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OMVIC Blog: Car Buying Tips

Final Weekend of the 2018 CIAS!

Feb 21

Written by: OMVIC Communications
Wednesday, February 21, 2018  RssIcon

2018 CIAS

It’s your last chance to see the latest in automotive innovation and style all under one roof! With over 600,000 square feet of dazzling displays and engaging exhibits, the Canadian International AutoShow wraps up 6pm, Sunday, February 26 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.


Visit OMVIC’s Team at the AutoShow

Don’t forget to stop by OMVIC’s booth (800 level, South Building - next to the escalators and food court) and learn your car buying rights! Our staff will be onsite to answer all of your questions:


OMVIC's booth at CIAS

Don’t understand all-in price advertising?

Want to know if there is a ‘cooling-off period’?

Not sure you could spot a curbsider?


Our Team has the answers! #OMVICHelps

All consumers who visit OMVIC’s booth at the AutoShow will get a branded keychain, as a reminder that OMVIC is here to help with your car buying experience. Not only is this keychain attractive and stylish, it’s also multi-purpose, serving as a handy tire tread depth gauge. Don’t miss out on your chance to get one!


OMVIC Protects Car Buyers in Ontario

As the regulator of motor vehicle sales in Ontario, OMVIC protects consumers and maintains a fair and informed marketplace by:


  • Maintaining strict registration requirements for Ontario’s dealerships and salespeople.
  • Regularly inspecting all Ontario dealers (new and used).
  • Providing free conciliation services to consumers.
  • Developing/delivering consumer and dealer education/awareness programs.
  • Investigating and prosecuting industry non-compliance and illegal sales (curbsiding).

Coming up in March…

Next month OMVIC will be traveling east to the Ottawa Gatineau International AutoShow from March 22-25 at the Ottawa Convention Centre. If you’re in the area, come out and learn your car buying rights!

Connect with OMVIC on social media!


facebook    Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council

twitter@omvic_consumers

instagram   @omvic_official


LinkedIn   Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council


omvic www.omvic.ca


cpo  www.ontario.ca/page/consumer-protection-ontario





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