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Xtra Lease to offer SAF-Holland P89 air disc brake

Xtra Lease announced that it is installing SAF-Holland’s P89 air disc brakes on more than 6,000 of its over-the-road dry vans and reefers purchased in 2018. According to Xtra Lease, the reasons for choosing the P89 air disc brakes for its trailers include the following: The ability to provide a lower maintenance trailer to fleets

PacLease reports 20 percent growth in truck rentals

PacLease has seen a 20% jump in Class 8 truck rentals across the U.S., reports Chachi Hernandez, PacLease’s national director of rental operations. According to Hernandez, the biggest increase came on the West Coast, which has seen a 25% jump. Hernandez added that medium-duty rentals have been strong as well. “Prior to the spike, there were

Ryder sets the electric vehicle stage

When Ryder System announced it would become the exclusive sales channel partner and service provider for Chanje, a new California-based medium-duty electric vehicle manufacturer, the message it sent was loud and clear. “Electric vehicle technology is advancing rapidly,” says Ryder Chief Technology and Procurement Officer Scott Perry. “The number of configurations is expanding, along with

Penske introduces connected fleet solutions

  Penske Truck Leasing announced the launch of its new connected fleet solutions. Using a proprietary, device-neutral data platform, Penske Truck Leasing says it can now connect its systems with virtually any truck and engine configuration or telematics service provider. “We’re very pleased to begin formally offering connected fleet solutions to customers,” said Brian Hard,

Penske Truck Leasing forms onboard technology consulting group

Penske Truck Leasing has announced that it has established an onboard technology consulting group within its existing operations. The group was created as a value-added service to help Penske’s customers to address the proliferation of technology choices and questions fleet operators have about selecting, evaluating, implementing, and using onboard systems, Penske says. Penske takes a

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Penske introduces Penske Fleet mobile app

Penske Truck Leasing has introduced a free mobile app called Penske Fleet for its full-service truck leasing and contract maintenance customers. According to the company, the mobile app enables Penske’s customers to: View real-time fuel prices. Penske’s customers may view current company fuel prices in local markets and costs for third-party fueling locations across the