By Darrin S Talley
Hino Motors Ltd, commonly known as Hino, are a Japanese truck manufacturing company who are part of the Tokyo Motor Corporation. Hino is headquartered in Hino-shi, Tokyo, and it has been in operation since 1942. They are Japan’s leading manufacturer of medium and heavy-duty diesel trucks. This article takes a look at some of the models of trucks, what each of their benefits are, and where you can purchase them from.
Hino have released two different classes of conventional truck in their range: Class 6 and Class 7. In Class 6 there is the 238, the 258ALP, the 258LP, the 268 and the 268A. In Class 7 there is the 338 and the 338 CT.
The 238 is a powerful delivery vehicle which is extremely reliable and economical on fuel. It is suitable for when you require high cubic capacity vehicle, but not full weight capacity. This model, when purchased new, will come with a full warranty coverage.
The 258 ALP is similar to the 238 in design, with the same low profile platform. It also has specially designed air brakes, which will increase the stability of the vehicle.
The 268 is an ideal vehicle for delivery and moving operations. It offers outstanding fuel economy and it has strong residual value, giving it one of the lowest ownership costs in its class.
The 338 model is both reliable and durable. It is commonly used by construction industries, for petroleum and gas delivery, and for waste and recycling transportation. The 338 CT is perfect for urban jobs, as it allows for easy maneuverability through congested areas.
COE trucks will be arriving on the market later on in the year. They are set to be one of the most ergonomically advanced trucks in the world. This model comes fitted with a Hino JO5E Engine, which produces 210 HP. It has been engineered to maximize both performance and fuel efficiency. The COE models have also been designed with comfort in mind, and the interior includes a versatile mobile office workspace.
The COE models come in two models: Diesel or Hybrid. The Hybrid model is a diesel-electric hybrid, which is incredibly fuel efficient. The hybrid model comes with a hybrid system mode indicator and ECO drive display, which will keep drivers informed on the operating mode, and it will help them to drive efficiently and reduce emissions. By switching to a hybrid vehicle you will also be doing your part for the environment, and making your company more eco-friendly.
If you want to purchase a Hino truck, then the best place to do so is from a specialist retailer. Not only will they have the largest selection of vehicles, but their knowledgeable staff will be able to advise on what type of vehicle is best for your needs. All major suppliers will have a website which provides information and photographs on the vehicles that they offer, along with their contact details. It is also possible to purchase second-hand Hino trucks.