South Cotabato, Philippines – Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines, recently turned over twelve (12) new Hino FG8J medium-duty trucks to Dolefil Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Cooperative (DARBC), the fruit grower behind natural food provider Dole Philippines, Inc.
“Hino Davao enhances the logistics capabilities of Southern Mindanao-based firms such as DARBC by offering quality Hino trucks and fleet maintenance support. Committed toward total support, Hino Motors Philippines works hand in hand with dealerships to ensure customer satisfaction,” shared HMP President Mr. Hiroshi Aoki.
HMP, together with Motormall Davao Corporation, delivered the trucks and chassis to DARBC Chairman Vincent E. Palma and DARBC Vice Chairman Leo P. Berrandoy at the DOLE Complex in Polomolok, South Cotabato. The ceremony was graced by Manila-based HMP President, Mr. Hiroshi Aoki, along with Business & Product Planning Advisor Tomohiro Oshita and Sales Operations & Planning Advisor Kazuki Shimizu, who presented the symbolic key during the turnover.
Also present during the turnover were DARBC Directors Jaime S. Arana, Reynaldo A. Mabanua, Jr., Editha S. Dacea and Andres G. De Leon together with Motormall Davao Corporation management group representatives, Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer (EVP/COO) Felipe S. Barroga, AVP/General Manager Valentino L. Dionisio and Marketing Manager Joel J. Romero.
The HINO FG8J is powered by a 4-stroke, 6-cylinder vertical in-line JO8E-UG-type diesel engine, making it a reliable business partner ready to meet all the demands of the logistics and shipment of goods. The truck also features turbo charging, intercooling and overhead cam with 24 valves. It supports 6-speed, direct-drive transmission.
HMP has been engaged in the assembly and exclusive distribution of quality Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines for more than 40 years. Known for providing safe, durable and reliable trucks, HMP complements the transport needs of businesses ranging from small and medium enterprises to big corporations.
About Hino Motors Philippines Corporation
Hino Motors Philippines Corporation (HMP) is primarily engaged in the exclusive assembly and distribution of quality Hino trucks and buses, distribution of genuine Hino spare parts, and the manufacture and distribution of other automotive-related products and services in the Philippines.
Originally incorporated in March 1975 under the name Pilipinas Hino Inc. (PHI) before it changed its name to HMP in 2015, the company is a joint venture among Filipino investors, Hino Motors, Ltd., and the Marubeni Corporation of Japan.