AMVIC suspends Roadsport Autocredit business licence due to consumer complaints

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UPDATE: a news release on City Ford linked this news release on Roadsport Autocredit’s as a related article. There is no relation to Roadsport Autocredit and City Ford. We apologize for the error.

Edmonton— Roadsport Autocredit (aka 403 Car Loan, Credit Amnesty 2012, 1800Approved.ca, 1800Approved), located in Calgary, has stopped business operations and the Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC) has suspended their business licence effective April 13, 2018.

AMVIC is investigating consumer complaints regarding unpaid third party warranties, gap insurance concerns and mechanical issues relating to consumer transactions. It is alleged that Roadsport Autocredit may have sold vehicles with undisclosed and unpaid liens, contrary to Alberta’s consumer protection laws.

The suspension means that Roadsport Autocredit, or anyone acting on its behalf, is no longer authorized to sell, consign or lease vehicles in Alberta.

Anyone who has had consumer transactions with Roadsport Autocredit or a representative of Roadsport Autocredit should contact AMVIC’s consumer services team online or by phone:

  • file a concern/complaint online at amvic.org
  • call (780) 466-1140 ext. 2002 or toll free 1-877-979-8100 ext. 2002, Monday- Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Media inquiries may be directed to:

Cathy Housdorff
Manager of Communications and Education
Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council
780-468-0476
CHousdorff@amvic.org

 

About AMVIC: The Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC) is a regulatory organization authorized by the Minister of Service Alberta to enforce and administer the following legislation in relation to automotive businesses: the Consumer Protection Act (formerly the Fair Trading Act); the Automotive Business Regulation; the Cost of Credit Disclosure Regulation, and the Internet Sales Contract Regulation. AMVIC’s mandate is to provide consumer protection in Alberta’s motor vehicle industry. AMVIC publishes valuable information and tips for consumers, businesses and salespeople at amvic.org.