AMVIC warning consumers not to buy from Miks Motors Inc.

DATE: | News releases

Edmonton— The Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council is warning consumers about Miks Motor Inc. in Edmonton. The used car dealership may still be selling vehicles even though AMVIC cancelled its licence in July. AMVIC has since issued Miks Motors Inc. a Director’s Order to immediately stop selling vehicles but it appears that sales may be … Read More

AMVIC warning consumers not to buy from Miks Motors Inc.

DATE: | Industry bulletins

Edmonton— The Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council is warning consumers about Miks Motor Inc. in Edmonton. The used car dealership may still be selling vehicles even though AMVIC cancelled its licence in July. AMVIC has since issued Miks Motors Inc. a Director’s Order to immediately stop selling vehicles but it appears that sales may be … Read More

AMVIC warning consumers not to buy from Miks Motors Inc.

DATE: | Consumer bulletins

Edmonton— The Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council is warning consumers about Miks Motor Inc. in Edmonton. The used car dealership may still be selling vehicles even though AMVIC cancelled its licence in July. AMVIC has since issued Miks Motors Inc. a Director’s Order to immediately stop selling vehicles but it appears that sales may be … Read More

What to expect if you are inspected

DATE: | Industry bulletins

note: this is not an inspection notice. Who conducts inspections? AMVIC’s industry standards officers conduct inspections. The team of five includes a senior industry standards officer with more than ten years of experience in the automotive industry. In most cases expect one officer to complete your inspection. Industry standards officers do not become involved in … Read More

Recently tried to sell your vehicle online?

DATE: | Consumer bulletins

Were you contacted by a company offering to sell the vehicle for you? AMVIC has heard from concerned consumers who have been asked to pay a fee in exchange for help selling their vehicle. How does it work?  You want to sell your vehicle on your own so you place an ad online. You’re then contacted … Read More

Largest conviction in AMVIC’s history upheld by Court of Appeal

DATE: | News releases

Edmonton— The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of a former RV dealer who defrauded 36 Albertans in a scam in Millet, Alberta. On September 16, 2015 Arnold Donszelmann’s conviction appeal and request for a new trial was dismissed. In April, 2014 an 11-person jury convicted Donszelmann of 31 counts of fraud over … Read More

Volume 3 2015

DATE: | Impact Newsletter

Think you already know everything about mechanical fitness assessments? Test your knowledge in this issue’s MFA true or false. Read more about AMVIC’s largest curber conviction– details on page 4. Does your business collect personal information? We will help you navigate through the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA)  to ensure your collection, storage and use is compliant. Click below to read … Read More

Did you know all-in pricing is the law?

DATE: | Consumer bulletins

When an AMVIC-licensed seller advertises the price of a vehicle they must advertise the all-in price. The only mandatory fee that can be added to the advertised price is 5% GST. An ad could be an AMVIC-licensed businesses’ website or other online ads, print, social media, billboard, radio and/or TV. Not sure if a business … Read More

Did you know some automotive marketing companies must be licensed?

DATE: | Industry bulletins

Thinking about hiring a marketing company to help with sales? If so, they may need to be AMVIC licensed. What is an automotive marketing company? They are sometimes hired by a vehicle sales business, a dealership, to teach salespeople how to sell.   Click here for information on AMVIC’s salesperson course Click here for more … Read More

Out of province inspection exemptions

DATE: | Industry bulletins

The Province of Alberta has made exemptions to out of province inspection requirements for privately owned used vehicles entering Alberta from British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Click here for the details posted on Alberta’s Ministry of Transportation’s website. Please note: While AMVIC is sharing this information with licensees and registrants, the Ministry of Transportation is responsible for the out of province inspection … Read More