The Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC) is the regulator of Alberta’s automotive industry. AMVIC protects the public interest and promotes trust and confidence in the motor vehicle industry through business licensing, salesperson registrations, inspections, investigations and education. AMVIC also works to foster the positive exchange of information among industry stakeholders. The AMVIC board consistsRead More
As a business owner, you train your staff to act responsibly while providing great customer service. The actions and words of your salespeople can adversely affect your business through vicarious liability. Vicarious liability Vicarious liability refers to a situation where a person is held responsible for the actions or omissions of another person. In aRead More
Boxing Day is coming up fast and you might have a ton of sales and incentives to offer. However, are you ensuring your advertisements comply? The Automotive Business Regulation (ABR) Section 11(2)(n) states a business operator cannot use false, misleading or deceptive statements in advertisements. Here are some examples: The ad states “never been inRead More
Boxing Day vehicle ads might have you rushing to put down a deposit to snag a deal, but do you know there is “no cooling off” period in Alberta? This means if you make a deposit for a vehicle, unless it is specified as a refundable deposit, you have just committed to buy that vehicle.Read More
The holiday season is upon us and some of us may be looking to get a deal on a vehicle for ourselves or as a gift for someone else. More and more people are looking online to not only research available vehicles, but also to buy it outright without seeing the vehicle in person first.Read More
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