History of Hino

HINO MOTORS PHILIPPINES CORPORATION THROUGH THE YEARS

Established in March 1975, HINO MOTORS PHILIPPINES CORPORATION (HMP), formerly Pilipinas Hino, Inc.,

is a joint-venture among Filipino investors, Hino Motors, Ltd. and Marubeni Corp. of Japan.

Originally majority-owned by the local partner, HMP has been relaunched

under the new majority ownership of Hino Motors, Ltd.

Pilipinas Hino, Inc. (PHI), now Hino Motors Philippines Corporation (HMP), was established as a joint venture among Filipino investors, Hino Motors, Ltd. and Marubeni Corp. of Japan, engaged in the assembly and distribution of quality Hino trucks and buses.

March 1975

Delivered 200 units of “Love Buses” to Metro Manila’s urban commuters.

1976-1978

Started bus body building at its Valenzuela Plant.

1984

Exported the first passenger bus to Al Futtaim Motors, UAE.

1986

Started Truck body building at Valenzuela Plant mainly producing bottler bodies.

1987

New “Super F” Series Launched

July 1994

Transferred from Valenzuela Plant to the new Canlubang Plant.

April 1998

Started proposing body rehabilitation / major repair for the customers to upgrade the looks of their old units.

2000

Started “Repowering” - mounting of new Hino engine to a chassis in operation.

January 2005

Received the certification on ISO 9001-2000 Quality Management System.

July 2007

Launched the Hino Light Duty Trucks (300 Series) and Hino’s new bus body model aptly named “Grandeza” bus.

January 2009

Delivered a total of 489 units to Coca Cola Phils.

2010

Restarted dealership expansion plan.

2011

Recorded our first 1,000th unit sold for a year

2014

Marked our 40th year with “World of Hino” – truck and bus show. (at World Trade Center Manila).

March 2015

Relaunch of the new Hino Motors Philippines Corporation after the signing of new Joint Venture Agreement among Hino Motors, Ltd., Marubeni Corp. and Professional Managers, Inc. on June 30, 2015.

July 1, 2015

Accumulated 20,000 Unit Sales Total Achievement

2016

Expanded to 16 Dealerships

2016

Received the certification on ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2015 Environment Management System.

August 2017
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