The new site in Windsor, Ontario, will offer full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract truck fleet maintenance services.

Dan O'Boyle, senior vice president for Penske's north central region, said: “We have been steadily and strategically increasing our presence in Canada and the Ontario region specifically.

Stephen MacKenzie, CEO of the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation, said: “The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation (WE EDC) is pleased to welcome Penske Truck Leasing to the Windsor-Essex region.

“Penske's new strategic location will strengthen the growing transportation and logistics sector in Windsor-Essex.”

Penske Truck Leasing is headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania and is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, GE Capital Holdings and Mitsui & Co.

As a global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 250,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia 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.