Frequently Asked Question(s)

How to buy cars?
Press here to read the instructions.

I’m private customer, could I buy vehicles here too?
Of course. Read the following pages below to know how auctions work:

  1. Bidding Results

How to get started buying cars?
To start bidding you need to wait till your returnable deposit arrives on our account. Read information here to understand how we work.

I need to know that my deposit is safe
AAA Japan Co., Ltd. is one of the government association member called JUMVEA. This association supported by Japanese Ministry of Economy. The main goal of JUMVEA is to regulate fair vehicle’s trade. Association provides their own secure Safe Trade payment where the main purpose is to freeze your money (nobody could use it) till you get your car.

How could I make payment?
Our company accepts Japanese Yen and US Dollars. You could pay by Telegraphic Transfer, Letter of Credit or mentioned above Safe Trade.

What number of cars could I buy?
It depends on your deposit amount. You could buy each car for each ¥100 000 on your account.

I can’t see bidding results, what should I do?
Bidding results updating every few hours, please wait a little and results appear in your electronic office. Also, you need to know that USS Auctions show results only to the buyer and no one else.

Could you check vehicles I want to buy?
Yes, we could ask Auction Inspector to check the car you want to buy deeper for the additional cost.

Why has information on the Auction List been changed?
Usually, it happened during additional viewing whereas the inspector found something else what was not mentioned before.

Could I ask to buy a car for my price before the auction?
We are not able to contact with owners directly. If the car was unsold we could ask for the negotiation with owner. Note that you also could buy cars at the Cars Available section for the fix price.

What do you mean by FOB and CIF price?
FOB means that supplier pays for the shipping transportation themselves.
CIF Price includes cost, freight or shipping and transportation insurance.
You could read more about shipping terminology here.