Hino strengthens ties with Allison

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Hino Motors Manufacturing in Detroit and Allison Transmissions have inked a multi-year agreement, making Allison the preferred and exclusive automated transmission supplier in Class 6 and 7 trucks.

Eric Smith, vice-president of sales with Hino Motors Canada, said “By this new agreement, Hino Motors Canada will be able to offer its customers enhanced transmission coverage on Allison equipped vehicles. An enhancement to the warranty coverage on the 3000 Series means that all Allison 1000, 2000 and 3000 Rugged Duty Series (RDS) transmissions will be covered by a three-year, unlimited kilometres warranty starting with 2013 model year trucks.”

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