Tag Archives: HINO

HINO PROVIDES VERSATILE TRANSPORT SOLUTION FOR CITY HYDRAULICS

City Hydraulics recently added a Hino 300 Series 616 to its fleet – its sixth Hino truck since purchasing its first in 2004. Family-owned and operated for 15 years, City Hydraulics is a Ryco 24•7 distributor and specialises in on-site hydraulic hose fabrication, diagnostics and maintenance. City Hydraulics owner and operator Grant Wheatley said: “The Hino trucks have been exceptional ...

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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 MAKES NEW RENTAL FLEET DECISION EASY FOR CAMDEN HIRE

An award-winning Sydney equipment hire company has taken delivery of 15 new rental-ready Hino 300 Series trucks for its fleet of hire vehicles. Camden Hire’s new Hino 300 Series 616 automatic light-duty trucks are able to be driven with a car licence. Purchased from Adtrans Hino at Smeaton Grange, the trucks are fitted with Westrucks FRP Pan Bodies and Dhollandia ...

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The Show Circuit – Perth Truck Show

Perth more than justifies showing its wares to the industry In a country that suffers from dysfunctional government resulting in different regulations and legislation between states, it’s, frankly, not surprising that what works in the east will either not work in the west, or is not permitted, and vice versa. For starters, the geography of the country is different, the ...

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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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What’s in the box?

PowerTorque drives Hino’s latest ProShift 6 and finds the new self-shifting AMT can offer some major benefits to fatigue reduction and lessen driveline wear and tear. Hino’s new six-speed fully automated manual transmission – named ProShift 6 – is initially available as an option on FC1022 and FD1124 variants of the medium-duty Hino 500 Series. In this area, it competes ...

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