Category: Industry bulletins

Did you miss these recent industry bulletins?

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AMVIC recently sent out many industry-focused bulletins to help automotive businesses and salespeople stay informed, understand the laws and ensure compliance. Did you miss any of these informative bulletins? Here’s a quick overview so you can read any you may have missed. Industry resources that help you Sent out in February 2021, this bulletin lists

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Help your customer understand an “offer to purchase”

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Does your automotive sales business use an “offer to purchase” form with consumers? Sometimes a document might state terms and conditions about the purchase or order of a vehicle and require some sort of upfront payment. Other times this document can be called an “order sheet” or “order spec sheet.” Essentially, this is a deposit

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Making business changes

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Planning to offer more automotive services? Did you move locations or did the business recently change ownership? There are steps an AMVIC-licensed business must follow to ensure a smooth process in relation to Section 134 of the Consumer Protection Act. You must notify AMVIC, in writing, within 15 days, if any of the following applies: Your

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2020 – 2021 AMVIC annual report now available

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2020 – 2021 AMVIC annual report highlights: A look at AMVIC’s fiscal year highlights (page 2). How the new AMVIC Online improved stakeholder experiences by streamlining profile access and levy reporting (page 7). Find out the five most common complaint types submitted to AMVIC’s consumer services department (page 10). See the number of investigations opened

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AMVIC’s newest partner: Crime Stoppers

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In our efforts to protect consumers and industry from unfair practices in Alberta’s automotive business industry, AMVIC regularly works with local agencies and organizations such as Edmonton Police Service (EPS), Calgary Police Service (CPS), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Alberta Transportation, the federal Fraud Prevention Forum Partners, and now Crime Stoppers. Should a situation

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