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Refreshed AMVIC website has launched

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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 a

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Lease buyouts do not require an MFA

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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 Inspection

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What happens during an AMVIC inspection?

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AMVIC inspections are a proactive opportunity for licensed automotive businesses to learn more about the applicable legislation and best practices within the industry. The Consumer Protection Act gives AMVIC the authority to inspect all licensed automotive businesses in Alberta, including service and repair businesses. Inspections increase the potential for compliance, build a professional relationship with

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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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