Hino Trucks announced the addition of a Class 4 155 Model to its product offering during the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. With the addition of the 155 Model, Hino now offers product ranging from Class 4 through Class 7. The 155 Model has a GVWR of 14,500 lbs. and is powered by Hino’s
Building the best truck for the job begins with knowing all the options. We asked the experts to tell us what fleets need to know to get the most of their buying decisions.
While cabover engine (COE) style trucks are rarely if ever seen in on-highway trucking operations, they are considered effective by many local and regional medium-duty operations. Highly maneuverable in tight spaces and offering exceptional visibility and maneuverability, COEs are the vehicle of choice for a range of vocations, including pick-up and delivery, lease and rental,
Hino Trucks held their sixth annual National Service Skills Competition at their training facility in Novi, Mich. After the day of intense competition, Matt Kiernan of O’Connor Motor Co. in Portland, Maine, came away with the Skills title for 2014. Kiernan is a Service Technician and has been with O’Connor for nine years. After only
In just a few short years, trucks powered by alternative fuels have gone from a rare sight on the road to a growing trend that has seen serious investment by big fleets. Today’s biggest alternative fuel contender is natural gas. While many OEs offer liquid natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG), CNG has
Hino Trucks has partnered exclusively with Telogis to release its next-generation platform for Hino INSIGHT, the company’s web-based location and telematics solution tailored for the medium-duty commercial truck market. Hino INSIGHT 2.0 powered by Telogis supports Hino’s ongoing commitment to provide customers with improved total cost of ownership, better vehicle uptime and world-class user experiences,
Hino Trucks’ Class 5 195h and 195h-DC diesel electric cab-over has been approved by the New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP). The NYT-VIP is a partnership between the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) and CALSTART. $19
Hino Trucks partnered with Miller Industries to provide one lucky tow operator a chance to win a fully loaded 2014 MY Hino model 258ALP with a Century 12 Series LCG Carrier. The truck is part of a giveaway that benefits The Professional Wreckers of Florida (PWOF) education and legislation programs. This year’s winner is Aaron
Choosing the best truck for the job: Hino talks trucks built for ‘day-in-day-out’ work that minimize operating costs
According to Glenn Ellis, vice president, marketing & dealer operations for Hino Trucks, “Today’s vocational fleet managers demand trucks that are reliable, fuel efficient and work as hard as they do day in and day out. They are always looking for ways to minimize their operational cost and are looking to tools such as telematics
“Fleet managers know that well-designed equipment enhances productivity,” says Robert Johnson, a former fleet manager who currently serves as director of fleet relations for the NTEA. “Your objective when designing a work truck is to optimize the vehicle to achieve the best overall return for each dollar spent, but common mistakes can jeopardize your results.
Hino Trucks held a ceremony to commemorate the delivery of the 10,000th Hino truck to Penske Truck Leasing (PTL). The ceremony took place at Hino’s Williamstown, W. Va. plant in front of assembly team members and top management from Hino and Penske Truck Leasing. “We congratulate the entire team at Hino and Toyota on this significant
Hino Trucks recently donated a cab-over truck to Canadian Valley Technology Center, a vocational school located outside of Oklahoma City. As a result of the May 31, 2013, El Reno tornado, CV Tech lost several vehicles that were used as teaching tools in various repair- related programs. Three large diesel trucks were destroyed within the