Member News

Foss National Leasing & LeasePlan Canada team up with SiriusXM (June 12, 2018)

SiriusXM Canada has announced a new partnership with Foss National Leasing and LeasePlan Canada to offer the SiriusXM Fleet Program to its drivers. For more information, see document below. Related Document(s): Title: SiriusXM Canada has announced a new partnership with Foss National Leasing and LeasePlan Canada to offer the SiriusXM Fleet Program to its drivers. …read more

Wheels partners with Uber for Business to expand mobility options for fleets (May 15, 2018)

Wheels, Inc. is pleased to announce its partnership with Uber for Business, a platform that allows companies to manage ground transportation with Uber.  The new partnership offers a solution that enables fleets to gain visibility into their ride-hailing activity. For more information, see document below. Related Document(s): Title: Wheels partners with Uber for Business to …read more

Element Fleet Management Names Jay Forbes as Chief Executive Officer (May 15, 2018)

TORONTO, Ontario, May 14, 2018 – Element Fleet Management Corp. today announced the appointment of Jay Forbes as its new Chief Executive Officer and a significant refresh of the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) that includes the planned addition of four new independent directors. For more information, see document below. Related Document(s): Title: Element …read more

National Leasing becomes CWB National Leasing (May 7, 2018)

On June 4, 2018, National Leasing intends to change its name to CWB National Leasing Inc. The press release is below and for more information and a video, click here. Related Document(s): Title: National Leasing becomes CWB National Leasing …read more

Industry Veteran Geoff Seely Named V.P. and G.M. of ARI Canada (April 11, 2018)

ARI, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, announced today that Geoff Seely has joined the organization as Vice President and General Manager for Canada. In his role, Seely will support ARI’s strategic growth in the Canadian market while providing additional leadership support throughout the organization. For more information, …read more

Axis Auto Finance Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Trend Financial Corp. and Announces the Appointment of Todd Hudson as CEO (March 9, 2018)

TORONTO, March 6, 2018 – Axis Auto Finance Inc. (TSXV:AXIS) (“Axis” or “the Company”), one of Canada’s fastest growing publicly-traded automotive finance companies, today announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire Trend Financial Corp. (“Trend Financial”) for consideration of approximately $29.3 million (the “Transaction”). Axis plans to fund the transaction …read more

National Leasing and LeaseTeam Complete Rapid Turnaround on Major S.O.W. (March 6, 2018)

OMAHA, Neb., (March 6, 2018) – After CWB Financial Group’s recent portfolio acquisition from ECN Capital, National Leasing (NL), a subsidiary, connected with LeaseTeam, Inc. (LTi) to license technology that would allow it to service its share of the portfolio without disruption. As Canada’s largest and longest-running equipment finance company, NL knew it needed an …read more

Ritchie Bros. sells CA$60+ million of equipment in first Edmonton auction of 2018 (March 5, 2018)

Three-day auction attracts 8,500+ bidders to bid on 4,250+ items; 64% of items sold online EDMONTON, March 2, 2018 /CNW/ – Ritchie Bros. conducted its first Edmonton, AB auction of the year this week, selling more than 4,250 equipment items and trucks over three days (February 27 – March 1) for CA$60+ million (US$47+ million). …read more

National Leasing Completes Final Phase of Custom-Built Core System (March 2, 2018)

WINNIPEG, March 2, 2018 – Last week, National Leasing launched the third and final phase of its new core system, a multi-year, in-house project. For more information, see document below. Related Document(s): Title: National Leasing Completes Final Phase of Custom-Built Core System …read more

Michael Dubowec Named National Leasing President & CEO (February 16, 2018)

WINNIPEG, February 15, 2018 – National Leasing, a CWB Financial Group company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Dubowec as its new president and CEO effective March 1, 2018. This follows the retirement of Tom Pundyk, National Leasing’s current president and CEO, who will stay on with the company as an advisor until …read more