" For the upfitting of your commercial vehicles, let us take care of it! "
At Gaévan, we offer a range of products and services including the sale and upfitting of trucks, the sale of specialized equipment (truck boxes, hydraulic ladders and pods, floating electrical and hydraulic components), ladder supports and interior equipment for trucks and vans. Whether you own a single truck or a fleet of commercial vehicles, we can design customizations to meet your specifications, or transfer your current upfittings into new vehicles.
The lineup of commercial-vehicle equipment offered at Gaévan HINO Québec includes the following brands*:
- Adrian Steel - We are the exclusive distributor for Eastern Quebec of Adrian Steel products, the manufacturer offering equipment for GM vehicles, and the largest North American manufacturer of equipment for trucks.
- Crown-Masterack - We are the exclusive distributor in Eastern Quebec for Crown-Masterack products.
- Sortimo - Sortimo offers upfitting equipment for Mercedes-Benz for Sprinter vehicles, and is one of the only companies in the world to carry out collision texts on upfitting equipment. Gaévan HINO Québec is the exclusive and "Master" distributor in Canada for Sortimo products.
- Ranger Design - The only manufacturer of 100% aluminum equipment, and one focused on cutting-edge design.
- Edström - One of the leading current European manufacturers of cargo management products.
- Brand-Fx - Fast-growing manufacturer of composite service truck bodies for the North American market.
Our clientele also benefits from these exclusive agreements:
- Ford Canada Pool Stock - We are the only Canadian distributor authorized by Ford Canada in 2010 to open a new Pool Stock account. This is given by the manufacturer for the obtention of vehicles to be upfitted that are financially subsidized by the manufacturer. Gaévan HINO Québec’s positioning in the market, distribution agreements and geographical location allow Ford to be more present in the modified-truck market in Quebec. In addition, we also have a direct delivery agreement with Ford. This way, Ford Canada dealers can have delivered directly to our facility the full range of commercial vehicles in order to have them upfitted at Gaévan HINO Québec. www.ford.ca
- GM Canada - Gaévan HINO Québec has both direct distribution and "ship-thru" agreements with General Motors, the only upfitting company in Eastern Quebec to have the latter agreement with GM Canada. We are also currently in discussions with the manufacturer in order to obtain a Pool Stock account from them. www.gm.ca
- Nissan Canada — Gaévan HINO Québec is the only authorized dealer in Eastern Quebec by Nissan Canada for the installation of equipment in the NV line of commercial vehicles as part of Nissan's upfitting program.
Gaévan offers rebate programs on commercial upfitting* from Ford Canada, GM Canada and Nissan NV, and is also an authorized upfitter/customizer for these manufacturers.
Gaévan is a Transport Canada (U-38)-authorized upfitter, and an official partner of the APCHQ.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can benefit from commercial-vehicle conversions and upfitting?
All users of commercial vehicles seeking to offer their employees a safe and functional vehicle.
Why choose to get your commercial vehicles upfitted?
The proper conversion of a vehicle brings with it more flexibility, a leaner inventory and increased numbers of service calls. What’s more, the employer must protect its employees with equipment that is safe and meets current industry standards. For example, what good are airbags during a frontal collision if the cargo in the vehicle’s rear poses a serious threat to the driver?
What type of truck can be upfitted?
All vehicles used for commercial purposes, from minivans and vans to pickup trucks and utility trucks, etc.
How can I obtain more information about vehicle upfitting and conversion?
For additional information about our products and services, contact us at 1 855 840-2001 or send in a request for information online.