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Pros and Cons of Electric Vehicles (EV)

EV Electric Vehicles

An electric vehicle appears identical to a regular vehicle on the outside, but internally it is powered by an electric motor and has no need for oil or diesel fuel. Electric cars or EVs are much friendlier to the environment. An electric vehicle – EV requires charging and electric support for peak performance. This is done using a charger that has been specially built not to damage the car’s electric cells. Charging the vehicle takes 2-4 hours typically, and due to their speed-like bullet, no-fossil fuel burnout, and hi-tech innovations, consumers worldwide are importing electric vehicles – EVs.

With new technological advances, the amount of time it takes to charge a vehicle is constantly decreasing while the duration of time running without being charged is dramatically increasing. The average charging time is currently three hours. The idea of not having to go to a gas station is quite appealing to most consumers, but the main concern with electric vehicles is the possibility of being stranded somewhere without a charging station for any miles in developing countries like Guyana. Usually, electric vehicles in Guyana can be used for distances up to 200km from singular charges. Importing electric vehicles in Guyana has become quite the norm as the government is pushing for a greener and eco-friendly environment in the region and introducing Nissan Leaf as their standard go-to electric vehicle – EV.

Pros of Converting to an Electric Car.

  • The use of traditional fuels (gasoline) is completely eliminated and replaced by an electrical grid source generated from renewable energy sources.
  • Global acceptance and the development of recharging stations in cities to charge EV batteries instantly.
  • Reduction in operational cost of the vehicle and zero fuel expenses.
  • Electric car conversion allows for 1% or completely no-emissions of greenhouse gases during operation of the vehicle.

Cons of Converting to an Electric Car.

  • The usage of Lithium-ion batteries in standard-electric vehicles only allows for 250-300 mileage range, and the maintenance cost for batteries can be quite expensive.
  • There is still an inadequate amount of commercial battery recharging stations, especially in developing countries, making it difficult for individuals to recharge quickly and efficiently.
  • Some individuals may be hindered from recharging their vehicles at their homes, given that their premises are not conducive or developed for such charges.

Even though there are some cons of EV – Electric Vehicles, developers, and car manufacturers globally are pushing EVs to the maximum, and these cars are certainly the future. In Guyana, you can easily get Nissan Leaf as an entry-level electric vehicle as it delivers performance, reliability, and user-friendliness! The Nissan Leaf is considered one of the most successful mid-range EV till date.

If you are considering to import electric vehicle – EV in Guyana, then Car Junction is certainly your number-one choice, period!

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Used Cars Import Policy in Guyana

Used Cars Import Policy in Guyana

Japanese used cars have certainly attracted a vast number of citizens and residents of Guyana. The direct importation of Japanese used cars is quite popular in Guyana, and the government has also placed a dedicated used car import policy to provide the facility to the people. With lower taxes, sufficient leverages, and lesser restrictions on the import, used cars from all over the world and japan can be imported in Guyana.

However, specific duties are to be followed by the importer or the importing company to drive the car in Guyana. The country permits only importing right-hand drive vehicles that should not be more than five-years-old from their production date. With Nissan, Toyota, and other Japanese brands and models popular in Guyana, the S.U.V.s are the preferential choices.

Used Car Import Duty, Policy, and Regulations.

The destination and recommended port for all vehicles and shipment coming to Guyana are Port Georgetown. The Japanese used vehicles imported in Guyana should not be more than 5-years old, and small-trucks and light haulage vehicles up to 3 tons must be at least less than 4-years old. When it comes to Japanese second-hand or used vehicles imported from Japan, no mandatory inspections are required.

GUYANA REVENUE AUTHORITY
Notice: VEHICLES 8 YEARS OLD & USED TYRES
“Effective October 1, 2020 and resulting from the 2020 Budgetary measures, import of vehicles over 8 years old, half-cut vehicles and used tyres will be allowed to enter Guyana.”

Regularly Imported Used Vehicles & Trucks in Guyana

Toyota Corolla Fielder, Ractis, Premio, Nissan X-Trail, Nissan Leaf (Electric Vehicle), Honda Vezel and Mitsubishi Canter Trucks are most demanded used Vehicles & Trucks in Guyana.

Documents Necessary.

  • Original B.O.L/MASHO
  • Identification Proof
  • Form C 72
  • Commercial/Purchase Invoice
  • Standard Administration Document (S.A.D)
  • Certificate of insurance
  • Non-sale certificate
  • Original registration and title
  • De-registration certificate

Importing A Vehicle.

  • All motor vehicle ‘entries’ are entered into the Total Revenue Integrated Processing System (TRIPS) at the Entry Processing Unit (E.P.U.).
  • If importing a reconditioned motor vehicle, the canceled registration from the company or individual from whom the vehicle was purchased is required. It should be noted that new vehicles do not require a cancellation of registration.
  • The respective Assessing Officer verifies the ‘entry’ at the E.P.U, who then checks to ascertain that the correct Customs Duty and other relevant taxes have been applied to the vehicle.
  • When the importer, consignee, broker, or agent uplifts the ‘entry’ from the Lodgment Counter, he/she must proceed to the G.R.A. Cashier and pay all relevant duties and taxes.

After the payment is made, the importer, consignee, broker, or agent then returns to the wharf to uplift his/her import. Import Taxes are calculated based on the car’s engine size, manufacturing year, and base-model year.

Electric Cars for Guyana.

electric cars for GuyanaElectric mobility and transportation offer a low-cost alternative to traveling and the minimization of combustion energy and harmful emissions. With the electric four-wheelers, hybrid EVs, and electric two-wheeler vehicles considered as EV’s or electric cars, automobile manufacturers are taking a more contemporary path for their vehicles now. The world dynamics are shifting to EVs, and the traditional combustion engine vehicles are a thing of the past unless you love your engine revving sounds! The electric vehicle (EV) uses one or more than one electric motors or traction motors for propulsion, eliminating the need for fuel or gas.

In developing countries, governments are putting a lot of extra effort into making electric mobility more affordable and simplified. On the contravening side, the ever-increasing global warming is taking a toll on both the environment and the quality of life as the dependence on the usage of fossil fuels in automobile and power generation sector harms the environment; the term GHC – Green House Emissions comes into play here. To limit the use of fuel, the global markets are shifting towards renewable, economic, and clean forms of energy, and the transportation sector is transforming as countries are shifting to electric mobility and electric vehicles – EVs.

With a country like Guyana that is continuously developing, the government there is pushing for a massive overhaul and introducing electric cars for Guyana from various Japanese auto car manufacturers. Due to the lack of charging infrastructure, the country cannot completely rely on EV’s completely, but a shift from the usage of internal combustion engine vehicles to EVs is a must. The government of Guyana is giving relaxation in terms of customs duty while encouraging people to move towards a greener tomorrow. This shift in dynamics gives importers a great opportunity to disrupt the market and help the country while enabling a sustainable future. 

The decrease in custom-duties, exemptions for the import of EV’s, and the ban on import restrictions, a lot of electric vehicles can now be seen in Guyana. The government’s use of electric vehicles such as the Nissan Leaf is shaping the future. Brand new cars, electric cars, or electric vehicles – EVs are available for fast importing all across Guyana. Citing the coalition administration’s push towards the greener economy, the GEA Guyana Energy Agency has also unveiled the first government-owned fully-electric-car, Nissan Leaf. From the conversion of the current government fleet to EVs and the population more inclined towards Electric Vehicles, Guyana is certainly moving towards a greener and more sustainable future.

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Nissan Leaf Electric Vehicle (EV) for Guyana

nissan leaf electric car

Most of the global carmakers are still up to a year away from launching their first proper standalone electric cars or EVs as known globally. With an unprecedented increase in the overall demand for electric vehicles (EVs), Nissan, the Japanese auto car manufacturer, is taking the leap into the world of electric vehicles and has already launched the second generation of their market-disruptive Nissan Leaf. With increased prices and demand for cars worldwide, the first generation of Nissan Leaf is still outselling all other pure-EVs combined globally.

The Nissan Leaf possesses an exceptional base of satisfied and loyal customers due to its powerful EV motor, minimum running costs, home-charging capabilities, smooth drive, good boot size, seamless functioning, and yes, affordability. The best thing about Nissan Leaf and other Electric Vehicles – EVs is that the customers who have owned them never return to combustion!

With quicker charging capabilities, further reach between charges, amazing looks, seamless assistance, and an affordable price range, Nissan Leaf is a great option for the urban and daily commute. Nissan, as a dedicated Japanese Vehicle brand, is pushing EVs globally and installing high-power DC chargers. The Japanese auto car manufacturer is also revamping its identity and moving towards electric vehicles – EVs as the future is certainly electric in terms of cars.

In developing countries like Guyana, where customs and duty exemptions affect the import of EVs, Nissan Leaf in Guyana has certainly made its mark as a reliable, eco-friendly, and efficient electric car. The government’s measures to gladly support various measures towards a greener and more ‘breathable’ future the tax exemptions and overall clearance provisions provided in Guyana are to encourage the citizens to move towards the EVs or electric cars.

Nissan Leaf is the most popular EV seen on the streets of Guyana. Being a Japanese vehicle manufactured by Nissan, it is considered reliable and efficient. No duties, no additional taxes, minimized import contingencies and the Nissan brand’s quality make the Nissan Leaf a perfect entry-level compact hatchback for Guyana’s population. An 80 KW AC electric motor with the ability to be fully charged in about eight hours at 240 volts charging stations, the Nissan Leaf puts on an 80km driving range without any hiccups. The comprehensive increase in the import of electric vehicles in Guyana, the Nissan Leaf, is ready to be yours as the 1st generation Nissan Leaf is available for import readily.

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Nissan Patrol SUV Premium TI-L Trim

Nissan Patrol is a luxury full-sized 5-door sports utility vehicle designed for dynamic outdoor adventure journeys for customers. It is built with a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive with an optional four-wheel drive layout design structure and based on the Y62 / Nissan F-Alpha Platform.

Exterior Design offers a sleek and stylish robust aerodynamic structure composed of glittering shine accessories such as Xenon Headlights, automatic headlights, automatic headlights leveler, headlight washers, electric one-touch power tilt, and slide sunroof, follow me home headlight function, under spoiler front fog lights, front metallic horizontal bar V-Motion grille V8 emblem, heated door mirrors with power adjustment/folding and integrated indicator lights, side steps, one-touch turn signal, and alloy wheels. On the rear side, it provides a catchy display added with rear spoiler high mount stop light, LED rear combination lights, rear fog lights, rear bumper, and the black tinted rear windscreen with attached intermittent front variable rain-sensing wipers and rear intermittent wiper with demister timer.

Interior Design Cabin features a beautifully decorated and finely carpeted premium leather 7 seating comfortable accommodation. All the 3-row seats provide an immense capacity of legroom with ease of headrest for all passengers. The rear side cargo compartment offers widely spacious storage and loading capacity with the power-operated tailgate. The front side dashboard cockpit panel adds a distinctive bold fancy appeal for passengers with wooden style touch furnishing for a lavishing ambiance and equipped advanced key essential comfort utility and safety features included as intelligent 4WD Shift Switch with mode select on the road, and snow, and rock, drive computer, tachometer with twin trip odometer, low fuel warning indicator, door ajar warning indicator, oil pressure, water temperature, and voltmeter gauge, outside temperature display, dash illumination control, leave key warning, and lights on warning.

Driving Safety Features are added as front and rear parking sensors, intelligent around-view monitor with moving object detection, vehicle dynamic control with the traction control system, anti-lock braking system and electronic brake-force distribution, hill descent control with on/off switch and hill start assist Nissan anti-theft system, vehicle immobilizer and bonnet alarm, driver and passenger front & side impact SRS Airbags, intelligent cruise control, forward collision warning, intelligent distance control, lane departure warning, intelligent lane intervention, blind spot warning, intelligent blind spot intervention, intelligent brake assist, and tire pressure monitoring system. The hydraulic body motion control system provides a smooth and stable on-road driving journey for customers.

It is a right-hand SUV fitted with 5.6 L of V8 Petrol-powered by a 7-speed automatic transmission system. The special trim level price packages are TI and TI-L.

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Nissan e-NV200 All-Electric Van

Nissan e-NV200 is a dynamic electric van designed for commercial passengers to commute from one place to another. It is a zero-emission electric van built to provide a healthy green environment and maximum fuel efficiency drive. It is a practical and versatile van provides zero carbon exhaust emission and no noise pollution.

This trendy and smart compact EV Van offers a sleek robust aerodynamics exterior design made of a front-engine and front-wheel drive layout structure. The front side exterior is composed of larger LED Headlights, under spoiler front fog lights, power heated outside mirrors, black front bumper, front-mounted radio antenna, indicator lights, and 15-inches steel wheels. On the rear side, it provides a bold catchy display appeal combined with a high mount stop light, LED tail lights, rear fog lights, and a small-sized black transparent rear windscreen with attached intermittent wiper.

Interior Design Cabin offers a highly decorated and carpeted 5-7 passenger comfortable leather seating accommodation. All the front and rear seats offer a huge capacity of legroom with immense ease of headrest. The rear side cargo trunk compartment offers widely spacious storage and loading capacity with a swing open liftgate. Moreover, the front side dashboard cockpit panel adds a contemporary look which is equipped with advanced key essential features included as AM/FM/CD Radio, power door locks with remote keyless entry, cruise control with steering wheel controls, cargo floor mat, and 12 Volts powerpoint.

Driving Safety Features are also included as 6 airbags, an anti-lock braking system, vehicle dynamic control, tire pressure monitoring system, back door window glass with defroster and rearview mirror, Bluetooth, car wings advanced telematics navigation system, regenerative braking system, multi-function display, and a rear-view camera.

It is a right-hand fuel-efficient all-electric light-duty multi-purpose commercial van fitted with 2.0 liters of 4 cylinders gasoline engine powered by X-Tronic CVT Speed Transmission. It is also equipped with 24 Kilowatt Hour battery and 80 Kilowatt Hour electric motor with 30 minutes of quick charging and 4 hours of normal battery charging time.

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Toyota Launched New Model “GranAce” in Japan

New Model 2020 Toyota GranAce for sale – Booking Open

Toyota launched its new model GranAce, booking start from the mid of December. This 2020 Model GranAce comes in premium grade (three-row, six-seater) and G grade (four-row, eight-seater) in Japan.

Grade / PackageDriveEngine Seating capacity
Premium

G

2WD (Rear-Wheel Drive)

2.8L Diesel Turbo
3 Row, 6 Seater

4 Row, 8 Seater

Toyota GranAce Available in 4 colors Black, White Pearl Crystal Shine, Gray & and Silver Metallic

White Gray
Silver Black

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New Toyota Land Cruiser Automatic 4.6L Petrol

Toyota Land Cruiser New

Newly Brand Toyota Land Cruiser is a sturdy and rugged 4-wheel drive sports utility vehicle designed for outdoor fun and recreation for an entire family. It offers a striking appeal for customers and built with a robust muscular exterior design structure added with glittering shine accessories such as front LED headlights, front under spoiler fog lights, and front horizontal bar chrome metallic emblem grille. The front bumper, Panoramic Sunroof, power mirror with LED turn signal indicator lights, roof rails, sidestep, and alloy wheels also add immense value and demand. On the rear side, it features a bold stylish display for customers combined with a rear spoiler, LED rear taillights, rear fog lights, rear step bumper, and tinted black rear windscreen with attached intermittent wiper.

Interior Cabin Design offers a highly spacious and comfortable premium luxury leather seating accommodation for 8 passengers. The seating provides much ease of legroom and headrest capacity as well as front side dashboard cockpit panel adds a contemporary look equipped with features included as power steering, smart entry, smart push start engine, power windows, multi-terrain anti-lock braking system, 4-Zone Climate Control air-condition, 10 airbags, stereo audio, central locking, crawl control, downhill assist control, anti-theft system, and kinetic dynamic suspension system. Moreover, the rear side cargo compartment offers a vast extensive storage and loading capacity with ease of liftgate.

The advanced safety features are multi-terrain monitor with 9- inches navigation screen, Toyota Safety Sense P, lane departure alert, pre-collision safety system with pedestrian detection, high speed active cruise control, automatic high beam, 11.6 inches rear entertainment system, reversing camera, downhill assist control, and 9-inches electro multi-vision (EMV) touch screen audio display with satellite navigation. It is a 5-door right-hand 4×4 off-road SUV offers a dynamic driving performance fitted with 4.6 liters of the V8 gasoline engine and powered by the 8-speed automatic gear transmission system.

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2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid

Toyota Rav4 Hybrid

It’s been a long time to see this surprising news that Toyota RAV4 is back again with a dynamic hybrid powertrain feature. It is a recreational active vehicle specifically designed for families passionate of outdoor fun drive journey.

The New Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will soon be coming up in the market with stunning design and powerful performance. This 4×4 compact crossover sports utility vehicle will readily receive much appreciation among young generation customers always ready for a wild off-road all-terrain adventure trip. It will feature urban class sporty sleek appearance with an aggressive attitude to instantly grab noticeable customer attention. It will be designed to provide a pleasant escape to explore new exciting places in the world with adventuresome activities for an entire family together.

Let us describe some of the interesting features:

Striking Exterior

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 2019 will be a full-time 4-wheel Crossover SUV built with striking exterior design with a rugged solid aerodynamic structure. This robust trendy SUV will be featured with illuminating accessories to catch a first glance such as projector beam halogen front headlights, LED Daytime running lights, front metallic grille, under spoiler front fog lights, lower horizontal bar emblem grille, 17-inches 5-spoke alloy wheels, roof rails, and power side view door mirror with LED turn signal indicator. On the backside, it will give a bold catchy glance added with a shark fin rear radio antenna, LED taillights, rear fog lights, rear spoiler high mount stop light, rear bumper, and dark black transparent rear windscreen with single intermittent wiper. The exterior body colour variations will be black, galactic aqua mica, electric storm blue, black currant metallic, ruby flare pearl, magnetic grey metallic, silver sky metallic, and blizzard pearl. The newly added hybrid colours will be a black sand pearl and super white.

Comforting Interior

This upcoming RAV4 will be offered with a highly spacious well decorated 5 standard seating interior cabin capacity. It will have relaxing leather fabric seating which will provide easy adjustability and folding down features as well as immense legroom and headroom space for passengers. The rear side compartment will have a wide cargo storage loading attached with swinging open hands-free foot operated power liftgate for easily accommodating all different kinds of stuff for pleasurable outdoor family drive experience. The front side dashboard will offer a contemporary stylish look with a luxurious ambience for passengers. It will be added on with plenty of infotainment and safety features such as air-conditioning with air filter, dual-zone automatic climate control, backup camera with projected static and dynamic grid lines, bird’s eye view camera with perimeter scan, overhead 360-degree view, in drive and reverse, and curb view. The Entune Premium JBL Audio with integrated navigation and App Suite, 4.2 inches TFT multi-information display, eco, sport, and EV modes, tilt/ telescopic leather-trimmed steering wheel with multi-information display, voice recognition, and Bluetooth hands free control, remote control keyless entry system, smart key system with push start button and remote power liftgate function, and sunroof are all essential comfort features. Driving Safety Features will be included as Toyota Safety Sense P, pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane departure alert with steering alert, automatic high beam, and dynamic radar cruise control. Star Safety System which includes enhanced vehicle stability control, traction control, anti-lock braking system, electronic brake-force distribution, brake assist, and smart stop technology, blind spot monitor, and rear cross traffic alert, hill start assist control, trailer sway control, tire pressure monitor system, driver and passenger airbag system, whiplash injury lessening seats, 3-point seatbelts, ELR Seatbelts, Lower anchor and tether for children, child protector rear door locks, and engine immobilizer all are highly preventive features for all customers.

Driving Performance

It will be a 5-door right-hand fuel-efficient 4-wheel drive eco-friendly crossover SUV fitted with 2.5 litres of 4 cylinder DOHC 16 valves with dual VVTI gasoline engine and powered by 6-speed ECTI ECVT automatic transmission. Some of the special price packages will be LE, XLE, Adventure, SE, Limited, and Platinum with Hybrid Packages such as LE Hybrid, SE Hybrid, Limited Hybrid, and XLE Hybrid.

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will be going to be a tremendous compact crossover sports utility vehicle which will give a thoroughly enjoyable experience to all ages of customers to have a smooth and stable seamless drive journey.

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Fuel Efficient Japanese Cars in Jamaica

Fuel Efficient Cars is the new prevailing trend becoming popular all over the world as they are specifically designed to consume less fuel and to give more mileage. Japan is the pioneer in producing fuel economy cars which are eco-friendly and provide a better fuel mileage in both urban city and highway drive. Japanese Fuel Efficient Cars are also much affordable with stylish design appeal and dynamic engine performance.

Japanese Fuel Efficient Cars are receiving huge demand response with immense appreciation from customers and getting global recognition from every nook and corner of the world. In Jamaica, there is also a switching trend towards buying Japanese used fuel efficient cars which are really cost effective with environment-friendly features. The young generation of Jamaica is keenly interested in importing family-friendly right-hand fuel-efficient vehicles directly from Japan.

Below is a list of top 5 fuel-efficient Japanese used cars in Jamaica.

Toyota Corolla Axio

Toyota Corolla Axio is the top-selling Japanese fuel-efficient sedan car in Jamaica. It offers excellent fuel efficiency drive of 33.0 KM/L and uses a better combination of 4 cylinders DOHC 1.5 litre gasoline with Atkinson cycle 60 hp nickel hydride electric motor hybrid battery which help reduces co2 emissions up to 64 percent.

Honda Fit Hybrid

Honda Fit Hybrid is an urban trendy small hatchback car ideal among Jamaican customers for its fuel efficiency of 3.3 litres per 100 kilometres. It is a smart and sporty drive hatchback car well equipped with 1.5 litres of gasoline-powered by 7-speed dual clutch transmission and hybrid electric technology.

Nissan Tiida

Nissan Tiida is a small family hatchback car having an increased demand and value in Jamaica Caribbean. It offers good fuel efficiency drive with 8.9 liters/100 Kilometers on urban and 6.8 L/100 KM combined. It is based on 1.6 litres 4 cylinders gasoline with X-Tronic CVT Automatic Transmission System.

Suzuki Swift

Suzuki Swift is a youthful trendy hatchback car popular among young men and women in Jamaica to enjoy the true pleasure of urban city drive. It offers a dynamic fuel economy drive of 7.5 L/100 KM urban and 6.0 liters/100 KM Combined.

Mazda Demio

Mazda Demio is a well demanded and admired supermini hatchback car in Jamaica Caribbean with marvellous fuel efficiency drive of 7.8 l/100 KM in an urban city and 6.5 L/100 km on the combined. It is an ultra modern stylish hatchback car provides the ultimate joy and fun drive experience to the entire family with kids.

The best fuel efficient Japanese used cars hold a massive demand and valuable appeal among all ages of customers in Jamaica. These are superb fuel economy hybrid cars creating a keen interest in young age Jamaican customers to make a better urban lifestyle and to enjoy outdoor fun and leisure drive.

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