The key upgrades to this year’s HINO500 Series Car 2!

The HINO500 Series Car 2 finished at 8th place overall in Dakar Rally 2017 and the team continues to upgrade the truck to evolve it even further. We spoke with Mitsuru Enomoto and Takashi Yamashita from Hino Motors Technical Research Center on some of the key upgrades that were made to the truck.

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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.

On June 12, the truck was shipped out for Moscow from Hino Motors’ Hamura test tracks. Fully prepared, the team eagerly awaits the start of the race.


Motorcity Awarded the top Dealer in the Middle East and Africa by Hyundai Heavy Industries

Motorcity, the sole distributor for Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltdin the Kingdom of Bahrain, was named Top Dealer Distributor in the Middle East & Africa region for the year 2016. Hyundai evaluates dealer performance through an assessment of sales growth, market share, marketing activities, after sales support, facilities, and other criteria. The award was announced during the Hyundai Dealers Conference, which was held in Dubai.


Motorcity Bahrain Debuts 2017 Subaru Impreza during Subaru’s Annual Middle East and Africa Distributors Meeting 2017

Motorcity, the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the Kingdom of Bahrain, unveiled the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza on the sidelines of the two-day Subaru Annual Middle East and Africa (MEA) Distributors meeting, held at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa.

Motorcity and Bahrain were selected to host the annual conference this year, which was attended by more than 60 participants from the MEA region, including the manufacturer’s senior management from Japan.