Hino and Traton electric power deal

Hino and Traton Electric Power Deal

A joint venture agreement for e-mobility products has been signed this week as part of a Hino and Traton electric power deal. The new JV will drive sustainable transport, based on the strategic partnership started in 2018. Read more

improvement in performance for the new Hino trucks

Improvement in Performance for the New Hino Trucks

With the release of the new 300 Series Light duty truck, there is also an improvement in performance for the new Hino trucks, with a new model being introduced for those looking for even more oomph. Hino claims to offer Australia’s most powerful Japanese-built light duty truck range and this claim has been further advanced with the introduction of the new 721 model. Read more

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What is Hino’s Project Z?

This week in the USA, a new project was unveiled, but what is Hino’s Project Z? The US arm of Hino Trucks announced its development path to zero emissions vehicles (ZEV), including a system sourced from Australia, from SEA Electric, a Melbourne based electric truck maker.  Read more

Hino is pushing the envelope

Hino is Pushing the Envelope

With the introduction of the updated 300 Series range, Hino is pushing the envelope on what light duty truck buyers can expect as standard on a truck that they buy. Read more

Hino release the new 300 Series Light duty truck

Hino Release the New 300 Series Light Duty Truck

This week new levels of features and performance have been reached at the lower end of the weight range as Hino release the new 300 Series Light duty truck. The new range features something Hino are calling SmartSafe, a comprehensive safety package with advanced driver-assist technology that takes an active focus in protecting the life of drivers, passengers and other road users. Read more

expansion of the Hino network

Expansion of the Hino Network

Despite current economic conditions and COVID-19 an expansion of the Hino network has seen a strong second quarter for the newly-opened Ballarat branch of Till Hino in regional Victoria. Read more

maintaining the right level of service

Maintaining the Right Level of Service 

There’s no doubt that the ultimate success or otherwise of any trucking operation, regardless of what goods are transported, hinges on maintaining the right level of service provided. Southern Sydney based operation, Select Tilt Tray Group, provides a specialised vehicle transportation service for a number of customers including Toyota industrial equipment.  Read more

getting retardation right for Hino

Getting Retardation Right for Hino

Working in rural areas is one area where Japanese brands specialise and, in getting retardation right for Hino, the 700 Series has found a home in quite a few farming industry associated tasks. Working in this segment is not a high mileage task, but it is tough on the trucks. They are rarely turned over after just a few years on the job, they are expected to put in good service over many years, and are only replaced when thoroughly worn out. Read more

a specialised vehicle transportation service

A Specialised Vehicle Transportation Service 

Based in Southern Sydney, Select Tilt Tray Group provides a specialised vehicle transportation service for a number of customers including Toyota industrial equipment. Diesel News’ Paul Matthei looks at a company which depends on a fleet of Hino trucks to ensure the ongoing requirements of hard-won clients are met on time, every time. Read more

Surprise Truck Sales Figures Released

Surprise Truck Sales Figures Released

The month of April has seen some surprise truck sales figures released as the Covid-19 crisis seems to be having an effect on some truck sales numbers. The latest results released by the Truck Industry Council show a decline in sales numbers, but the months to come will give us a better handle on the real effects of the current crisis. Read more