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Hino Trucks celebrates 10th annual Master Elite Service Skills competition

Hino Trucks announced the winner of their Service Skills Competition during an awards ceremony at the University of Michigan celebrating the tenth annual event. The competition highlights the hard work and dedication of Hino’s Master Elite Technicians from across the country. After a national qualification round to establish 24 finalists, and a day of live

Hino makes its first foray into the North American Class 8 market with the XL Series

Hino Trucks has announced the launch of the XL series. The XL7 and XL8 trucks will be the first Class 8 offerings ever from Hino in the U.S. market. Hino acknowledges the challenge of joining the Class 8 fray, with Dominik Beckman, the company’s director of marketing, noting that this is “arguably something no OEM

Hino celebrates 10-year manufacturing anniversary

The Hino Motors Manufacturing facility in Williamstown, W.V., has celebrated its tenth anniversary of medium-duty truck production. This 245,000-sq. ft. location produces Hino’s Class 6 & 7 conventional body style trucks. “Our success has allowed us to invest in our capabilities to better service our customers as well as support the local job market,” said

Dana recognized by Hino Trucks for on-time delivery

Dana Inc. announced that it was recognized by Hino Motors Manufacturing, Inc. for 100% on-time delivery at the annual Hino supplier conference last month. Dana currently supplies driveshafts, companion flanges, and yokes to Hino from facilities in North America and Asia. These components are used on a range of Hino medium-duty trucks, as well as

Hino Trucks announces Certified Ultimate dealerships

Hino Trucks announces the first seven dealerships to reach “Certified Ultimate” status in a new dealership excellence initiative. Designed to raise the bar for an overall dealership experience, the Certified Ultimate program rounds out Hino’s Ultimate Ownership Experience positioning with new standards for Parts, Sales and Service departments that increase speed, aid communication and provide

Hino Trucks, Denso Corp. close diesel aftertreatment supply deal

Denso Corp. has entered into an agreement with Hino Trucks to supply various makes and models diesel aftertreatment products, including DPFs and components, to their dealer organization. The Denso program will be offered to all Hino dealerships across the country. Denso and its partner Dinex will supply DPFs, bellows, clamps, gaskets, mufflers and many other necessary components for various

Spec’ing for medium-duty applications

“Operators of medium-duty trucks have heavy-duty expectations,” says Kurt Swihart, Kenworth’s marketing manager. “Truck manufacturers are working to make it simpler for customers who want heavy-duty characteristics in traditional medium-duty applications. The challenge in spec’ing a medium-duty truck is to find the right balance between over- and under-spec’ing in order to achieve the performance and

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Proper power: Medium-duty engines designed for medium-duty trucks

The medium-duty engine market continues to evolve and expand. By the end of this year, new Detroit DD5 and DD8 engines will be offered as part of the Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) product lineup. The Detroit DD5 medium-duty engine will be offered first, initially on 2016 Freightliner M2 models. Those engines will be built at first in

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Hino Trucks aims to turn truck data into dollars

Chances are, right now, you have at least one notification on one of your many devices vying for your attention. It’s a fact of today’s business life—you’re connected with the people that make your fleet successful. Shouldn’t the same go for your trucks? Hino Trucks certainly thinks so: The OEM has mapped a course to

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Hino Trucks offers custom paint options

Hino Trucks has announced custom color paint options for all conventional trucks beginning with model year 2017. Hino will now offer a wide variety of exterior truck colors that customers can order as a factory option or color match to their customized request. “At Hino, we strive to achieve a higher level of customer satisfaction and

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Expanding application: Hino Trucks stays focused on total cost of ownership

In March, Hino Trucks added a Class 4 155 Model, sporting a GVWR of 14,500 lbs. and powered by Hino’s J05E-TP engine, rated at 210 HP. It’s the latest product that continues to expand Hino’s reach into the medium-duty market. “This model is built to be a workhorse in an environment where maneuverability and visibility are

The vocational truck rollouts roundup

When more than 10,000 truck fleet managers, manufacturers and equipment distributors descended on the Indiana Convention Center for The Work Truck Show 2015 they were able to witness the debut of a number of new vocational truck products. Among them were three vehicle announcements. Extending its lineup from Class 4 through Class 7, Hino Trucks