Trucking industry gets a boost in Butuan City

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By MARK FRANCISCO
November 27, 2019

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* Hino Motors opens dealership in Butuan


BUTUAN City’s vibrant economy has ushered in investments in the trucking industry, the latest of which is the opening yesterday of Hino Motors Philippines dealership and showroom along the city’s main thoroughfare in Barangay Libertad.

Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), Inc. is the country’s leading truck manufacturer and its new branch inButuan City will serve its valued patrons in the five provinces if Caraga including consumer-rich Butuan and Surigao cities.
    
Bannered under the umbrella of Toyota Group, Hino Butuan City offers the same brand of quality sales, parts and services that has marked its other more than 20 dealerships nationwide.
    
Located along Km. 5, National Highway, Libertad in the regional capital of Butuan City, the presence of the Hino dealership here is expected to boost the economy in this side of Mindanao, especially those in the trucking business.
    
Among the models available in Hino Butuan City are the Hino 300 Series, Hino PUV, Hino 700 Series and Hino Bus.
    
Yesterday's opening was led by no less than Hino Motors Philippines president Mitsuharu Tabeta, Butuan City Mayor Ronnie Vicente Lagnada and Hino Butuan City president Betty Lu.
    
Aside from manufacturing vehicles and bodies, Hino Motors Philippines also distributes genuine Hino parts and accessories and provides long-term maintenance services to its clients. It is also the only company which offers customization thus becoming a “one-stop shop” – from chassis assembly to building the body based on the desired specification of the client and further to vehicle maintenance, repair and refurbishing.
    
Hino Motors Philippines Corporation is the first bus body manufacturer in the country to receive ISO 9001:2000 Certification, a distinction that serves as a proof of unmatched product quality. It’s leadership in the industry can be attributed to the durability and cost-effectiveness of Hino products and this is reflected in its tag line “Hino - Global brand, lifetime value.”
    
This year, the company became an avid supporter of the government's PUV modernization program.
    
In 2019 alone, the company has distributed 400 PUV units nationwide.

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