WILLIAMSTOWN, W.Va., June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hino Trucks recently held a ceremony to commemorate the production of the 50,000th Hino truck. The ceremony took place at Hino's plant in Williamstown, West Virginia in front of it local and state officials, assembly team members and Hino executive management.
The 50,000th truck is a 2017 model 268A which is part of Hino's award winning line-up of conventional trucks that have garnered an industry reputation for providing the lowest cost of ownership in its class. The milestone caps a record growth period for Hino in which the company has seen a 30% increase in 2 years. The growth in sales can be attributed to a combination of improved vehicle offerings including a fully connected vehicle platform that is standard across all Hino models.
Yoshinori Noguchi, Chairman of Hino Trucks said, "It's gratifying for our sales team, our manufacturing team, and our production team to have reached this significant milestone in our company's history. This production level is testament to our trucks longevity and to the commitment of our customers to support a quality product. The Hino brand has risen from humble beginnings in the U.S. to become the premier leader in the medium duty truck market. We have built a solid foundation on which we plan to build consistently and substantially with the help of an ever expanding portfolio of standard features."
Assembled in Williamstown and driven nationwide in a host of applications, the 268A is part of Hino's class 6 & 7 conventional truck line up that is well suited for a host of applications ranging from food and beverage, delivery, construction, towing, waste, sanitation, refined fuels, utility, and aerial.
About Hino: Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group Company, assembles, sells, and services the most environmentally friendly lineup of Class 4-7 conventional and cab-over 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 the lowest total cost of ownership, fully connected telematics, superior fuel economy, unmatched reliability and maneuverability, and the most comprehensive bundle of standard features in the market. For more information, visit our internet home page at http://www.hino.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
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