How to buy a car at auction

 

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A. To save your valuable time- please kindly complete free & quick registration at Akebono Co Ltd website in order to get:

  • Unlimited and direct access to used car auctions in Japan (JDM cars, European and American vehicles, sports cars, classic cars, trucks...)
  • Receive timely information about the technical condition of the selected car
  • Receive detailed translation of the auction sheet
  • Access your buying and bidding history, check sales statistics
  • Access photo reports of your orders and shipping documentation

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B. Please read the Commercial Agreement, if you agree

  • Please send a refundable deposit of 100,000 JPY or 1,000 US$ via direct Bank transfer or PayPal.
  • You can also use your deposit to reserve any vehicle from our stock.
  • In case the vehicle is not available, please check the same models at auto-auctions
  • If you have any questions, please send a message

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C. If the auction bidding was successful, you will receive a Proforma Invoice. It includes:

  • Complete vehicle specification, trade terms and bank account payment details
  • Agreed trade terms [C&F, CIF and FOB] and payment instructions
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D. After you receive the invoice, please make a full payment transfer to designated Bank account.

To confirm your payment on time, please send us the transfer copy report by email or fax.

 

  • Bank transfer fees at the customer’s local bank must be fully paid by the customer
  • The payment should be done in the same currency indicated on the invoice

* If you use PayPal, pay attention to a transaction commission fee of 4% of the total transfer amount. Ex. transfer amount 1,000$ [PayPal amount is 1,040 $]

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COMPANY BANK INFORMATION
BANK NAME: THE BANK OF TOKYO -MITSUBISHI UFJ, LTD.
SWIFT CODE: BOTKJPJT
BRANCH NAME: KANAZAWA
BRANCH CODE: 507
BANK ADDRESS: 2-3-25, KORINBO KANAZAWA ISHIKAWA JAPAN
BANK PHONE No: +81-76-221-4181/ +81-66-206-8463
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 0107769

BENEFICIARY INFORMATION:
BENEFICIARY (ACCOUNT) NAME: AKEBONO CO., LTD
BENEFICIARY ADDRESS: Postal code-930-2201, Toyama Prefecture, Toyama City, 429
TELEPHONE No: + 81-76-435-4640
FAX No: + 81-76-435-4641

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E. After your payment confirmation, we will start the shipment process. Please send us the following details by email:

  • Consignee details with complete name address and phone numbers (Individual or company names)
  • In case the consignee is different from Notify Party [a contact to be notified upon vessel arrival], please send the complete and correct details as well.
  • Express mail address with postale code.

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F. Freight confirmation stage and shipment schedule

  • Once the booking is confirmed, we will inform you of the vessel name and shipping dates. 

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G. We dispatch your documents by express mail service.

  • After we receive original documents from the shipping company and complete the customs procedures, we will be sending:
  • B/L
  • Export certificate
  • Export certificate translation [in English only]
  • Country Export inspection certificate [JEVIC/EAA/JAAI inspections]
  • Express mail package tracking number

H. Vehicle delivery and pick up

  • Please bring all the necessary documents to pick up your vehicle or ask your customs broker to help with customs clearance. 
  • Receive your vehicle, stay safe and enjoy your driving!

* Please contact us if you have any questions or need clarification.

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* Note: We strongly recommend to check local Import regulations and restrictions, before ordering a car from Japan.