Like other industries, car dealers and OEMs are shifting from focusing on the product to addressing the wants and needs of prospective car buyers. What are California car buyers looking for? Let’s take a look.
Shouldn’t legal owner of a vehicle be the registered owner? In many some cases they are, but not always. If a vehicle is part of a financing agreement, the legal owner will be the individual or entity that provides the financing, and is referred to as the lienholder. The registered owner is responsible for maintaining compliance with DMV laws and regulations. There are several circumstances that make the distinction between the two important:
Great Deals for California Car Dealers You are solely responsible for making sure that your dealership is profitable – planning, tracking, reporting, and problem-solving. You are responsible for keeping an eye on inventory, for forecasting sales, identifying trends, and making adjustments to hit your numbers.
What's New For 2018 Fleet Vehicles? With a preview of the GM and Ford 2018 fleet offerings comes a strong response to the pain points faced daily by fleet managers. With safety as a top concern, numerous features have been added and improved in the 2018 models. In addition, fleet managers now have an array of tools to assist in efficient fleet management and comparisons to guide future purchases.
Quick and Easy California Vehicle Registration Renewals With everything you have on your to-do list, it can be easy to lose track of the due date of your vehicle registration renewal. The state of California won’t let you off the hook when life gets in the way, in addition to risking getting a ticket, the DMV has 3 tiers of late penalties for one day late, 10 days late, and 20 days late. Don’t worry, Quick Auto Tags can do it for you today!
Has your California DMV registration sticker been lost, stolen or mutilated? It is imperative that you replace that sticker immediately. Police use visual cues to make a determination on whether or not to stop someone. The first thing they will look at is if you have an expired sticker on your plate. If someone stole it, or you lost it, or it's been mutilated to the point that it needs to be replaced, law enforcement will stop you to question you. Avoid this scenario and replace your lost, stolen or mutilated sticker as soon as you can. The form that you must fill out to get any replacement inventory is the REG 156 (application for replacement plates, stickers, documents) form linked here: REG 156 Here are a couple of ways to replace your sticker.
If I don't plan to drive your car & if you plan to store & not operate your vehicle during the next dmv registration renewal year, you may apply for the Planned Non-Operation (PNO). If you miss your window to pay the PNO fee you may be being hundreds in penalties and be stuck with paying another year's registration. Avoid the headache and pay the $21 fee. Here are a few things to know about this option:
If you have not had insurance for more than 2 months the likeliness is that your DMV registration is suspended! This is the DMV’s response to people who do not keep their vehicles insured when they are not in non-operation status on their vehicle. You will need the following to clear the suspension:
Are you a new car dealership? I have seen many dealers, new and experienced, and have developed a list of suggestions that will save you time, money and make you more profitable and efficient. It is the small things that you do now that will save you a headache in the future. Here are my 5 recommendations as they relate to the DMV and your business.
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