Committed to finishing the grueling rally through teamwork. ― An interview with the mechanics immediately before the team’s real-world conditions summer testing ―
In this issue of the Dakar News, we spoke with the four dealer mechanics who were screened to join HINO TEAM SUGAWARA and the team’s mechanic sub-leader Yoichi Okabe. We asked them about how they felt going into the real-world condition summer test and their convictions for the Dakar Rally.
Organizers finalize the course overview for Dakar Rally 2018!
Dakar Rally organizers, A.S.O, have announced an overview of the 2018 event. This upcoming race will be a commemorative milestone in the rally's history―the 40th event since its inauguration and the 10th to be held in South America.
Motorcity named 2016 Distributor Champion at Hino Middle East and Africa 3S (Sales, Service and Spare Parts) skills contest
The competition had both theoretical and practical challenges, which were judged by specialists from Hino Middle East and Japan. The theoretical phase of the challenge covered sales, product knowledge and extracts from trainings conducted by Hino Middle East.
HINO500 Series Car 2 Undergoes Shakedown on Ibaraki Test Tracks!
Early in June, the team conducted a shakedown for their HINO500 Series Car 2 at Hino Motors’ Ibaraki test tracks. In preparation for the Silk Way Rally 2017 scheduled to take off from Moscow on July 8 the team’s Driver, Navigator, and mechanics worked with Hino Motors’ development team to verify the truck’s performance, primarily focusing on its new upgrades.