Penske Truck Leasing Opens Facility in Mt. Vernon, Ill.

READING, Pa., August 20, 2007 - Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in Mt. Vernon, Ill., located on 425 North Davidson Dr. The 8,000 square-foot location offers commercial truck rental services, full-service truck leasing and contract maintenance.

The one-story building, on four acres, features a wireless technology component that allows Penske service technicians to integrate various vehicle diagnostic and repair software. The facility has four service bays.

"We are pleased to open this facility in Mt. Vernon," said Paul Prang, Senior Vice President - North Central Region, Penske Truck Leasing. "Penske is now able to offer local services to truck leasing, rental and maintenance customers. We look forward in the coming year to expanding our presence in the central Illinois market, and potentially adding more associates."

The facility, which can be reached at 618-244-3290, is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pa., is a joint venture of Penske Corporation and General Electric. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 200,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, transportation and warehousing management, and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more about the company and its products and services.