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Refreshed AMVIC website has launched

| Industry bulletins

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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What you need to know when your lease ends

| Consumer bulletins

You’ve leased a vehicle and the contract is coming to an end. Do you know what your options and obligations are at the end of the contract? Keep these points in mind to prevent any surprises. Is it an open-end lease or a closed-end lease? Review the contract to understand what type of lease you

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Lease buyouts do not require an MFA

| Industry bulletins

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 to look for in social media advertisements

| Consumer bulletins

You might be scrolling on your feed when you see an ad for a car. However, the ad is just a post from one of your followers, who works at a dealership and is encouraging people to test drive a vehicle. Does this even count as an advertisement? In Alberta, the Consumer Protection Act (CPA)

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Impact Vol. 3, 2019

| Impact newsletter

In this issue: Ownership changes and business closures – how to let AMVIC and your customers know. How to add more services to an existing automotive licence. Calgary automotive business facing 15 charges. The AMVIC logo – where to find a file to save for your advertisements. Impact newsletter Vol. 3

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