Volvo Trucks, FedEx test platooning truck technology

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between a transport company, truck maker. First such demo in U.S. Transportation

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Penske Truck Leasing Expands Into Houston

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Brian Hard, Penske Truck Leasing president and CEO, spoke of the company’s history and its capabilities in the marketplace. ” North Houston is home to a new Penske Truck Leasing facility; It’s the company’s largest in the Houston market.

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Penske Truck Leasing Opens Second Location in Hawaii

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Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the opening a new facility in Kapolei, Hawaii. With three truck bays and one wash bay, the new facility is 11,048-square-feet and is situated on 4 acres. Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the grand opening of a new facility in Kapolei, Hawaii.

Raymond's reach-fork trucks feature new technology

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The trucks now include a 7-inch multifunction color display with touch-screen functionality and an intuitive interface. Lift Trucks

Penske Opens New Truck Rental, Leasing and Maintenance Facility in Coburg, Oregon

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Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the grand opening of a new facility in Coburg, Oregon. Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the grand opening of a new facility in Coburg, Oregon. acres and is 13,220-square-feet with three truck bays, one wash bay and a two-lane fuel island.

North American lift truck sales broke records last year, ITA says

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Lift TrucksSales surpassed 250,000 in a year for first time in history, group says.

New industrial trucks give Bonide's DC operations a lift

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New lift trucks and a warehouse redesign changed all that. Lift TrucksAs sales boomed, pesticide manufacturer Bonide found itself struggling to keep up with orders.

Penske Truck Leasing Joins CharIN to Promote Electric Commercial Vehicle Charging Standards

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Penske Truck Leasing today announced it has joined the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN), a worldwide industry alliance focused on promoting Combined Charging System (CCS) as the global standard for charging electric vehicles (EVs) of all types. Penske Truck Leasing is the first in its industry to join the CharIN organization. “As Penske Truck Leasing sees increased interest among its commercial customers related to electric vehicles (EVs).

Truck-driver doll encourages girls to dream of 18-wheeled careers

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Women In Trucking teams up with toy maker to market truck-driver stuffie. Transportation

Trucks to attention

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In April 2016, a fleet of trucks – some of which had driven almost 2,000km – arrived in the Dutch port of Maasvlakte and made modest headlines around the world. seconds, our platooning trucks transmit braking signals to the vehicles behind in less than 0.1

Industrial Truck Association announces updated speakers, agenda for National Forklift Safety Day 2018

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Lift TrucksOn June 12, forklift manufacturers will once again head to Washington to inform legislators and policymakers about the importance of forklift safety and proper operator training. Here's the latest on what they have planned for this fifth annual event.

Penske Truck Leasing Moves into Loveland, Colorado

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Penske Truck Leasing recently marked the opening of a new state-of-the-art facility in Loveland, Colorado, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new facility. Penske Truck Leasing held a grand opening celebration in Loveland, Colorado.

Lift truck makers celebrate National Forklift Safety Day 2018 with special offers and local events

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Lift truck manufacturers, dealers, and providers of associated products will be observing National Forklift Safety Day on June 12, 2018. Lift TrucksHere are just a few examples of the events, literature, and promotions they'll be offering around the country.

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Trump visits Pennsylvania lift truck dealership

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Lift TrucksPresident promotes tax plan in tour of UniCarriers forklift dealer H&K Equipment.

Think Twice Before Hauling Hazardous Cargo in a Rental Truck

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Summer is a popular time for household and business moves, and with Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s important to note that Penske prohibits carrying or hauling hazardous cargo, like fireworks, into any of their rental trucks. Fireworks – considered a Class 1 hazardous material by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration – is not the only thing truck drivers should stay away from loading onto their vehicles.

Women Hold Keys to Lasting Legacy as Professional Truck Drivers

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The open road, with its promise of freedom and the chance to experience touchstones of Americana, has traditionally been a draw for many seeking to become professional truck drivers. Women have increasingly made their mark in trucking, enjoying fulfilling careers as professional truck drivers.

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Facility in Zelienople, Pennsylvania

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Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the opening of its new facility in Zelienople, Pennsylvania. Penske News Truck Leasing Truck Rental commercial truck rental fleet maintenance onboard telematics Penske Penske Truck Leasing truck leasing truck rental

Penske’s Mike Duff is New Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) Chairman

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The Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) named Mike Duff, senior vice president of government relations and chief compliance officer for Penske Truck Leasing , as its chairman for 2018-2019, at their annual meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Uber shelves autonomous truck program to focus on driverless cars

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No current need to invest in autonomous truck technology, company says. Transportation

Penske Truck Rental Reveals Top Moving Destinations of 2017

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For the eighth consecutive year, Atlanta, Georgia, has topped Penske Truck Rental’s list of Top Moving Destinations. Cementing its spot at No. 1, Georgia’s “The Big Peach” is the ninth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country, and the region grew by 1.6

FMCSA Grants 90-day ELD Waiver for Short-Term Rental Trucks

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Read the FMCSA letter granting the 90-day waiver from the ELD mandate for short-term rental trucks here. Penske Truck Leasing is a top TRALA member and it is among the largest providers of full-service truck leasing and commercial truck rental with a fleet of more than 266,000 vehicles.

Penske Truck Leasing Digitizes Truck Fleet Preventive Maintenance Processes

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Penske Truck Leasing has implemented fully digital and voice-directed truck fleet preventive maintenance processes for its fleet of more than 266,000 vehicles.

Daimler Trucks North America Announces Penske Truck Leasing and NFI as Partners for Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced today that Penske Truck Leasing and NFI have agreed to partner in operating the Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet of eCascadia heavy-duty trucks and eM2 106 medium-duty trucks.

Daimler enlists Penske and NFI in electric truck trials

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Partners will share data about truck design and performance ahead of full production launch in 2021. Transportation

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California truck leasing firm orders 50 Tesla Semis

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TCI will lease trucks for routes within 300- to 500-mile range. Transportation

EnerSys adds models to line of lift truck batteries

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Fast-charging batteries can drive counterbalance trucks, reach trucks, pallet trucks, and AGVs, firm says. Material Handling

Rhode island's truck-only toll plan takes effect, truck groups vow war

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State first to just toll trucks; ATA calls act unconstitutional. Transportation

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African-American Mobile Truck Tour Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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Our truck has continued to travel around the country throughout the year visiting school districts, colleges and universities, churches, African-American festivals and events showcasing our history in a very novel way,” Reynolds said.

Japan trials truck platooning

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Hino Motors, Isuzu Motors, Volvo group-owned UD Trucks and Daimler subsidiary Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus have begun highway testing of truck platooning in Japan, under a project backed by the government.

Truck Drivers in Store for Super Lunar Eclipse Treat

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For many drivers – including Penske ’s cross-country movers and professional truck drivers – the early morning sky on Wednesday will offer a rare visual treat: a “supermoon” lunar eclipse, turning the moon crimson as it passes through the earth’s shadow.

5 Safety Tips for Driving a Moving Truck

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If you’re planning a summer move and find that your stuff doesn’t fit into your car or van, renting a moving truck from Penske may be the right choice for you. truck before. For example, Penske reminds truck drivers to watch for overhead clearance postings.

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FedEx orders 20 Tesla Semi electric trucks

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Vehicles will reduce transport costs through fuel savings, improved safety, FedEx says. Green Logistics

Toyota Forklifts introduces new heavy-duty trucks

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New adjustable wheelbase forklifts can lift 15,000 to 80,000 pounds, adds safety and confidence when handling large, bulky, and oddly shaped loads like machinery, the company says. Material Handling

Raymond Corp. acquires northwest regional lift truck dealer Raymond Handling Concepts Corp.

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Lift TrucksDealership President Steve Raymond, a grandson of Raymond Corp. founder, will retire after 31 years, firms say.

Rising Concern Over Trucking Shortage and Tariffs

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The growing shortage in the trucking industry is also becoming a more significant problem. The growing shortage in the trucking industry is also becoming a more significant problem. Half of the Federal Reserve districts have cited the shortage of trucking capacity.

Cargo Chief teams with GateHouse to share trucking data

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Online load matching network could use aggregated ELD data to help trucks avoid empty runs, Cargo Chief says. Technology

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Big Game Drives Business for Commercial Truck Rentals

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For many of these businesses, it will mean securing rental trucks from Penske Truck Rental’s Roseville, Minnesota, location, which began preparing four months ago for the crush of commercial truck rental business. How high is demand for trucks serving the big game? Paul Business Journal estimated more than 100,000 trucks are likely needed to transport products into and out of the metro area for the game. Huddling Up to Meet Truck Rental Demand.

Penske Truck Leasing to Exhibit at Emergency Medical Services Expo

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Penske Truck Leasing will return as a Gold Sponsor at this year’s Pinnacle EMS Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, from July 23 to 27, 2018. Penske also offers truck rentals, full-service leasing, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Penske News Truck Leasing contract maintenance EMS truck fleet full service truck leasing Penske Penske truck Penske Truck Leasing supply chain transportation truck rental

Seegrid: Demand for autonomous lift trucks set to rise in 2018

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Lift TrucksStrong activity last year to continue through 2018, firm says.

Amazon pushes dedicated truck operation; will it suck oxygen out of the driver room?

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E-tailer eyeing partnerships with fleets of three or more trucks to haul between DCs. Transportation