2019 Buick Enclave Episode 3 - Closing Thoughts After seven months behind the wheel of the 2019 Buick Enclave AWD Premium, it’s time to wrap up and prepare to move into a new demo vehicle. More on that later, but first my closing thoughts on the Enclave.
Due to the global shortage of microchips or semi-conductors, many vehicle manufacturers have been forced to idle plants for varying periods throughout the year. This has dramatically affected production resulting in vehicle shortages and extensive delivery times, notably the pickup truck and cargo van segments. Manufacturers are still trying to fulfill 2021 model commitments,
With the fall and winter seasons just around the corner, now is the time to ensure your fleet and drivers are properly equipped to brave the cold. Remember, an ordinary driver reacts to road situations, a good driver anticipates crises and avoids them. Keeping your vehicle in good technical repair reduces your overall chances
What is fleet management? Fleet management is a service and process whereby a company outsources all vehicle acquisitions, mechanical services and fuel purchases, telematics, remarketing, etc. to a fleet management company (FMC). What is the difference between a vehicle rental and a lease? Rentals and closed-end leases are similar in structure and are usually
2019 Buick Enclave Episode 2 - Daily Utility Another month behind the wheel of the Buick Enclave and it’s given me more time to discover all the features this vehicle offers and test them in the real world. It’s also been another month of my wife and I routinely humming the Buick commercial jingle anytime
Given current vehicle shortages, both individual and company fleet vehicles may need to remain on the road longer. To keep vehicles running safely and avoid costly repairs down the road, it is important to keep your vehicle(s) properly maintained. When a vehicle is running smoothly and performing optimally, not only is there less strain on
As we approach the midpoint of the year, wholesale vehicle prices continue to reach new highs. We are experiencing a “perfect storm” in high used-car demand and a “perfect drought” of used-car supply — the latter amplified by the microchip shortage. We expect this trend to continue for some time as the manufacturers deal with
Danny Banks Corporate Leasing Manager, Mississauga How long have you been with Jim Pattison Lease? What do you do at Jim Pattison Lease? I am pleased to announce that I have just passed another milestone of 20 Years with Jim Pattison Lease in Fleet Sales. What’s the most gratifying part of your job?
2019 Buick Enclave Episode 1 - First Impressions My name is Jeff Vass and I am a Key Account Manager with Jim Pattison Lease. I also happen to be a huge car guy and I am fortunate that my role allows me the opportunity to spend time behind the wheel of all different makes and
Dave Murdoch Network & Infrastructure Lead, Calgary How long have you been with Jim Pattison Lease? I came to Jim Pattison Lease in 1998. This is my second life with the Pattison family; I had initially joined Overwaitea Foods (now Save-On-Foods) back in 1978. Between those two lives, I managed IT at The