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20California historical license plate reissues in jeopardy

California hands out its license plates differently than some other states. As opposed to the tag being associated with the owner and switching whenever the vehicle is sold; the plate belongs to the car and remains for its life in the Golden State. Over the decades, the Department of Motor Vehicles there has redesigned its plates going from black-over-yellow during some of the 1950s to yellow-over-black and eventually yellow-over-blue through the '70s and early '80s. We thought it was pretty coo

9Despite selling company-owned CA dealer, Chrysler may face fines

Automotive News reports that the California Department of Motor Vehicles may still seek to fine Chrysler even after the automaker reached an agreement to sell its factory-owned Los Angeles dealership. Chrysler garnered the ire of the DMV by infringing on California franchise laws, though the automaker hoped to avoid any censure by selling its Motor Village of Los Angeles showroom. Now, CDMV is reportedly saying that the company made false statements regarding the dealership's ownership. If a set

7Chrysler selling controversial factory-owned dealership in LA

Chrysler is selling its company-owned dealership in Los Angeles, according to Automotive News. Motor Village of Los Angeles is reportedly set to be sold to New Century Automotive Group in an effort for Chrysler to avoid censure by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The CDMV recently filed administrative charges against the automaker for improperly operating a factory-owned store. New Century Automotive Group, based in North Hollywood, currently owns a total of six franchise, including

22Chrysler said to be mulling sale of company-owned dealership

Chrysler is reportedly looking into selling Motor Village, its prized company-owned downtown LA dealership, to settle a dispute with franchise Chrysler dealers. According to California state law, a company-owned dealership cannot reside anywhere within a 10-mile radius of a franchise dealer. Chrysler's prized Motor Village is within 10 miles of three franchise dealers.

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