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Roush CleanTech, Penske and Proterra partner on Ford all-electric F-650

Roush CleanTech, Penske Truck Leasing and Proterra Inc. announced a new collaboration under which Proterra will supply battery technology to Roush CleanTech for development of its next-generation Ford F-650 all-electric commercial truck. Roush CleanTech will integrate its advanced clean technology and control systems to leverage Ford’s medium-duty chassis and Proterra’s battery technology to Penske Truck

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Shell, Penske announce strategic decarbonization, sustainability collaboration

Shell Oil Co. and Penske Corp. have announced a new strategic collaboration, aiming to offer customers an integrated solution to help address emissions throughout their supply chains, from warehouse facilities, vehicle and fleet technologies to sustainable transportation routes. This project will initially be focused in the U.S. The companies say that the strategic collaboration is

Electric truck service: What your technicians need to know

So, once you know what steps to take to prepare your shop for the arrival of an electric truck (and if you don’t, read our story on how to do so), the next step, and it is a crucial one, is making sure that your technicians have all the information they need to safely and

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How electrification will change your service operation

One of the most promising pieces of good news to come out of 2020 was the announcement of the availability of multiple medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks. OEMs like Daimler, Kenworth, Mack, Peterbilt and Volvo all announced battery electric trucks that are either available now or will be in the foreseeable future, and several of

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Penske Logistics announces Freight Management Trucking Carrier award winners

Penske Logistics has announced the 23 recipients of the inaugural Freight Management Trucking Carrier Awards program. The event was held virtually. Category winners were selected from among Penske’s base of trucking carriers operating within its freight management operations. There are several award qualifications: A Penske Logistics enterprise scorecard combined with customer, operations and sourcing feedback.

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Freightliner electric trucks surpass 500,000 miles in real-world use

The 38-vehicle fleet of battery-electric Freightliner eCascadias and eM2s have surpassed 500,000 miles in real-world operation by Freightliner customers. The Freightliner Electric Innovation and Customer Experience (CX) Fleets consist of pre-series production battery-electric medium- and heavy-duty trucks, and are used to test integration of the technology into large-scale fleet operations while providing real-time feedback and

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Penske deploys battery electric truck with Temco Logistics

Penske Truck Leasing has put a battery-electric eM2 from the Freightliner Innovation Fleet into service with Temco Logistics, a solutions provider delivering and installing appliances and home goods. The Class 6 electric vehicle is currently being used by Temco for delivery and installation of appliances to residential homes, providing service throughout Northern Orange County (Yorba

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Trucking companies earn U.S. EPA SmartWay Excellence Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named the winners of the 2020 SmartWay Excellence Award. 58 trucking and multimodal carriers received this distinction. Among them, Penske Logistics was awarded for sustainability practices in the Truck Carrier category. This is the fifth such honor this decade and the fourth consecutive win for the organization. For the

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Catch up with the electrification podcast series from Fleet Future

All throughout September and October, the Fleet Future podcast from FE has been focused on electrification, speaking with people throughout the industry on the details of electrification, the trucks that are coming to market and what interested fleets will need to know. Brush up on your electric truck knowledge below with all seven episodes of

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Podcast: The State of Sustainable Fleets

In today’s episode of Fleet Future, we’re going to zoom out a bit from the electric truck discussion and talk about alternative fuels and sustainability in general. Why might fleets be interested, and how do they get started? A recently released study tackled some of those questions. The “State of Sustainable Fleets” report from Gladstein,

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Putting the right truck equipment, service practices in place during a pandemic

Fleets thrive on predictability. Uptime and asset utilization are improved when you can see what’s coming. Of course, the COVID-19 pandemic has made 2020 anything but predictable. Shifting applications, duty cycles and equipment needs continue to impact all trucking segments in unique ways; a fact that is felt by Penske Truck Leasing as it helps

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State of Sustainable Fleets report: Most fleets plan to increase, continue use of alternative fuels

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) has released the results of a new “State of Sustainable Fleets” report, sponsored by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), Shell Oil Co., Penske Transportation Solutions and Exelon Corp. Among the findings of the report: Natural gas, propane, battery electric, and hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, the four sustainable vehicle technology platforms

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