Auto News in Northeast Ohio
The next matter we are discussing involves the titling of motor vehicles in Ohio. As a reminder, Barberton Junk Cars is a service provider who junks cars and processes auto scrap and junk vehicle removal. We buy scrap cars throughout Summit, Portage and Medina Counties 6 days a week. When we buy scrap cars, the junk vehicle removal (towing) of the car is included when you sell us your car. The auto scrap business affords the public several options among who junks car; however, we feel we are the best option of where to sell a junk car.
On November 10, 2015 Joe Pagonakis of newsnet5.com posted a story titled ‘Former Canton used car dealership accused of leaving dozens of drivers without titles’ which tells us the following: “A former Canton used car dealership is accused of leaving dozens of drivers without car titles & unable to use their vehicles. Taletha Long of Canton was one of 22 northeast Ohio consumers in a dozen different cities who filed complaints with the Ohio Attorney General and the Better Business Bureau.
Long told newsnet5.com she purchased 12 consecutive temp tags, finally forcing her to store her vehicle. She was unable to drive it for months; Ohio AG Mike DeWine is investigating and has filed suit against the dealership accused of failing to deliver vehicle titles to customers. Automotion Car Sales and its owner of violated Ohio’s Certificate of Motor Vehicle Title Act. The Attorney General seeks restitution for affected consumers, reimbursement to the state’s Title Defect Fund, civil penalties, and an end to any violations OH consumer protection laws.
DeWine expressed that they expected to receive a title to the vehicles; many consumers did not receive titles from Automotion Car Sales and we stepped in to help. He’s seeking reimbursement from the dealership and an injunction to prevent any future violations. Automotion Car Sales last operated at 3742 Cleveland Ave. in Canton. The complete story is available here.
In other vehicle titling related news, Karen Farkas posted a story labeled ‘Cuyahoga County to open new title bureau amid efforts to improve relations with dealerships’ on the November 10th edition of Cleveland.com with the following news: “Cuyahoga County plans to open a new title bureau and is encouraging dealerships in an effort to regain fees lost because dealers obtain titles in other counties. The county loses about $800K annually in fees because since dealers say other counties offer better service; since 2002 dealers were allowed to obtain vehicles titles in any county. The county plans to open its 5th title bureau in 2016 at Golden Gate Plaza in Mayfield.
Fiscal Officer Dennis Kennedy thinks an expansion will generate additional revenue, in a location competitive with Lake County and is committed to improvement of customer service. A number of eastern Cuyahoga County dealers use Lake County’s Wickliffe bureau office; Cuyahoga bureaus are in North Olmsted, Parma, Cleveland & Maple Hts. The Maple Heights bureau is the closest to the dealers on the Bedford Auto Mile, many go the Summit County title bureau in Northfield. Other changes included new management at the Maple Heights office; they’re working to increase customer service over the phone and in-person, and are committed to a 24-hour turnaround time for drop-off transactions. Other improvements include extended office hours, courier service on some days and title-clerk training for new dealer employees. In 2014, 201,110 titles for vehicles in Cuyahoga County were issued in other counties, according to the Ohio BMV.” The full article is found at this link.
Finding out who junks cars
We give you immediate cash in hand when we buy scrap cars, with no worries. We offer free towing (junk vehicle removal) for every vehicle we buy, even scrap cars and related auto scrap activities! Barberton Junk Cars is known for its & friendly service and the fastest junk car quotes among those who junks cars in Copley, Springfield Township and North Akron. The price we offer you is based on current US scrap car market prices, regardless of whether you are located in Silver Lake, Cuyahoga Falls or Mogadore. Residents with a junk vehicle in the Rolling Acres area, the Portage Lakes and Chapel Hill regions can contact our office at (330) 732-JUNK Monday through Saturday for auto scrap. If your car has a blown motor or transmission troubles in the areas of Peninsula, East Akron or Ravenna, simply sell it to us for scrap. We buy cars in any condition from vehicle owners in Kent, Firestone Park and Highland Square. Although based in Barberton, we are one who junks car in Bath, Stow and Lakemore also.