Mike Rusch, Jim Pattison Lease’s new President is taking the reins of Canada’s largest privately owned fleet management
company during a period of rapid and dramatic change in the industry. Mike, a Certified Management Accountant by trade,
spoke with CAF about these changes and how Jim Pattison Lease is positioned to respond.
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) fleet employs a Green Fleet Strategy to reduce the environmental impact of its operations. CAF spoke with
Bob Nichols from MTO about how a sustainability focus pays off.
A trio of innovative Canadians have come up with a novel approach to dramatically reducing internal combustion engine emissions (reductions
between 33 and 90 per cent have been achieved in testing). Anthony Hardenne, President and CEO of Advanced Technology Emission Solutions Inc.
(ATES) spoke with CAF about its Smart Induction Catalytic Converter (SI-Cat) technology which uses heat to get the system working faster, in turn
reducing harmful emissions.
Mercedes-Benz Canada and ENERCON held a gathering at a Niagara Region Wind Farm in Smithville, Ontario to announce that ENERCON will add 20 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 models to its fleet of service vehicles.
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ECODIESEL ENGINE POWERING RAM 1500 SUCCESS
The combination of Ram 1500 with an EcoDiesel
is a winning one, as in 2015, one in four 1500
models were ordered with a diesel engine. That
number jumps to 50 per cent when the higher
trim levels (Laramie and Longhorn) are considered.
50 per cent of Ram 1500 EcoDiesel sales
are conquest sales, an important pride point for