Penske Truck Leasing’s Director of Connected Fleet Services, Bill Combs, will speak at the third annual Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo August 7-8, 2019, in Durham, North Carolina. Combs will serve as a panelist during the “Fleets & Advanced mobility Solutions” session.
Penske Truck Leasing will sponsor, display thought leadership, and be an exhibitor at this year’s Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Southern California. It will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California, starting May 1. Penske is a Presenting Sponsor and will be in booth 1145.
Penske Truck Leasing has, for the fifth straight year, been given the SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Penske is one of nine organizations to receive this honor.
Penske Truck Leasing is the recipient of four grants totaling $1.1 million from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) through the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP). It is expected the company will utilize the grants to subsidize the purchase of natural gas Freightliner Cascadia tractors equipped with Cummins Westport 12-liter engines.
Penske Truck Leasing has accepted $1.5 million in Act 13 grants from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to complement the purchase of compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks as part of its sustainability efforts. In all, the office of Gov. Tom Corbett dispensed $7.3 million this week to a variety of organizations.
Drew Cullen, Penske Truck Leasing's vice president of fuels and environmental affairs was among the industry experts appearing on a recent March 26 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo webinar titledAlternative Fuel Vehicle Fleet Leasing. Watch replay here. Topics discussed on the webinar included selecting the proper mix of alternative fuel vehicles, refueling and infrastructure, best fleet maintenance practices for alternative fueled vehicles such as natural gas trucks, and other aspects of evaluating and using alternative fueled vehicles in commercial fleet applications. Penske Truck Leasing is a major sponsor of this year’s ACT Expo that will be held May 5-8 in Long Beach, Calif.
Penske Truck Leasing today announced it has ordered 100 compressed natural gas (CNG) Freightliner Cascadia tractors equipped with Cummins Westport 12-liter engines. The natural gas tractors will be used by Penske’s full-service truck leasing and commercial truck rental customers at various locations across the United States.
Taking that first step to introducing natural gas vehicles (NGVs) into a company’s truck fleet is by no means an easy decision with myriad dynamics to analyze when taking that next step.
“Natural gas vehicles have a growing place in the transportation industry,” explained Drew Cullen, Penske’s vice president of fuels and telecommunications. “Incorporating these vehicles into a fleet can contribute to sustainability goals because they run on cleaner burning fuel and the support infrastructure from a fueling and maintenance standpoint is growing rapidly.”
There was a grand opening event in Phoenix today as Penske Truck Leasing formally opened a multimillion dollar state-of-the-art facility.