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Hino Motors Canada, Ltd. and Allison Transmission, Inc.

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Hino Motors Canada, Ltd. Mr. Eric Smith, Vice President, Sales, announced today that Hino Motors Manufacturing in Detroit, U.S.A. and Allison Transmission, Inc. have recently signed a multi-year, long-term agreement that will make Allison Transmissions the preferred and exclusive automated transmission supplier in Class 6 & 7 trucks in North America.

By this new agreement, Hino Motors Canada, Ltd. 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 3-year, unlimited kilometres warranty starting with 2013 model year trucks.

This agreement strengthens the already important relationship between Hino and Allison.

About Hino: Hino Motors Canada, Ltd., a Toyota Group Company, assembles and distributes light and medium duty commercial trucks in Canada and is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario with assembly operations in Woodstock, Ontario. Service is provided through its extensive coast-to-coast dealership network and is backed by its industry leading customer care protection program. For more information, please visit us at