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  1. Registering a Car in Japan

    An important part of buying a vehicle in Japan is the registration. The process is usually covered by the vehicle dealer (for a significant premium) but there are still some steps to be performed by oneself. Probably rather normal for Japanese but nevertheless a little challenge for a foreigner like me.

    These items were requested by the dealer to complete the registration:

    • One certificate of my personal inkan (stamp) for official registration at the office
    • Four
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    Updated 01-08-2020 at 10:25 PM by Heineken

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  2. Buying an NSX in Japan

    As some of you might know, I was living in Japan (Tokyo to be exact) during four years from 2012 to 2016. Even though you don't need a car to go about your daily life and even to travel around Japan, I was nevertheless curious about the local car market.

    With some support from my co-workers I learned that the two major online platforms are CARSENSOR.NET and Goonet. Both of them are working in a similar fashion. It's possible to search based on keywords or manufacturer/model followed ...

    Updated 25-07-2020 at 07:52 AM by Heineken (some small corrections)

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