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.
Christopher Goodfellow - 31 August 2010
Penske Truck Leasing is holding a series of Discovery Forums through August and September to help educate fleet owners and managers about the latest emissions technology, maintenance, finance options and fuel management. The first were held in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia in August and the company will release more dates...
Christopher Goodfellow - 7 May 2010
Truck rental firm Penske Truck Leasing has ordered 750 Freightliner Cascadias and 600 Volvo VNs because of the manufacturers' use of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology, according to its procurement manager. Marc Althen, senior vice-president administration and procurement at Penske, said: "Based on our own research and...
Christopher Goodfellow - 7 September 2010
Truck fuel economy expert and manager of sustainability at Penske, Ralph Stockmayer, told attendees at a recent Penske forum its new Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) equipped trucks provided large fuel savings compared to 2007 models. According to reports from FleetOwner's blog, the comparison saw 2010 models gain an 11.3% in fuel...