SOMERVILLE HINO BLOG

Latest news, Hino Reviews and more!

July
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July
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We know just how hard it can be for business owners to maintain their fleets. From wear and tear to crew members running from place to place, we aim to make maintaining your Hino trucks as easy as possible. Here are some of our top tips for keeping your landscaping vehicle in tip-top shape all seas...
June
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June
12
Whether you’re a solopreneur or you have a fleet of commercial trucks that you use for your business, there are many options to choose from when it comes to getting into the right vehicle. We offer tow truck rentals and leasing, as well as fleet leasing for a full suite of Hino trucks. Here&rs...
June
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June
01
It’s that time of year again! The time of year when we hold an open invite to our dealership for friends new and old, as a time to get together, enjoy some food and drinks, and relax! Here are the details: Event Time Somerville’s 2018 Open House will be held on June 20 from 11:00AM -...
November
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November
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Tractor trailers, dump trucks, cab over delivery trucks, there is an almost endless amount of commercial trucks on our roads. This is actually a good thing because it shows that the economy is healthy. Here in Canada, the problem isn’t how many trucks are on the road, it’s finding qualif...
October
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October
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Ah yes, mandated Electronic Logging Devices (ELD): one of the biggest question marks facing the Canadian trucking industry. The Canadian government has shown interest mandating ELDs on commercial trucks in Canada for a couple of years, and for the past few months, stakeholders have been on the edge ...
October
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October
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Our society relies on commercial trucks. From Delivery trucks that transport goods to stores and our homes, to landscaping trucks that tow lawn mowers and other equipment to various job sites, to heavy-duty vehicles like dump trucks and cement mixers, the world wouldn’t work if it wasn’t...
September
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September
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For people who drive dump trucks, large delivery trucks, 18 wheelers, etc. there are a lot of hazards to look out for. From pedestrians to other trucks, a truck driver has to incredibly careful and alert at all times. Above all other hazards, cars remain the biggest challenge for any driver. It&rsqu...
June
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June
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If you didn’t have a chance to make it down for our annual Open House, you missed out on a great day. The good news is, you’ll have an opportunity again next year.   On June 14th dozens of our friends and loyal customers came by Somerville Hino for a celebration; we’re incre...
May
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May
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It’s that time of year again!   Somerville Hino’s Open House event is just around the corner, and you’re all invited. On Wednesday June 14th, from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m at our dealership (75 Arrow Road, Toronto), Somerville Hino will be hosting a complimentary traditional B...
March
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March
29
Who doesn’t like a good prank? April 1st, 2017 marks April Fool’s Day; a  day when practical jokes, big and small, mean and good-spirited, can be played on anybody. The nature of the jokes range from reporting on fake news to arranging something that’s sure to get a good...
March
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March
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Luxury car owners seem to have all the fun. There seems to be no endless shortage of auto shows across the country. However, the month of April marks truck show season in Canada, with several exhibitions happening right here, in the GTA! Check out some of the trucks and heavy equipment that wi...
February
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February
01
As a kid, did you ever stare out the window of your family car and wonder what was hiding in those big trucks plowing down Highway 401? Maybe you even threw your arm in the air and furiously did the universal arm pump, hoping for a friendly honk from the trucker next to you. At the time, all that m...
June
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June
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Somerville Hino and Somerville Auto are hosting an open house and we want you to join us! Stop by our North York location on June 16th between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm for food, fun, and a chance to win Blue Jays tickets! Stop by to check out some of Hino’s best and brightest models and once the h...
July
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July
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Nothing screams summertime fun quite like the Taste of the Danforth, a three day festival in Toronto's Greek Town this August 7 to 9, 2015 filled with food, dance and fun activities for both adults and kids alike.  From the much anticipated Krinos Taste of the Danforth (the large...
June
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June
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Let’s join in on the celebrations before the games begin The world's largest international multi-sports event (the Pan American Games) will be held at 30 different venues in 16 municipalities across the Golden Horseshoe communities,  July 10 to 26. With only 19 days left until the st...
May
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May
29
All you need to know about the 2015 IndyCar Races. This year no amount of rainfall nor the PanAm games can stop the Honda Indy Toronto! Yes the PanAm games are here to take over the city this Summer but Indy fans can still get their adrenaline pumping because the Honda Indy Toronto was pulled forwa...
February
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February
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Here at Somerville Auto and Somerville Hino, we’re always looking for ways to offer a better customer experience. It all started when we first opened our doors over 60 years ago. Three generations later, our family-owned operation still has customer satisfaction as our number one priority. A l...
February
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February
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Truck lovers from around the world will descend upon Place Bonaventure, in the heart of downtown Montreal, QC, for ExpoCam 2015. Known as “The Meeting Place For Canada’s Trucking Industry,” insiders and enthusiasts alike will be immersed in all that the trucking industry has t...
January
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January
28
Landscapers from across the province met mid January at the Landscape Ontario Congress, where urban landscape, design ideas and marketing ideas were shared by industry professionals. Somerville Hino was a proud participant at the Congress, partnering with Eloquip Ltd. to present ways to save on fuel...

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