NOVI, Mich., Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hino Trucks' "INSIGHT", the most advanced web-based location and telematics solution in the medium duty commercial truck market, was named one of Heavy Duty Trucking's Top 20 new products for 2011.
This year's best-of-the-best new products from 2011 were selected from hundreds of products and services and were judged on their innovation, ability to address top industry issues, and potential to improve a fleet's bottom line through maintenance savings, improvements in safety or efficiency.
The winners were chosen by HDT's editors, 2011 Truck Fleet Innovators, and a panel of veteran fleet maintenance professionals from the ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council.
Hino's INSIGHT provides innovative GPS-based, remote fleet management capabilities to fleet operations of all sizes – driving efficiencies, safety, security, customer satisfaction and green initiatives. INSIGHT includes a mix of premium and Hino exclusive services ranging from route tracking, geofencing, advanced vehicle administration, and planned maintenance management to real-time critical Hino proprietary diagnostics alerts, custom fleet performance dashboard reporting, and remote door unlock telemetry.
Vernon Allen, Vice President of National Accounts for Hino Trucks, accepted the award on behalf of Hino during a ceremony at TMC in Orlando. He commented, "We are honored that Hino's telematics solution is being recognized in the industry as a top performer. INSIGHT is more than simply a total operating cost reducing agent and CRM tool, Hino INSIGHT lends to safe vehicle operation and environmental standards."
The 'Dashboard' main page of the HinoInsight.com web portal is specifically designed for fleet managers to gain a daily snapshot of their fleets' critical diagnostics status and performance against established targets. The INSIGHT Dashboard allows fleet managers to simultaneously access real-time vehicle and driver-related information of key metrics.
The integration of WebTech Wireless' fleet management solutions expertise and network of telecommunications industry leaders – Garmin, AT&T, and Google – positions INSIGHT with versatility to accommodate the individual needs of fleets of all sizes, and fully customized vocational solutions for applications such as snow plow, waste management, and fuel delivery.
About Hino: Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group Company, assembles, sells, and services Class 4-7 conventional commercial trucks in the United States. The headquarters is located in Novi, Michigan and boasts a network of over 160 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 the lowest total cost of ownership, superior fuel economy, industry-leading environmental friendliness, unmatched reliability and maneuverability, and the most comprehensive bundle of standard features in the market. For more information, visit our internet home page at www.hino.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
SOURCE Hino Trucks