Category: Industry bulletins

2018 – 2019 AMVIC annual report now available

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2018 – 2019 AMVIC annual report highlights: AMVIC celebrated 20 years as Alberta’s automotive regulator (page 2). Find out what were the five most common complaint types submitted to AMVIC’s consumer services department (page 12). AMVIC presented at SAIT and the Alberta Transportation Instructor Conference to raise awareness of AMVIC to future automotive industry leaders

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Automotive businesses: ownership changes and closure notices

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Thinking about closing your business or changing 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: If your corporation has a change in officers or

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Spring into service and repair regulations

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In the midst of pothole season, more vehicles may need to visit service and repair shops. This season, ensure your service and repair business understands the additional legislation that was added to the Automotive Business Regulation (ABR) on Oct. 31, 2018. AMVIC recommends all automotive service and repair businesses review and understand the regulations. Written

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McEwan Motors Inc. closed, consumer vehicles at risk of being seized due to unpaid liens

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Edmonton— McEwan Motors Inc. of Leduc has ceased business operations as of Feb. 1, 2019, and is no longer authorized to wholesale vehicles or sell used vehicles in Alberta. McEwan Motors Inc. is also known as Back on Track Credit, Credit 4 Trucks, Kings of Trucks, The Loan Arranger and Turbo Auto Loans. The Alberta

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Do lease buyouts and demo vehicles require an MFA?

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Sept. 18, 2019 update: lease buyouts do not require an MFA Note: AMVIC has consulted Alberta Transportation regarding the previously communicated need for MFAs on lease buyouts. 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

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