With the rapidly expanding interest in heavy-duty electric trucks, Hino Trucks and Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) have agreed to jointly develop a Class 8 fuel cell electric truck (FCET) for the North American market.
The companies will leverage the newly developed Hino XL Series chassis with Toyota's fuel cell technology to deliver enhanced capability without harmful emissions.This collaboration expands upon the existing effort to develop a 25-ton FCET for the Japanese market, which was announced earlier this year.
Hino Trucks has been asking a simple question: What size are you? Well, now it's time to answer that question. Hino has unified its entire lineup of trucks, including model names, to make it even easier to match the perfect Hino to operators and their business' needs.
Hino ushered in a new era of manufacturing capability during a grand opening ceremony that was attended by Gov. James Justice, SenatorJoe Manchin and Senator Shelley Capito, Congressman David McKinley, local government officials, dealers, customers, suppliers and media.
Hino Trucks line of chrome accessories, HinoStyle, now has its own website. The new dedicated site, www.hinostyle.com, features an interactive experience that allows customers to quickly navigate and view the accessories needed to add a custom look to their truck and makes locating and ordering these parts effortless.
Hino Trucks has expanded its Certified Ultimate dealer network with the addition of eight dealers. With the addition of these new dealerships, Hino's Certified network now includes more than 25 dealerships operating nationwide that continue to have outstanding unified performance year after year across their sales, parts and service departments.
Hino Trucks' XL Series rounds out Hino Trucks Class 7 product offering and launches the company into the Class 8 market for the first time in the United States. The Hino XL7 and XL8 models are powered by Hino's A09 turbo diesel 8.9-liter inline 6-cylinder engine boasting a B10 life of 1,000,000 miles.
Four of North America's leading truck manufacturers have announced they will unveil new vehicles at The Work Truck Show 2018. Chevrolet Commercial Vehicles will reveal its Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD chassis cab trucks. Ford Commercial Vehicles will launch a new commercial vehicle.
Hino Motors Manufacturing facility in Williamstown, W.V., celebrated 10 years of medium duty truck production. This 245,000 sq. ft. location produces Hino's award winning Class 6 & 7 Conventional body style trucks. The West Virginia plant has seen exponential growth over its decade of production, facilitating the country's fastest growing medium duty truck.
JLG Industries Inc., and Hinowa, S.p.A. announced an agreement that will provide JLG-branded specialty boom lifts to the access market. These articulated boom lifts feature a light overall vehicle weight, the ability to pass through a narrow doorway, outriggers for leveling and drive on rubber tracks.
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced that the UltraShift Highway Value (HV) transmission will be offered by Hino Trucks on its 2009 model year 268A and 338 truck models, providing Hino customers significant fuel and operational savings over a conventional automatic.
Size matters when it comes to compaction power and performance. Stone Construction Equipment Inc. offers power and performance in the Rhino 66X vibratory dirt roller. This ride-on 66-in. (167 cm) roller joins the 43- and 54-in. (109 and 137 cm) models currently in the Rhino line.