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AB 1534 (Wieckowski)
Vehicles: dealers: used vehicle sales: labeling requirements.

Existing law regulates the accuracy of information provided to consumers during vehicle sales, including the information contained in advertising, brochures, and manuals, as specified.

Existing law also requires manufacturers, as specified, to disclose certain information regarding a vehicles engine, as specified, by affixing a label on the vehicle. A violation of these provisions is an infraction.

This bill requires a licensed dealer, as defined, to affix to and to prominently and conspicuously display a label on any used vehicle offered for retail sale that states the reasonable market value of the vehicle.

The bill requires the label to contain specified information used to determine the vehicles reasonable market value and the date the value was determined.

The bill requires a licensed dealer to provide to a prospective buyer of the used vehicle a copy of any information obtained from a nationally recognized pricing guide that the licensed dealer used to determine the reasonable market value of the vehicle.

The bill requires the label to meet all the following conditions:

 

a)   Be in writing with a heading that reads “REASONABLE

MARKET VALUE OF THIS VEHICLE” in at least 16-point bold

type and text in at least 12-point type.

 

b)   Be located adjacent to the window sticker identifying

the equipment provided with the vehicle, or if none,

located prominently and conspicuously on the vehicle.

 

c)   Contain the information used to determine the reasonable

market value, including, but not limited to, use of a

nationally recognized pricing guide for used vehicles, and

the date the reasonable market value was determined.

 

d)   Indicate that the reasonable market value is being

provided only for comparison shopping and is not the retail

sale price or the advertised price of the vehicle.

 

The bill defines “nationally recognized pricing guide” as including,

but not limited to, the Kelley Blue Book, Edmunds, the Black

Book, or the National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA)

Guide.

 

 

 

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Term Definition
ACV Actual Cash Value of a trade-in.
Back-End Profit generated from a car deal other than the amount between dealers cost and the selling price.  Usually from Financing.
Be-Back-Bus Describing an imaginary vehicle that will magically deliver all the customers that promised they would be back.
Be-Backs A customer that promises the salesperson that they will be back.
Bubble A purposely low price or payment given to a customer to prevent the customer from buying elsewhere.
Builder A vehicle in very poor condition.
Bump When a customer increases their offer during the negotiation.
Buried Describes a customer who owes far more than their trade-in vehicle is worth.
Butter-Nose The act of convincing a customer to keep his trade while still buying a new car.
Closer An experienced salesperson that is brought in to complete the negotiation.
Cream-Puff A vehicle in excellent condition.
CSI “Customer Satisfaction Index”. A dealership and salesperson rating system measuring the customers buying experience.
Curbing When a salesperson is selling cars outside of the dealership in which they are employed. Often by negotiating secretly with the customers they meet at the dealership.
Desk The sales manger.
Ether The customers excitement of a new car purchase.
F&I “Finance and Insurance” the department that arranges the financing and signs the paperwork.
Finance-Reserve Profit made by the car dealer when they charge the customer a higher rate or a leasing money-factor.
Front-End Profit made from the sale of a vehicle that is base on the vehicle cost.
Gold-Balls Describing a customer with excellent credit.
Green-Pea A new inexperienced salesperson.
 

Gypsy A wholesaler that buys used cars from a dealership.
Hanger-Queen Describes “burnt-out” salesperson that rarely talks to customers.
Hanging-Paper When the dealership (usually the F&I manager) convinces a bank to finance a customer with marginal credit.
Jick Describing a salesperson or customer that is untruthful.
Killing-Bugs Described a vehicle that is sold.
Kink Salesperson that steals deals from their colleagues.
LA&H Life, Accident and Health Insurance.
Lay-down An easy customer that pays full price.
Leg Amount of money in a monthly payment over the agreed upon purchase price that allows the “F&I” department to increase their profit.
Liner A Salesman,  “on the front lines”
Mini Minimum commission that is paid to the salesperson when there isn’t enough profit in the deal to pay a percentage.
Monroney The window sticker produced by the factory on a new car.  Named after Senator Mike  Monroney who sponsored legislation in 1958 requiring discloser of content, mileage and options on a new car’s price sticker.
Mooch A customer that makes unreasonable offers.
Mop-and-Glow Refers to a paint sealant that is sold as an accessory.
Mouse-House A secondary finance source usually at a high interest rate used to borrow additional money for a down payment.
Nickel Five Hundred Dollars.
Pack Amount a dealer adds to their invoice cost.
Pencil A written counter offer from the sales manager.
Phone-Pop An incoming sales phone call.
Play-House-90 When the salesman is acting. Like when a salesperson pretends to have a difficult time convincing the Sales Manager to discount a car.
Term Definition
Point Describes a good location at the dealership for salesmen to meet customers.
Pounder Represents a $1000 in profit. A “two-pounder” is $2000, Etc.
Rat Describes a vehicle in poor condition.
Roach A customer with bad credit.
Roasted-the-app The act of changing the customer’s information on their credit application to make it more favorable to the lender.  Also, can mean to critique the application with the customer to improve the “closing” environment.
Second-Baseman A person that helps a customer negotiate the deal.
Sideways Describes a customer reversing  their commitment to purchase a car.
Skate When a salesman steals another salesman’s customer.
Sled A vehicle in poor condition.
Slide-Rule A cautious customer that constantly double checks the pricing during the negotiation and does extensive research.
Sneakers Tires.
Spiff Extra bonus paid to a salesperson.
Spoon A free deal given to a salesperson from the sales manager
Stroke A customer that wastes time visiting a dealership with no plan of buying a car.
Strong Describes a skilled salesperson.
tripped Reported the vehicle as sold to the factory and DMV.
Trunk-money Describes factor to dealer incentives that are not advertised to the buyer.  Because they are not known to the customer, they are “hidden in the trunk”.
Turn When a salesman introduces the customer to another salesman. Usually occurs when original the salesman is unable to sell a car.
Under-Allowance When a dealer tells the customer their trade-in is worth less than it’s actual cash value.
Up A customer. Or to meet a customer
Uped To greet a customer.
Upped The act of meeting a customer for the first time.
Ups Customers.
Upside-Down Negative equity in a car.
Walk-Around The act of demonstrating the features of a vehicle as you “walk around” the car
Wash-Out-Check Commission check paid at the end of the month.
Weak Describes an ineffective salesperson.
Whiskers Describes a car that has been the the dealer’s inventory for a long time.
Wrench A Service technician or repairman.
Wrinkle Dent or body damage on a vehilce.
Write-Up The document and technique used to produce an offer from a customer.

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Be-back: A customer who leaves the car lot promising to return later, saying, “I’ll be back,” or some variation of that statement. “The guy was a be-back. But I think he meant it. I’ll see him again.”

Bumping: Raising the customer’s offer for a car. “If Mr. Customer says he only wants to pay $250 a month, just say, ‘Up to — ?’ He’ll probably bump himself up to $300 without you doing anything.”

“Buyers are liars”: Car salesmen know they have a reputation for dishonesty. But they counter with this claim of their own.

Salesman #1:After the test-drive, this guy tells me he has to leave ’cause he’s got a doctor’s appointment. Yeah, right.”

Salesman #2:“What can I tell you, man? Buyers are liars.”

Closer: An experienced salesman who is brought in to “close” the customer by making them agree to a deal. “If I worked with a better closer, I’d have more units on the board.”

Demo: This is the test-drive. “This guy comes in, demos the car, and I think he’s ready to buy, right? Then he tells me the car’s for his wife and he can’t make a decision without her. Same old line.”

F&I: This stands for the Finance and Insurance office where the documents are signed. The F&I salesperson usually will push products such as extended warranties, fabric protection and alarms. “The wait for F&I is two hours. Better stick with your customer so they don’t skip out the back door.”

“The feel of the wheel will seal the deal”: It is assumed that if you test-drive a car, you will buy it. “This prospect was on the fence, right? I get him in the car, he drives the thing, now he’s hot to buy. It’s like they always say, ‘The feel of the wheel will seal the deal.’”

First pencil: This is the opening offer from the sales manager, usually written onto the four-square worksheet, so-called because it is highly negotiable, i.e. written in pencil, not ink. “I show my customer the first pencil and it’s so high he nearly dies. I scrape him off the ceiling and make a deal.”

Four-square: As negotiations begin, the salesman pulls out a worksheet divided into four squares which represent the four elements of a car deal: selling price, trade-in value, monthly payment and down payment. “I started working the four-square and looked up at the prospect. It was great — they had no idea what the hell I was talking about.”

Full pop lease: This is when a vehicle is leased at 110 percent of the sticker price — the highest amount allowed by most banks. “I got them into a full pop lease. I’ll get a nice voucher for that.”

GM: The general manager. The GM is the head honcho at the dealership. He runs the business from day to day. “The guys were standing out on the curb drinking coffee so the GM called them into the tower and read them the riot act.”

Green pea: A new car salesperson. “The funny thing is, green peas can outsell the veterans. That’s because they don’t know how hard this job is.”

Grinder: A customer who negotiates for hours over a small amount of money. “We were only $100 apart, but the guy wouldn’t sign. Man, what a grinder.”

Home run: This applies when a salesman has taken advantage of every element of the deal: trade-in, sale price and financing. “I stole their trade and buried them in a full pop lease with 9.9 percent financing. Home runs like that don’t come along everyday.”

Lay down (Also “Lie down” depending on usage): A customer who takes whatever deal the salesperson offers. “I quoted him monthly payments of $575 and he took it! I wish all the customers were lay downs like that.”

Mini: The commission on a deal where the car was sold at close to invoice price. “Sure, the deal was only a mini. But I qualified for a weekend bonus and made a grand.”

Mooch: A customer who wants to buy a car at invoice. “People are spending too much time on the Internet reading invoice prices. It’s turning them into a bunch of mooches.”

Packing payments: Adding extra profit to the cost of a car. “This place I used to work got busted for packing payments. Bummer. But it was great while it lasted.”

The Point: The place on the car lot where the “up” man stands looking for customers. “The GM saw me standing on the point with my hands in my pockets. He went ballistic and sent me home for the day.”

Pounder: A deal with a $1,000 profit in it. “Doctor comes in and buys the top-of-the-line model, fully loaded — and he pays sticker! That’ll be a two-pounder for me.”

“Rip their heads off”: This describes taking a customer to the cleaners. “I sold them this fully loaded, top-of-the-line model at a grand over sticker — I mean, I just ripped their heads off.”

Roach: A customer with bad credit. Not to be confused with the “roach coach” (see entry below).“The guy looked good. But we ran his credit, and he turned out to be a roach. We’re talkin’ a 400 credit score, repos and bankruptcies out the wazoo.”

Roach coach: The food truck that comes around to the dealership everyday. “I shouldn’ta eaten that chili from the roach coach. My stomach’s killin’ me.”

Spiff: A tip, kickback or payment of any kind, usually cash which is handed between salespeople.“I spiffed the F&I guy $20 bucks, and he took my customers first.”

Strong: This has a special meaning on the car lot. It means holding firm on your price and being a tough negotiator. “When they ask for your price, you have to be strong. Hit ‘em with high payments, then scrape them off the ceiling and start negotiating.”(See also “weak.”)

Tower: The office where the sales managers work. This is usually a raised platform allowing the managers to see over the roofs of the cars so they can watch customers and their salespeople.“Attention: All new car salesmen report to the new car tower!”

Turn over: Also known as “turning,” this is the practice of passing a customer from one salesman to another. It is thought that this will prevent customers from leaving the car lot. The theory is that the customer might just have bad chemistry with the first salesman and he might like the next salesman. “I turned this guy to my partner and he wound up buying. I’ll get half of the commission on the deal.”

Up: A customer who walks onto the car lot. The term probably comes from the order in which customers are taken, as in: “Who’s up next?” “There are customers all over the lot — looks like the ups bus just arrived.”

Voucher: Car salespeople receive a voucher to let them know what their commission was for selling a car. They don’t know until the deal is finalized exactly how much they will receive. “Check out this voucher. I thought I had a pounder. Instead it’s a mini.”

Weak: This describes being a weak negotiator or coming down too quickly on price. “The guy was weak so he only lasted a few months. How are you going to make money in this business if you give away cars?”

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Dealing with a DMV investigator when discussing your DMV Vehicle Dealer or DMV Salesperson’s license is simple:

“Please inform me in writing what documentation you require and I will have a copy faxed or mailed to you in the next 24 hours. In the meantime, I have a business to run that requires my attention. As soon as I have the written request for the documents, I intend to fully comply with your request pursuant to the law. Thank you for your time.”

It’s that simple. The DMV Investigator is still bound by the law against warrantless search and seizures, and other goodies that prevent the harassment most dealers deal with on a daily basis.

Don’t take any crap from a DMV Investigator – let him know you’re running a business. You don’t have to bend to his whim. Stand your ground.

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Cap Cost: this is the sale price you negotiate for that new car you want to lease; unless there’s a waiting list a mile long, this is not the same as the MSRP.

Certified: means the car has been cleaned and checked out by the dealer. Remember: only factory certified cars have the backing of the manufacturer.

Credit Report: a detailed explanation of your borrowing and bill-paying history, not to be confused with your… (See Credit Score.)

Credit Score: a three-digit number that expresses your creditworthiness. This number gives lenders a good idea of how likely you are to pay your bills.

“Cup Holder Factor”: Is your chosen car a good physical fit for you? Does the seatbelt hit your shoulder, or are you chewing on it? Do the seats and steering wheel adjust for your height and weight? Is there enough headroom? Legroom? Are there any blind spots? Are the controls and accessories logically placed and easy to locate? And, the inevitable, will the cup holder accommodate your double decaf grande latte? All this factors in to a good deal.

Curb Appeal: means cleaning up your car to make it look ten times better than it ever did while you were driving it—to entice potential buyers.

Dealer: Someone who is licensed to sell you a car, and abides by all the appropriate auto industry rules and regulations, or so you hope.

Dealer Cost: is the dealer invoice minus a whole bunch of stuff like incentives, environmental packages, advertising fees, and more. This is what the dealer actually paid for the car.

Dealer Invoice (Invoice): The price the dealer wants you to believe he paid for the car, when chances are, he really paid much less. (See Dealer Cost.)

Depreciation: The reduced value of the car after you buy it, or that portion of the car you “use” over the course of a lease.

The “Desk”: the sales manager

Extended warranty: This is also referred to as a service contract. It is an option you may purchase on a new, and some used cars. The extended warranty should cover car repairs over a longer period than the manufacturer’s warranty, which comes with the car. But beware: it’s a high-profit item for a dealer—cheaper ones are available online.

Four-Square Easy Sheets: easy sheets designed to combine all elements of the deal- the purchase price, trade-in, monthly payments and down payment. Don’t do it! Keep all items separate!

Holdback: An amount the manufacturer pays the dealer for each car sold of a particular make. Also referred to as a “kickback.”

Idiot- What you are if you don’t use AutoIdiot’s “Don’t Be an Idiot!” car-buying system before you buy, sell, or lease a car!

“In the Box”: In the salesperson’s cubicle.

Incentives: Money or other special deals that entice you to buy a vehicle.

Invoice (Dealer’s Invoice): The price the dealer wants you to believe he paid for the car, when chances are, he really paid much less. (See Dealer Cost.)

Lay-down: a customer who takes any deal the salesperson offers.

Leasing: is when you pay a low monthly fee to drive a fully warrantied, brand new car every two years or so, but you don’t actually own the car.

Mileage Allowance- the amount of miles per year you’re allowed to drive on a lease. Better not go over: the fees can be quite painful.

Money Factor: used for leases, this is kind of the same thing as an interest rate on a loan, only much more complicated.

MSRP: Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price

Options: These are extras you can have added to a standard vehicle, and usually come in packages.

Rebate: money you get back after you buy the car.

Recall: If a car model has a defect, a manufacturer may issue a “recall” notice, meaning that the defect will be fixed at the manufacturer’s expense.

Repossession: If you don’t make your car loan payments, you may get a visit from the Repo-man: the finance company that gave you the loan has every right to come and take your T-Bird away.

Residual Value: The amount a leased car is predicted to be worth after your lease is up

Rollover: this is when the dealer takes the loan from your old car and magically rolls it over into the loan for your new car. Don’t do it! You’ll be paying off two cars on the same bill!

Rustproofing: Meant to hold off body erosion, rustproofing is an unnecessary extra that a lot of car dealers push.

Salvaged or Rebuilt Title: when a car has been previously totaled, the title is marked “salvaged”. Often, these cars are dolled up and their titles are “rebuilt”, or laundered back to normal. You do not want one of these cars!

Service contract: Also called an “extended warranty,” it supplements the manufacturer’s warranty, which comes with a vehicle you purchase. A service contract is a high-profit item for the dealer. Make sure it offers substantially more than the standard warranty.

Subvent: This is when the manufacturers need to unload a certain kind of car so they inflate or “subvent” the residual value to entice you to sign up for a lease.

Target Price: the fair and reasonable price for a vehicle.

Test Drive: That’s when you take the car out for a spin- and check everything from the engine to the tires to the “Cup Holder Factor” to make sure it’s the car for you.

Title Search or Title History: gives you the lowdown on a car’s potentially sordid past. Shows a vehicle’s ownership history by using its VIN. Always do a title search if you’re buying a used car.

Upside Down: means you owe more on your car than it’s actually worth.

VIN: Vehicle Identification Number, every car’s got one.

The 5 W’s: system for advertising your car: Window (of the car), Word-of-mouth, Work (or anywhere potential buyers congregate), Wall Street Journal (really just refers to any newspaper advertisement), World Wide Web.

The Walkaround: this is when you—that’s right– walk around the car and check it out.

Warranty: is a guarantee that certain mechanical problems and body parts will be fixed if they aren’t in proper working condition. The warranty is usually limited, so make sure you know what’s included- and especially what’s not. Check online for cheaper warranties—this is a big money-maker for a dealership.

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Assembly Bill No. 1215
Passed the Assembly September 2, 2011
Chief Clerk of the Assembly
Passed the Senate August 30, 2011
Secretary of the Senate
Private Secretary of the Governor
CHAPTER
An act to amend, repeal, and add Sections 2982 and 2985.8 of
the Civil Code, and to amend, repeal, and add Sections 4456, 5202,
11713.1, and 11713.21 of, and to add Sections 4456.4, 4456.5,
and 11713.26 to, the Vehicle Code, relating to vehicles.
legislative counsel’s digest
AB 1215, Blumenfield. Vehicles: electronic processing of
documents: titling and registration.
(1) Existing law imposes specified licensing and regulatory
requirements on dealers of motor vehicles and requires that
specified fees and charges be disclosed in a conditional sales
contract for the purchase of a motor vehicle. Existing law also
prohibits any person from driving, moving, or leaving upon a
highway any motor vehicle subject to registration under the Vehicle
Code, unless it is registered and the appropriate fees have been
paid under that code, and existing law authorizes the Department
of Motor Vehicles to establish contracts for electronic programs
that allow qualified industry partners to join the department in
providing services that include processing and payment programs
for vehicle registration and titling transactions.
Existing law makes it a violation of the Vehicle Code for the
holder of any vehicle dealer’s license to commit specified actions,
including, to advertise the total price of a vehicle without including
all costs to the purchaser at the time of sale, except taxes, vehicle
registration fees, the California tire fee, as defined, emission testing
fees not exceeding $50, actual fees charged for certificates, finance
charges, and any dealer document preparation charge, and prohibits
the dealer document preparation charge from exceeding $55.
This bill would, beginning July 1, 2012, revise and recast these
provisions and would require a motor vehicle sold or leased by a
new motor vehicle dealer to be registered by the dealer using
electronic programs provided by a qualified private industry
partner, would require the dealer to disclose any document
processing charge or electronic registration or transfer charge, and
would establish the charges that a dealer may charge the purchaser
or lessee of a vehicle.

The bill would, after October 1, 2012, make it a violation of the
Vehicle Code for the holder of a dealer’s license to sell or lease a
new motor vehicle unless the dealer has a contractual agreement
with the department to be a private industry partner, except as
specified. The bill would make other conforming changes to these
provisions.
The bill would, beginning July 1, 2012, prohibit a dealer from
displaying or offering for sale at retail a used vehicle unless the
dealer first obtains a vehicle history report from the National Motor
Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS). If the NMVTIS
report indicates that the vehicle is or has been a junk or salvage
automobile, or the vehicle has been reported as such by a junk or
a salvage yard, or an insurance carrier, or the certificate of title
contains a brand, the bill would require the dealer to post a
specified disclosure and provide the retail purchaser with a copy
of the report upon request prior to sale. These requirements
associated with obtaining a NMVTIS vehicle history report would
become inoperative if all NMVTIS data providers cease to make
these reports available to the public.
(2) Because this bill would create new crimes, the bill would
impose a state-mandated local program.
(3) The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse
local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by
the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that
reimbursement.
This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by
this act for a specified reason.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
SECTION 1. The Legislature finds and declares all of the
following:

(a) There are more than 30 million vehicles registered in the
State of California. Maintenance by the Department of Motor
Vehicles of accurate registration records for those vehicles is of
vital importance to registered owners, legal owners that hold liens
on vehicles, law enforcement agencies that police vehicles, tax
collection agencies that collect taxes and fees assessed on vehicles,
and pollution control agencies that regulate emissions produced
by vehicles.

(b) As authorized by the Legislature in 2001, the department
administers the Business Partner Automation Program, pursuant
to Section 1685 of the Vehicle Code, to improve the quality of
registration products and services by licensing qualified private
industry partners to provide secure electronic portals to licensed
dealers and registration services so that they may perform required
registration tasks electronically.

(c) Electronic vehicle registration under the Business Partner
Automation Program results in multiple benefits. The department
benefits through increased accuracy of records that are recorded
and transmitted electronically and also benefits through processing
efficiencies that reduce wait times in field offices for nonelectronic
transactions. Electronic registration also aids law enforcement,
other government agencies, and consumers by accelerating the
issuance of permanent license plates from a period of weeks or
months to days.

(d) It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this act to further
increase the registration benefits and efficiencies of the
department’s Business Partner Automation Program by requiring
all eligible vehicles sold or leased by a new motor vehicle dealer
to be registered electronically. It is also the intent of the Legislature
that the department continues to improve and expand the quality
and efficiency of the Business Partner Automation Program to
permit existing department personnel to increase customer service
in other areas without a workforce reduction.

SEC. 2. The Legislature finds and declares all of the following:

(a) The electronic National Motor Vehicle Title Information
System (NMVTIS) is a national federally mandated vehicle history
database maintained by the United States Department of Justice
to ensure that states, law enforcement agencies, and consumers
have access to vehicle titling, branding, and other information that
enable them to verify the accuracy and legality of motor vehicle
titles before transfer or registration of the vehicle occurs.

(b) According to a cost-benefit analysis commissioned by the
United States Department of Justice, full implementation of
NMVTIS will save the American public between $4.3 billion and
$11.7 billion by helping to curb automobile-related salvage fraud,
theft, and related crimes.

(c) All automobile insurers, self-insured entities, salvage pools,
automobile auctions, and recyclers, are required to report vehicles
that are deemed a total loss to NMVTIS and update the data at
least every 30 days.

(d) According to NMVTIS, 87 percent of departments of motor
vehicle titling data from the entire United States, including all of
the California Department of Motor Vehicles titling data, is
currently represented in NMVTIS and the database is expanding
daily.

(e) Federal law provides that NMVTIS must be supported
through user fees from government and private users and may not
be dependent on federal funding. The NMVTIS operator is
authorized to assess and collect user fees not to exceed the cost of
operating the system, not permitting any profits to be made by the
operator. Federal funding and investments by the NMVTIS
operator account for over $40 million in support of operations
since 1997. Fees to state government users are not projected to be
adequate to provide sufficient revenue to defray all anticipated
operating costs. It is crucial to the success of NMVTIS that new
applications be developed to generate sufficient nonstate
government user fees so that NMVTIS may continue its operations.

(f) It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting Section 17 of
this act to ensure that every motor vehicle dealer licensed in this
state obtain a NMVTIS vehicle history report for every used vehicle
that will be offered for retail sale and that any used vehicle that
has been titled or reported as salvage or junk as indicated by the
NMVTIS vehicle history report be identified as such. By becoming
the first and largest state in the country to require the use of
NMVTIS vehicle history reports by dealers in retail used vehicle
transactions, this act will not only benefit the California consumer,
it will also strengthen and financially support NMVTIS.

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X X 24-7 Dealer Training Specialists
Phone: 1-951-833-8398
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Phone: 1-661-871-3311
Internet: www.cadeclasses.com
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Phone: 1-209-333-0900
Email: chuckwentland@aol.com
X Superior Vehicle Dealer Training Institute
Phone: 1-949-305-8402
Internet: www.superiorbonds.com
X X Inland Empire/Orange County Dealer School
Phone: 1-909-880-1380
Internet: www.bigcardealer.com
X X X Dealer Training Experts of Northern California
Phone: 1-408-910-3876
Internet: www.dealersclass.com
X X X X X Dealer Intel
Phone: 1-415-613-4754
Internet: www.dealerintel.com
X X X X X $85 Dealer Education
Phone: 1-951-541-8390
Internet: www.waynesinsurance.com
X X X X Los Angeles Dealer School
Phone: 1-310-227-6920
Internet: www.dealerclass.com
*X Dealer License Seminars of San Diego
Phone: 1-619-665-6440
Internet: www.dealerseminars.com
X X X X X Golden State Educational Services
Phone: 1-916-395-7004
Internet: www.goldenstateeducation.com
X X Dealer Lessons
Phone: 1-877-772-3332
Internet: www.dealerlessons.com
X X X X X Dealer Education Services
Phone: 1-888-323-0031
Internet: www.dealereducation.com
X X Coffer Dealer Education
Phone: 1-888-694-1444
Internet: www.cofferdealereducation.com
X Cesar Carrascos Dealer Licensing Seminars
Phone: 1-619-474-0477
Internet: www.carrascogroup.com
X Colby Learning Center of San Diego
Phone: 1-619-559-5748
Email: colbylearning@aol.com
X X Dealers Support Group
Phone: 1-818-758-9951
Internet: www.dealerssupport.com
X Online Auto Dealer ED
Phone: 1-877-724-6150
Internet: www.onlineautodealered.com
X California Accredited Dealer Education
Phone: (714) 300-4148
Email:: cadeclass@aol.com

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Vehicle Dealer Original License Forms (Including Autobroker)

Forms

Note:  Forms may be completed before printing

Please print the appropriate check list to obtain a list of all the forms and any additional documents required for each license:

Select the appropriate link to print the forms required for each dealer packet:

Application forms may also be printed individually from the following list:

Additional Required Application Package Documents:

  • Certificate of Completion, Dealer Education Program (Used Vehicle Dealers and Wholesale-Only Dealers)
  • Proof of successfully passing the Used Dealer Test administered by DMV (Used Vehicle Dealers only and Wholesale-Only Dealers)
  • Letter of Authorization (New Trailer Dealers only; required for each line)
  • If filing as a Corporation, Limited Liability Company or Limited Liability Partnership owned businesses only: A copy of Articles of Incorporation, Corporate Minutes or other document filed with the Secretary of State, which identifies the officers, share holders and managers.
  • Copy of your Fictitious Name Statement
  • Signed copy of lease or rental agreement. Proof of property ownership may be required.
  • Copy of your City and/or County Business License
  • Copy of Board of Equalization Resale Permit
  • Photograph(s) of business location, refer to Photograph Procedures

Place of Business Inspection

After you have arranged an appointment with an Occupational Licensing Inspector he or she will inspect the place of business where the dealer conducts business.

  • The office of the principal place of business and each location of the dealership must be established to the extent that its construction is not temporary, transitory, or mobile in nature, except that a trailer coach office is acceptable providing it is not part of the dealer’s vehicle inventory being offered for or subject to sale while being used as an office of the dealership and otherwise meets the requirements of the Vehicle Code. The place of business is a place actually occupied either continuously or at regular periods by the dealer. Section 320, CVC.
  • Inspect all books and records pertinent to the business. CVC Section 320 (a)CVC Section 1670, and CVC Section 1671 and CCR Title 13, Section 270.00, 270.02, 270.04 and 272.00
  • Inspection of Display Area (not required if wholesale only). After you have arranged an appointment with an Occupational Licensing Inspector he or she will inspect the display area to ensure:
    • The display area of the principal place of business shall be of sufficient size to physically accommodate vehicles of a type for which the dealership is licensed to sell.
    • The display area must be clearly for the exclusive use of the dealer for display purposes only.
    • Additional display areas are permitted within a radius of 1,000 feet from the principal place of business and any licensed branch location without being subject to separate licensing. However, such display areas must also meet the signing requirement as identified in Vehicle Code Section 11709 (a).Title 13, Section 270.08, 270.08 (a) and 270.08 (b)
  • Inspection of Signs (not required if Wholesale Only Dealer). After you have arranged an appointment with an Occupational Licensing Inspector he or she will inspect the sign(s) to ensure:

Signs must be of a permanent nature, erected on the exterior of the office or on the display area, and be constructed or painted and maintained so as to withstand reasonable climatic effects and be readable as provided for inCVC Section 11709CCR, Title 13, Section 270.06

A temporary sign or device may suffice when a permanent sign is on order. Evidence of such order shall be submitted to the Department prior to issuance of a temporary permit or license. CVC Section 11709(a)

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Other Permits and Licenses

Copies of the following permits and/or licenses from other agencies must be submitted with your application:

Board of Equalization Resale Permit (Revenue and Taxation Code, Section 6066 and 6067)

All licensees selling vehicles or vessels, retail or wholesale, are required to file an application for a Seller’s Permit. The purpose of the permit is to enable the licensee to collect taxes on sales. There is no fee for the permit, but a deposit may be required. Applications can be made through your local Board of Equalization office. A copy of this permit is required as part of the application for a dealer and lessor-retail license. Pursuant to California Vehicle Code Sections 11617(a)(6) and 11721(f), the Department may automatically cancel your dealer or lessor-retail license for failure to maintain a valid seller’s permit.

Pursuant to Revenue and Taxation Code Section 6014, “Seller” includes every person engaged in the business of selling tangible personal property of a kind the gross receipts from the retail sale of which are required to be included in the measure of the sales tax.

Questions should be referred to BOE at (800) 400-7115 or refer to information published at Board of Equalization Publication 73(PDF).

City and/or County Business License

Licensees are required to obtain a city or county business license by the city or county licensing section in the area where the licensee is doing business. Contact your local city or county to obtain the business license. A copy of this permit is required as part of the application for a dealers license. If the City/County does not issue business licenses; a tax certificate or letter on non-issuance is required as part of the application for a dealers license.

Secretary of State’s Office

If licensed as a Corporation, Limited Liability, or Limited Liability Partnership a copy of the Articles of Incorporation, Corporate Minutes or other document filed with the Secretary of State, which identifies the officers, share holder and managers with 10% or more interest in the business is required.

The following permits and/or licenses MAY be required by other agencies.

Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Automotive Repair

Dealers who will be providing automobile servicing and repair are required to file an application with their local Bureau of Automotive Repair office. The application process takes approximately six to eight weeks and includes a fee.

Bureau of Security and Investigative Service, Repossession Agency

Pursuant to the Business and Professions Code, Section 7502, no person shall engage within this state in the activities of a repossession agency as defined inSections 7500.1 and 7500.2 unless the person holds a valid repossession agency license or is exempt from licensure pursuant to Section 7500.2 or 7500.3.

Bureau of Security and Investigative Services
2420 Del Paso Road, Suite 270
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 322-4000
Fax (916) 575-7290

http://www.dca.ca.gov/bsis/industries_regulated/repo.shtm


Original Application Fees

The fees to become a licensed dealer are:

  • $175 Non-refundable application fee
  • $1 Family Support Program fee
  • $70 For each branch location (if applicable)
  • $70 For each dealer plate and $72 for each motorcycle plate (plus county fees, if applicable)
    • This figure will vary depending on the county where your business is located
    • Dealer plates are not required
    • Auto brokers are not eligible for plates (no inventory)
  • $225 New Motor Vehicle Board Fee, per location (new automobile, commercial, motorcycle, ATV, motorhome, and recreational trailer dealers only)
  • $100 Autobroker Endorsement fee

The Family Support Program fee is paid on original and renewal applications.


Vehicle Dealer License Renewal Forms and Fees

Forms

Fees

The fees to renew a dealer license are:

  • $1 Family Support Program fee
  • $125  Renewal application fee
  • $69 for each auto plate and $71 for each motorcycle plate (each dealer plate)(plus county fees, if applicable)
  • $225 New Motor Vehicle Board Fee, per location (new automobile, commercial, motorcycle, ATV, motorhome, and recreational trailer dealers only)
  • $75 Autobroker Endorsement fee

The Family Support Program fee is paid on original and renewal applications.


Vehicle Dealer License Modification Forms and Fees


Dealer License Exemption

A dealer who does not have an established place of business in this state but who is currently authorized to do business as, and who has an established place of business as a vehicle dealer in another state is not subject to licensure under this article if the business transacted in California is limited to the importation of vehicles for sale to, or the export of vehicles purchased from, persons licensed in California under CVC Section 11700 et seq., and CVC Section 11700.1.


Dealer License Exclusions

The term “dealer” does not include any of the following:

  • Insurance companies, banks, finance companies, public officials, or any other person coming into possession of vehicles in the regular course of business, who sells vehicles under a contractual right or obligation, in performance of any official duty, or in authority of any court of law, if the sale is for the purpose of saving the seller from loss or pursuant to the authority of a court.
  • Persons who sell or distribute vehicles of a type subject to registration for a manufacturer to vehicle dealers under this code, or who are employed by manufacturers or distributors to promote the sale of vehicles dealt in by those manufacturers or distributors.  However, any of those persons who also sell vehicles at retail are vehicle dealers and subject to this code.
  • Persons regularly employed as salespersons by vehicle dealers licensed under this code while acting in the scope of that employment.
  • Persons engaged exclusively in the bona fide business of exporting vehicles or of soliciting orders for the sale and delivery of vehicles outside the territorial limits of the United States, if no federal excise tax is legally payable or refundable on any of the transactions.  Persons not engaged exclusively in the bona fide business of exporting vehicles, but who are engaged in the business of soliciting orders for the sale and delivery of vehicles, outside the territorial limits of the United States are exempt from licensure as dealers only if their sales of vehicles produce less than 10 percent of their total gross revenue from all business transacted.
  • Persons not engaged in the purchase or sale of vehicles as a business, who dispose of any vehicle acquired and used in good faith, for their own personal use, or for use in their business, and not for the purpose of avoiding the provisions of this code.
  • Persons who are engaged in the purchase, sale or exchange of vehicles, other than motorcycles subject to identification under this code, which are not intended for use on the highways.
  • Persons temporarily retained as auctioneers solely for the purpose of disposing of vehicle stock inventories by means of public auction on behalf of the owners at the owner’s place of business, or as otherwise approved by the department, if intermediate physical possession or control of, or an ownership interest in, the inventory is not conveyed to the persons as retained.
  • Persons who are engaged exclusively in the business of purchasing, selling, servicing, or exchange racing vehicles, parts for racing vehicles and trailers designed and intended by the manufacturer to be used exclusively for carrying racing vehicles.  A “racing vehicle” is defined as a motor vehicle of a type used exclusively in a contest of speed or in a competitive trial of speed which is not intended for use on the highways.
  • Any person who is a lessor.
  • Any person who is a renter.
  • Any salvage pool.
  • Any yacht broker who is subject to the Yacht and Ship Brokers Act (Article 2 (commencing with Section 700) of Chapter 5 of Division 3 of the Harbors and Navigations Code) and who sells boat trailers in conjunction with the sale of a vessel.
  • Any licensed automobile dismantler who sells vehicles that have been reported for dismantling as provided in Vehicle Code Section 11520.
  • The Director of Corrections when selling vehicles pursuant to Section 2813.5 of the Penal Code.

Any public or private nonprofit charitable, religious, or educational institution or organization that sells vehicles if all of the following conditions are met:

  • The proceeds of the sale of the vehicles are retained by that institution or organization for its charitable, religious, or educational purposes.
  • The vehicles sold were donated to the institution or organization.
  • They meet all of the applicable equipment requirements of Vehicle Code Division 12 (commencing with Section 24000) and have been issued a certificate pursuant to Section 44015 of the Health and Safety Code.
  • The institution or organization has qualified for state tax-exempt status underSection 23701d of the Revenue and Taxation code, and federal tax-exempt status under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Any motor club, as defined in Section 12142 of the Insurance Code, that does not arrange or negotiate individual motor vehicle purchase transactions on behalf of its members but refers members to a new motor vehicle dealer for the purchase of a new motor vehicle and does not receive a fee from the dealer contingent upon the sale of the vehicle.


Licensing Authority

California Vehicle Code. Sections 20, 285 – 286, 320(a), 426, 3000 et seq., 5753, 8803, 10750 10751, 11700 et seq., 11800, and 11824. The California Vehicle Code is available for purchase from the Department of Motor Vehicles.

California Code of Regulations . Title 13, Chapter 1.

Business and Professions Code .  Sections 9889.50-9889.53, and 17500.5.

Civil Code .  Sections 2981-2984.4.

Government Code .  Section 6157 (a) – (d).

Health and Safety Code . Sections 43150-43156, 43200-43213, and 43600-43660.

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Application Questions and Submission Information

Please refer to the Vehicle Dealer Handbook (PDF)