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Buying a vehicle online?

| Consumer bulletins

If you’re considering purchasing a motor vehicle remotely, you can purchase or lease from an AMVIC-licensed business without visiting the automotive business in person. Online sales are allowed, as long as the business has a brick and mortar location. Laws that normally apply to vehicle purchasing in the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) still apply when

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Internet selling and sales to remote consumers

| Industry bulletins

The Consumer Protection Act (CPA), through the Internet Sales Contract Regulation (ISCR), allows vehicles to be sold online and remotely to consumers. It is important to note that regardless of the business model, the CPA, the Vehicle Inspection Regulation (VIR) and the Automotive Business Regulation (ABR) must be followed. Shopping on the internet is a

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Did you miss these industry bulletins?

| Industry bulletins

In the 2019 – 2020 fiscal year, AMVIC 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? If so, the three below look at some of the most common concerns and questions. Ownership changes and closure notices

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Fraud Prevention Month: fraudulent information on documents

| Consumer bulletins

AMVIC has partnered with the Competition Bureau’s Fraud Prevention Forum to raise awareness on fraud and educate consumers and industry on how to recognize, reject and report fraud. AMVIC wants to remind consumers to be aware of fraudulent information on documents. AMVIC is seeing an increase in complaints regarding fraudulent information being recorded on bills

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Tune up with AMVIC’s Service and Repair Course this spring

| Industry bulletins

What has four modules, covers provincial laws that specifically apply to the service and repair industry, and is available 24/7 at amvic.org? Answer: AMVIC’s voluntary Service and Repair Course The breakdown: Course fee is $40. Takes approximately one hour to complete. Real life scenarios and laws that apply to the industry. Practice quizzes to test

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