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

inside the next generation heavy duty Hino prime mover

Inside the Next Generation Heavy Duty Hino Prime Mover

As part of the ongoing drip, drip, drip campaign being put out by Hino Trucks, we now get a glance inside the next generation heavy duty Hino prime mover. The new Hino 700 Series trucks are due to finally see the light of day in early June, or so PowerTorque has heard. Read more

the Hino 700 dripfeed continues

The Hino 700 Dripfeed Continues

With small snippets of information about the new model on its way, the Hino 700 dripfeed continues with another release this week which proves to be a bit of a poser for those who know the Hino range. Read more

first production of electric trucks

First Production of Electric Trucks

Melbourne based company SEA Electric has commenced the first production of electric trucks at commercial volume levels in Australia, with the first of the vehicles currently on the SEA Electric production line in Melbourne. Read more

another blow for BTS21

Another Blow for BTS21

Hino pulling out of the Brisbane Truck Show deals another blow for BTS21, as the Japanese truck maker announced the company’s decision to withdraw from the show, due to take place from May 13th to 16th. Read more

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

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