Category: Industry bulletins

Stay on the nice list: selling over the internet this holiday

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This year, many automotive businesses shifted their focus to online sales because of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this holiday season, if your licensed sales or leasing automotive business embraces selling over the internet, make sure you comply with legislation. Check this list twice to make sure you stay on the nice list: Familiarize yourself with

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Accurate bill of sale

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How does having an accurate and compliant bill of sale help your automotive business succeed? Not only is it required by law, but it increases transparency and build trust with consumers. It also acts as a written record to help resolve any kind of dispute. By capturing all the information, you can ensure your business

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Are you checking if your ads are compliant?

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As an automotive business in Alberta, you are responsible for your advertisements. Using a “catch-all” style disclaimer on a website or advertisement does not clear an automotive business of the responsibility for compliant advertisements. AMVIC has created an advertising toolkit on amvic.org to assist you in creating compliant advertisements, which includes: The advertising modules from

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Industry standards inspections: additional COVID-19 safety precautions

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how many businesses operate and AMVIC was no exception. AMVIC continued inspecting businesses during the early days of the pandemic, however the inspections were conducted from a distance. Now that businesses are once again operating closer to a pre-pandemic manner, AMVIC has a plan in place to complete inspections with

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Consignment or agent/broker

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What’s the difference between consignment sales and agent/broker? Check out the graphic below to ensure you apply for the correct licence to comply with the Consumer Protection Act and Automotive Business Regulation. Text in graphic: What’s the difference between consignment vs. agent/broker? Consignment: A consumer wants to sell their vehicle but doesn’t want to do

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