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How to Import Used Cars in Jamaica

Buying a brand new car is a dream of every eye but when it comes about, many people can’t afford new cars. In this case, people avail the option of buying used cars to save cost. Japanese used car industry is one of the largest used car industries of the world and it has its continuously growing clientele all around.

Japanese used car are being imported almost everywhere in the world because these are well known for their reliability, durability and economical prices. Jamaica along with other Caribbean countries prefers importing used Japanese cars as it is really simple and easy to import these over there. According to statistic, almost 90 percent of cars imported in Jamaica are from Japan.

Japanese Toyota Corolla Axio


Jamaica has a government authority named “Trade Board Limited” which mainly deals with the import of cars. According to the regulations of any vehicle imported to Jamaica should be registered, insured and worthy enough to drive on roads. There are certain other document restrictions and tax policy which is provided below.


Conventional cars like sedans, SUVs etc of more than five years old could not be imported in Jamaica and for larger vehicles like pickups, trucks etc age limit vary from six to ten years.

Modified or special purpose vehicles like ambulance, fire trucks or city cars also have a policy of 10 years.


1- Import license should be acquired from the relevant body before importing any vehicle.

2- Evidence of purchase that is a certificate of title issued by the government of the country from where the car is being imported.

3-Identity proofs like a national identity card or driving license etc are required.

4- Other essential documents include BOL, Invoice, Bill of Sight, NTN etc.

5- Tax compliance certificate is also necessary.


Import duties and taxes are the most important part of any import while importing Japanese used vehicles to Jamaica some taxes and import duty apply.

Import duty varies based on the type, size and fuel consumption of the vehicle. It ranges from 10% to 40%.

GCT of 17.5 percent applies on each imported vehicle. Zero-rated vehicles are exceptions.

CET (Common external tariff of 10-20% apply on different vehicles.


After clearing vehicle from the port it is certified by a government authority to ensure that imported vehicle meets Jamaican standards.


LHDs could be imported in Jamaica. Every Jamaican is entitled to import 2 vehicles in 3 years. Immigrants can import after having proper immigration documentation.


Kingston is the most recommended port for shipments from Japan to Jamaica. Roro (Roll-on Roll-off) is the most preferred method.


Toyota Hilux Vigo 4×4 Double Cab Pickup Truck

Toyota Hilux Vigo Double Cab is the most demanded and successful vehicle made in Thailand exhibiting a sense of true elegance and reputation with a trendy look for customers.

Thai Made Toyota Hilux Vigo

Hilux Double Cab was specifically designed for some actionable and adventurous activities with having a firm hard and robust structure. The name HILUX is an abbreviated form of ‘High Luxury’ which indicates it provides extremely lavishing lifestyle for customers.

This popular 4×4 pickup truck was manufactured and designed by Toyota Motor Corporation in the year 1968. The first generation was of simple light commercial vehicle used for passenger and cargo delivery applications. It had an initial model design structure of enclosed front 2 doors cabin with a wide open and spacious rear back for easy carriage of all kinds of cargo stuff for passengers.

The Toyota Hilux Vigo champ 2015 come up with a latest trendy look, sturdy and rugged solid exterior design and comfy interior for customers. It is simply perfect and ideal for off-road leisure and fun adventure for everyone.

Hilux Vigo Champ is available in versatile different versions most popular and famous in the market.

Following are the versions of Hilux Vigo Thailand for more style and innovation for customers.

Toyota Hilux Vigo Single Cab

As a symbol of high luxury Toyota Hilux Vigo single cabin brings more toughness and rigidity in pick up design for all terrain entertainment. It consists of superb exterior design with exemplary features like high standard braking systems and well equipped advanced technology interiors including 2 din audio head unit with mp3 player, Bluetooth, Universal Serial Bus and six speakers stereo sound system for passengers.

It has an advanced variable nozzle turbo engine design with 2.7 litres gasoline and 2.5 litres diesel fuel capacity. It provides better fuel economy and maximizing power efficiency. It has a 5-speed manual transmission for better speed precision.

Toyota Hilux Vigo Double Cab

Double Cabin Hilux Vigo provides a sense of masculinity with durable and robust exterior structure design. The exterior includes 17-inch alloy rim wheel, electronic mirror, adjustable wing mirror and fog light with more enhanced radiator grills, bigger and brighter headlights, 4 doors and five people seating capacity.

The interior is designed with extra spacious leather six-way adjustable powered seatings. The interior dashboard is super classy with well-balanced power steering including all innovative features like multi-information display, Anti-lock braking systems, LCD Screen, DVD and Air condition.

Toyota Hilux VIGO Smart Cab

Toyota Hilux Vigo Smart Cabin is an extremely enhanced, upgraded and smart looking right-hand drive pickup truck vehicle specially designed for driving the passion of daring and exciting off-road journey experience. It has been introduced with entertaining exterior and interior features of stylish front and rear bumpers, front grill, headlights, fog lamp, side mirrors, centrally lock door handles and rain vipers.

The interior includes a digital clock, key alarm system, seat belt indicator, Audio 2 in FM Stereo with six speakers sound system, blue tooth device, voice recognition, in-car navigation system, air-conditioning, audio control, electric windows, sun visor, theft detection system. It has 55-speed manual transmission precision with 3.0 litres turbo diesel fuel for sustainable high mileage driving experience for customers.

Car Junction is a Japanese new and used car exporter provides Hilux Vigo Champ 2015 for sale at highly competitive prices for customers. We offer satisfied and prompt customer vehicle delivery throughout the world.


Garbage Trucks

Garbage Truck is a commonly used term for waste and garbage lifting truck to dump the domestic household waste to some other place for the proper solid waste management treatment to recycle the dumped waste into some reusable form. It is a proper system prevails in every country of the world in which there is a responsibility of local municipal government to clean and sanitize the city and accumulate all garbage in some other place outside the city area to compile all garbage with tools and machines into some reusable thing.

Garbage Truck has a purpose for lifting all garbage bags which local sweepers collect from each and every house in the city and dump all the waste bags in a single place which the garbage truck lifts and puts it in a place outside the vicinity of the city.

It all started centuries ago with local district union council of Chiswick in western London. The district council realized the need for designing a dust cart to clean the waste of the city. The first dust cart was designed in 1897 by Thorny croft Company which was named as “Thorny croft Steam Dust Cart”. This was a first vehicle cart used for the purpose of lifting and collecting domestic garbage waste and hauling all waste away from the city.

After getting this idea much popular in all Europe and the United States of America another dumpster container trucks were introduced to dump all the household garbage outside the city.

Garbage Truck has mainly three basic types which are as Follows:

  • Front Loading Garbage Collector
  • Rear Loading Garbage Collector
  • Side Loading Garbage Collector

Front Loading Garbage Collector

The main core purpose of the front-loading garbage collector is to collect large domestic, commercial and especially industrial waste which is considered the most harmful for humans. It collects all waste by its powerful levers to forcefully lift all the heavy garbage and dump it inside the waster container to throw it outside the city.

Rear Loading Garbage Collector

The function of the rear loading garbage collector is to collect all the household and commercial waste by opening its rear part of the container to throw all the garbage bags manually by local sweepers to make it dumped outside the city area.

Side Loading Garbage Collector

The purpose of sideloading garbage container truck is to collect all the solid waste by its both left and right side of the container and dump all the waste bags inside the container to help recycle the garbage waste into some reusable form.

Garbage Truck is commonly associated with our daily lives to help us in keeping our city sanitize and clean. As we put our dust bins outside our houses for sweepers to collect them and dump it in the garbage container for the purpose of solid waste recycling.

Isuzu Forward Garbage Trucks from Japan

Mitsubishi Fuso Fighter Garbage Trucks from Japan

Left Hand Drive Used Cars

Left Hand Used Vehicles

Car Junction is now offering a huge selection of left-hand drive used vehicles including passenger cars, public transport vehicles, commercial trucks and buses and all other vehicles at affordable price. All of the top American and European brands are available like AUDI, BMW, FORD, Mercedes Benz, Dodge, Hummer and many more.

So hurry up and do visit our website and look our left-hand drive used cars stock which is exclusively for LHD countries especially for West Africa.

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2 Reasons for the Increase in Purchase of Commercial Trucks?

Commercial trucks are something which is seen very often on the roads. No matter in which country you live you will always see trucks on the roads, these trucks are commonly used for transportation purposes but during the recent years, the purchase of commercial trucks has increased significantly. In 2011 “Isuzu” was ranked number one as the largest truck manufacturer and Volvo was ranked number second as the largest truck manufacturer. This explains that commercial trucks have no doubt saturated the market greatly and that’s why there has been an increase in the purchase of trucks.

High Number Of Truck Manufacturers

A big reason that trucks have been increasing in the purchase is that there are many truck manufacturers which are contributing to the market. Nissan, Ford, Isuzu and Volvo are some manufacturers which were ranked as the largest truck manufacturers of the world and they manufactured 51,811, 66,760, 447,359 and 300,494 trucks respectively. This explains a lot because if there are going to be so many manufacturers who produce a large number of trucks then it is obvious that there are going to be many buyers who will want to buy the latest and best trucks.

Why Are These Truck Bought

As time passes by there are many more industries and businesses which are being set up, each of these industries manufacture different products and have different things to offer. These manufacturers then require trucks to deliver and transport their products and if the products are in a large number then they will require more and more trucks to transport their products. This is one of the biggest reasons that the commercial trucks have an increase in the purchase and it looks like that it will keep on increasing with time.
Isuzu ELF Truck Japanese made Isuzu Forward Truck

Tips for Buying Commercial Trucks from Japan

Buying trucks is not like purchasing everyday usage items or things of the sort. Rather the getting of a truck is quite complicated because of the various general and minor details that need to be taken care of. Commercial trucks are growing in demand nowadays and businesses are making their move to purchase them in order to provide better service and satisfaction to their highly esteemed customers.

This article pertains to certain general things and terms that you should know when buying a commercial truck for your business.

Understanding your Need

First of all, you need to make sure that you are absolutely certain about what sort of truck you are going to purchase. You cannot just wake up one morning and go and buy a truck because there are various types of these vehicles. Improper knowledge regarding this can lead to unwanted results. As a buyer, you should realize your need and do your research accordingly as well.

Selecting a Dealer or Online store

The second step is to make sure that you find a seller who is well known or at least trustworthy so that you are not duped in any manner. You can go to dealers or simply surf the internet for car exporters who can send in trucks directly from Japan. Before buying you need to be certain that the seller is not a scam.

Prepared before Buying

Do your research, do not rely on the seller to tell you everything because he won’t. You need to have a knowledge base to judge the seller and also his products. Go on the internet and take a look at the models and their features. When you are prepared you can ask the seller tons of questions which will definitely help in your purchase.

These three simple tips will help you in making the buying and selling process and a whole lot easier for both the parties involved.

Hino Ranger Trucks

Truck Manufacturer Hino Celebrates its 30 Years

There are various truck manufacturers in the world but Hino is probably ranked as one of the best or the best truck manufacturer in the Automobile industry. The high stature of Hino in the world is due to a host of reasons and factors which they have been able to hold onto since the time of its inception. Trucks and other commercial vehicles made by Hino are simply awesome and all products carry the same consistency and beauty.

Hino’s beginning was slow and it started basically as a distributorship in the United States. It used to deal in the import of cab-over-trucks and achieved remarkable success but the best was still to come. They soon evolved into the automobile giant we know today with excellent planning and now has over 200 points around the US. It is known because of its characteristic high-class trucks which are unmatched if compared to any competitors. They are long-lasting, trouble-free and reliable.

Hino has gained lots of fame and popularity in the past years because of the amount of success it has garnered from fans and buyers from all over the United States and the world at large. It is regarded for its excellence in the production of medium-sized duty trucks for businesses and has gained recognition for its globally. It has managed to win loads of awards each year in the last 30 years and also snatched the ‘Best Truck of the year’ award as well to seal the deal.

Formed in 1984, Hino has come a long way in history to celebrate its thirtieth birthday and as the CEO said that things have really changed since 1984 but the aim is still the same. The aim is to come up with best, most reliable and sturdy trucks which are the need of businesses nowadays. Its history is decorated with instances of growth booms and consistent performance; these and other factors such as technology advancement have made it the prime name in the Industry.

Hino manufactured trucks are renowned for their superior designing and ability to handle tons of load which can be carried from destination to destination. However, on this auspicious day, we congratulate them on its successful campaign which has now completed three decades of excellent truck manufacturing and customer satisfaction. From now, there are new resolutions that have been made and they intend to maintain their position in the market.
Hino Ranger
Hino Rainbow Bus

Japanese Used Vehicles Export Statistics Report 2013

More than 1 million used passenger and commercial vehicles are exported from Japan to worldwide especially in African, Asian and Caribbean countries.

Usually, second-hand vehicles from Japan are of high quality, well maintained and available at a very reasonable price as compare to the other markets. This is the reason Japanese vehicles are very famous around the globe.

Japan Export Vehicle Inspection Center (JEVIC) has made Japanese vehicles export statistics report for 2013. Details of the statistics are available here:

Used Passenger Vehicles from Japan

Used Commercial Vehicles from Japan

For further details please contact Car Junction Japan.

Commercial Trucks

Transportation is one of the essentials that every enterprise mandatorily required for the efficient transition of heavy loads from one place to another. Commercial vehicles have been playing a very significant role to accelerate the business activities for a long time that has made possible to provide services and delivering of various goods conveniently as well as adequately. Automotive manufacturers are keen to produce such vast demanded commercial vehicles of the market. Heavy and light commercial trucks are extensively used by the businesses to dish out goods nationwide to manipulate diversified distinctive and timely delivering operations.

Buying of these trucks should be savvy and long term as this can be a profitable strategic investment or end up with a disastrous loss. Whereas buyer should weigh up his options whether to go for Brand New or a Used one, as per his requirement and business volume. Used Trucks are reliable and affordable at some extent but changing the spares might be the hefty continuous challenge for the user itself. However, a quality assurance certificate or warranty issued by the reputable Dealer may lower down after sales anxiety level or an excellent condition used truck can be searched out which is not an uphill task at all. On the other hand, buying a Brand New for which you will have to pay the premium amount for an exclusively fresh unit from bumper to bumper, whereas you will not have to be concerned about the spares issue and replacements as this is not a problem with the new one.

Among all Japanese & Non-Japanese vehicles manufacturers, ISUZU is the biggest producer of commercial trucks and Japan’s best seller in the world. It also holds the first place to produce the highest number of diesel engines that are suitable for all kinds of commercial vehicles. The company had terminated its manufacturing operations of Sedans, Hatchbacks and SUVs but continue to grasp the enormous market share from large vehicles. Some of the most reputable and famous ISUZU models are Giga, Forward, Elf etc in the categories of BOX, REFRIGERATED, FLAT BODY and DUMP trucks.

Japanese Commercial Vehicles

Japanese Used Commercial Vehicles and Trucks

We often travel on buses, hire taxis, see huge trailers, heavy trucks on the highways travelling miles across the cities or even countries; helping to transport people and other goods to different destinations. Commercial vehicles are mainly used on the corporate level to conduct business activities (often related to commutation) and if this transition is efficient then your business can be stood upon in the leading position. Small and big players of different markets are considering the options to expand their enterprises by purchasing light or heavy vehicles as per to their requirements.

Moreover, if you are looking forward and planning to make your purchase a suitable unit for your business usage, then you need to scrutinize some of the vital aspects to proceed in a safer and sounder way. Purchasing truck or even a van is not like purchasing a sedan or hatchback at all and you need to adopt a slightly different attitude; for finding out more on that you need to read up and follow as per your convenience.

  1. Know your REQUIREMENT:

You need to understand beforehand that what actually you are looking for? This might applicable as per your business type and scale, for instance; a small farmer would go for the purchase of mini truck, whereas a company that provides the transportation services for people will go for wagons, vans, buses etc. and car rental dealers often look to acquire sedans, hatchback or 4WD/SUVs. So whatever suits your business plan, you must know the INS n OUTS of it to reap the optimum benefit from the purchase.

  1. Think ECONOMICAL:

A paramount phase that to be allocated before and even after purchase which is to find out the feasible consumption level of the vehicle. In this regards, Diesel vehicles are widely preferred by most of the savvy buyers as it gives more mileage in fewer stops at the fuel stations. On the other hand, large diesel engine vehicles are expensive at the same time, so now it has to be considered by a businessman to meet the profit momentum with the potential purchase.

  1. Never overlook USED VEHICLES:

General perception prevails that used and high mileage commercial automobiles are worn out and can give you straight a bumpy ride on the purchase, whereas the matter is not as dreadful as it crops up. Followed by the heading, you do not need to underestimate the second-hand commercial units because at some extent higher mileage shows the higher level of efficiency of the vehicles as well. Japanese made used trucks, vans and other heavy equipment are very much in demand and trusted all over the world, because of the durability and its cost-effectiveness.

  1. Seek a perfect TRANSACTION:

Always, prefer to deal with experienced and qualified vehicle suppliers/dealers as they can suggest you in a professionally competent manner as per your potential purchasing interest. Never trust and hand over your money to infamous companies who pledge to provide such products but fail to deliver up to the mark quality.

In the end, I would like to mention some of the exclusively famous Japanese brands that deal in commercial and heavy equipment in which ISUZU, MAZDA, TOYOTA, NISSAN, HINO, MITSUBISHI, CATERPILLAR, HITACHI, KATO etc. are extensively bought and used all around the world.

Commercial Vehicles in Japan Stock