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Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

VW’s Traton, Toyota’s Hino to Collaborate on Electrification

Hino Motors autonomous trucks travel in convoy during a demonstration in Japan. Hino Motors autonomous trucks travel in convoy during a demonstration on a test track in Japan in May 2018. (Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg News)

Volkswagen AG and Toyota Motor Corp.’s truck subsidiaries are joining forces on battery-electric and fuel cell vehicles, enabling the companies to split the costs of developing technology needed to comply with stricter emission rules.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
October 28, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Hino Trucks, Toyota Group to Develop Class 8 Fuel Cell Truck

Hino-Toyota FCET Toyota

Hino Trucks and Toyota Motor North America agreed to develop a zero-emission Class 8 fuel cell electric truck for the North American market.

October 5, 2020
Business, Equipment

Jacobs to Supply Engine Brake to Hino in China

Jacobs Vehicle Systems Jacobs Vehicle Systems

Jacobs Vehicle Systems announced it will supply its compression release engine brake in China to Hino Motors Co. for its new 10.5-liter U11C diesel engine.

August 14, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Hino Trucks Unveils New Class 4-7 Models

Hino Hino's Dominik Beckman. (Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Hino Trucks unveiled its new M Series Class 4 and Class 5 trucks, and new L Series Class 6 and 7 conventional trucks, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show on Oct. 28.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 28, 2019
Business

Hino Achieves Medium-Duty Milestone

Yoshio Shimo and Roger Penske Yoshio Shimo, president of Hino Motors Limited, presents the commemorative 20,000th truck key to Roger Penske. (Hino Trucks-Penske)

Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group Co., built its 20,000th truck in the U.S., which it delivered to Penske Truck Leasing.

August 26, 2019
Business, Equipment

Hino’s New Truck Plant Opens in West Virginia

Hino executives at the grand opening of the new Hino plant. Hino executives, stakeholders and local politicians at the grand opening of the new Hino plant. (Hino Trucks)

Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A. Inc. on Aug. 21 announced the opening of its nearly 1 million-square-foot medium- and heavy-duty truck manufacturing plant in Mineral Springs, W.Va., adding it would increase investment there.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 22, 2019
Business, Equipment

Hino Expands Certified Dealer Network

Hino truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Hino Trucks announced the expansion of its Certified Ultimate dealer network with the addition of eight dealers, giving it 25 such dealerships operating nationwide.

March 15, 2019
Business, Equipment

Shigehiro Matsuoka Chosen as New CEO at Hino North America

Hino XL trucks Classes 7 and 8 XL models. (Hino Trucks)

Hino Trucks announced Shigehiro Matsuoka was appointed CEO of Hino North America.

March 1, 2019
Business, Equipment

Jacobs to Supply Engine Brakes for Hino XL Series

Hino XL trucks Classes 7 and 8 XL models. (Hino Trucks)

Jacobs Vehicle Systems announced the launch of a compression release engine brake for 2020 Hino XL Series heavy-duty trucks for the U.S. market.

February 12, 2019
Business, Equipment

Hino to Launch Class 8 Series in Canada in 2019

Hino WV plant Hino's West Virginia plant (Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A.)

Hino Motors Canada announced it will assemble the new Class 8 Hino XL Series in Woodstock, Ontario, beginning in early 2019.

April 23, 2018

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