Hino Motors, Ltd., commonly known as simply Hino, is a manufacturer of diesel trucks, buses, and other vehicles, based in Hino, Tokyo, Japan. Read more about Hino Trucks and their Products.
Toyota, Hino, Isuzu, DENSO and CJPT starting with Planning and Foundational Research for Hydrogen Engines for Heavy-Duty Commercial Vehicles
Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Hino Motors Ltd. (Hino), Isuzu Motors Limited (Isuzu), DENSO Corporation (DENSO) and Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation (CJPT) recently announced that they have started planning and
Hino South Africa’s truck plant at Prospecton, outside Durban, is already ramping up to its required output rate after restarting production on 23 May following an enforced shutdown of 40
Hino remained the overall leader among truck brands in the third quarter Scott Byers Comparative Customer Satisfaction Monitor, which is the result of a quarterly survey conducted among thousands of South African truck operators on the Scott Byers database. Hino rated 97.58, with the runner-up scoring 95.84 and third-placed rated at 95.70. The overall figure […]
Hino South Africa has come out top in the Parts category in the Africa/Middle East/Europe region for the second successive year, competing against 15 other countries. The winner is decided on the basis of data supplied by each distributor as well as by visits from After Sales representatives from Hino Motors, Japan. In the case […]
SBV, a leading cash solutions and services company in South Africa, recently took delivery of the 207th Hino 815-based unit built by Ballistic Armour Technology in an initial order for these latest, third generation cash-in-transit vehicles. This is in line with its strategy of remaining focussed on developing a fleet of specialised vehicles that are […]
The Hino SA marketing and technical team, backed up by dealer personnel, reported a great deal of interest in the six Hino trucks and luxury 34-seater bus based on a Hino 500-Series chassis which were displayed at the recent Nampo Harvest Day agricultural show in Bothaville.
Hino South Africa, one of the leading truck brands in the country, has moved into the realm of sports sponsorship with support for the Valke Rugby Union based at the Barnard Stadium in Kempton Park. The team, which plays in the Vodacom Cup and Currie Cup competitions, is now known officially as the Hino Valke.
Super Group, a leading transport logistics and mobility group which was founded in 1986 and is listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange, has opened a flagship Hino dealership in Isando, which is well-situated in the industrial and commercial hub of Gauteng. Hino Isando is the 22nd exclusive dealership in the Hino network of 64 dealers […]
A 4-ton Hino 300-Series 814 truck fitted with a Praga van body has been on loan from Hino SA to the Touch Africa charitable organisation since 2010 and continues to play a vital role in a number of Touch Africa’s outreach programmes, many of which target schools.
Namib Mills, the largest grain processing company in Namibia, has added another 18 Hino 300-Series trucks to its fleet. The company, which was established in 1982, is a major supplier of flour, pasta and animal feeds and now has 29 Hino trucks in its fleet. The main mill is located in Windhoek and there are […]
Two Hino truck dealers in KwaZulu-Natal joined forces to put on am impressive display at the Eston Show, which has been running for 60 years consecutively. The event, which targets the agricultural sector, attracted seven truck brands and five brands of cars and LCVs among the 100 big exhibitors.
IMPORTANT NEW MODEL ADDED TO HINO TRUCK RANGE An important new model has been added to Hino SA’s popular 500-Series range of trucks in the form of the 6×2, long-wheelbase 2626 freight carrier, which has an excellent payload capability, a fuel-efficient powertrain and Hino’s highly competitive lifetime costs. (The 2626 model code refers to a […]
Hino SA is enjoying strong interest in its products which were exhibited at the 2014 Nampo agricultural show in Bothaville.
Hino South Africa won three international awards for outstanding sales and after-sales performance in 2013 at the recent 2nd Hino Motors’ Middle East, West Asia and Africa Regional Meeting in Dubai. The sales and support team from Hino SA which contributed towards winning two awards at the Hino Motors regional meeting in Dubai was (from […]
HINO ALREADY PREPARING FOR 2015 DAKAR RALLY Hino, the leading Japanese truck manufacturer, has already started its preparations for the 2015 Dakar Rally. The company is once again teaming up with Team Sugawara to enter two, four-wheel drive Hino 500-Series trucks in the event which will take place in South America from January 4-17.
Investment In New Assembly Plant Confirms Importance Of Hino Trucks To Toyota SA The investment of R55-million in a new truck plant for Hino trucks on Toyota SA’s extensive manufacturing site in Prospecton, near Durban, is confirmation of the importance of these large commercial vehicles to the country’s leading motor manufacturer. This was the message […]
EAST RAND DEALER WINS HINO AWARD AGAIN Hino East Rand, headed up by Frans Cloete, has been judged the Hino Dealer of the Year for 2013. The award was presented at a gala event in Durban recently and it was the dealership’s third success since 2000.
Hino, the leading Japanese truck manufacturer and the first one from that country to enter the gruelling Dakar Rally, way back in 1991, registered its 23rd consecutive finish in the 2014 edition of this gruelling cross-country race which finished in Valparaiso, Chile, on January 18.
HINO TO ENTER TWO 500-SERIES TRUCKS IN 2014 DAKAR RALLY Hino Motors Ltd., together with Hino Team Sugawara, has made its customary entry of two 500 Series trucks for the 2014 Dakar Rally which starts in Rosario, Argentina, on January 5 and ends in Chile on January 18. The main objective will be to extend […]
The decision in 2010 by the management of Vehicle Delivery Services (VDS), part of the OneLogix Group, to implement the self-regulatory Road Transport Management System (RTMS) is proving very beneficial for this highly-rated vehicle carrier which operates a fleet of 250 truck-tractors and a similar amount of trailers and has a complement of 330 drivers.
Hino Will Feature Important New Models at the Johannesburg Truck & Bus Show Hino will highlight several new models and derivatives in its comprehensive display at the Johannesburg Truck & Bus Show to be held at the Expo Centre next month. The display will include models in its Hino 700-, 500- and 300-Series ranges as […]
AMAZING PERFORMANCE BY HINO RACING TRUCK IN RALLY MONGOLIA Hino Team Sugawara put up by far its best performance in the annual Rally Mongolia off-road race which the team traditionally uses as an important part of its development programme for the following year’s Dakar Rally.
HINO WELL ADVANCED ON ACCELERATED DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME FOR 2014 DAKAR RALLY Hino, the only Japanese truck manufacturer to take on the challenge of the gruelling annual Dakar Rally, is involved with an accelerated performance enhancement programme for its two four-wheel drive 500-Series trucks which will take part in the 2014 event in South America.