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).
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.
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 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.
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