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  • News Technology

    Penske opens first electric truck-specific high-speed charging stations

    April 25, 2019 10:03AM by Truck News

    LONG BEACH, Calif. – Penske Truck Leasing has opened high-speed commercial truck chargers at four of its Southern California facilities, and plans to add more. The company has opened 14 high-speed chargers, and will add six more in the near

  • Freightliner delivers first electric truck

    December 20, 2018 1:59PM by Truck News

    CARSON, Calif. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has delivered its first electric truck, as part of its Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet. The Freightliner eM2 was delivered to Penske Truck Leasing. Roger Nielsen, president and CEO of DTNA, ceremonially handed

  • News Equipment

    Penske does a million voice-directed inspections

    May 17, 2018 9:14AM by Truck News

    READING, Penn. – Penske Truck Leasing says it has completed a million voice-directed preventive maintenance inspections. It is part of Penske’s recently deployed paperless technology. “Our new approach to a voice-guided preventive maintenance process is exceeding our expectations for shop

  • Ontario drivers among Penske’s safest

    November 17, 2017 3:19PM by Truck News

    READING, Pa. – Two Ontario drivers were among the 26 associated recently recognized by Penske Logistics as its Diamond level drivers. They were selected from among 4,500 drivers across North America to receive the awards, in recognition of driving excellence.

  • Penske, Detroit Diesel partner to manage supply chain

    July 6, 2017 1:53PM by Truck News

    REDFORD, Mich. – Penske Logistics says it has won new business with Detroit Diesel, to support the company’s engine, transmission, and axle supply chain operations in Redford, Mich. Penske will provide warehousing and dedicated contract carriage services for the inbound

  • News Equipment

    Penske Truck Leasing opens Windsor location

    June 19, 2017 6:40AM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. – Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new location in Windsor, offering full-service truck leasing and commercial truck rental, as well as contract truck fleet maintenance services. The new facility is located at 4505 Fourth St. It features

  • Penske offers new connected fleet solutions

    April 17, 2017 1:36PM by Truck News

    READING, Pa. – Today (April 17), Penske Truck Leasing announced its new fleet solutions, which connects its systems with nearly any truck and engine configuration or telematics service provider. “We’re very pleased to begin formally offering connected fleet solutions to

  • News Equipment

    Penske opens used truck dealership in Mississauga

    January 22, 2015 10:37AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Penske Used Trucks has announced the opening of a new dealership in Mississauga, Ont. It is located at 1610 Enterprise Road, Unit B. Hours are 8 a.m. till 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. till


    July 7, 2014 12:06PM by James Menzies

    I heard a term at the Technology & Maintenance Council meetings several years cited by truck maintenance guru Darry Stuart, which really stuck with me. He was promoting the MBWA: Management by Walking Around. Fleet maintenance managers shouldn’t be holed

  • Feature Equipment


    June 24, 2014 1:05PM by James Menzies

    I spent a good part of this morning interviewing Lloyd De Merchant, area maintenance manager, Eastern Canada, with Penske, who was recently named the Volvo Trucks Canada Fleet Maintenance Manager of the Year. Lloyd oversees 8,000 pieces of equipment across

  • Penske pro named Canadian Fleet Maintenance Manager of the Year

    June 18, 2014 10:08PM by James Menzies

    CONCORD, Ont. — Lloyd De Merchant, area maintenance manager for Eastern Canada with Penske Truck Leasing, was named the Volvo Trucks Canada Fleet Maintenance Manager of the year. The award was presented tonight at the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar. An