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Hino South Africa want to sell more trucks

HINO PLANS TO BUILD ON 2012’S SALES GROWTH IN 2013 Hino SA, not only had a very satisfactory year as regards sales in 2012, but it is now looking to increase its volume in the local market by 10% in 2013. Last year was the best ever for the Hino brand in SA with 3 […]

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Dakar 2013 – Hino Trucks Finish for the 22nd Time

HINO NOTCHES UP 22nd CONSECUTIVE FINISH IN DAKAR RALLY Hino, the leading Japanese truck manufacturer and the first one from that country to enter the gruelling Dakar Rally, way back in 1991, notched up its 22nd consecutive finish in the 2013 edition of this gruelling cross-country race which finished in Santiago, Chile, on January 20. […]

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HINO – SELF-REGULATION WORKING WELL FOR SA TRANSPORT INDUSTRY

SELF-REGULATION WORKING WELL FOR SA TRANSPORT INDUSTRY Self-regulation for truck and bus operators in South Africa, as stipulated in the Road Transport Management System (RTMS), is working very well for those companies that have accepted the challenge of applying this system. It is proving an important tool to manage fleets efficiently and cost-effectively with many […]

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2013 Dakar Rally Hino in the Race

HINO RACE TRUCKS ARRIVE IN LIMA FOR DAKAR RALLY With the start of the 2013 Dakar Rally in South America less than two weeks away, the safe arrival of the cargo ship Rio Imperial at the Peruvian port of Lima in South America was greeted with much joy and relief by the many teams whose […]

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SA’s TRANSPORT MINISTRY SETTING GREAT STORE BY RTMS

The South African Transport Ministry is setting great store by the increasing roll out of the Road Traffic Management System (RTMS), judging by the remarks of the Deputy Minister of Transport, Ms Sindisiwe Chikunga, speaking at a recent RTMS workshop in Polokwane, which had Hino SA as its main sponsor and several other interested companies […]

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HINO ANNOUNCES TOP RANKING WARRANTY FOR ITS EXTRA-HEAVY TRUCKS

Hino has announced arguably one of the most comprehensive warranties for extra-heavy trucks in South Africa. The new warranty on the Hino 700 Series model range is now valid for three years with unlimited kilometres for on-road use and two years with unlimited kilometres when the truck is used for off-road operations.

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PROUD HISTORY BEHIND NEW HINO DEALERSHIP FACILITY IN NAMIBIA

The newest Hino dealership facility in Southern Africa was opened recently and although it is located in a small Namibian town, Okahandja, it is of historic significance as it represents the fulfilment of a dream by a Toyota/Hino pioneer, Wolf Ritter, who is a legend in his own lifetime.

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HINO HAS AGGRESSIVE GROWTH PLAN

Hino, Japan’s leading truck and bus manufacturer, has aggressive plans to grow its global sales volumes from the 113 000 units sold in financial year 2010/2011 to 196 000 units in financial year 2014/2015 – a 73% increase.

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HINO RATED TOP IN SA TRUCK SURVEY FOR THIRD YEAR

Hino South Africa has been rated the leading brand in the overall local truck market for the third successive year. This was announced at the annual awards function of the PMR Africa magazine held in Johannesburg recently.

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WASTE MANAGEMENT COMPANY STAYS LOYAL TO HINO

Buhle Waste, one of the three leading companies in South Africa in the field of medical waste management, has increased the number of Hino trucks in its fleet to 62 with the purchase of a further six 500-Series 1626 models from Hino East Rand.

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Hino South Africa Bus Market

Hino SA is getting more and more involved in the bus market with commuter and semi-luxury buses built on Hino 300- and 500-Series truck chassis. This strategy saw the Hino SA team attend the 2012 SA Bus Operators’ Association annual conference officially for the first time. The well-supported conference was held at the CSIR Conference […]

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Hino Shelly Beach Provides Top Customer Experience

Hino Shell Beach has come out top as the provider of the greatest customer experience according to an evaluation by Hino SA. This is a comparative newcomer to the Hino network but has certainly made its mark as a caring company, not only in terms of its customers, but also its wide-ranging involvement with the […]

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Hino Cash in Transit

BULUGAYA ENGINEERING MEETS TIGHT DEADLINE FOR HINO CASH-IN-TRANSIT VEHICLES Bulugaya Engineering, located in North Riding, Randburg, recently took on and met a very tight schedule to build seven Hino-based bullet resistant cash-in-transit (CIT) vehicles for Fidelity Security Services. The order was placed on February 9 and the finished vehicles were supplied well before the end […]

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THIRD SUCCESSIVE CATEGORY WIN FOR HINO IN 2012 DAKAR RALLY

Hino, the leading Japanese truck manufacturer, continued to build on its amazing record of successes in the gruelling annual Dakar Rally, this time notching up its third consecutive victory in the category for trucks with engines of less than 10-litres capacity.

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HINO TEAM UPBEAT ABOUT 2012

The team at Hino SA is upbeat about its growth prospects in the SA truck market in 2012 after a difficult 2011. “Although the general forecasts are for comparatively small growth in the local truck and bus market we are determined to regain the market share we lost during the previous 12 months,” explained Hino […]

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HINO TRUCK MARKET SOFTENS SLIGHTLY IN NOVEMBER, BUT HEAVYWEIGHTS STILL DOMINATE

Total truck, bus and van sales retreated slightly from their levels of the past two months during November 2011, but deliveries of the heaviest payload models continued to provide the main impetus in the market, which has returned substantial growth over its equivalent 2010 performance.

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HINO MOVES AGGRESSIVELY INTO WASTE MANAGEMENT MARKET

Hino South Africa has signalled its intention to become a more important player in the growing waste management market with a joint venture between truck maker Hino, compactor manufacturer TFM and local Allison automatic transmission distributor D & A Power Products of Kempton Park. “We are very pleased that we are able to team up […]

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HINO FACES TOUGH CHALLENGE IN 2012 DAKAR RALLY

Hino Team Sugawara faces a very tough challenge in the fight for honours in the truck category of the 2012 Dakar Rally which takes place in South America from January 1-15. The entry limit of 75 trucks was reached two months before the closing date of November 1.

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Hino Trucks at the Dakar Rally 2012

Announcement of Entry in the Dakar Rally 2012 and Team-Supporters Rally is Held On October 18, Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hino) held a press conference at company headquarters announcing that the company has been teaming up with Team Sugawara, directed by Yoshimasa Sugawara, to form HINO TEAM SUGAWARA and enter two HINO 500 Series trucks in […]

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HINO MOTORS STARTS CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PLANT IN JAPAN

Hino Motors, the leading Japanese truck maker, recently started construction of a new plant in Koga City, which will focus on producing components and knocked-down (KD) kits for assembly at overseas faculties. The initial investment in the new plant is R5bn, with R3bn set aside for the KD plant itself.

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HINO OCTOBER TRUCK SALES HOLD STEADY AT SEPTEMBER LEVELS

The South African Truck Market has followed up on its strong performance in September, 2011 with a virtually identical overall result in October. The total sales volume of 2 518 trucks, buses and vans with Gross Vehicle Mass ratings of more than 3 500 kg reported last month to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers […]

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HINO PREVIEWS NEW MEDIUM TRUCK RANGE AT TRUCK & BUS SHOW

Hino previewed a new range of its top-selling 300 Series medium trucks on the opening day of the Johannesburg Truck & Bus show at Expo Centre. The occasion was seen as so important for the company that the president of Hino Motors Ltd. in Japan, Yoshio Shirai, made the trip to SA especially so he […]

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HINO MEDIA EVENT at 2011 Johannesburg International MOTOR SHOW

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, First of all, I would like to thank you for all your support after March disaster in Japan on behalf of Hino Motors. I am very pleased that I am able to join you at the Johannesburg Truck & Bus Show today as it is a very important occasion for […]

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Address by Dr Johan van Zyl JHB MOTOR SHOW

Address by Dr Johan van Zyl: Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. I am particularly pleased to introduce to you today a very important guest from Hino Motors Japan. His career in the automotive industry started when he joined Toyota Motor Corporation in 1973. He held various positions including Managing Officer and Senior Managing Director before […]

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