The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed a new rule related to the sale, financing, and leasing of motor vehicles aimed at dealers. The proposed rule would bar dealers from “making certain misrepresentations in the course of selling, leasing, or arranging financing for motor vehicles, require accurate pricing disclosures in dealers’ advertising and sales discussions, […]
In this post, we’d like to talk about three types of goats. First, sports GOATs – Greatest Of All Time athletes. This topic creates debates all the time; in living rooms, bars, at games… But we’re not going to do that – the topic exists in this post purely as an example. In basketball, is the GOAT Michael Jordan […]
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” is how Charles Dickens’ classic “A Tale of Two Cities” begins. For this blog post, the Automotive Titling Company (ATC) is taking some poetic license and titling our post, “A Tale of Two City’s Vehicle Tax, Title and License Fees.” It is meant […]
The Elf on the Shelf – the adorable holiday tradition featuring a grinning elf that watches and protects your home during the day and moves around at nighttime – got us thinking that our Dealer Dashboard is kind of like that; always watching your out-of-state transactions to keep them on track. But in a good […]
Automotive Titling Company (ATC) is pleased to offer Title Only and Lease Buyout functionality to the ATC platform to help make these complex transactions, simple! “This is something that had been available to dealers for a while, but the process was very manual, and to be honest, a bit time-consuming,” said Marcus Alley, VP Strategic […]
What hasn’t the internet changed? It has had profound effects on how we shop, go to work, and even though some people thought it would never happen, how we buy our cars and trucks. eCommerce is a quarter century old, and started with us buying simple things, like books, music, booking travel, and maybe, if […]
Automotive Title Company (ATC) works with the DMV every day and we think it gets a bad rap. Sure, it can be frustrating working through the red tape and bureaucracy, but the reason the DMV was conceived was to keep us all safe. With that in mind, we thought that a history of the DMV […]
Car and truck titling and registration is a complicated process and exceptionally time-consuming. As direct lending and online car sales skyrocket, additional pressure is put upon the titling departments of Banks and Credit Unions, which are not typically equipped with the right tools to produce the data to properly calculate tax, title and license (TT&L). […]
Tax, Title and License (TT&L) is complex but is a very important component of the car buying process, because it is often the last experience a consumer has with the dealership. If this part of the deal goes wrong, it can affect the customer’s perception of the dealership, which factors heavily in their likelihood to […]
Propelled by consumer demand and buying behavior, the auto industry has become more transparent during the entire car buying process. One particular challenge to transparency is showing buyers tax and fee data that reflects what they see on their DMV receipt. Current solutions have tried and failed to piecemeal accurate data together through third-party vendors, […]