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December
22
December
22
With a brand-new year just around the corner, there's no time like the present to start reevaluating your business strategies and practices. When it comes to your commercial fleet, leasing has a range of benefits that, in the end, not only help your business grow but can preserve your bottom lin...
November
25
November
25
Here at Quest Auto Leasing, we’re proud to be a member of the thriving landscaping community in the GTA. Providing commercial leasing services to a wide range of industries, many of our clients and longstanding partnerships are a part of the landscaping sector. This year we’re happy to a...
October
31
October
31
Here at Quest Auto Leasing, we’re proud to be a member of the thriving construction community in the GTA. Providing commercial leasing services to a wide range of industries, many of our clients and longstanding partnerships are a part of the construction sector. This year we’re happy to...
August
30
August
30
Expanding your business comes with a level of stress, tenacity, and uncertainty that even the most successful entrepreneurs know all too well. However, not only is it a necessary part of success, but it’s also a rewarding part of being a thriving business owner. One key aspect of growing your ...
June
30
June
30
For GTA businesses, we know the importance of building a commercial fleet that you can rely on to get the job done. We also know that time is money, which means sourcing commercial vehicles needs to be efficient and seamless. Thankfully, the team at Quest Auto aims to simplify the buying or leasing ...
February
01
February
01
When it comes to procuring commercial vehicles for your business, there are essentially two options: Purchasing off of a dealer’s lot or ordering directly from the factory. Factory orders don't only save you the cost of upfront charges and fees. They also allow you to personalize your flee...
December
01
December
01
There are many benefits of commercial fleet leasing for small businesses (seriously, just take a look at a few of our top leasing perks here), but did you know that there are also benefits to leasing your fleet vehicles when tax season rolls around? Many business owners don’t know that you ca...
October
06
October
06
As the seasons change here in the GTA, so do the needs of many Toronto businesses. Whether you’re preparing your work trucks for a busy harvest on the farm, snowplowing season, or making daily deliveries in icy weather, now is the perfect time to think about upfitting your fleet for the fall a...
September
01
September
01
By this point, it’s no secret that the automotive industry has been impacted by the COVID-19 global pandemic. From sourcing raw materials to vehicle production, to transportation and distribution, the supply chain has been disrupted - yet demand for inventory continues to soar. So how can Toro...
August
03
August
03
For many business owners, re-leasing your fleet vehicles can be a great way to see high returns on your investments, clear vehicle inventory that’s no longer needed, and ultimately boost your bottom line. So how can you make the most money possible by re-leasing your fleet vehicles, and how ca...
June
25
June
25
We get it - operating your business amid the Covid-19 pandemic has been full of challenges. Just as you overcome one hurdle, it feels like another one is thrown in your path. Here at Quest, we’ve been working hard to find solutions that will help support our clients during challenging times - ...
May
30
May
30
The 2021 landscaping season has arrived in Southern Ontario, and Quest Automotive is here to help your business get ready for another successful year! When it comes to preparing your commercial fleet for a busy season ahead, there are plenty of reasons to consider leasing used trucks and vans. Today...
May
04
May
04
For many of our customers who are interested in leasing commercial vehicles, open-end leases are the norm. But depending on your situation, a closed-end lease might be better for you. What exactly is a closed-end lease? Closed-end leases more easily allow you to budget your fixed lease payments...
March
27
March
27
At Quest Auto, we understand how tough it can be for independently owned businesses during these uncertain times. And nothing can put a strain on your budget like needing to buy brand-new commercial fleet vehicles. That’s why we’re happy to offer an extensive inventory of pre-owned ...
January
22
January
22
It’s safe to say that our world was flipped upside down in 2020, and many industries continue to feel the repercussions in 2021 - including the automotive sphere. Nearly a year’s worth of widespread delays in vehicle manufacturing and distribution has led to a lot of uncertainty for auto...
November
27
November
27
Looking to lease an electric vehicle, or even a fleet of EVs for your business? Look no further than Quest Automotive! We are seeing a huge transformation across the GTA of folks who are interested in making the switch from fuel to electric. Why? Not only is green automotive technology better for th...
October
28
October
28
Folks from Southern Ontario know just how quickly our weather can change - one minute we’re having a balmy Thanksgiving, only to be followed by a Halloween snowstorm. Don’t leave your business unprepared this season - now is the time to be thinking about how to best equip your commercial...
September
29
September
29
Starting to think that the perfect vehicle combined with the perfect lease simply doesn't exist? It’s time to think again! Quest Automotive is the most trusted commercial leasing company in Toronto, having helped thousands of local businesses secure flexible and affordable leasing options ...
June
14
June
14
If there is one thing we can all agree on, it’s that the first half of 2020 has been full of uncertainty. Although a lot has changed for us here at Quest Automotive, it certainly doesn’t mean that things have been slowing down! Perhaps now more than ever, business owners and government a...
June
14
June
14
After over 40 years of experience with commercial fleet leasing, Quest Automotive has had the pleasure of working with hundreds of local businesses from across the GTA with their vehicle leasing and fleet management needs. Starting and growing a business comes with a lot of challenges, which is why ...
February
26
February
26
With over 40 years of experience helping Toronto businesses with their fleet leasing and management needs, we know that starting (and growing!) a business can be tough. That’s why our team of experts at Quest Automotive leasing is here to help you every step of the way! We have the vehicles, e...
February
26
February
26
When you lease or purchase a vehicle for your business, upfitting is often the next step in preparing your fleet to do the work that is specific to your industry. But what is vehicle upfitting? Simply, vehicle upfitting is when you make modifications to your van or truck in order to customize the wa...
January
15
January
15
Owning a thriving business is exciting, but making decisions can be confusing as your business starts to grow. You may have started by leasing just one truck or van, but with consistent growth you now have more clients, more employees, more equipment and you need more vehicles. It’s time to ad...
December
23
December
23
As another successful year comes to an end, the team at Quest Automotive Leasing has been reflecting on how lucky we are to work with so many local businesses across the GTA and Southern Ontario. As Toronto’s top independent vehicle leasing company, we’ve had the pleasure of helping hund...
November
29
November
29
Purchasing a new vehicle can come with many decisions: brand, model, year, colour, budget, and whether you want to lease or finance your new ride. How do you know which option is best for you? At Quest, our knowledgeable team is here to help you weigh the options to make sure you choose what will ul...
September
05
September
05
When business owners think about their fleets, whether they’re managing 100 vans for appliance repair, 5 trucks for pool construction, or a round of small cars for a cleaning company, they want to approach management in a way that is both efficient and affordable. That’s where we come in...
June
28
June
28
Advance Your Business with Leasing Whether you manage a delivery company or run a fleet of HVAC vans, getting the most out of your commercial vehicles is always a top priority. At Quest, our goal is to help business owners simplify fleet operation and save money. We do this by providing resources t...
May
31
May
31
The Future of Fleet Management In a world where technology is advancing at an almost untrackable rate, the world of work vehicles always seems to get left behind -- but thanks to Quest Automotive’s Telematics, that doesn’t have to be the case any more. Discover ways to save your busines...
April
29
April
29
Spring Forward with Quest Grass is growing, gardens are in bloom and you need a reliable vehicle. Spring is the perfect time to bring on new equipment, expand your work fleet -- or just treat yourself to a new luxury sedan or SUV. Talk to the leasing experts at Quest Auto to learn why leasing might...
March
06
March
06
There’s nothing like a new year for a new start -- or a new lease! As we get into 2019, lease options for businesses in the Greater Toronto Area are only getting better. For one thing, right now you have the choice of selecting a work vehicle that is brand-spanking new, but with a great price,...
December
18
December
18
The holidays are around the corner and everyone seems to be rushing to get their last-minute shopping done. Unfortunately, parking is always a disaster. For me, the only thing worse than being inside a chaotic shopping mall is being outside in the parking lot. But when everyone is on the "nice&...
November
23
November
23
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November
21
November
21
It seems like only yesterday that I was writing with eager anticipation about the coming summer weather! Unfortunately, time flies and in the blink of an eye, winter is upon us. Darkening skies, leaves on the road, and chilly winds are just the start...and then comes the sleet, rain, ice, and snow. ...
August
29
August
29
As a pool or spa business owner, there are a lot of technicalities to consider. If you’re wondering if leasing is for you, this article will help. Today, we break down how it works and why people lease their fleet of pool vehicles with Quest Auto. Is Leasing Right for my Business? The main...
May
22
May
22
When shopping for a new vehicle, you have two options: trade in your old car, or sell it Selling in the consumer market can be tricky, because you can’t always gauge the best time to sell, or if you’re getting priced out of a good business transaction. At Quest Automotive Leasing, we w...
May
01
May
01
There are plenty of commercial truck rental services in Toronto, but none of those is quite like Quest Automotive Leasing From moving, to construction, to landscaping, and transportation, Quest takes care of business, so you can get on with doing the job right. We have a series of flexible commerci...
April
09
April
09
We'll Find Your Car Sometimes, you shop for something online, only to find out at the checkout that whatever you had your eye on is no longer in stock. At Quest Automotive Leasing, we search high and low for the finest pre-owned vehicles for sale in our inventory. But, we also understand that...
March
26
March
26
  We know that it can be hard to choose just the right vehicle for your needs. That’s why our car concierge team is here to help. We’ve rounded up a list of some of the most stunning and reliable 2018 vehicles out there to help you narrow down your choices and find the best lease t...
March
14
March
14
Well, another Canadian International Auto Show is in the record books and, as always, the TADA has done an exceptional job of putting on an exciting, informative, and thoroughly entertaining exhibition. Again this year, attendance was vast, the audience enthusiastic, and the vehicles on display appe...
February
23
February
23
We all have one, a dream of a classic car that we’d love to own someday. Restored classics can be a big purchase, but with classic car leasing program, the financial stress just melts away. Find out how you can get into your dream 1970s Camaro and enjoy every minute of it with Quest Automotive...
February
12
February
12
The auto show season is upon us...which means that Spring must be just around the corner! Our own Canadian International Auto Show drives into town on February 16 and continues at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre until the 25th. If the past is any indication of the future, this year's exhibit...
February
09
February
09
  Some people love it, some people hate it, but you can’t help but feel that something is in the air when February hits. Valentine’s Day, the hallmark holiday that we’ve seemingly celebrated since trying to kiss that cute someone on the playground, is quickly approaching. We&...
January
14
January
14
Welcome to 2018!  All of us at QUEST want to extend our most sincere wishes to you and yours for a happy, healthy, and prosperous new year.    We also want you to be the first to see our new, revitalized logo. After much debate and discussion, we all agreed that after more than 30...
January
11
January
11
The role of a fleet manager isn’t an easy one. You’re responsible for juggling the needs of clients, drivers, the resources you have available, and your commercial fleet. Add the weight of being cost efficient and staying under budget, and those are some big shoes to fill. We might be ab...
January
10
January
10
So, you’re leasing a vehicle but half-way through the lease term you’ve discovered your needs have changed and you want a different vehicle. What do you do now? That’s actually a pretty common question: Can I trade in my lease early and trade-up to something better?   The sh...
December
20
December
20
Whether you have a fleet of five delivery vans or fifty commercial trucks, running an efficient, cost-effective stable of vehicles is a top priority for all fleet managers. Keeping fuel costs in-check, repairs bills down, and ensuring your drivers are on the right routes and arriving to their destin...
December
12
December
12
From the entire Quest team, we would like to wish you all the very best this holiday season. We hope you enjoy some time with your loved ones, and that you have a safe and happy New Year. We're looking forward to working with you again in 2018.   For this month's newsletter, we're...
November
22
November
22
Every month we see more and more businesses approaching us to lease commercial vehicles and equipment. It makes sense, considering all the benefits companies receive when they decide to lease rather than buy or finance their fleets of vehicles and equipment. If you’re a current client or som...
November
21
November
21
There may still be just under two months left of 2017, however Quest has been actively working with many of our customers, both individuals and fleet accounts, for their 2018 vehicle requirements. If you're looking to replace or expand your fleet in the new year, or would just like to have a p...
October
11
October
11
We would like to wish you all a happy (belated) Thanksgiving. We hope your long weekend was full of good food and enjoyable company.   Perhaps your Thanksgiving plans involved a long drive. And, perhaps, that long drive involved a frustrating wait in traffic. If that was the (likely) case, wo...
October
02
October
02
To all the plumbers and plumbing companies in the GTA: We salute you. Plumbing is incredibly important in homes, businesses, schools etc. Plumbing doesn’t get the respect it deserves, but we rely on plumbers to ensure we have running water, functioning toilets, and to generally live well. What...
September
19
September
19
September marks the return of the school year and the end of summer. For some, the onset of fall means a search for a new vehicle as drivers look at 2018 models. If you are looking for a new ride, fuel economy may be one of the considerations. This month, we're featuring 2017/18 model-year vehic...
September
14
September
14
Landscaping is an important industry in the GTA. Big and small companies alike spend summers keeping businesses, buildings, and homes looking good. In the fall, landscapers get to rake up leaves and debris, and prepare hedges for the upcoming frost. Then, when the winter hits, many landscape compani...
August
17
August
17
SUV sales are on the rise in Canada, which means auto makers are offering a number of new vehicles in the segment. But with such a wide selection to choose from, finding the perfect SUV that suits your needs can be daunting. In this month's newsletter, we're featuring six upcoming SUVs that ...
July
12
July
12
One of the most exciting things about every model year is looking out for new tech and safety features each manufacturer is adding to their vehicles. While we wait for the truly innovative -- like who will win the race to the first truly semi-autonomous vehicle -- there's already a reliable arse...
June
26
June
26
Classic and vintage cars have a certain enticing quality about them.   Maybe it’s because we rarely catch a glimpse of them on the 401 anymore, or because we grew up seeing them in family photo albums and Hollywood movies.   Whatever the case may be, in a world full of hybrids, s...
June
22
June
22
Summer driving is finally here! It's the perfect time to enjoy a nice drive and forget the horrors of winter. Another sign of summer is the build out dates of 2017 models. Many manufacturers have now closed off factory ordering for 2017 as they gear up for production of 2018 models.  &nbs...
June
12
June
12
Automotive leasing is something many new vehicle owners do, but nobody talks about.   For some, it’s the stigma of “not being able to afford your car.” For others, it has to do with the notion of asking for help. Whatever the reasons may be, auto leasing is the only other op...
May
23
May
23
On behalf of everyone at Quest, we hope you had a happy Victoria Day long weekend! With summer just around the corner, it's the perfect opportunity to get in your car and enjoy the (hopefully) great weather.    This month, we're featuring some of the best debuts from the New York...
May
19
May
19
If you live or work in Toronto, you’re familiar with our two seasons: winter and construction.   Everyday, it seems like a new condo is popping up down near Harbourfront, and Sheppard Ave. East is no stranger to men and women in hardhats.   If you run a construction business, or...
April
21
April
21
Luxury vehicles are engineered for drivers who reflect a very specific, niche market.   Unlike your everyday Toyota Venza or Dodge Journey SUV, exotic cars and SUVs cater to drivers seeking a more elevated, exclusive, and iconic style of ownership. For those who are infatuated with brands lik...
March
14
March
14
How do you decide what colour the next vehicle your purchase or lease will be? Many of us probably just choose a colour that best suits our preference. But did you know that, depending on its popularity, the colour of a vehicle can also affect its depreciation? Keep reading to find out which colour...
March
10
March
10
Many Toronto dealerships brag that they sell the best, highest quality automotive brands. At Quest, however, we can prove it. In a recent Consumer Report, a series of vehicle brands underwent a comprehensive analysis that measured long-standing statistics tied to the brands, like road-test performa...
February
24
February
24
  Everyone wants clean air. That's what Ontario's Drive Clean Program was aimed at when it first came to be in 1999. While the good intentions were there, many agree that the program needs some tweaks. Recently, the Ontario Government announced that there will soon be some changes to t...
February
10
February
10
We're less than two weeks away from the start of the Canadian International AutoShow, and it looks like it's going to be a fantastic event. Between the incredible display of exotic cars, the chance to test drive Audi's new Q5, and an exhibit celebrating 50 years of Grand Prix racing in ...
February
02
February
02
Believe it or not, pre-owned cars, trucks and SUVs are a lot like people. Seriously. Every pre-owned vehicle has had a unique life - some have been driven harder than others; some show their age more than others...  Yep, every pre-owned vehicle is unique. This is why there really is a pre-own...
January
11
January
11
The start of a new year is always exciting, as manufacturers debut new models and tech at auto shows around the world. The North American International Auto Show is already underway in Detroit, and the Canadian show is fast approaching. Keep an eye out for our newsletters, because we'll be brin...
January
05
January
05
If you’re in the market for purchasing a new vehicle, chances are you’re weighing the pros and cons between leasing and financing. Our finance team is here to help guide you and answer any questions you may have.  Here is an overview of why leasing may be the right choice for you. ...
December
14
December
14
With the new year just around the corner, the Landscape Ontario Congress, Canada's largest landscape exhibit is also fast approaching. Quest will once again be on hand at Booth 1328 from Jan. 10-12 to discuss various lease options on vehicles and equipment, and answer any questions you may have....
November
09
November
09
As we move towards the end of 2016, we continue to see the popularity of crossovers, small SUVs and pick-up trucks, and the decline of mid- and full-size passenger car sales. One of the anticipated highlights in 2017 will be the introduction of the 2018 Audi Q5, which we touch on in this month's...
November
02
November
02
With fall upon us, the countdown to 2017, unbelievably, is already on. 2016 models are quickly disappearing, while factory order lead times for some 2017 models can range from two to four months. If you have questions, need guidance, or already know what you may need for your fleet in 2017, please ...
August
16
August
16
It's hard to ignore the fact that we're already well into August now that we're being by bombarded by back-to-school ads and fall promotions. But let's cling on to the summer - and the incredible weather that comes with it - for as long as we possibly can. And what better way to do...

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