Editor’s note: This story is part of our “50 Stories of People Helping People” series. As we celebrate Penske’s 50th anniversary in 2019, we are spotlighting associates every Friday who are making a difference in their communities.

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READING, Pa., May 30, 2019 – Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract truck fleet maintenance facility at 5650 Wattsburg Road in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Penske's new location in Erie is outfitted with the company's proprietary fully digital and voice-directed truck fleet preventive maintenance process and connected fleet solutions, a value-added resource to help customers address issues and options related to onboard technology systems (ELDs, telematics, onboard cameras, etc.).

The Penske building is situated on 7 acres and is 10,500-square-feet with two and a half truck bays and one automatic wash bay. The facility is located off Interstate 90 offering customers a convenient location for service and rental.

"Centrally located in between Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo, Penske Erie is the ideal location offering our customers additional Penske resources in the region," explained Dan O'Boyle, senior vice president for Penske's North Central Region. "We look forward to continuing to work with our existing customers in the area as well as welcoming new customers."

Penske provides businesses with full-service truck leasing, truck fleet maintenance and truck rentals of straight trucks, flatbeds, refrigerated trucks and trailers, cargo vans, semi-trailers, and more. Penske leases, rents and maintains the top brands of light-duty, medium-duty and heavy-duty commercial vehicles including Ford, GMC, Hino, Isuzu, Freightliner, International, and Volvo.

Penske is an industry leader in the areas of spec'ing, operating and maintaining fleets of traditionally fueled vehicles as well as alternative-fueled vehicles that include electric, natural gas, propane, and diesel-electric hybrids.

Penske is currently hiring maintenance technicians for the facility in Erie. For a list of all open positions visit gopenske.com/careers.

About Penske Truck Leasing

Celebrating its 50th year in business, Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 316,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,100 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.GoPenske.com to learn more.

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READING, PA (May 13, 2005) - Penske Truck Leasing announced today that it opened a new facility at 1930 Lasalle Avenue, Lancaster, Pa. that will offer full service leasing, contract maintenance and commercial and consumer truck rental services.

The 17,800 square foot facility was built on nine acres of land and will employ approximately 45 associates from in and around the Lancaster area. It can effectively handle maintenance on over 1,000 vehicles and has a two-lane fuel service island that provides diesel and gasoline. The facility replaces two smaller lease facilities that were located in East Hemfield township.

"Our new Lancaster facility gives us more working space and state-of-the-art equipment that will enable us to serve our customers more effectively," said Jack Gallagher, Area Vice President. "Additionally, by consolidating two facilities into one, the company will benefit from reduced facility costs."

Location hours for rental services at Penske's new location are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday. Maintenance services are available from 5 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on weekdays and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.

For additional information about the facility and the services available, contact Don Metcalf, Corporate Communications Manager, at (610) 775-6001 or don.metcalf@penske.com.

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, the company operates more than 200,000 vehicles and serves customers from nearly 1,000 locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, and Europe. Product lines include full-service leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, transportation and warehousing management, and supply chain management solutions. Penske Truck Leasing's annual revenue is approximately US $3.7 billion. The company can be reached at www.pensketruckleasing.com.