Chapter 2: General Information – Licensees
Chapter 2 General Information — Licensees
2.035 Distributor (CVC §296)
A distributor is any person, other than a manufacturer, who:
- Sells or distributes new vehicles, off-highway vehicles, motorcycles, and trailers subject to registration or identification under the California Vehicle Code to dealers in this state.
- Maintains representatives for the purpose of contacting dealers/prospective dealers in this state.
A distributor must obtain a Letter of Appointment from a California-licensed manufacturer for the product(s) being distributed.