Penske Truck Leasing Opens Facility in East Peoria, Ill.

READING, Pa., August 21, 2007 - Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in East Peoria, Ill., located on 710 Highpoint Lane. The 10,000 square-foot location offers commercial and consumer 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 also has a service bay.

"We are pleased to open this facility in a new market," 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 in Morton, Normal, Bloomington, and the greater Peoria area. We look forward in the coming year to expanding our presence in this market, and potentially adding more associates."

The rental department, which can be reached at 309-698-7883, is open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. The service department is open six days a week.

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.