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Penske receives one-millionth transmission from Allison

READING, Pa. -- Penske Truck Leasing has received its one millionth 3000 Series transmission from Allison Transmission. The historic unit has been spec'd for a Freightliner M2 chassis and will be used by East Penn Manufacturing of Lyon Station,...


READING, Pa. — Penske Truck Leasing has received its one millionth 3000 Series transmission from Allison Transmission. The historic unit has been spec’d for a Freightliner M2 chassis and will be used by East Penn Manufacturing of Lyon Station, Pa., a longtime Penske lease customer, according to the company.  

“We’re very pleased to be in receipt of a milestone Allison 3000 series transmission,” said Brian Hard, president and CEO of Penske. “Allison and Penske have enjoyed a long and successful working relationship. We are fortunate to provide this leased vehicle to a valued customer like East Penn Manufacturing.”

“East Penn has been specifying premium Allison automatic transmissions since 2002,” said Mike Dietrich, East Penn fleet’s operations manager. “We currently have over 50 Allison transmissions in our fleet. Allison transmissions have delivered the superior dependability and performance that our company needs so our trucks can deliver the highest level of customer service.”  

A plaque commemorating the special transmission has been given to all parties involved.


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