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All about inspections

| Industry bulletins

The Consumer Protection Act gives AMVIC the authority to inspect all licensed automotive businesses in Alberta, including service and repair businesses. The business is often given a time period to correct issues identified from an inspection and then a followup inspection is conducted to ensure any identified issues are remedied and compliance is met. AMVIC inspectors have

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Do you know what an “offer to purchase” is?

| Consumer bulletins

Have you ever gone into an automotive business and, after test driving a car or asking that a specific model be brought in, you were presented with an “offer to purchase”? The document might state terms and conditions about the purchase or order of the vehicle and require some sort of upfront payment. Sometimes this

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AMVIC’s top tips for consumers

| Consumer bulletins

AMVIC is a free and trusted consumer resource. Whether you’re a seasoned car-buyer or getting your first vehicle, we have helpful tips for automotive consumers in Alberta. Visit amvic.org for more consumer resources.

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