1 July 2014

* 2014 Automobile Type Approval Handbook for Japanese Certification ("Blue Book") to be Published.

The year 2014 edition of Automobile Type Approval Handbook for Japanese Certification ("Blue Book") is being published on August 8, 2014. To order, click here.

* Orders for the year 2014 edition will be accepted starting 23 July 2014.
* Due to the summer holidays from 11 to 17 August, the CD-ROM will be delivered on or after 18 August (even if the order is placed in advance).


16 July 2014

* Notification of Office Relocation

We would like to inform you that JASIC Tokyo Head Office will be relocated as of August 4th 2014. We will make daily efforts toward the fulfillment of our mission statement.
We appreciate your continued support and encouragement.
For more information, please click here.


24 July 2014

* 37th JASIC Asia Expert Meeting to Be Held in Thailand

The Expert Meeting exclusively on electric vehicles, namely, on Measurement of Engine Power (UN R85), Protection of the Occupants in the Event of a Frontal Collision (UN R94), Protection of the Occupants in the Event of a Lateral Collision (UN R95) and Electric Power Train (UN R100), organized by Thailand’s Department of Land Transport (DLT), will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 6 August 2014.

JASIC is also scheduled to send experts on the themes who will give presentations at the meeting.

Download the program of the meeting.
Download Meeting Registration Form.
Download Hotel Information.


26 June 2014

* July 2014 Update of Automotive Regulations Information

The information in our Automotive Regulations Information Web Service is scheduled to be updated on Tuesday, 1 July 2014.
For information on added and revised regulations, please click here.


With the increasing demand for international harmonization, collecting information on overseas regulations, especially UN regulations, has become more and more important. The Automotive Regulations Information Web Service will provide you with the latest updates on such regulations as they are created, amended, or revised: