Business, Technology, Equipment, TCA

Toyota Acquires Chicago-based Hoist Liftruck

Hoist Hoist Liftruck Manufacturing

Toyota Industries North America has acquired Chicago-based Hoist Liftruck Manufacturing. The company will be renamed Hoist Material Handling.

The Times | Munster, Ind.
February 19, 2019
Business, Equipment

Hino Steps Into US Heavy-Duty Market

Hino's XL series Hino is entering the hard-to-penetrate U.S. market with these Classes 7 and 8 XL models. (Hino Trucks)

INDIANAPOLIS — Hino Trucks is expanding into the heavy-duty sector in the United States with the introduction March 7 of its new Classes 7 and 8 XL model series truck and tractor.

Jim Galligan | Special to Transport Topics
March 8, 2018

US Class 8 Fleet Expands to Largest Size on Record

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The U.S. heavy-duty truck fleet grew to its largest size on record during the first quarter, expanding 3.2% from a year earlier, IHS Automotive reported.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 28, 2014

Used-Truck Prices Set Record as Newer Models Hit Market

Used heavy-duty truck values have hit record highs this year as lower-mileage models command high prices, industry analysts said.

March 10, 2014

Nov. Class 8 Sales Decline 15.6%, But 2012 Still Is Outpacing 2011

Retail heavy-duty truck sales in the United States fell 15.6% in November from a year ago, the third straight monthly decline, but continue to outpace 2011, WardsAuto.com reported.

December 24, 2012

Heavy-Duty Truck Sales Up 19.4% in June

Class 8 truck sales rose 19.4% in June over the year-ago level, extending a growth pattern that dealers and analysts said could be in jeopardy during the rest of 2012 because of growing economic uncertainty.

July 23, 2012