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Gilbert Building its First CNG Station

Gilbert is moving forward with plans for its first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station which will be located at Gilbert’s South Area Service Center on Greenfield Road. The facility is planned to have capacity to fuel up to 70 CNG truck in an eight-hour time frame at final build-out.

With a program budget of approximately $1,600,000, the station will provide fast-fill and time-fill components to meet Gilbert’s fleet needs. A public retail fueling component is also being considered for this site.

While alternative fueling facilities have been built in neighboring cities, this will be the first CNG fueling station located in Gilbert.

“We are excited to implement Gilbert’s first CNG fueling station,” says Environmental Services Manager Steven Pietrzkowsky. “CNG is a clean burning fuel that will considerably reduce our fuel costs while also allowing for quieter operations, which is important when servicing our residential areas.”

ET Environmental was selected to design and construct the new CNG facilities. “As avid proponents of the use of clean, domestic fuels, we are looking forward to working with Gilbert on this project,” says Todd Reasy, Project Manager for ET Environmental. Construction is scheduled to be complete in August 2015.

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Penske Opens New Facility in Phoenix

Penske Truck Leasing held a grand opening event in Phoenix today to introduce a new state-of-the-art facility. The $6 million building provides full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract truck fleet maintenance services. The 24,000 square-foot structure situated on 10 acres is located at 1945 West Hilton Ave. Penske employs 55 associates at the location.

This new location features five truck service bays, an automated wash bay and a three-lane commercial truck fuel island with bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensation. The maintenance shop utilizes leading-edge wireless technology to enable Penske’s service technicians to automatically connect vehicles for service with diagnostic and analytic software. The location has also been built to service trucks with engines that run on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) or Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).

“We moved to this new location because we needed the space due to our growth,” said Rick Pytlik, Penske Truck Leasing Senior Vice President for the Western Region. “We’ve doubled the size of our building space and increased our acreage fivefold. We’re also now well positioned to accommodate future expansion of our operations.”

To contact the truck rental department, please call 602-255-6200. Truck rental hours are: 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. The truck service department may be reached by dialing 602-250-8798. Service hours: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pa., is a joint venture of 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 http://www.GoPenske.com and our “Move Ahead” blog. Penske on social media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube.