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Tag Archives: HINO

NEW HINO 721 JOINS 300 SERIES RANGE | TRANSPORT NEWS

Hino Australia has confirmed an important expansion to its range of Australia’s most powerful Japanese-built light-duty trucks, which feature the high horsepower Hino J05 engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. As part of the launch of the new 2020 Hino 300 Series in July, the popular 921 will be joined by the new 721, which will be available with ...

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DIRTY WORK | Truck Review – Hino 4×4

Neil Dowling heads off road and into the charred brown yonder with Hino’s 4×4.  An almost excrutiatingly long gestation period of nearly 10 years comes to fruition for Hino as its development programme pays off for the 4WD version of its 300 Series, the 817. The 300 Series 817 sold 165 units in 2018, a small return on a light ...

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NEW PARTS DISTRIBUTION CENTRE FOR HINO | TRANSPORT NEWS

Hino Australia has recently signed a lease on a new site in Sydney’s outer west at Horsley Park. The Horsley Park Estate is located within the established industrial areas of Horsley Park and Eastern Creek as well as Western Sydney’s Employment Area (WSEA).Hino is planning to occupy a 9230 square metre all-new high-tech facility at 2 Johnston Crescent comprising a ...

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RANGE CHANGE | HINO 700

Adding ZF’s TraXon transmission to the Hino 700 changes the game for the Japanese manufacturer – Words and images by Chris Mullett.  The heavy-duty range of Japanese trucks has never managed to excite buyers in any form approximating the enthusiasm attached to buying North American or European products. But through the years, Asian manufacturers have steadily improved and enhanced their ...

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A WELCOME ARRIVAL | Truck Review – Hino 500

When your trusty vehicle has ceased to proceed, a Hino 500 tilt tray is a great sight on the horizon – Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up.  If you’ve ever experienced that sinking feeling when your car has decided that, for whatever reason, it’s not going to make to your chosen destination, you hopefully had the assistance ...

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Hino 500 Series | TRUCK Review

A decade is a long time for anyone in vehicle sales, but for Hino Australia the past ten years have illustrated the company’s ability to hold its market share as total commercial vehicle sales, and the level of competition, have risen. At the close of 2010, Hino’s commercial vehicle sales success ranked at 14.6 percent of market share, with gross ...

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HINO Wins 11th Straight Dakar Rally | Transport News

Hino has won its 11th straight DAKAR Rally in the Under 10-litre class, which was held in Saudi Arabia from 2-17th January 2020. New team director Teruhito Sugawara alongside Hirokazu Somemiva and Yuki Mochizuki piloted Truck 1 ( based on Hino 500 Series ) to 10th place overall. Meanwhile Truck 2 driver Ikuo Hanawa, who replaced retired Dakar Rally legend ...

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HINO ROUND UP | TRANSPORT NEWS – Hino Bus

Hino Australia chose the 2019 BusVic Bus Expo and Maintenance Conference to showcase its small-sized Poncho bus, which is part of a unique and quickly emerging on-demand bus service currently operating in Sydney. The smaller capacity of the Hino Poncho helps drivers respond to commuter travel requirements in real time. “With an ultra-low floor design and kerb kneeling function, a ...

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HINO to display new 500-Series Cab at 2019 AFAC

Hino Australia will showcase its new 500 Series Standard Cab at this year’s Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) exhibition, held from 27-29 August at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Displayed in the livery of the Victorian State Emergency Services (SES), the all-new 500 Series Standard Cab is based on the Automatic FD 1124 crew cab mode and features a ‘Heavy Rescue’ ...

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Hino’s Slimline 500 Series | TRUCK REVIEW

The new mid-range Hino is winning significant support from operators looking to tick all the distribution boxes – Report by Brenton O’Connor.  It’s not often that Japanese truck manufacturers launch a new model. The conservative mindset of the Japanese means they don’t change a proven truck formula lightly, and they don’t jump on fads or trends unless the benefit can ...

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