The Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC) is the regulator of Alberta’s automotive industry. AMVIC protects the public interest and promotes trust and confidence in the motor vehicle industry through business licensing, salesperson registrations, inspections, investigations and education. AMVIC also works to foster the positive exchange of information among industry stakeholders. The AMVIC board consistsRead More
As a business owner, you train your staff to act responsibly while providing great customer service. The actions and words of your salespeople can adversely affect your business through vicarious liability. Vicarious liability Vicarious liability refers to a situation where a person is held responsible for the actions or omissions of another person. In aRead More
Boxing Day is coming up fast and you might have a ton of sales and incentives to offer. However, are you ensuring your advertisements comply? The Automotive Business Regulation (ABR) Section 11(2)(n) states a business operator cannot use false, misleading or deceptive statements in advertisements. Here are some examples: The ad states “never been inRead More
AMVIC has refreshed its website with a new look and layout based on website usability research. Explore the updated website, discover the advertising toolkit and read industry bulletins and newsletters to keep yourself informed and up-to-date. New look, same useful information Amvic.org is a useful tool to learn about your roles and responsibilities as aRead More
AMVIC has consulted Alberta Transportation regarding the previously communicated need for MFAs on lease buyouts as per a Jan. 30, 2019 industry bulletin. It has been determined that where a consumer leases a new vehicle and decides to exercise an option to purchase at the end of the lease, Section 15 of the Vehicle InspectionRead More
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