NEW ALBANY, Ohio, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVGI) a leading supplier of fully integrated system solutions for the global commercial vehicle market, announced today that it was honored with the Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A. (HMMUSA) Excellence in Value Improvement Award during the Annual Business Meeting held on June 6, 2013 in Plymouth, MI.
CVG has worked with HMMUSA to provide Hino-branded vehicles seating manufactured at CVG's National Seating facility in Vonore, Tennessee. The seating provided to HMMUSA since 2011 is used in Class 6 and 7 trucks Hino produces in North America.
This award recognizes CVG's proactive and on-going collaboration with HMMUSA to increase product value and address cost challenges over the 2012-2013 build cycle.
"We are very pleased to achieve this recognition from Hino, a well-recognized quality truck brand. It is a strong testament to all those on our Seating Team who worked very hard to develop a positive and productive relationship with Hino. The opportunity to provide Hino with seating products for Class 6 and 7 trucks supports our corporate strategy to diversify our end markets, expand our product range and broaden our customer base," stated Jerry Armstrong, President of CVG's North and South America Seating & Trim Products.
CVG currently manufactures vehicle seating in the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Mexico and Australia under the National Seating, Bostrom Seating®, KAB Seating™ and Stratos Seating® brands.
About Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc.
Commercial Vehicle Group is a leading supplier of a full range of cab related products and systems for the global commercial vehicle market, including the heavy-duty (Class 8) truck market, the construction, military, bus and agriculture markets and the specialty transportation markets. The Company's products include static and suspension seat systems, electronic wire harness assemblies, controls and switches, cab structures and components, interior trim systems (including instrument panels, door panels, headliners, cabinetry and floor systems), mirrors and wiper systems, specifically designed for applications in commercial vehicles. The Company is headquartered in New Albany, OH with operations throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Information about the Company and its products is available on the internet at www.cvgrp.com.
About Hino Trucks
Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group Company, sells and services the most environmentally friendly lineup of Class 5-7 commercial trucks in the United States. Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Hino boasts a network of over 200 dealers nationwide committed to achieving excellence in customer service and support. Hino Trucks is the premier medium duty nameplate in the United States with a product lineup that offers low total cost of ownership, superior fuel economy, unmatched reliability and maneuverability, and the most comprehensive bundle of standard features in the market. For more information, visit us at www.hino.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
About Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc.
Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. (HMM), a Toyota Group Company, assembles Class 6 & 7 Hino brand trucks, and builds axles and other components for certain Toyota vehicles. HMM has facilities in West Virginia, Arkansas, California and Michigan.
SOURCE Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc.