by Brian Duplessis, Loss Prevention Supervisor on Dec 12, 2022 9:57:51 AM
Resources for compliance are built into the EV training service technicians receive from the manufacturer, aside from possibly some program development and/or record keeping. MIMVA will be able to provide assistance in these deficient areas.
by Maine Independent Motor Vehicle Association on Nov 21, 2022 10:22:13 AM
The 2023 Fuel Economy Guide was recently released by the US Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency. You can access the guide here or download now as a PDF. Paper guides are no longer mailed to dealers.
by NIADA on Nov 18, 2022 12:11:25 PM
Auto dealers will have an extra six months to comply with the Federal Trade Commission’s Safeguards rule. The FTC announced Tuesday it was pushing the deadline for financial institutions, including auto dealers, to comply with the new rule to June 9, 2023. The deadline was Dec. 9.
by Emily F. Cook, Director of Communications, Maine Office of the Secretary of State on Oct 24, 2022 11:47:38 AM
AUGUSTA — On Monday, October 24th, the Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) will unveil an appointment system for Mainers to schedule appointments at branch offices around the state. Secretary of State Shenna Bellows, Deputy Secretary of State for BMV Cathie Curtis, other BMV leaders, …
by NIADA on Oct 10, 2022 2:32:57 PM
When you think of real estate and businesses, you think of curb appeal. The curb appeal is what the house or business looks like on the outside, from the curb, and as prospective buyers walk up. The same principle applies to used car lots. An inviting car lot, one with a great “curb a …
by Dan Bennett, V.P. Gov't Affairs, Environmental Specialist on Sep 26, 2022 8:51:04 AM
Catalytic converters are being stolen at increasingly higher rates due to their valuable metals, such as rhodium, platinum, and palladium.
by Maine Independent Motor Vehicle Association on Sep 1, 2022 10:20:13 AM
Neighboring State Trade Association Mirrors Structure of NH Association; Will Serve Hundreds of Maine Independent Dealers In an effort to better represent the operational needs of hundreds of independent repair, sales and maintenance businesses, the New Hampshire Automobile Dealers As …
by Dan Bennett, V.P. Gov't Affairs, Environmental Specialist on Aug 24, 2022 10:19:48 AM
Effective August 8, 2022, Maine car dealers, independent and new must engrave the full VIN of a vehicle on catalytic converters they sell at retail. The newly formed Maine Independent Motor Vehicle Association (MIMVA) has some recommendations to consider regarding picking engraving to …
by Emily F. Cook, Director of Communications, Maine Office of the Secretary of State on Aug 11, 2022 4:52:22 PM
AUGUSTA — Many new laws with regard to Maine’s Department of Secretary of State, made up of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions and the Maine State Archives, went into effect this week.