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Penske Truck Leasing will showcase its contract fleet maintenance services at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) TechAdvantage Conference & Expo March 1-4 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Hyliion Incorporated today announced it will be providing three vehicles to Penske Truck Leasing, all of which will incorporate its 6X4HE Class 8 hybrid system. The first of the program's three vehicles will be displayed in the booth of partner-company Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) at the 2020 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition.

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Bill Combs, vice president of connected vehicle strategy and experimentation at Penske Transportation Solutions, will speak at the Autonomous Vehicles Silicon Valley Conference (AVSV) February 26-28 at the Pullman San Francisco Bay.

It's the 10th Autonomous Vehicles conference, and to mark the occasion, AVSV has engaged more than 65 speakers on site, over 10 hours of networking, and 50 dedicated content sessions.

Combs will present at two of those sessions:

  • "Deploying Autonomous Trucking in Urban Spaces: First Steps, Planning and Preparedness in Ensuring Success," Thursday, February 27 at 8:30 a.m.
  • "Fleet Planning to Incorporate AVS," Thursday, February 27 at 12 p.m.

In 2019, Penske announced that it was the first company of its kind to join the Partners for Automated Vehicle Education (PAVE) coalition. The effort aligned with Penske's mobility strategies around connected, automated, shared, and electric commercial vehicles.

By "Move Ahead" Staff

With just days until the big game in Miami, Florida, football fans are huddling up to score the perfect combination of food and beverages for their tailgates and watch parties.

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Everyone has their own unique learning style. That's why for a second year in a row, Penske Truck Leasing is proud to support the TechForce Foundation's "Be A Pathfinder" campaign, which focuses on helping individuals identify their learning style.

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Penske Truck Rental has released its 2019 list of Top Moving Destinations and for the first time in ten years, a new city has taken the number one spot. Phoenix, Arizona, has been named the top moving destination in the United States on the global transportation company's annual list.

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Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the opening of a new state-of-the-art facility in DeForest, Wisconsin. Penske in DeForest will offer customers consumer and commercial truck rental in addition to full-service truck leasing and contract truck fleet maintenance.

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The blush of a new year can be the perfect time for fleet managers to explore new tools to help with asset management and performance.

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David Sledziewski, a Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, truck maintenance technician, was named the champion of the inaugural Penske Truck Leasing 2019 Tech Showdown competition.

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READING, Pa., January 6, 2020 – Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in East Dundee, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago. The new site is in the Terra Business Park, a unique location between three Chicago area Penske branches; Rockford, Elk Grove and West Chicago.

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Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in East Dundee, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago. The new site is in the Terra Business Park, a unique location between three Chicago area Penske branches; Rockford, Elk Grove and West Chicago.

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Editor's note: This story is the final story in our "50 Stories of People Helping People" series. As we celebrated Penske's 50th anniversary in 2019, we spotlighted associates every Friday who are making a difference in their communities.

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Over the last 12 plus months, Penske Truck Leasing marked some key milestones related to bringing commercial electric trucks to market and testing these vehicles in real-world applications with customers and within our subsidiary's fleet at Penske Logistics. Here are a few of the highlights:

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A yellow Penske rental truck served as the perfect stand-in for Santa's sleigh this week in North Carolina, as it helped Support Military Families deliver holiday gifts to military families.

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Editor's note: This story is part of our "50 Stories of People Helping People" series. As we celebrate Penske's 50th anniversary in 2019, we are spotlighting associates every Friday who are making a difference in their communities.

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For the seventh consecutive year, Supply & Demand Chain Executive has awarded Penske Logistics with the Green Supply Chain Award. The annual award listing recognizes companies making green or sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy and are working to achieve measurable sustainability goals within the global supply chain.

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Leasing or buying a truck: how do you choose?

It's a decision fleet managers have had to make for years, going back and forth with weighing the pros and cons associated with each of them. But the decision between the two doesn't have to be one or the other, says Penske Truck Leasing Senior Vice President of Sales Jim Lager.

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Editor's note: This story is part of our "50 Stories of People Helping People" series. As we celebrate Penske's 50th anniversary in 2019, we are spotlighting associates every Friday who are making a difference in their communities.

On a recent fall evening, as the temperature dipped outside, Penske associates in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, were serving warm meals with a side of fellowship to the area's homeless and hungry.

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Penske Logistics today announced that it has successfully logged more than 10,000 over-the-road miles making multiple, daily store deliveries on dedicated routes in Southern California for a leading quick service 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.

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Today Penske Truck Leasing ("PTL") marks its 50th anniversary. Penske Truck Leasing was founded in 1969 by Roger Penske in Reading, Pennsylvania. The company was created through the acquisition of a car and light truck rental and leasing business with three locations in eastern Pennsylvania. To help commemorate the company's 50th anniversary, the Pennsylvania State Senate declared December 1, 2019, as Penske Truck Leasing Day.

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