Penske Showcases SmartWay Certified Freightliner Cascadia

READING, Pa., October 20, 2008 - Today, Penske Truck Leasing announced a 16-stop North American Open House to display the new, sleek SmartWaySM certified Freightliner Cascadia with a Detroit Diesel DD15 TM engine. Those attending will get an up-close opportunity to see the new tractors, and experience a comprehensive demonstration at the show trailer. For more information on how to attend these events please call Michelle Bortz at 888-216-9365 for more information.

"We're very excited to provide our customers with the opportunity to experience this highly fuel efficient vehicle," said Jim Molinaro, Senior Vice President – Sales, Penske Truck Leasing. "We recently announced our participation in the SmartWay SM Transport Partnership and we're proud to offer SmartWay certified vehicles like the Cascadia."

The Open House cities and dates are:

  • Chicago, Ill. Oct. 27-28
  • Indianapolis, Ind. – Oct. 30-31
  • Columbus, Ohio – Nov. 3-4
  • Cleveland, Ohio – Nov. 6-7
  • Toronto – Nov. 10-11
  • Chicopee, Mass. – Nov. 13-14
  • Philadelphia, Pa. – Nov. 17-18
  • Reading, Pa. – Nov. 19-20
  • WinstonSalem, NC – Dec. 12
  • Atlanta, Ga. – Dec. 4-5
  • Jacksonville, Fla. – Dec. 8-9
  • Phoenix, Ariz. – Jan 12-13, 2009
  • Los Angeles, Calif. – Jan. 15-16
  • Seattle, Wash. – Jan. 19-20
  • Dallas, Texas – Jan. 26-27
  • San Antonio, Texas – Jan. 29-30

Subject to change.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pa., is a joint venture among Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and General Electric. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 200,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, transportation and warehousing management, and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more about the company and its products and services.