Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [car]

Questions regarding issues with automobiles.

1
vote
0answers
15 views

What do I need and how much it costs to register a car in Belgium?

I would be interested to know where I could find out how much would it cost to register my car in Belgium. Is going to be the first registration in Belgium for a less than 4 years old car, euro 6, ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

How can I deregister a car in Austria?

I have a car with Austin number plates, and I want to know how it would be better to proceed to do things legally. I'm moving to Belgium for work, and I would like to take the car with me. Should I ...
2
votes
0answers
17 views

Can I drive a car in the UK if it's leased in Italy and I am resident in the UK?

My car is leased in Italy and I would like to bring it to the UK, but I can't register it there since I am not the owner of the car and the leasing company won't allow me to change the plates. Can I ...
2
votes
2answers
83 views

Can we buy a car in the EU as American citizens?

We want to travel Europe for a year or so in a car we buy over there. Can we do that and what about insurance?
4
votes
2answers
71 views

UK car registered in France

I have exported my car from the UK to France. I am in the process of registering in France. I have the CT and French insurance but as yet am awaiting the carte Gris with the new French registration ...
3
votes
1answer
87 views

Buy a new Volvo in Canada and import into US

I just moved to Canada from the U.S. I have Permanent Residency in Canada. I would like buy a new Volvo in Canada and return with it when I snowbird in the U.S. My research so far is that I will ...
2
votes
1answer
30 views

How should I transport a few cubic meters from TLV airport to where I live?

I'm moving to Israel/Palestine (actually, in my case it's moving back, but it's a part of the cycle of expat life I guess.) I'm flying a few cubic meters of stuff from where I was living before, and ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

What are best options to lease or buy a car as soon as I arrive in the USA, specifically North carolina? [duplicate]

I am moving to North Carolina next month. I have no credit card in the USA and apparently I need to lease or buy a car. Can anybody help recommend dealers that give good offers to non-citizen ...
1
vote
0answers
54 views

France speeding tickets

There was a time when I was young and (very) stupid. I had a car, registered under my name, in France (near Geneva). Just before leaving the region and selling the car, I did a trip to Lyon. Since I ...
1
vote
1answer
603 views

What's the process for purchasing a used car in Austria? [closed]

Can anyone share more information about the process of buying a car privately in Austria? My understanding so far is that I have to: Pay the seller for the vehicle in return for the documentation ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Buying and importing an Italian car

I'm thinking of buying a left-hand drive car in Italy and taking it back to the UK. I’m buying from a car garage but I don’t understand how I can re-register the car in UK if it’s been de-registered ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Importing a car from EU country to Spain

I'm planning a move to Spain in the next months and I am having a lot of trouble finding any information online on what is the process to import my car in Spain. I am a Bulgarian national and my car ...
2
votes
0answers
42 views

Insurance for Mexican-plated vehicle in the US

I'm a visa holder. My plan is to be around 1,000 miles from the border for a period of 12 to 18 months (Currently on month 4). I brought my Mexican-plated vehicle, since I used to live near the border....
1
vote
0answers
37 views

Car purchase upon arrival in US

We are arriving in Los Angeles, holidaying for 6 days and then planning on driving to New Orleans over a few days. what challenges will we face doing this given we won't have an international driver's ...
2
votes
0answers
31 views

What happens to a car when it becomes unregistered in the UK?

I am an occasional collector of British sports cars, but I'm moving to Estonia (EU). If I register a car there, and unregister the car in the UK, then later bring it back to the UK, would the car keep ...
2
votes
1answer
59 views

Relocating to France with EU-registered car

I will be relocating to France for work and I want to take my car with me (I will drive to France when I will start working). The car is currently registered on one of my parents' name. Can I drive ...
3
votes
1answer
99 views

Change in law? EU students and driving cars in the UK

I will take up studies in the UK this fall. Everything I have read about using a car a couple of months ago suited me very well. I was certain that according to the following website, I could use a ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

<EXPAT> Car Loan in Malaysia [closed]

We bought our car 2 years ago via bank financing (Public Bank) with loan terms of 60 months. This year, we are going back to our home country for good. What are our options about the car ownership? ...
2
votes
5answers
178 views

How easy is it to find a manual car in North America?

I'm considering moving to the US or Canada and know that I will almost definitely have to buy a car to live there, but, for reasons I needn't expound, I feel extremely unsafe driving a car with an ...
3
votes
1answer
776 views

How to buy a car without SSN for someone on a student/travelers visa

I'm currently in the United Stated on a travelers Visa but am in the process of converting it to a Student Visa. I currently use public transportation but in San Diego it's not very convenient. My ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

How do I buy and import a car from Canada to the US?

I'm a US citizen and I live in Ontario, Canada with a student visa. My car from the US was totaled. Insurance has written me a check and since I have no transportation (for instance, to go to MI to ...
5
votes
2answers
363 views

Can a foreigner register a car in Baja California (Norte)?

This is a follow-up to Buy/Register car in Mexico. The advice given in the answer to that question was to get a Mexico license, which I think was the correct advice, however we have been delayed in ...
5
votes
1answer
71 views

What are the most practical ways I can get a car for 6 months in Addis Ababa?

I'm currently living in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and will be doing so for 6 months. To make it easier and cheaper to travel around the city, I'm interested in getting a car. However, as I'm leaving the ...
1
vote
1answer
68 views

Driving a car in the UK which registered to a family member in another EU country

As a european visiting the UK, am I allowed to drive a car registered to a family member in another EU country or does the car have to be registered to me? I have found information on the links below,...
6
votes
1answer
270 views

Can no claims bonus be transferred from UK to Australia?

I have no claims bonus on my car insurance in UK which drops my premium substantially, there is possibility of me ending up in Australia... I am sure I am not first person to move and I was ...
1
vote
0answers
98 views

How do I legally bring fuel to my empty car in the UK? [closed]

My car is 2km away from the nearest petrol station, but is completely empty. I really don't want to push it manually there. Therefore my questions: Is it legal at all to buy fuel (unleaded) at petrol ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Importing used car from Italy, how to get export plates

I'm planning to buy a used car in Italy and export it to another EU state, and am wondering how to register the car to take it home. The regular way (for residents) is to go to a studio di consulenza ...
1
vote
0answers
90 views

Can I buy a car in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, and take it to Turkey? [closed]

As a Turkish citizen, would I be able to buy, insure, and register a car in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq? Luxury vehicles (and the petrol/gasoline prices) are much less expensive there than in Turkey. ...
1
vote
0answers
395 views

How to go about leasing a car in Germany? [closed]

I will lease a car in Germany. What do I need in order to get it? What would be the procedures, documents needed? And last question is: I don't want to do any payment, of any percentage of the car. ...
2
votes
1answer
348 views

Buy/Register car in Mexico

We are moving to Mexico soon from NZ (have temporary resident visa - Residencia Temporal) and are trying to determine the best way to acquire a car for use primarily in Mexico (occasional use in USA). ...
6
votes
1answer
280 views

Entering the US with car using J-visa

I am a Mexican J1-visa holder (PhD student) that studies in the US. I have been checking my options on buying a car to use in Northern California and it seems that the cheapest –– by a big margin –– ...
5
votes
1answer
89 views

Bringing my parents car to Denmark

I'm looking for an answer on the following question. I'm starting a study next September in Denmark (not in Copenhagen) and my parents want to give me a car to drive so I can come home a few times ...
4
votes
2answers
78 views

Expatriating to Switzerland with your own car

I'm going to expatriate to Switzerland. I have a car which I'd like to take with me. From what I've heard you're allowed to take one car with you, and you have one year to change plates and security ...
1
vote
1answer
198 views

Can I return my Canadian leased Volkswagen car in USA?

I have Volkswagen car lease in Canada, which should finish soon. But now I live and work in US. Can I return car here to VW or I should go to Canada? Actually I asked in VW dealership, but they said ...
3
votes
1answer
216 views

Moving my car to Tijuana, Mexico from the US

I am moving to Tijuana, Mexico from the US. I want to take my car with me. How do I deal with the registration? I would like to keep US tags on it.
3
votes
0answers
461 views

buying car in USA with Canadian driver licence

If I live in USA now, but have a Canadian driver licence, can I buy and register car here or I need to register and get car insurance in Canada? I works in US by TN visa. I applied for SSN, but didn'...
1
vote
1answer
98 views

Car ownership detail UK [closed]

I've been looking for a used car for three weeks and i think i've finally found the one... I gave a deposit to the "owner" because it puzzled me a bit the difference between keeper and owner. However ...
1
vote
2answers
148 views

How cost-effective is getting a driving license as a PhD student in the US?

I am considering getting a PhD in the US (mainly East or West coast universities), and I am debating on the importance of getting a driving license. I did my undergraduate studies in the UK, where ...
4
votes
3answers
161 views

Migration italian driving license to uk driving license? What documentation i need for the car?

i've been living in uk for one year now and i would like to buy a used car. Since i don't even now whom should i ask for such information, do i need to do something with my license car in order to ...
1
vote
2answers
331 views

How can i buy car in the UK as a european student?

I'm an European student living and studying as an undergraduate in the UK, my question is how can I buy myself a car, what is the procedure, what type of taxes I have to pay. Where I should ...
5
votes
1answer
126 views

Importing used car form India to Australia

I am planning to move from India to Australia temporarily (4-5 years). I have a used car in India (about 5-6 months old). I would like to know whether I can import it to Australia?. Its a hatchback by ...
4
votes
1answer
841 views

Buying a Spanish car in the UK before moving to Spain

We have just bought a property in Spain, we intend moving out a.s.a.p. I have noticed on AutoTrader that there are Spanish registered cars available no doubt brought over to the UK by people ...
3
votes
1answer
270 views

Negotiating new car prices in Spain [closed]

I used to sell cars in the US, where it is normal for car buyers to negotiate final sale price of the vehicle, even on a new car. I'm looking to purchase a new vehicle in Spain. Is it normal/...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Can a car be registered in two EU countries at the same time?

I have recently relocated to a different EU country, and as a resident I will have to register my overseas car here. After that, will I have to notify my home country that the car has been registered ...
3
votes
2answers
824 views

UK MoT, tax and insurance in Ireland

I have 12 months mot and 2 months tax left on my car and I am planning to move to Ireland with my car, so can I drive with the UK mot and tax or do I have to buy new tax and mot and Can I buy an ...
2
votes
2answers
515 views

buying a car to travel in UK and Europe

I have dual citizenship, UK and Australian. I want to return to the UK buy a car and travel Europe for at least 12 months. I have kept my old paper licence. Would it be possible to buy a left hand ...
3
votes
1answer
409 views

Drive American car with American plates go the UK

I want to drive my car from Italy to my house in London but I have still american plates and in Italy I had never problems with that! However, the information on gov.uk website is so confusing because ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Can I trade in a left hand drive car in the UK?

We will be moving soon to the UK. We currently have two lhd cars that we intend to replace with a rhd one as soon as possible. I thought that I could pack a lot of stuff in one of our current cars, ...
2
votes
0answers
334 views

Foreign registered car in UK [closed]

I am considering buying a Spanish registered car in the UK and driving it to Spain where it will be registerd in my name and left there permanently If the car is close to the 6 month limit from the ...
1
vote
1answer
543 views

How do you get a German car registered in Belgium?

A friend of mine is moving to Belgium from Germany. Since buying a second hand car in Germany is less expensive then in Belgium, he is considering to buy a car there, then move and then register the ...