Penske Truck Leasing has opened its sixth heavy-duty electric vehicle charging station in Southern California. Penske’s latest EV charging station in Ontario, California is equipped with a battery energy storage system, manufactured by Fluence Energy, LLC, which is designed to offset demand on the electricity grid during peak charging times. Siemens provided the eMobility hardware
Road Ready from Clarience Technologies, LLC is participating in a program with Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics to evaluate the Road Ready trailer telematics system. Launched in 2017, the company says Road Ready offers fleets a complete overview of a trailer’s environment, both inside and out, using a variety of customizable wireless sensors. Road
Penske Truck Leasing is offering fleets a “Get Back to Business” full-service truck leasing offer with low rates and flexible lease terms on late-model, low-mileage vehicles. Business owners can choose from 16-ft. light-duty, 26-ft. medium-duty and tandem-axle day cab and sleeper tractor options with low mileage. Penske leases and maintains brands including Hino, Freightliner, Ford,
Penske has rolled out a new and improved version of its used truck website for shopping and financing. To support social distancing measures related to COVID-19, Penske says customers can search through an extensive online inventory, speak with an expert via phone or email, and schedule a safe delivery or pick-up.
Penske Truck Leasing has released the next iteration of its Fleet Insight customer website with enhanced navigation and expanded, customizable data sets for each fleet’s operation. In June 2018, Penske launched Fleet Insight, a website designed exclusively for its customers, which the company says provides a detailed look at a fleet’s overall efficiency, costs and
While much of the world is cooped up inside their homes, social distancing themselves from others while the Coronavirus continues to spread, leasing companies have no choice but to continue to provide equipment to those who need it most. Fleet Equipment reached out to a few of these companies to see how they’re handling the
Hyliion Inc. will be providing three vehicles to Penske Truck Leasing, all of which will incorporate its 6X4HE Class 8 hybrid system. The solution was developed in partnership with Dana Inc., whose Spicer Electrified components are part of the e-Powertrain solution. The remaining vehicles will be delivered throughout the year, allowing Penske to complement its
Peterbilt, Kenworth, Navistar, Daimler, Freightliner and Cummins are a few of the companies making recent leaps in electric medium-duty truck development.
Penske Logistics has logged more than 10,000 over-the-road miles making multiple daily store deliveries on dedicated routes in Southern California for a restaurant chain using two electric Freightliner Innovation Fleet eCascadias. The company believes it is the first truck fleet operator in the United States to achieve such a feat.
Penske Truck Leasing and American Tire Distributors (ATD), an independent supplier of tires to the replacement tire market, have teamed up to introduce Daimler’s Fuso eCanter electric truck to Southern California tire dealers in Santa Fe Springs.
Penske Truck Leasing is growing its electric vehicle fleet with the addition of the Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor (T2E).
Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) has been recognized with the 2019 Clean Air Technology award from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD).