Load-carrying Hiace variant rolls out
The Hiace Cargo is everything customers love about the Commuter except that now, it transports load instead of passengers. By providing a seat-less option, the Hiace further expands its service to more industries. In 2019, Toyota Motor Philippines introduced the Full Model Change Hiace with the addition of Super Grandia Elite, and GL Tourer variants to cater to a more luxurious markets. Meanwhile, the Commuter variant continues to be the staple people-mover used as company shuttles for private use, and UV express to serve the public. Overall, the variant line-up expansion, backed by the Toyota standard of quality, durability and reliability, plus a host of new comfort, convenience and safety functionalities made it the preferred choice in the utility van segment. As of May 2020, the Hiace holds 66% market share. But Toyota recognizes the need to transport cargo as well as people.