Asking Santa for a shiny new car?

DATE: | Consumer bulletins

Click here to learn more about advertising regulations. What’s considered an ad?  An ad could be any AMVIC-licensed businesses’: website or other online ad print ad social media post billboard radio and TV ad What about manufacturer ads?  Manufacturer ads are not subject to the advertising rules and regulations that AMVIC enforces including all-in pricing. … Read More

Check this list before you advertise

DATE: | Industry bulletins

For a complete checklist of all advertising rules click here. Do we have resources available to help you understand and follow advertising rules? Yes—for a complete checklist of the advertising regulations, click here. We also have additional advertising resources available here. Do all automotive businesses follow the same regulations? Yes—all AMVIC-licensed businesses must comply with Alberta consumer protection … Read More

Volume 4 2015

DATE: | Impact Newsletter

In this issue: AMVIC shuts down used car dealer. Operate a repair business? Ensure you employ certified tradespeople– Details on page two. Investigations update– Q1 and Q2 charges. Compensation fund– what it is and how the fund benefits your business. Click below to read more: Impact newsletter volume 4 2015

Manage your salespeople through AMVIC Online

DATE: | Industry bulletins

Did you know… You should be authorizing your salespeople through AMVIC Online AND Removing salespeople no longer associated with your business  Click here to login ALSO Look up AMVIC registered salespeople 24/7, check if their registration is up-to-date and keep an eye on their expiration date  Expired registrations = unlicensed salespeople An unlicensed salesperson and the business he or she works … Read More

Watch out for AMVIC impersonator

DATE: | Industry bulletins

Edmonton — Alberta’s automotive regulator, Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council, is alerting consumers, businesses and registrants that a person is falsely claiming to be an AMVIC industry standards officer. On Nov. 20, 2015 an AMVIC-licensed business received an email reply to a Kijiji ad that was signed by the impersonator. In part the message stated: “I … Read More

Watch out for AMVIC impersonator

DATE: | Consumer bulletins

Edmonton — Alberta’s automotive regulator, Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council, is alerting consumers, businesses and registrants that a person is falsely claiming to be an AMVIC industry standards officer. On Nov. 20, 2015 an AMVIC-licensed business received an email reply to a Kijiji ad that was signed by the impersonator. In part the message stated: “I … Read More

Watch out for AMVIC impersonator

DATE: | News releases

Edmonton — Alberta’s automotive regulator, Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council, is alerting consumers, businesses and registrants that a person is falsely claiming to be an AMVIC industry standards officer. On Nov. 20, 2015 an AMVIC-licensed business received an email reply to a Kijiji ad that was signed by the impersonator. In part the message stated: “I … Read More

Regulator shuts down used car dealer

DATE: | News releases

Edmonton— The Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council was successful in obtaining a court order directing Miks Motors Inc., an Edmonton used car dealer, to stop selling vehicles. On Tuesday a Court of Queen’s Bench Justice ordered the owner, Dennis Feldman, to immediately stop operating in the automotive industry. He was also ordered to shutdown his … Read More

Don’t be a used car vampire

DATE: | Industry bulletins

Vampires prey on unsuspecting people. But Vic from Vampire Vehicles doesn’t. He ensures customers have the vehicle history they need to make smart and informed buying decisions. How can you do the same? click here for more tips on researching a used vehicle Know someone out of the loop? Tell them to subscribe here 

Vehicle history a mystery?

DATE: | Consumer bulletins

Are skeletons hiding underneath the shiny exterior? Don’t be tricked by a spooky past. Solve the mystery before you treat yourself to a new ride.   Click here for more tips for uncovering used vehicle skeletons Know someone out of the loop? Forward to a friend and tell them to subscribe here