smart trucks, for smart trucking

Smart Trucks, for Smart Trucking

At the same time as telematics systems are getting better, so are individual components on a truck, but the truck systems are now becoming powerful enough to stand on their own as a trucking operator’s telematics system, making smart trucks, for smart trucking possible. Read more

truck makers need to keep up with the times

Truck Makers Need to Keep up With the Times

What we expect from a heavy duty truck is changing fast, and truck makers need to keep up with the times. Hino has come up with a model which is precisely tailored to this decade’s Australian heavy market preferences. Read more

moving across to EBS

Moving across to EBS

The introduction of the new 700 Series models and sees a genuine heavy duty challenger from Hino coming on to the Australian truck market, moving across to EBS, with  the electronic braking systems now available all of the way across the 700 Series range of trucks.  Read more

higher power Hino options

Higher Power Hino Options

The Hino 700 Series range goes from the 10 models of the previous iteration to 19 models in the new range and this includes some higher power Hino options. Engines, previously only available as options in the 500 Series have now got some extra horsepower and are available in a 700 Series chassis. Read more

offering from Hino bang up to date

Offering From Hino Bang up to Date

One major feature of the new 700 Series range is a broadening of the models available, coupled with Euro 6, there is also a suite of electronic safety features which brings the complete offering from Hino bang up to date. Read more

a genuine heavy duty challenger from Hino

A Genuine Heavy Duty Challenger from Hino

The complete renewal of the Hino truck range reaches its conclusion with the introduction of the new 700 Series models and sees a genuine heavy duty challenger from Hino coming on to the Australian truck market. Read more

a heavy duty hydrogen fuel cell electric truck

A Heavy Duty Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Truck

Less than a year ago, Hino Trucks in the US announced that it was building a heavy duty hydrogen fuel cell electric truck. This video shows the XL8 prototype powered by a hydrogen fuel cell electric drivetrain, now on show at the 2021 ACT Expo in Long Beach, California, USA. Read more

this truck is a bit of a goer

This Truck is a Bit of a Goer

With 205hp (151 kW) on tap under the driver’s right foot and 600Nm of torque all driving through a six-speed automatic gearbox, you start to get the idea this truck is a bit of a goer. Read more

how much power do you need?

How Much Power Do You Need?

Ask any truck driver a simple question like, how much power do you need? In reply, you will get a variety of answers, but most will amount to a return question, how much power can you give me? Read more

taking the heavy Japanese truck segment to a new level

Taking the Heavy Japanese Truck Segment to a New Level

The release of the new Hino 700 heavy duty truck this week sees the brand taking the heavy Japanese truck segment to a new level. Despite the new shape looking more like a modernising and updating of the previous generations of 700s, this truck is all new. Only the chassis rails and the engine block are the same as the previous 700 models. Read more

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