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HINO TAKES A WIDER VIEW | TRUCK REVIEW -NEW 500 Series sets Hino on a path towards increased market share

The launch of the new 500 Series sets Hino on a path towards increased market share Once upon a time, Japanese trucks were regarded as a no-frills, around-town workhorse. While their reputation for reliability, and the ability to carry a bit more than they should, made them a crowd favourite, they were in no way the technological leaders of the ...

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Hino’s 500 Wide Cab raises this Japanese contender into a more sophisticated market segment. | TRUCK REVIEW-HINO Wide cab

The everyday life of a heavy-truck driver in any of our cities is certainly not getting any easier, with the need to cope with growing traffic congestion and the increasing number of young drivers that have no idea of how to share the road with a truck while they are contemplating their next texting session. Anything that reduces the frustration ...

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The Stainless Solution

Reducing tare weight and corrosion are the major benefits from Byrne Trailers – Report by Dave Whyte The world of livestock transport is a tough one. It’s tough on the gear and tough on the people who operate it. From farm pickups in the middle of the night, to having your load “in for the kill”, the workload and the ...

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Friends in Hino Places

With 51 years of sales in the Australian market, Hino is strengthening its presence. The old adage about leading your horse to water but not being able to make it drink could be likened to overseas truck manufacturers offering their products to the Australian market and then finding nobody is in a buying mood. Brand loyalty means a lot to ...

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HAPPY HINO

With its best sales results for seven years, the Hino brand is hopeful of continued growth through 2016 Amidst the power and the passion associated with customers that consistently buy heavily customised trucks with North American drivelines, or highly sophisticated European makes, there exists almost a third dimension of truck buyers, those that just want a utilitarian workhorse. Welcome to ...

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Hino’s half century

Notching up a 50-year milestone is a tribute to Hino’s ability to innovate While looking at any of the Japanese truck makers through the past 50 years there’s a commonality amongst the products of providing cost-effective cargo transport that is reasonably priced and fit for the intended application. Japanese trucks have not generally been associated with high levels of technological ...

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Hino Hauler

More commonly seen hauling containers around the inner city, Dave Whyte checks out the 700 Series as a local operator. There are certain things you come to expect from specific manufacturers, but every now and then something comes along to surprise you. When I was offered the keys to a Hino 700 Series recently, I had an idea what I ...

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Safety First

Hino’s 300 Series takes a step up with more power and performance than its competition. Does safety sell? That’s the question the Hino Australia marketing people have to determine as they shape their campaigns around the latest additions to the Hino 300 Series, which is billed as the safest light truck on the marketx. But that’s not all this Japanese ...

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Fire Call

The latest Hino GT variant is unashamedly targeting rural fire fighting fleets, but this versatile truck could have other applications When duty calls and it’s time for a fire crew to head off-road, there are a couple of options that come to mind, the latest being the Hino GT1322 4×4 Crew Auto model that combines a seven-seat cabin with an ...

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Command Centre

Hino’s 700 Series was chosen as the ideal prime mover to haul the National Safety Agency’s mobile command centre trailer. A series of government reports generated after a review of natural disasters, including fire and floods, has highlighted the requirement for significant change and improvement in emergency services’ communications during life-threatening situations and the importance of interagency communication and cooperation. ...

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