Hino Motors

Toyota Group Engaged in Full Production of Medical Face Shields

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 5:10am

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 28, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Toyota Group companies are engaged in full-scale production of medical face shields in Japan, with Toyota largely expanding its production capacity from 500 to 600 units per week by approximately 20 times to start production of 40,000 units per month (approximately 2,000 units per day) from April 27.

Key Points: 
  • Toyota City, Japan, Apr 28, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Toyota Group companies are engaged in full-scale production of medical face shields in Japan, with Toyota largely expanding its production capacity from 500 to 600 units per week by approximately 20 times to start production of 40,000 units per month (approximately 2,000 units per day) from April 27.
  • Toyota Group companies now producing medical face shields include Toyota Motor East Japan, Inc., which provided 3,000 units it produced to Miyagi Prefecture on April 20, and Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd., Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (Daihatsu)(1), and Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hino), which have all started trial production, with Daihatsu and Hino now providing medical face shields to medical facilities in their immediate areas.
  • Additionally, Toyota Industries Corporation plans to produce 10,000 units per month (approximately 500 units per day) from April 29, and Toyota Auto Body Co., Ltd. is furthering considerations toward starting production of medical face shields from mid-May.
  • Going forward, the Toyota Group intends to prioritize the provision of the medical face shields it produces to medical facilities and local governments in the localities of the various companies of the group.

Hino Celebrates Grand Opening of New Manufacturing Facility

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 11:58pm

NOVI,Mich., Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hino ushered in a new era of manufacturing capability during a Grand Opening Ceremony that was attended by Governor Justice, Senators Manchin and Capito, Congressman McKinley, local government officials, dealers, customers, suppliers and media.

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  • NOVI,Mich., Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hino ushered in a new era of manufacturing capability during a Grand Opening Ceremony that was attended by Governor Justice, Senators Manchin and Capito, Congressman McKinley, local government officials, dealers, customers, suppliers and media.
  • We have committed $100 million in capital investment into our new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, generating 250 new jobs.
  • About Hino Motors Manufacturing and Hino Trucks.
  • Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. (HMM) headquartered in Novi, MI, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hino Motors, Ltd., and sister company to Hino Motors Sales, Inc., (Hino Trucks) also headquartered in Novi, MI.

Shigehiro Matsuoka Appointed President And CEO Of Hino North America

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 3:13pm

NOVI, Mich., Feb. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hino Trucks announcedShigehiro Matsuoka was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of Hino North America effective February 1, 2019.

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  • NOVI, Mich., Feb. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hino Trucks announcedShigehiro Matsuoka was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of Hino North America effective February 1, 2019.
  • Mr. Matsuoka succeeds Yoshinori Noguchi who will step down after a record-breaking tenure as President and CEO of North American's premier medium and heavy duty truck manufacturer.
  • Mr. Matsuoka joined Hino in 1981 and has held various overseas assignments in his 38-year career with Hino.
  • Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group Company, manufactures, sells, and services a lineup of Class 4-8 commercial trucks in the United States.

Hino Trucks Adds Six Locations To Certified Ultimate Dealer Network

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 4:22pm

General Truck Sales of Toledo, LLC

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  • General Truck Sales of Toledo, LLC
    Fred Bentley, President of Bentley Truck Services commented, "The Bentley Truck Services team is proud to be recognized as a Hino Certified Ultimate dealer at two Bentley locations and are already recognizing benefits of being a Hino Certified Ultimate dealer.
  • That is where we believe the partnership with Hino as a Certified Ultimate Dealer will bring consistency and accountability to our dealership sales, service, and parts departments.
  • Manager of Dealer Operations for Hino Trucks added, "Hino's Certified dealer network is quickly becoming the benchmark for the industry.
  • Hino recently introduced the Hino XL Series, an all-new lineup that rounds out Hino Trucks Class 7 product offering and launches them into the Class 8 market for the first time in the U.S. As with everything Hino Trucks does, the Hino XL Series is more than a product, it is about providing Hino customers an ultimate ownership experience.