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Leasing companies comment on handling Coronavirus

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 delivers first of three hybrid Class 8 vehicles to Penske Truck Leasing

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

Manufacturers continue to roll out electric medium-duty trucks

Peterbilt, Kenworth, Navistar, Daimler, Freightliner and Cummins are a few of the companies making recent leaps in electric medium-duty truck development.

Penske Logistics logs more than 10,000 miles in heavy-duty electric trucks

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.

What is the electric truck impact on tire design? Penske, ATD pilot program aims to find out

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 adds Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor to EV fleet

Penske Truck Leasing is growing its electric vehicle fleet with the addition of the Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor (T2E).

Daimler Trucks North America recognized with clean air technology award

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).

Watch: Freightliner eCascadia electric truck delivered to Penske, NFI

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) handed over the keys to the first two Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 trucks to customers: Penske Truck Leasing and NFI.

First Freightliner eCascadia battery electric trucks headed to customers

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) has built the first two Class 8 battery electric Freightliner eCascadias for customers at its research and development center in Portland.

Penske opens high-speed commercial electric truck chargers in California

Penske Truck Leasing has opened commercial heavy-duty electric vehicle charging stations with 14 high-speed chargers at four of its existing facilities in Southern California.

How will electric trucks impact your service operation?

One of the biggest potential operational efficiency gain bullet points when OEMs and suppliers talk about electric trucks is the potential for less maintenance compared to diesel trucks. In theory, it might be true. Eliminate the diesel engine and a good amount of service headaches are gone. No oil changes to tackle, coolant leaks to

DTNA Pres., CEO Roger Nielsen stops talking about truck technology ‘What if’ and starts talking about ‘What is’

Had Roger Nielsen been holding a microphone, he might as well have dropped it at the end of his presentation. Instead, he’s wired up with one of those hands-free, barely-there microphones that live on a TED Talk stage, which is fitting because the bevy of announcements that Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) president and chief