VEHICLE MANUFACTURER 1962-1993
Manufacturer plates started being issued again in or around 1962 on the 1962 (NJ + tab slots on the bottom) base.
Vehicle manufacturer plates were initially issued in the early 1900s - see the early plates here
Plates are listed here in serial number order.
Joe Wasielewski has a web page with a list of New Jersey VEHICLE MFR plate codes
Each combination (DTM 10, DTM 11, etc) is assigned to a manufacturer; some companies have several combinations.
The manufacturer names shown below are from observations on the road, and from Joe's list.
1962 - 1968DTM-00oo
Vehicle manufacturer plates appeared again in the early 1960s using the DTM prefix - 1962 is the earliest one known.
Car and Driver Magazine
STICKERED 1995Joe Wasielewski
Here is the original (black and white) picture of the
1967 Porsche 911S with the DTM-3410 plate
from Car and Driver Magazine
to see the entire gallery.
1969 BASEDTM-00oo and 00oo DTM
c.1970 David Doernberg
The end of this series saw DTM as a suffix.
1979 BASEDTM-00oo, 00oo DTM, 00-DTMoo
1979 Mike Wiener
1979 Paul Bagnarol
The 00-DTMoo series was
first seen in the
Here is a group of DTM-82 plates.