READING, Pa., May 8, 2014Penske Truck Rental has 85 compressed natural gas (CNG) Freightliner Cascadia tractors available for commercial rental use in select markets. These day cab tractors are equipped with Cummins Westport 12-liter engines.

“An increasing number of customers have expressed a desire to evaluate natural gas vehicles to see if they make sense as part of their overall fleet strategy,” stated Don Mikes, Senior Vice President – Rental, Penske Truck Leasing. “These rental tractors allow our customers to field test the units and experience how they will use them within their daily business. If a customer wants a more-permanent solution we can easily transition them into a full-service lease,” he said.

CNG tractors from Penske are currently in-stock and ready to rent in select markets including: Southern California, Northern California, Phoenix, Denver, Salt Lake City, Dallas-Fort Worth, Atlanta and Baltimore. In the near future, there will be availability in Milwaukee and Houston as well as other markets. To rent a commercial truck from Penske call 1-800-PENSKE-1.

Considering natural gas for your truck fleet? Contact Penske Truck Leasing at 1-855-345-7268 to schedule an evaluation.

Penske Truck Leasing offers fleet operators considering natural gas trucks: vehicle specification expertise, lease financing, grant application assistance, a nationwide network of maintenance facilities, and more than two decades of experience maintaining fleets of commercial natural gas vehicles.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pa., is a partnership among Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and General Electric Capital Corporation. 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, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. To learn more about Penske's products and services please visit GoPenske.com and our "Move Ahead" blog. Penske Truck Rental on social media: Move Ahead Blog, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, and Vine.