Breast cancer awareness and early detection will take center stage today at Penske locations across the globe as more than 25,000 associates take part in the seventh annual Penske Pink Out.

The associate-led event, which began in 2015 in the U.S. with 200 associates, has grown to locations across Penske's international footprint. Associates in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Mexico, and The Netherlands are taking part.

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Earlier this year, Hino announced their intent to produce medium- and heavy-duty Hino trucks with Cummins engines for sale in North America by the end of 2021. This month, Hino delivered the first of these vehicles to Penske Truck Leasing at a ceremony in their plant in Mineral Wells, WV as start of production ramps up.

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A new art display is shining light on essential workers – including a Penske truck driver, technician and warehouse worker – who have been on the front lines of the pandemic since March 2020.

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Making safe driving choices near railroad tracks is just as important as having good driving habits, so to help educate motorists about rail safety, Penske is highlighting Rail Safety Week from Sept. 20-26, launched in 2017 by Operation Lifesaver (OLI).

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The next few weeks will mark the most dangerous and active period of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, making hurricane preparation even more vital for fleet managers and others.

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With the SkillsUSA Championships moving to Atlanta in 2022, this summer was the perfect time for the organization to pack up its competition warehouse and head to Georgia.

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Since early 2020, Fastenal has participated with Penske in a long-term test program of two battery electric Freightliner eM2 box trucks within its Los Angeles metro area operations. In that same spirit of environmental sustainability and innovation, the company also recently joined with Penske to complete a short-term pilot of a pre-series battery electric Class 8 truck, the Freightliner eCascadia.

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Going back to school can be a busy and exciting time for parents and students. It's also a good time for drivers to reacquaint themselves with more attentive habits while on the road, as familiar commutes will be more crowded than they were during the summer months.

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With under a month until the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, now is the time to get ready for potential storms, as preparation is key to keeping you and your property safe.

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A year after the pandemic forced Support Military Families (SMF) to cancel its annual Military Spouse Appreciation Day (MSAD) event, the charity will host a socially distant celebration today at three military installations across North Carolina.

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Work zones help to maintain the health of the nation's highways through a combination of construction and maintenance projects, yet the zones can provide challenges for drivers.

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Penske Truck Leasing is a proud supporter of the TechForce Foundation, an organization with a mission to champion students to and through their education and into careers as professional technicians.

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When serving in the military, flexibility in the workplace can make a big difference. Michael Kegerise, Enterprise Facilities Services Engineer – PTS, knows this all too well, as he juggles his responsibilities at work, at home and serving as a captain in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

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As he sat in a Biloxi, Mississippi, church, his feet dangling from the pew, four-year-old Andrew Nolen was captivated by the young Alabama minister who stopped by to preach.

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READING, Pa., December 7, 2020 – Penske Truck Leasing offers truck fleets a way to free up capital, make money and eliminate a lot of complexity ahead of 2021 with its Sell2Lease Program. The transportation company's program offers an easy way for businesses to get out of existing trucks and into new, top-of-the-line leased vehicles from Penske.

"With Penske's Sell2Lease program, it's easy to make the move to leasing. We buy your used trucks – no exceptions," explains Jim Lager, senior vice president of sales at Penske Truck Leasing. "This program gives truck fleets the opportunity to take advantage of the benefits of leasing with Penske like custom specs, comprehensive preventive maintenance, 24/7 roadside assistance, quick access to rental trucks at preferred rates, vehicle licensing, permits, tax reporting and regulatory compliance."

In addition, the Sell2Lease Program provides:

  • Financial flexibility – Selling an existing fleet eliminates carrying costs, which frees up capital for the business.
  • A guaranteed sale – No matter a fleet's age or condition, Penske will buy the vehicles, eliminating the difficulty of selling.
  • A fair and competitive offer – Penske will present a fair and competitive offer that makes sense for the business.
  • A quick and simple transaction – Penske provides valuation of the vehicles within one business day, and will handle all of the paperwork throughout the sales process.
  • Cost savings – Without additional expenses, such as advertising the vehicle or refurbishing it prior to sale, saving money, time and the hassle of trying to sell them.

Penske Truck Leasing is a Penske Transportation Solutions company headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske Truck Leasing operates approximately 330,000 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.pensketruckleasing.com to learn more.

Penske Truck Leasing has built a new state-of-the-art facility in Selma, Texas. The new location will allow the transportation company to better service its existing customer base in the area and also provide capacity to serve new customers.

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READING, Pa., November 17, 2020 – Penske Truck Leasing has built a new state-of-the-art facility in Selma, Texas. The new location will allow the transportation company to better service its existing customer base in the area and also provide capacity to serve new customers.

Officially opening for business on October 19, 2020, the new location offers consumer and commercial truck rental, full-service truck leasing and contract truck fleet maintenance. Penske's facility is also 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.).

"This is an area that we've had our eye on for some time. Our new location at 17582 Lookout Road in Selma, is conveniently located near Interstate 35, a major thoroughfare in Texas," explained Chip Jensen senior vice president for Penske's South Central Region. "This new location also provides our current customers and new customers a convenient location for service, rentals and more in between San Antonio and Austin, a busy trucking corridor."

The new facility is 21,014-square-feet and sits on 9.5 acres. It has five truck service bays, one automatic wash bay and a fuel island.

Penske currently employs 30 associates at the Selma location and is hiring truck technicians, customer service representatives and hikers. For a list of open positions visit gopenske.com/careers.

The electric truck fleet is supported by a network of heavy-duty electric vehicle charging stations at six Penske Truck Leasing facilities in Southern California. Penske also performs preventive maintenance at these locations.

Penske Truck Leasing is a Penske Transportation Solutions company headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske Truck Leasing operates approximately 330,000 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.pensketruckleasing.com to learn more.

With Tropical Storm Zeta expected to strengthen to a hurricane before striking the Gulf Coast, truck fleet operators are encouraged to take steps now to brace for the storm's impact.

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