TECHNICAL ADVISORY

DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES

 

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To:  All Tax Collectors and DMV Regional Offices

From:  Carl A. Ford, Director

Subject:  Title and Registration of Motorcycles and Motor Scooters supplied by Goldenvale, Inc.,

Advisory Date:  10/02/2008                                       Implementation Date: Immediate                            

Advisory Number:     BFO 08-01

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            The Department revoked the distributor license held by Golenvale, Inc., license number MD 1000824-1 on August 29, 2008 for consistent non-compliance with Florida Law.   Therefore, Goldenvale, Inc., has been deleted from the approved motor scooter distributor list on the intranet.

 

            Prior to August 29, 2008, Goldenvale, Inc., was licensed for the following line-makes for distribution in the State of Florida:

 

  • WMI 5RY, line-make RKTA, Motorcycles (over 50cc’s) manufactured by Roketa, Inc., approved on September 7, 2005.
  • WMI 5RY, line-make RKTA, Motor scooters (under 50cc’s) manufactured by Roketa, Inc., approved on September 7, 2005.
  • WMI MJ4, line-make RKTA, Motorcycles (over 50cc’s) manufactured by Shanghai JMSTAR Motorcycle Co. Ltd., approved on September 7, 2005.
  • WMI LJ4, line-make JMST, Motor scooters (under 50cc’s) manufactured by Shanghai JMSTAR Motorcycle Co. Ltd., approved on September 7, 2005.
  • WMI LFF, line-make ZHEJ, Motorcycles (over 50cc’s) manufactured by Zhejiang Taizhou Wangye Power Co. Ltd., approved on October 16, 2007.
  • WMI LFF, line-make ZHEJ, Motor scooters (under 50cc’s) manufactured by Zhejiang Taizhou Wangye Power Co. Ltd., approved on October 16, 2007.
  • WMI L5Y, line-make ZHNG, Motorcycles (over 50cc’s) manufactured by Taizhou Zhongneng Motorcycle Co. Ltd., approved on October 16, 2007.
  • WMI LHJ, line-make BASH, Motorcycles (over 50cc’s) manufactured by Astronautical Bashan Motorcycle Manufacturer Co. Ltd., approved on October 16, 2007.
  • WMI LHJ, line-make BASH, Motor scooters (under 50cc’s) manufactured by Astronautical Bashan Motorcycle Manufacturer Co. Ltd., approved on October 16, 2007.
  • WMI LD5, line-make SHWI, Motorcycles (over 50cc’s) manufactured by Benzhou Vehicle Industry Group Co. Ltd., approved on October 16, 2007.
  • WMI LD5, line-make SHWI, Motor scooters (over 50cc’s) manufactured by Benzhou Vehicle Industry Group Co. Ltd., approved on October 16, 2007.

 

            The Department would like to provide assistance to dealers and consumers with the process of titling and registering motorcycles and motor scooters acquired from Goldenvale, Inc., before August 29, 2008. 

 

            When your office receives the documents to title and register one of these motorcycles or motor scooters, please make sure that all required documents necessary for processing the title work including proof that the motorcycle or motor scooter was purchased by the retailer/dealer from Goldenvale, Inc., before August 29, 2008 is verified.  Thereafter, please call the Dealer License Section staff at (850) 617-3003 for overrides to process the title work. 

 

            Please be aware that any motorcycles or motor scooters purchased by a retailer/dealer from Goldenvale, Inc., after August 29, 2008 may not meet all the requirements to be titled in the State of Florida.

 

            If you have further questions or need further assistance, please contact a dealer license representative at (850) 617-3003.

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