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ELD Mandate – What Should Fleets Expect?

  The Canadian Transportation Ministry has mandated that, by June 2022, ELDs (or electronic logging devices) will have to be used by all drivers that are currently required to maintain a logbook. An ELD is defined by Transport Canada as “a certified device that automatically records a driver’s driving time and facilitates the recording of

By |2021-10-20T09:49:01-04:00September 30th, 2020|Jim Pattison Lease, News|0 Comments

Can a Vehicle Sale/Leaseback Help My Business?

Definition Vehicle Sale/Leaseback – A sale, or leaseback, is a service where a fleet management company purchases your company vehicles for a pre-determined amount and leases it back to your company. Sale/leasebacks can be done with either company-owned vehicles or vehicles that are currently leased or financed through another lessor/lender. Overview These days, managing cash

By |2021-06-22T15:57:21-04:00July 9th, 2020|Jim Pattison Lease, News|0 Comments

Closed-End Leases During Uncertain Times

Overview Vehicle leasing provides a significant cash flow advantage to a business over purchasing, as the lower lease payment reflects the expected usage of the vehicle. In essence, you only pay for what you use. A Closed-End (operating lease) is a type of lease that offers flexible terms and kilometre allowances while eliminating residual risk

By |2021-06-22T15:57:42-04:00May 14th, 2020|Jim Pattison Lease, News|0 Comments

COVID-19 Economic Support

The federal and provincial governments have announced financial aid to help support businesses and individuals who have been impacted by COVID-19. Some of the federal financial assistance available to businesses include: Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) provides up to a 75% wage subsidy to eligible employers for up to 12 weeks. For more detailed

By |2021-08-21T15:08:56-04:00April 17th, 2020|Jim Pattison Lease, News|0 Comments

COVID-19 – Update

March 18, 2020 UPDATE   To Our Valued Customers: Jim Pattison Lease is taking the Coronavirus outbreak seriously and is respectful of its employees, suppliers, and customers. We understand that these are certainly unprecedented times and that the situation we face is serious.  We are committed to support our customers’ urgent vehicle requirements during this

By |2020-10-30T12:51:47-04:00March 13th, 2020|Jim Pattison Lease, News|0 Comments

Charged-Up About EVs – Electric Winter

  It’s all fun and games until the weather hits -30c. This will be the first time I have driven an EV through the winter, so far everything has been fine except the battery does lose some range; by some, I mean quite a bit. From +25c to -25c, the EV I have been driving

By |2021-06-22T15:59:55-04:00January 17th, 2020|Charged-Up About EV's, Jim Pattison Lease|0 Comments

‘Tis the Season to Be Jolly

  We are thrilled to celebrate another holiday season with all of our friends and family at Jim Pattison Lease. In appreciation of all of the support you showed us this year, our Jim Pattison Lease family has a message for you below. From the bottom of our hearts, we'd like to wish you and

By |2021-03-31T18:58:21-04:00December 20th, 2019|Jim Pattison Lease|0 Comments

Charged-Up About EVs – Going the Distance

Tesla Super Charging station located at the CrossIron Mills Mall late at night in Calgary, AB. Randy: One of the first couple of questions people have asked me about driving an EV is “where do you charge it?” and “how long does it last on a charge?”. To best answer the first question, literally everywhere.

By |2021-06-22T16:00:21-04:00November 27th, 2019|Charged-Up About EV's, Jim Pattison Lease|0 Comments

Charged-Up About EVs – Charging Your EV Around Town

Randy: Numerous people have asked me questions about where and how to charge EV’s in the city. The “how’ to charge an EV depends on the brand of EV you drive. In North America, we have mainly four types of EV charging station plugs, you just need to know which one will accept your EV

By |2021-06-22T16:00:34-04:00November 7th, 2019|Charged-Up About EV's, Jim Pattison Lease|0 Comments
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