Milpitas has been a car-town since its inception when it incorporated around the new Ford factory being built here. A fair number of the Mustangs built at that factory have been lovingly maintained by local residents, and we look forward each June to the car show.
Advice & Assistance
Bill of Sale for Automobile
Nolo Press sells these forms right online. You fill it out online, and then pay to get the printed version. Inexpensive way to sell your used vehicle and have the legal documentation.
Californa’s Lemon Law
A purchaser or lessee of a motor vehicle has various rights under both state and federal law if the vehicle does not perform as provided under an express warranty.
Mercury News site with auto reviews, information about car shopping online.
Kelly Blue Book Official Guide
The nation’s leading provider of automotive pricing and value information.
Where is my car?
Professional thieves can steal any car, but make them work for yours. To prevent thefts, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) recommends “Layered Protection.” The more layers of protection on your vehicle, the more difficult it is to steal.
Clean Air Incentives
Vehicle BuyBack Program
The Vehicle Buy Back Program will pay Bay Area residents $1,000 to turn in their operable, registered, 1996 or older vehicle for scrapping.
Report Smoking Vehicles
You may report smoking vehicles with California license plates seen in these nine San Francisco Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma. You may also call 1-800-EXHAUST.
Research on Transportation Choices
Our low carbon transportation choices research program seeks to: 1) improve our understanding of household transportation and vehicle choices, 2) understand market forces, consumer acceptance, and real-world emission benefits of new and used plug-in electric vehicles and fuel cell electric vehicles, and 3) increase the adoption of clean vehicles across households of all income levels and optimize equitable distribution and return on investment of clean vehicle incentives.
Transportation Fund for Clean Air
TFCA’s goal is to implement the most cost-effective projects in the Bay Area that will decrease motor vehicle emissions, and therefore improve air quality. Projects must be consistent with the 1988 California Clean Air Act and the Bay Area Clean Air Plan.
Golden Gate Porsche Club Regional Time Trial Ground School
A day of classroom instruction and video. You do not need to bring your Porsche nor will the cars be driven or inspected at the ground school.
The Milpitas Car Club
Meets at Foster Freeze at 78 Serra Way on Thursday nights at 6 p.m. Bring an old or new unique car and have some food, laughs, and enjoy car talk.
Our Dealership has built a reputation on providing courteous, honest service. Our customers appreciate the way we do business, and we know you will too. Take a moment to read the info below and find out what makes us an exceptional place to buy or service your automobile. 950 Thompson St. 408-240-1400.
South Bay Honda
The new $11-million dealership, located on a 5-acre lot at 920 Thompson St. that is visible from Interstate 880, is adjacent to Piercy Toyota at 950 Thompson St.
The most innovative import and domestic tuner shop in Northern California, delivering the latest in custom and high performance solutions for your import and domestic vehicles. 1819 Houret Court. 408-408-946-2900.
The Bay Area’s leading rollcage fabricator. A number of high performance products engineered primarily for race cars. 253 Houret Dr., 408-956-1526.
Cheapest Gas In Milpitas
Find out where to get the cheapest gas in our town. Widget updates daily. Other resources for saving on your car and truck fueling.
Rent a Car or Truck
Alvin’s Auto Center
We’ve been taking our Toyotas here for years. Always good service, accurate diagnoses. They don’t try to sell you something you don’t need.
1349 Minnis Cir
Milpitas, CA 95035
Crown Auto Body & Paint formerly Angel
Whether you were in an accident, want to improve the value of your vehicle with a complete paint job or a custom body-kit, we have the experience, resources and superior customer service to get the job done right.
1365 Minnis Circle
Liberti’s Auto Electric
We hire technicians who understand the root causes of your auto issues, making quality and efficiency a priority. Using the latest in Auto Diagnostics tools and technology, we’ll solve the problem right the first time.
1476 S Main St.
Taxi & Rideshare in Milpitas, California
UpHail shows available Lyft and Uber rides available in Milpitas right now to book immediately on their site. Book it and get $50 in free ride credit.
Tow trucks large and small to get your impaired vehicle safely home. Lots of tow truck clip art, if you need one for a school report. Above: ProStar donated towing services to the Milpitas Historical Society to get Leapin’ Lena out of the Great Mall to get it ready for the 4th of July Parade.
The Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) – Milpitas
Your one-stop-shop for finding out information about smog checking. Resources for both car owners and service stations providing smog checks. Click here for form to find smog check service in Milpitas. (Put 95035 in the zip code.)
Milpitas Smog Test Only
Welcome to one of the top smog check stations in Milpitas! We are a state licensed Test Only center which means we can test nearly any type of vehicle. Print this page for 20% off coupon.
1638 S. Main St.
What Smog Check Program Area are you in?
Search on “95035.” Milpitas is in a Basic Area where you may obtain your inspection at any licensed Smog Check station. You will receive the same Two-Speed Idle test you have always received. Your vehicle will be tested for harmful levels of emissions of hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide. Your vehicle must be tested every two years, when sold, or upon initial California registration.
Tires and Brakes
Carfax Lemon Check
Don’t make a $10,000 mistake! Millions of used cars have costly hidden problems. Use Carfax Vehicle History Reports to confirm a clean history or to reveal potentially costly hidden problems.
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