Interest in Electric Vehicles is Growing, but not Everyone is Ready to Flick the Switch

Electric vehicles are a hot topic right now. The increase in zero-emissions incentives and production of EVs is painting the picture that the popularity of EVs is growing among consumers. However, while the interest in electric vehicles worldwide is growing, the global market may not be ready to fully adopt them in place of traditional gas-powered options. The 2023 Global Automotive Consumer Study by Deloitte has raised some critical issues about the public's acceptance of EVs. It surveyed mo

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Van Alternatives

With the current vehicle landscape, vans are becoming increasingly difficult to manufacture. Some models now have limited choices, while others are being discontinued altogether. This low supply has led to steep increases in prices for vans, making it costly and challenging for some companies to stay on the road. The Breakdown: Nissan is continuing the NV and NV200 Ford Transit Connect is being discontinued RAM ProMaster City is also reportedly being discontinued Mercedes announ

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Canada’s Luxury Vehicle Tax

Canada's Luxury Vehicle Text

When the federal budget was passed in July, it introduced a tax on the sale or import of “luxury” vehicles priced above $100,000. This takes effect on September 1st, 2022. How does it work? This new tax will apply to the sale of any vehicle that costs above the $100,000 price threshold and is payable by the vendor when the sale is completed. The $100k includes any dealer fees but excludes taxes. The amount be will equal to the lesser of 10% of its purchase price or 20% of the differenc

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Transport Canada introduces medium and heavy-duty zero-emission vehicle incentive

With rising fuel prices making it hard for many businesses to maintain their bottom line, Transport Canada has launched a new incentive to make it easier for companies across the country to purchase zero-emission vehicles – helping to save the environment and at the gas pump. In Canada, medium and heavy-duty vehicles are a source of pollution and fuel consumption. With many companies looking for ways to lower costs and emissions, the government is committed to helping by rewarding businesse

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Fuel Card Solutions

We have all been hit hard by rising fuel prices. When your business takes you and your employees out on the road, it’s important to find ways to save money wherever you can. At Jim Peplinski Leasing, we partner with Shell to provide the Shell Fleet Navigator® Card program, offering a premium fuel discount and much more. This revolutionary program supports every vehicle, every route, every driver, and most importantly…every budget. That means you can streamline your fleet management and o

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Is your $5k vehicle worth $10k?

If you have been paying attention to the automotive industry in the past year, you are aware that significant supply chain issues have led to extremely low inventory when it comes to new vehicles across the board. What you may not realize though, is this is the STRONGEST used vehicle market we have seen in recent history. What does that mean for you? We will get to that shortly… Low new vehicle inventory is the result of reduced manufacturing capacity. Sold out inventory banks for numerous

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