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GITI Tyres Big Test - Southern Comfort

Hino calls its new 700 Series flagship‘the safest Hino ever’.

That’s a claim you can’t argue against, given the amount of work that has gone into the model, but we reckon it’s overly modest to compare the newcomer against its brand predecessors only. The roster of advanced kit it carries means it can now be considered alongside the acknowledged leaders in the safety stakes.

Okay, the company mightn’t yet be close to trotting o...

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