Penske Truck Leasing adds Orange EV electric terminal trucks to fleet

May 6, 2022
Customers can use the Orange EV electric terminal trucks for trailer handling in truck yards, distribution centers, warehouses, container terminals and operations that require short-distance transport

Penske Truck Leasing is adding Orange EV electric terminal trucks to its fleet in the U.S. The new trucks will be leased and maintained by Penske.

Customers can use the Orange EV electric terminal trucks for trailer handling in truck yards, distribution centers, warehouses, container terminals and operations that require short-distance transport. Charging will be done at the customer’s yard.

Orange EV trucks come with several benefits, namely no tailpipe emissions, 50% shorter stopping distance in regenerative braking, 24-hour operation on a single charge, remote diagnostic capabilities and a digital cab architecture.

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Paul Rosa, Senior Vice President of Procurement and Fleet Planning for Penske Truck Leasing explained: "As we continue furthering our relationship with Orange EV and after spending significant time understanding this equipment's capabilities, we are very pleased to make it a new product offering for our sales force in the U.S. We currently have several customers placing orders for these units and taking delivery of their equipment."