate of Koch Equity Development LLC and BDT Capital Partners LLC and will partner with Penske Corp. The move will allow the commercial vehicle and filtration systems provider, owned by Penske and funds affiliated with the private investment firm Kelso & Company, to relinquish its majority control, while allowing Truck-Lite to expand with new products and services, according to a news release.
READING, PA — Penske Truck Leasing opened two facilities in Canada this week, one in Surrey, BC and the other in Calgary, AB.
READING, PA – There are now six Penske commercial truck dealerships in North America. This is the first in Canada.
Penske Truck Leasing forms its own winning formula, this time for a preventative maintenance training program for heavy and medium-duty trucks rather than for car racing.
READING, PA – Penske Truck Leasing has announced that they will add 100 compressed natural gas (CNG) tractors to their rental fleet.
LOMBARD, IL – A new report from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) reveals that transportation costs were only up 3 percent in 2012 and suggests that the United States is no longer in recovery mode, saying it has reached a “new normal.”