In 1970 a 10-digit VIN became standard.12 dic 2005
What does the 11th character in a VIN stand for?
The eleventh digit indicates which manufacturing plant your vehicle was assembled at. The twelfth through seventeenth digits are the unique production serial number your vehicle receives on the assembly line.
The VIN contains numbers 0 through 9 and letters A to Z (except I, O, and Q to avoid confusion with the number 1 or 0). These are the only characters and numbers used, and there are no spaces between them.
The VIN is like your vehicle's Social Security number: it makes that vehicle unique against others of the same make and model. Thieves can use a single VIN to register dozens of vehicles. ... Identity thieves will also use vehicle PII on car loans, so you get the debt and they get the car.25 may 2018