Penske Truck Leasing Hosted Grand Opening of $6 Million State-of-the-Art Facility in Quebec City, Quebec



    READING, Pa., Dec. 13 /CNW/ -- Today, Penske Truck Leasing hosted the
grand opening of a new facility in Quebec City, Quebec, located on 2824 Rue
Einstein, Ste-Foy.  The 18,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility,
employing 25 associates, offers commercial and consumer truck rental services,
full-service truck leasing and contract maintenance.  About 70 leasing
customers are serviced from this nine-acre location and over 600 vehicles are
maintained on-site.
    The facility cost approximately $6 million to construct, and has four
service bays, a truck washing bay and a three-lane fuel island with high-speed
fuel pumps for fast, efficient service.  Penske continues its expansion
efforts across North America.
    The one-story building incorporates Penske Truck Leasing's new facility
design elements, features state-of-the-art technology and is designed to
enhance the customer experience.  A new wireless technology component allows
Penske service technicians to integrate various vehicle diagnostic and repair
software.  To save energy, GE fluorescent light bulbs with electronic ballasts
using 50 percent less energy have been installed.
    
    Penske previously operated a facility at 1030 Fernand Du Four, Vanier.
    
    "The move to a more spacious, state-of-the-art facility in Quebec City
translates to added value for Penske customers," stated Ken Coots, Senior Vice
President -- Maintenance Services, Penske Truck Leasing.  "We will add more
associates in the future as we continue to expand in the Quebec City market."
    Penske has operated locally for over 15 years.  In Canada, Penske
operates more than 11,000 vehicles, and employs nearly 900 associates at 33
locations, five in Quebec.
    For more information, please call 418-682-0301.  The rental department is
open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturday from 7 a.m.
to 3:30 p.m.  The service department is open 24 hours Monday through Friday,
and on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pa., is a joint
venture of Penske Corporation 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
http://www.GoPenske.com to learn more about the company and its products and
services.




For further information:

For further information: Alen Beljin of Penske Truck Leasing, 
+1-610-775-6364, alen.beljin@penske.com; or Julia Lamm, +1-212-601-8161, 
julia.lamm@porternovelli.com, for Penske Truck Leasing Web Site:
http://www.GoPenske.com


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