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November
24
November
24
When it comes to commercial trucks, the two big names leading the industry are Hino and Isuzu. Not all trucks are created equal, however, and as much as Isuzu commercial vehicles may be popular, there are a few areas where Hino trucks clearly stand out. Here’s why Hino commercial trucks leave ...
September
29
September
29
Can you picture what $100 million would look like if you saw all that money in one place? That’s a lot of dollar bills.   Hino recently announced the company will be investing $100 million to build a new plant in West Virginia and we couldn’t be happier. Not only is this a massiv...
April
19
April
19
Driving a commercial truck is no easy task. Not only are you working to maneuver a vehicle that weighs thousands of pounds, but you’re also usually carrying cargo that costs thousands of dollars. Between watching the road for reckless drivers and keeping an eye on your truck body at the rest ...
April
05
April
05
If big trucks are your thing, there’s plenty to get excited about this spring. Hino Japan and Hino Australia have officially launched the Hino 500 series. With 50 years of successful sales in the Australian division, the new Hino 500 series is all part of a new marketing strategy that will ex...
February
08
February
08
Seasoned truckers are all-too-familiar with the aches and pains of being on the road for too long. Whether it’s a bad case of eye strain as you keep your eyes on the road for hours, or feeling restless and cramped from sitting too long, it’s nice to imagine what it would be like if you ...
January
11
January
11
We know you love your truck and want only the best for it.  That’s why Hino Motors Canada has introduced a new three-year parts warranty that gives you unlimited mileage warranty on all genuine Hino parts. A one-year, unlimited mileage warranty applies for Hino parts sold over the counte...
October
04
October
04
For drivers who are looking to increase their towing capacity, the all-new Hino 258 is surely the answer. Hino Motors Canada has released its new 2017 Hino 258 which is ideal for tow operators that require optimum performance and durability in extremely difficult conditions. Already a very versatile...
August
22
August
22
From the late 1940’s through to the early 1970’s it was a common sight to see giant 18-wheelers. Known as the King of the Road, these cab-over engine trucks were prominent on highways as they rumbled along, carrying shipments near and far. But now, spotting one is a rare occurrence. Sure...
May
13
May
13
Getting stranded at the side of a busy highway or a deserted road is never an easy feeling, day or night. Regardless of the cause, sometimes it can take hours for help to come your way, leaving you as a river in a very vulnerable position. Most Hino drivers have deliveries that are due on a strict s...
April
25
April
25
A Difference In Delivery Maneuvering around Toronto's congested downtown core can be tough, especially when the delivery route calls for a dreaded left-hand turn. But, business is business, and customer satisfaction is at the heart of our dealership here at Somerville Hino, where our vehicles a...
April
18
April
18
Your business is unique and your fleet should be too. Branding your Hino truck is a great way to spread your message, create brand awareness and advertise all while making your regular deliveries. You own your Hino truck now let it own your brand in a big way!  Starting with 2017 Hino Models, y...
November
16
November
16
Earlier in the year, Hino Trucks rolled out the all-new Hino Class 4 cab-over engine (COE) truck model 155 to its product lineup, expanding Hino's light-duty truck offering range from Class 4-7. Since its launch in March 2015, the 155 has exceeded sales expectations in the light deliv...
October
26
October
26
​Frost & Sullivan predicts that from 2014 to 2022, 18% of HMG’s CV incremental annual sales will come from Europe and N. America, while 76% will derive from China, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the Middle East and South America In an effort to raise sales and profitab...
October
12
October
12
Hino Motors is set to exhibit six of its vehicles at the 44th annual Tokyo Motor Show this October 29th to November 8th, including the world-premiere of three vehicle models that boast advanced environmental and safety technologies.  The manufacturer of commercial vehicles and diesel engines h...
August
17
August
17
Attention all Hino Truck operators: Hino has recently expanded the availability of its preventive service care program, HinoCare, to all its conventional model lineup which now includes Hino Truck models 238, 258, 268 and 338.   Hino Trucks' commitment to providing the lowest total c...
July
20
July
20
While Canada turned 147 this year, Hino Motors Canada, Ltd. -- the exclusive distributor of Hino Products in Canada -- celebrates it's 41st year in operation in 2015. The exclusive distributor of Hino products in Canada is part of the Toyota Group of companies which first started out i...
July
06
July
06
According to the latest financial results for Hino Motors Ltd., global unit sales reached a record-breaking high in FY2014 thanks to all-time sales highs in five overseas markets (note Asia is excluded from the list where sales remained stagnant).  And while the truck ...
October
29
October
29
Last year saw Hino launch air suspension for the Hino 195. They showcased the exclusive, new air suspension design at the ExpoCam show in Montreal. The suspension was designed by Link Manufacturing, an engineering company considered to be a world-leader in heavy duty cab suspensions who supply ...
September
05
September
05
It seems like 2014 is turning out to be quite the year for celebrations. Hino Canada is celebrating 40 years in business and Somerville Hino is celebrating being the top Hino dealership in Canada for a second year in a row. Hino has made an impact on the light and medium-duty commercial truck marke...
August
20
August
20
Here at Somerville Hino, we know that whether you’re driving your Hino in Mississauga or Brampton, you know you can rely on your truck to deliver. Hino trucks are built to last and they are starting to make a statement on the roads all across Ontario. Their high performance and reliability are...
July
14
July
14
      When you think of Hino Motors, does Canadian-made come to mind? Likely not. One of the best-kept secrets is the fact that Hino trucks are being manufactured right here on Canadian soil. Since the recession in 2008, there have been huge losses in manufacturing industry, esp...
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