when is an automotive broker NOT a broker ???

Calif. Dealer Group Amends Lawsuit Against TrueCar SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California New Car Dealers Association has amended its May 2015 lawsuit against TrueCar. The modification asks the court to declare that the Santa Monica-based vehicle-buying site continues to  be in noncompliance with California Vehicle Code sections requiring vehicle dealer …

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enjoy the tax free life

Owning a dealer license in California comes with some very strong advantages. For example: 1) Licensed dealers have the ability to purchase cars from private dealer auctions at or below wholesale often with auction credit. 2) Licensed dealers have the ability to purchase wholesale vehicles directly from large new car dealerships …

FTC tips for all used car sellers

Automobiles If your business sells automobiles, fuel, or related products, have you kept up to date on the rules and laws that could affect your company? The FTC has resources discussing the Used Car Rule, labeling guidelines for alternative fueled vehicles and alternatives fuels, how the FTC’s Privacy Rule applies …

basic equipment checklist for used car dealers

DIVISION 12 SAFETY CHECKLIST Basic Equipment Checklist Safety Belts – All in good working order. Headlights – 2 White headlights, both working. Taillights – 2 red taillights, both working. Visible for 500 ft. to the rear, red lenses are required. License Plate Lights – White rear license plate light visible for 50 ft. …

garden grove #realcardealerschool

imagine a car dealer school taught by real car dealers we are the only ones with a retail / autobroker car dealer license who actually teach dmv certified car dealer school we are not attorneys we are not selling forms we are not bond agents we do not sell insurance we …

regulation Z checklist for car dealer lenders

A Regulation Z Summary for Auto Dealers Providing Credit – AutoRaptor – What is Regulation Z? Regulation Z (also known as Reg Z) is the implementing regulation of the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA), and it governs how auto loans and leases are advertised. The general idea is that if you talk …

check regulation Z if you offer credit to car buyers

A Regulation Z Summary for Auto Dealers Providing Credit – AutoRaptor – What is Regulation Z? Regulation Z (also known as Reg Z) is the implementing regulation of the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA), and it governs how auto loans and leases are advertised. The general idea is that if you talk …

cheat the government…..go to prison

TRaCE Tracks Tow Trucker’s Tax-Dodging Scheme Sacramento – An Oregon man’s five-year tax fraud scheme, which defrauded California out of approximately $250,000, ended on Jan. 7, 2016, with the sentencing of James Robert Walsh, 48, in Sacramento County Superior Court. A joint investigation by California’s Tax Recovery and Criminal Enforcement …

its really simple to #runtheVIN

Where can I find my VIN? Your vehicle’s unique Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a 17-digit number that can be found on the title document, the vehicle registration, and on the insurance policy. The VIN can also be located at the following locations on the car itself:   On the …

smart car buyers always @runtheVIN

Where can I find my VIN? Your vehicle’s unique Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a 17-digit number that can be found on the title document, the vehicle registration, and on the insurance policy. The VIN can also be located at the following locations on the car itself: On the driver’s …

dmv inspectors will ask for a vehicle history on each vehicle sold

#realcardealerschool dmv alert system for dmv updates

car dealer compliance tips from the #realcardealerschool we recently met with larry, executive director of IADAC and we discussed the need for enhanced car dealer education in that regard we offer specific tips for continued compliance for existing california car dealers document alert system for car dealer updates every licensed car …

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2016 changes some important car dealer law

AB 1178: Vehicle Manufacturers and Distributors Existing law: The New Motor Vehicle Board was established in affiliation with the Department of Motor Vehicles, and existing law requires the Board to hear and decide certain protests presented by a motor vehicle franchisee in regard to a dispute with the vehicle manufacturer. …

AMVIC is watching for auto title fraud

he 200 members of the  Association of Motor Vehicle Investigators of California are the guardians of the state’s most important documents of its citizens: drivers’ licenses and identification cards. All AMVIC members are sworn peace officers, conducting investigations, executing search warrants, setting up sting operations, making arrests, and occasionally having …

private car dealer class in modesto ??? in spanish ???

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car dealer license plates rules from the california dmv

dmv dealer plate use from the california code of regulations BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS TITLE 13. MOTOR VEHICLES DIVISION 1. DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES CHAPTER 1. DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES ARTICLE 3.3. SPECIAL PLATES This database is current through 3/16/15  § 201.00. Use of Special Plates Issued to …

cheat the government…..go to prison

Export scammers’ gain is dealers’ pain Feds seek headway against black-market rings “This is a first of its kind prosecution, and I hope it will not be the last. These rings are far reaching,” said John Kacavas, the U.S. attorney for New Hampshire. Nick Bunkley   Automotive News July 1, 2013 …

holding expensive cars on open title is risky business

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car dealer bond agent…..cheat the government…..go to prison

Former agent who pocketed insurance premiums pleads guilty to fraud   Media Calls Only: 916-492-3566 Former agent who pocketed insurance premiums pleads guilty to fraud WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – Thomas Henry Morris, 72, pleaded guilty to one felony count of insurance fraud after he collected premiums and failed to pay …

central valley car dealer license classes

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craigslist is homebase for odometer fraud

  Craigslist – homebase for Curbstoners and Scammers Joseph Coupal – I got a call from a friend yesterday that was trying to buy a car from an individual that she connected with on Craigslist. The car she was attempting to buy was a very nice 2007 Toyota Camry with …

fresno car dealer settles stolen vehicle civil lawsuit

Fresno car dealer to pay $950,000 after stolen Infiniti was in fatal crash Family of man killed said dealership’s inaction allowed the theft Plaintiff agreed to drop negligence claim A Fresno police officer walks by Earnest Grant’s crashed car at Marks and North avenues southwest of Fresno after it was …

get a wholesale license and sell rebuilt copart cars to car dealer auctions

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your dmv inspector will help you get licensed quickly

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how to file a claim against a california used car dealer bond

Record of Complaint Form INV 172A   Record of Complaint Form (INV 172A) (PDF) Information about this form Filing a Complaint with the Department of Motor Vehicles You should know that DMV has limited resources to review and catalog these complaints. Your information will be reviewed by Investigations and Audits …

dealer compliance is so important

Dealership Compliance: How to Know if Your Dealership is At Risk – AutoRaptor – Dealership Compliance: How to Know if Your Dealership is At Risk Are you at risk for dealership compliance violations? Dealership compliance has spread like wildfire since the passing of Dodd-Frank and the formation of the Consumer Finance …