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Penske Corporation, Inc. is an American diversified on-highway, transportation services company whose subsidiaries operate in a variety of industry segments, including retail automotive, truck leasing, transportation logistics and professional motorsports company based in Bloomfield Township, Oakland County, MI. It was established on December 1, 1969 by Roger Penske.

In 1964, Penske started as General Manager of the McKean Chevrolet dealership in Philadelphia. Having won the NASCAR Grand National in 1965, Penske retired from racing and bought the dealership. Later on, the company acquired Competition Tire East and Competition Tire West, and a small truck leasing operation (later called Penske Leasing). He returned to the sport in 1966 as the owner of Team Penske.

In 1982 together with Hertz Truck Division form Hertz-Penske Truck Leasing, with Hertz exiting in 1988 and Penske buying the former's stake in June, and two months later in August, entering into a joint venture with GE Capital pursuant to which GE contributed its Gelco Truck Leasing business, and the parties formed Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., GE's stake later being acquired by Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in 2015.

In 1986 it acquired Leaseway Transportation Corp. (other sources mention 1995, probably when it was fully owned).

In 1996 the company (encompassing the Pennsylvania, California, and Michigan racetracks, as well as the corporation's two Competition Tire businesses) went public as Penske Motorsports, Inc. in 1996.

In 1998 it acquired Transportgroep van der Graaf as well as Cotia Trading (the latter finalized in 2005).

It 2000 acquired Rentway Ltd.

In 2001 it acquired Rollins Truck Leasing.

In 2004 it acquired the full-service truck leasing, rental, maintenance and logistics operations of AMI Leasing from Ford Motor Credit.

In 2005 it acquired Victory Express (finalized in 2007).

In 2010 it acquired Bright Truck Leasing and Distribution.

In 2017 it acquired Old Dominion Truck Leasing.

In 2018 it acquires Epes Transport System.

In 2021 it acquires Rapid Ways Truck Leasing and Inc. DeCarolis Truck Rental, Inc.

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Esteban Rivera, 22 September 2022