Hino COE Diesel and Diesel-Electric Hybrid Trucks

Hino Motors Canada, Ltd. unveiled a revolutionary addition to its product line- up during The Work Truck Show 2011 in Indianapolis. Hino will offer four models of the newly designed Class 4 and Class 5 cab over engine (COE) trucks. In the class 4 market, Hino will offer the 155 diesel model and the first ever North American class 4 diesel-electric hybrid model, the 155h. The 155 and 155h models will carry a 6,575 kg GVW rating. In the class 5 market, Hino will offer the 195 diesel model and the first ever North American class 5 diesel-electric hybrid model, the 195h. The 195 and 195h models will carry a 8,545 kg GVW rating.

"The new cab over line-up is an exciting addition to the Hino Trucks brand as we strive to provide our customers with a comprehensive offering for their trucking needs," said Sumio Fukaya, president and CEO of Hino Trucks. "With the introduction of this new truck, Hino Trucks is making the diesel-electric hybrid a viable option in the North American commercial truck industry for the first time.”

All models are powered by the proven Hino J05E Series engine. The 5.0 l engine
is rated at 210 hp and 440 lb ft of torque. It is mated to an Aisin A465, 6-speed automatic transmission.

The Hino 155h and 195h Diesel-Electric Hybrid cab over trucks represent a giant leap for alternative fuel commercial vehicles in North America. Hino devel- oped the world’s first hybrid bus in 1991, and has been continuously evolving its hybrid technology ever since. Today, with over 10,000 hybrids in the market, Hino is proud to have manufactured the high- est number of hybrid trucks around the world. The new truck is in fact Hino’s sixth generation of hybrid technology.

Source: Hino Motors Canada, Ltd.
Hino Motors Sales U.S.A., Inc.

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