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    Fontaine moves closer to new Hino plant

    August 26, 2019 10:47AM by Truck News

    MINERAL WELLS, WV – Fontaine Modification has announced it’s moving its West Virginia modification center from Williamstown to Mineral Wells, WV, to be closer to Hino’s new truck manufacturing plant. The new facility offers double the production space, and will

  • Hino opens West Virginia truck plant

    August 23, 2019 8:55AM by Jim Park

    MINERAL WELLS, WV — Hino Motors has officially opened its new million-square-foot manufacturing facility in Mineral Wells, WV. The ceremony took place Wednesday, Aug. 22, capping a two-year effort that saw a former retail distribution center turned into a state-of-the-art

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    Wabco to supply technologies for new heavy-duty Hino

    August 23, 2018 6:40AM by Truck News

    NOVI, Mich. – Wabco has announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Hino Trucks, to provide braking technology and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) for its new heavy-duty truck. The new XL Series Class 7/8 Hino will come

  • Hino getting into Class 8 market in North America

    March 7, 2018 4:47PM by Truck West

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Hino Trucks today announced its all-new XL Series line of Class 7 and 8 vehicles at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind. The Hino XL7 and XL8 2020 models – which will begin production in early

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    Hino to introduce new Classes 7/8 trucks

    September 29, 2017 10:45AM by Truck News

    MINERAL WELLS, W.V. – Hino has announced it is expanding its U.S. operations, and introducing a new line of Classes 7 and 8 trucks. The company is converting a former Cold Water Creek distribution center and converting it to a

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    Hino names top Canadian dealer, sales rep

    July 24, 2017 5:54AM by Truck News

    BARRIE, Ont. – Tri-Truck Centre has been named Hino Dealer of the Year for the third straight year. The award was recently presented to dealer principal John Esplen, and general manager Rick Howitt. Hino says the dealer of the year

  • Tri-Truck Centre named Canada’s top Hino dealer

    July 1, 2016 1:40PM by Truck News

    BARRIE, Ont. — Hino Motors Canada has named Tri-Truck Centre in Barrie, Ont. its Hino Dealer of the Year for the second consecutive year. Tri-Truck Centre also won the award in 2014, receiving the highest ranking in Hino’s dealer evaluation.

  • Hino Canada appoints new president

    May 16, 2016 11:11AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Hino Motors Canada has named Yumiko Kawamura as the company’s new president, succeeding Shuichi Kaneko, who held the position for four years and has moved into the general manager position for Hino’s European and African division. Kawamura,

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    Meritor Wabco wins quality award from Hino

    July 21, 2015 9:22AM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. — Meritor Wabco has been awarded an Excellence in Quality award by Hino Motors Manufacturing USA. The award recognizes the supplier’s 100% on-time delivery record as well as its perfect quality performance of zero defects per million parts

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    Beaver Truck Centre adding new Brandon location

    July 10, 2015 12:59PM by Truck News

    BRANDON, Man. — Beaver Truck Centre has announced the opening of a new location in Brandon. The new Volvo dealership will be managed by Patrick Southall and Norm Verboom, the company announced. Southall will serve as operations manager and Verboom will

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    Hino throws party to celebrate 40 years in Canada

    October 26, 2014 12:51AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — Hino had more than one reason to celebrate last week when it marked its 40th year in Canada. It was also recognizing new milestones achieved by the company within the past year. “Last year we achieved number one