Cryptocurrency has had a massive effect on the economy in the recent years. It has gained popularity and made headlines with many more people embracing it as a new way of transferring value. Transactions in our daily lives have been transformed dramatically through the adoption of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. And with the financial industry experiencing the massive disruption caused by cryptocurrency, many other industries have been affected through a ripple effect. Of course, this is because the financial industry is at the center of operations for all other markets. People and organizations are being affected both directly and indirectly by the cryptocurrency sweep. With the increasing popularity gained since 2018 through constant media coverage, cryptocurrency has become an inevitable part of most industries.
The Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) is not being left behind. The JDM Car Culture community has grown tremendously over the years with Japanese car brands stealing the hearts of many billions of people across the world. The Technological innovation, safety improvements and product enhancements have made Japanese cars to be popular and respectable. Everyone wants to be associated with the high-quality vehicles. With cryptocurrency sweeping over the way that people are making payments for different things today, many JDM car companies have realized its power and have decided to accept cryptocurrency as legit payment for their products as well as services.
L’Operaio, a Japanese luxury car dealership, made an announcement to accept Bitcoin as a payment option for their products through bitFlyer- their Tokyo-based digital wallet. Another good example is Carriage Nissan, a Nissan dealership in Atlanta, Georgia that accepts payment through Bitcoin for their new Nissan cars. Many Japanese car dealerships have followed suit.
Knowing JDM car enthusiasts, and especially with their love for technological innovation, it is almost obvious that many of them have embraced the popular, lucrative, and powerful cryptocurrency. We can, therefore, call the move by JDM car companies to incorporate use of cryptocurrency – smart. It is a sure way to make their businesses available to everyone in the new Digital Era. It is also a great way to own and control part of the blockchain technology.
So, you are a car enthusiast, right? Great! This, most likely, means that you are always talking about cars and checking to ensure that you are very updated on any new makes as they evolve. You probably spend so much more time analyzing and ranking cars on a daily basis than the total amount of time you ever spend doing everything else. A real enthusiast wouldn’t stop there, in fact, they shouldn’t stop there.
Why not start your own car club! Brilliant idea, right? I know... The thought of meeting people with almost equally as much enthusiasm for cars as you do, is almost mind blowing. You will get the chance to make new friends who will not, as some people around you probably do, refer to your car obsession as a “lame hobby” or any of those phrases that they use, simply because they have no idea just how cool this is. Can you imagine the time when your club will have grown to an internationally recognized car club? There is only one way to make this a reality; start your own club. Here is the most basic stepwise guide to help you out:
Set out times for meetings; this is subject to change with time as members join the club.
With these steps, you are good to start!
By now, any car enthusiast knows that Ricers can be defined depending on the questions ‘who?’ and ‘What?’. Today, we focus on the ‘what?’ and we are not about to classify enthusiast, so relax. The debate on the differences between Tuners and Ricers has been in existence for a long time now. Despite the various attempts to distinguish this two, there is still so much confusion (mostly because some people take the discussion to heart and classify any car that they do not really like as a Ricer) and the intention of this article is to break down the major differences in the simplest manner possible .I hope you’ll be able to appropriately distinguish these two well by the end of the article.
Tuners are factory-built with great performance in mind. Ricers on the other hand are made in parking spaces and garages. They are body kits, JDM parts, wheels, spoilers and other parts put together. In short, Turners are loved and very cool, but ricers have no performance value and are crappy-they generally suck. The most they have are stickers and body kits.
Here are the Five Major Differences between Tuners and Ricers