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Penske Truck Leasing Adds Core-Mark as EV Customer

Penske Truck Leasing announced longtime customer Core-Mark Holding Co. deployed one of Penske’s Class 8 battery-electric Freightliner eCascadias into its fleet.

August 3, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

One Major Fleet’s Experience Testing Electric Trucks

Penske truck A Penske electric truck parked at one of the company's charging stations. (Penske Transportation Solutions)

Fleets that have been at the forefront of testing electric trucks are gaining insights into how these new vehicles perform in real-world freight operations.

John Baxter | Special to Transport Topics
April 24, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100, TCA

Penske Truck Leasing Adds Terminal Tractor to Its EV Fleet

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Penske Truck Leasing is growing its electric vehicle fleet with the addition of the Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor (T2E).

October 8, 2019

Hino Achieves Medium-Duty Milestone

Yoshio Shimo and Roger Penske Yoshio Shimo, president of Hino Motors Limited, presents the commemorative 20,000th truck key to Roger Penske. (Hino Trucks-Penske)

Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group Co., built its 20,000th truck in the U.S., which it delivered to Penske Truck Leasing.

August 26, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Clear Career Paths Needed for Technicians

Ryder technician works on truck Ryder's technicians advance through levels and then to technician-in-charge. (Ryder)

Creating a clear path for career advancement to help attract and retain diesel technicians is key to growing trucking's pool of future leaders, industry experts said.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
July 19, 2019
Business, Equipment

Penske Partners with TechForce on Technician Recruitment

A technician repairs a Class 8 truck Legacy Truck Centers Inc.

Penske Truck Leasing has partnered with TechForce Foundation on the latter’s FutureTech Success campaign, which supports the recruitment of new fleet-maintenance technicians.

November 28, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

Penske Truck Leasing Announces Hawaii Expansion

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A second Penske Truck Leasing facility has opened in Hawaii, located on the west side of the island of Oahu in Kapolei, the company announced Aug. 1.

August 6, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel

Penske Tackles Challenges of Battery-Electric Trucks

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Penske Truck Leasing is preparing to dive deeper into medium- and heavy-duty battery-electric trucks as a trickle of the alternatively powered vehicles begin to find their way in a world where diesel will remain trucking’s main fuel for quite a while, company executives said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 16, 2018
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Penske Looks to Help Customers Understand Alternative Fuels

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LONG BEACH, Calif. — The interest in alternative fuels is steady, and when customers call wanting, for instance, an electric truck, they want it right now, according to Penske Truck Leasing executives.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 2, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Industry Ready to Meet Demand for Last-Mile Delivery Option

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ATLANTA — A combination of better equipment, increasing governmental pressure and improving economics is aligning to make a case that alternative-power options can make practical sense to meet the trucking industry’s growing last-mile delivery needs, experts said.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
March 6, 2018