Automotive industry professional Rahim Hassanally looks back on his appointment to the State of California New Motor Vehicle Board.
A Governor of California appointed a board member, Rahim Hassanally shares details of his affiliation with the Department of Motor Vehicles New Motor Vehicle Board as he offers further insight into his professional endeavors, achievements, charitable efforts, and more.
“As an automotive industry professional, I’m extremely proud to be part of the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles New Motor Vehicle Board,” says Hassanally, who’s also involved with the Consumer Motor Vehicle Recovery Corporation, again Governor of California appointed.
“It’s the mission of the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles New Motor Vehicle Board to enhance relations between dealers and manufacturers,” Hassanally explains, “throughout California by resolving disputes in the new motor vehicle industry both fairly and efficiently, and in a cost-effective manner.”
The State of California Department of Motor Vehicles New Motor Vehicle Board also provides an informal, no-cost dispute resolution program for consumers, according to Hassanally.
Other available resources, as listed on the New Motor Vehicle Board website, meanwhile, include the Arbitration Certification Program, N. A. D. A. Vehicle Pricing & Information, the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System, and the so-called California Lemon Law, which covers new and used vehicles sold or leased in the state which come with the manufacturer’s new vehicle warranty. “If a manufacturer or dealer can’t repair a serious warranty defect in a customer’s vehicle after a predetermined number of repair attempts, the manufacturer must replace the vehicle or refund its purchase price under the Lemon Law,” Hassanally explains.
Hassanally is further involved with the American International Automobile Dealers Association, of which he’s also a board member. “I’m also a member of the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers,” he adds, “and have been for more than a decade now.”
The automotive industry professional’s other accolades include making the Automotive News ‘Top 40 Under 40’ list and receiving recognition as the 18th annual Urban Wheel Awards ‘Urban Dealer of the Year.’
Texas native Hassanally, who’s today based between Texas and California, is also a keen advocate for breast cancer awareness and supports a number of charities and other nonprofit organizations and good causes. These include, in California, his local air force base and homeless shelters such as the Solano Mission to which Hassanally has previously, along with support from friends, family, and automotive industry colleagues, raised and donated a significant sum of money after thieves stole hundreds of turkeys from the shelter just days before Thanksgiving.
Born and raised in Texas, Rahim Hassanally is a respected automotive industry professional with more than two decades of experience in the business. Further to his work with the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles New Motor Vehicle Board and the American International Automobile Dealers Association, in his spare time, Hassanally is an avid and accomplished sportsman and enjoys a number of further hobbies and pastimes.