Prepare to repair!

DATE: | Consumer bulletins

Not sure what you should know, and what to ask? We have the answers (and the questions). What to know: A business cannot exceed its estimate by more than 10 per cent above what was originally quoted for parts or services. Also, that 10 per cent increase can only be to a maximum of $100. A … Read More

Advertising credit: we have the info you need

DATE: | Industry bulletins

Rolling out new ads? Before you publish, ask yourself these two questions: Do the ads offer credit? Do the ads state the interest rate or payment amount? If you answered yes to either, then make sure those advertisements comply with the Cost of Credit Disclosure Regulation. How can you be sure your ads comply with … Read More

S’more RV buying tips from AMVIC

DATE: | News releases

Edmonton— Enjoying a toasty campfire, roasting marshmallows and camping under the stars sounds like a faraway fantasy in snowy February. But, this weekend Albertans will start planning for those dream RV vacations at the Edmonton RV Expo & Sale. AMVIC, Alberta’s automotive regulator, will be at the Edmonton RV Expo to offer consumers helpful tips … Read More

S’more RV buying tips from AMVIC

DATE: | Consumer bulletins

Enjoying a toasty campfire, roasting marshmallows and camping under the stars sounds like a faraway fantasy in snowy February. But, this weekend Albertans will start planning for those dream RV vacations at the Edmonton RV Expo & Sale. AMVIC, Alberta’s automotive regulator, will be at the Edmonton RV Expo to offer consumers helpful tips and … Read More

The dos and don’ts of wholesale

DATE: | Industry bulletins

Are you a licensed wholesaler? Be sure you understand what business activities your licence permits:  Wholesaler dos: Sell, buy or consign vehicles to, or exchange vehicles with other automotive businesses. Wholesalers can purchase vehicles from consumers, but can only sell or consign to other automotive businesses, not consumers. Ensure that your AMVIC licence is active … Read More

Reoccurring RV dreams?

DATE: | Consumer bulletins

Check out amvic.org to for more helpful tips: Use the search tool available at amvic.org to check if a business is AMVIC-licensed All-in pricing is the law! Mechanical Fitness Assessment AMVIC inspections Researching a vehicle AMVIC will have a booth at the 2017 Edmonton RV EXPO and Sale from Feb. 9 to 12 at the … Read More

Accepting RVs on trade?

DATE: | Industry bulletins

When accepting a vehicle on trade, whether it is an RV, truck or car, always take steps to determine the prior history of the vehicle to keep your customers safe, and prevent oversights. When dealing with used RVs do not forget: Always copy the VINs off the RV directly, not from existing documents Check for … Read More

Curber ordered to pay $14,800 to consumers

DATE: | Consumer bulletins

A former Edmonton used car dealer was convicted on two counts of fraud and ordered to pay $14,800 in restitution to his victims. Dennis Feldman collected deposits then failed to deliver the vehicles as promised or return the money. The Jan. 12, 2017 fraud convictions stem from an ongoing AMVIC and Edmonton Police Service investigation. … Read More

Curber ordered to pay $14,800 to consumers

DATE: | News releases

Edmonton— A former Edmonton used car dealer was convicted on two counts of fraud and ordered to pay $14,800 in restitution to his victims. Dennis Feldman collected deposits then failed to deliver the vehicles as promised or return the money. The Jan. 12, 2017 fraud convictions stem from an ongoing AMVIC and Edmonton Police Service … Read More

AMVIC hires interim CEO

DATE: | News releases

Edmonton— The Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council is pleased to announce that Doug Lagore will fill the position of interim CEO of AMVIC, effective Dec. 15, 2016. Lagore has more than 30 years of experience as a highly respected senior leader. He has worked in a consultant role with several municipalities and one of his … Read More