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VIDEO – Hino Trucks new Class 4 and 5 COE with first ever US Diesel-Electric Hybrid Offering


March 9, 2011
By Anthony Capkun


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In a really big event today, March 8, 2010, at the Work Truck Show, Hino Trucks unveiled “a revolutionary addition to its product lineup”—Hino is offering four models of the newly designed Class 4 and Class 5 cab over engine (COE) trucks. In the Class 4 market, Hino will offer the 155 diesel model and the first-ever U.S. class 4 diesel-electric hybrid model, the 155h. In the Class 5 market, Hino will offer the 195 diesel model and the first-ever U.S. Class 5 diesel-electric hybrid model, the 195h. The 195 and 195h models will carry a 19,500 lb. GVW rating. “With the introduction of this new truck, Hino Trucks is making the diesel-electric hybrid a viable option in the U.S. commercial truck industry for the first time,” said Sumio Fukaya, president and CEO of Hino Trucks. (Video courtesy Hino)