HINO Trucks Expands to the Caribbean

Guatemalan company Sika Motor, assembler and distributor of Hino trucks, plans to expand to the Caribbean.

Monday, August 24, 2009


The company will start by exporting to Cuba, and selling the vehicles in several Mexican states, said Danilo Siekavizza, president of Sika Motors.

"We are expanding to the Caribbean and Mexico, based on our sales experience in Central America", said the executive, in a Prensa Libre article. "In May our plant, located in 'zona 18', reached a milestone: 15.000 assembled trucks".

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Guatemalan company Sika Motor, which assembles and distributes Hino brand trucks, will now export to Cuba.

The company has exported 24 units to Cuba in the first seven months of the year.

"Cuba is a market with excellent opportunities for the sector and we hope that the market will open further," Danilo Siekavizza, president pf Sika Motor group, told Prensalibre.com.

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