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Protect Your Inventory with NMVTIS TitleCheck
for NMVTIS on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by Beth Williams

In August the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) issued a cautionary bulletin to its members alerting them to new practices in at least four states that could impact the value of their inventory. At issue is a new practice in Ohio, Virginia, Nevada and Wyoming of reclassification of vehicles that previously had clean titles to a salvage brand.

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Insurance Industry Discovers Efficiency and Accuracy with ADD
for Letters on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by Beth Williams

The ADD team recently attended the International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU) in Baltimore, Maryland, to promote its DMV123 and TitleCheck services. The insurance industry has discovered the many benefits of ADD’s single platform for retrieving vitally important motor vehicle records for use in claims processing, underwriting, and claims investigations.

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Mark Your Calendar for 31¢ NMVTIS Reports!
for NMVTIS on Thursday, October 25, 2018 by Brittany Barrett

From 6:00 am until Midnight (EST) on October 31st, NMVTIS Reports with title and theft check are only 31¢! Don’t miss out on this one-day customer appreciation discount! National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) records contain (as available from participating states): Current state of title Title issue date

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Florida Dealer Summer Preparedness
for Auto Dealers on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by Brittany Barrett

Florida residents know all too well how unpredictable the weather can be during the summer months. Power outages and inclement weather affect not only dealerships but also shipping carriers, online vendors, and government buildings alike. Dealers can stay ahead of the curve by stocking up on pre- printed tag stock available at local tax collector or tag offices before outages occur.

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Mark Your Calendars for the American Towman Expo!
for Wreckers on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by Brittany Barrett

It’s that time of year again! Join Auto Data Direct at the 2018 American Towman Expo in Dallas, Texas from August 16-18 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center. The AT Expo will offer conference seminars, 140 exhibitors, networking events, trainings, and the popular Casino Night which has been expanded to include festival games and armadillo racing.

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Just a Few Uses of NMVTIS
on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by Jay Svendsen

The NMVTIS database has now been active since March of 2009 and literally millions of salvage vehicles have been reported to the database. As the only database of its kind with salvage vehicle and state information available, the NMVTIS database reportedly includes 96% of all the US vehicles. The database does not contain personal information like registered owners, addresses or lien holders.

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Tradeshow and Events Calendar
on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by Brittany Barrett

ADD helps keep your calendars up-to-date with upcoming tradeshows events: NACE Automechanika : 8 / 8 – 8 / 10 | Atlanta, GA Carolinas Independent Auto Dealers Assoc. Convention (CIADA) : 8 / 9 – 8 / 12 | Myrtle Beach, SC Southern Tow Show : 8 / 10 – 8 / 12 | Orange Beach, AL American Towman Tow Expo : 8 / 17 – 8 / 18 | Dallas, TX AAMVA International Conference : 8 / 21 – 8 / 23| Philadelphia, PA Tallahassee Welcomes U : 8 / 22 | Tallahassee, FL Indiana Auto Recyclers – ARI Summit& Training : 8 / 25 – 8 / 26 | Indianapolis, IN FTCA Fall Education Forum : 8 / 26 – 8 / 30 | Orlando, FL International Assoc.

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The CIADA Convention is Right Around the Corner!
for Auto Dealers and Financial on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by Brittany Barrett

Get ready for the 63rd Annual CIADA Convention & Expo, taking place August 9-12 in Myrtle Beach, SC! CIADA will be kicking off the event with an opening reception Thursday evening that is sure to be a great time. Friday Morning will start with the Annual Meeting before a day filled with a number of speakers in the planned education sessions.

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Dealer Services Presents: Florida ELT
for Auto Dealers, Financial and Repossession Agency on Friday, June 15, 2018 by Joe Kalicki

The Electronic Lien and Title (ELT) system is an easy-to-use, web-based platform that allows dealers and finance companies to process lien notifications and releases electronically. ADD’s Dealer Services team has answered your most frequently asked questions about the ELT process: I’m trying to add myself as a lienholder as part of my EFS (metal plate) transaction, why is my dealership not showing up in the results?

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ADDTag Processes Explained
for Auto Dealers on Friday, June 15, 2018 by Roxanne Decker

Auto Data Direct knows there are many moving parts in the ADDTag system and understands that customers are engaged in a fast-paced industry. ADD’s Customer Service team offers a few handy ADDTag tips: What to know about voiding a metal plate: After voiding a metal plate issuance, the customer’s metal plate reverts back to the VIN it was associated with before the current issuance.

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