Penske Truck Leasing facilities to stock bulk DEF at 370 locations by 2012

Lucy Terry - 25 October 2011

Penske Truck Leasing announced on October 24 that 370 of its fuelling locations will supply DEF at the pump by early 2012. The company has already equipped over 100 locations in North America, but plans to increase this in response to the high number of Penske trucks using Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology.

Vice President Jennifer Sockel said, "We have made this investment to ensure that our customers have easy access to the bulk quantities of DEF they need." Sockel confirmed the company is on track to complete the project by early next year.

There are over 400 Penske Truck Leasing locations providing fuel, maintenance, truck leasing and truck rental services. The locations stocking on-island DEF will provide systems ranging from 330 to 2,000-gallons. Additionally, DEF will be available in non-bulk quantities at all of Penske's locations in North America.

Penske currently operates and maintains about 25,000 trucks equipped with SCR technology, which is an increase of over 6,000 since the start of 2011.

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