Today's Trucking

New names, features for Hino’s 2021 trucks

November 4, 2019 by John Smith

Hino has updated and renamed its product line for the 2021 model year — the Hino M, L, and XL.


Be specific when spec’ing medium-duty trucks

September 13, 2018 by John Smith

MONTREAL, Que. — Determining how to build a commercial vehicle is always a challenge, but medium-duty trucks add unique layers to the decisions. The equipment is often asked to do more than carry cargo, after all. Think of these trucks […]


Hino unveils Class 8 for Canadian market

May 3, 2018 by John Smith

There is a saying that you should go big or go home. Hino Trucks has answered the call with the Canadian reveal of its Class 8 XL Series. Orders are to begin in the fourth quarter of this year, with production of the 4×2 version to begin in the first quarter of 2019, and 6×4 production to begin in the second quarter.


Truck World Day 1 — a video recap

April 22, 2018 by John Smith

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Missed Truck World 2018? Don’t worry, Equipment editor Jim Park has got you covered with a video update right from the show floor.

With a “smoking” Canadian economy being reflected in the trucking industry, business was booming and attendance was the highest seen on day one in a long time.

We’ve got your updates from Mack and Volvo, a look at the Canadian paint job on the Anthem, and so much more. Check it out!


Canadian truck sales were strong in ’17

March 9, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — North America’s Class 8 truck sales closed out 2017 on a three-year high, thanks largely to tighter capacity in the freight market south of the border. Here in Canada, Freightliner dominated Class 8 sales for the year, […]


Hino enters the Class 8 market

March 8, 2018 by John Smith

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – After 10 years of requests from dealers and customers for heavier trucks and tandem axles, Hino Trucks has answered the call. Its all-new XL Series line of class 7 and 8 vehicles was introduced at the Work Truck Show here in Indianapolis.


Launches planned for Work Truck Show

January 15, 2018 by John Smith

Four manufacturers have announced they will unveil new vehicles at this year’s Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Indiana. Chevrolet Commercial Vehicles will round out its commercial truck portfolio with Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD chassis cabs, Ford Commercial Vehicles will have a launch of its own, and International will debut what it’s touting as “the driver’s ultimate work truck.” Hino, meanwhile, will introduce a line of Class 7 and 8 trucks, to be powered by


Hino prepares for Class 7-8 line

October 4, 2017 by John Smith

CHARLESTON, WVA – Hino will increase the size of its manufacturing operation in West Virginia as it prepares to produce a new line of Class 7-8 trucks for the North American market.


Hino event honors tops in parts, tech and sales

May 30, 2017 by John Smith

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Hino Motors Canada has tested its sales, parts and service teams in a skills competition during a national dealer meeting at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario.


Hino surprises Fanshawe with truck keys

May 12, 2017 by John Smith

LONDON, ON – Hino Motors Canada president Yumiko Kawamura surprised Fanshawe College with the keys to a truck this week, following the company’s national dealer meeting and skills competition.


New execs at Hino Motors Manufacturing, USA

April 7, 2017 by John Smith

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – Hino Motors Manufacturing USA has announced a new chairman, president and two executive vice presidents.


Tri-Truck honored by Hino for second year

July 25, 2016 by John Smith

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Hino Motor Canada has for the second consecutive year named Tri-Truck Center of Barrie, Ontario as Dealer of the Year.


Hino’s New 258 Conventional Truck

June 8, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

Hino Motors Canada has released its new high-horsepower model 258 low-profile conventional truck, aiming at the towing market


Beaver Truck Centre Opening New Location

July 21, 2015 by sehui

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba-based Volvo and Hino dealership, Beaver Truck Centre, will soon open a new location in Brandon and have an open house.


2015 Medium Duty Roundup

January 26, 2015 by Allan Janssen

The next generation of running-around-town trucks will deliver a load of innovations, including fuel-saving transmissions; aerodynamic design and in at least one case, “customerization.”