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Hino Class Action Update - Fact Sheet 1

13 September 2022






It has come to our attention that since around 8 August 2022, Hino dealers have been required by Hino Motor Sales Australia (HMSA) to only deliver Hino vehicles to consumers who sign a Retail Customer information Acknowledgment (“Acknowledgment Form”).

Should you be asked to sign an Acknowledgment Form ensure that the Acknowledgment Form includes the following terms:


The rights to which you are entitled under your purchase contract (e.g. warranty and/or guarantee rights) and under the Australian Consumer Law remain unaffected by the information mentioned above and your decision whether or not to take delivery of the vehicle today.

This clause would likely ensure that your rights as a member of any class action are not prejudiced. Thus, signing an Acknowledgment Form with this clause and taking delivery of the vehicle is not likely to prejudice your rights as a member of any Class Action against Hino.

Please visit our website at for more information and to register with us to receive information about the class action. Class members who register with our firm will receive:


  • regular updates and advice concerning the progress of the case,

  • assistance in obtaining such information as may be necessary in connection with the resolution of your individual claim if the case is successful, and

  • advice as to what damages may be recoverable

This fact sheet is intended only to provide a summary and general overview on matters of interest. It is not intended to be comprehensive nor does it constitute legal advice. We attempt to ensure that it is current but we do not guarantee its currency. You should seek legal or other professional advice before acting or relying on any of the content.

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