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Will the other person voluntarily sign over the title to you solely?
What about if you bought them out?
Ok, if he wont sign off and is asking for a ridiculous amount, you can file a lawsuit against him called a "partition action" where the judge orders the car sold at public auction to the highest bidder. Then you can just bid up to the amount that is owed on the vehicle to buy him out and be the sole person on the title.
But unfortunately, that is the only way to force him off if he won't agree to some reasonable amount. However if you have the vehicle, and he has nothing, I would think that he might agree to some thing reasonable to give up his interest since he doesn't have the vehicle any longer.