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Hino Motors Canada Announces the All New Hino 198 Class 5 Model

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Hino Motors Canada, Ltd. is pleased to announce the all new Class 5 Hino 198 model for 2011.

The Hino 198 will be launched concurrently with the September launch of the Hino 2011 medium duty truck (“MDT”) line-up.

The 2011 Hino 198 is built on a 19,500 lbs. GVWR truck chassis coupled to a 220 hp, 7.6 litre turbo charged Hino diesel engine. It will feature the bold styling of all the 2011 Hino MDT’s. It will also utilize Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) to fully comply with 2010EPA emissions requirements.

According to Eric Smith, National Sales Manager for HMC, “the new Hino 198 will have the extra power and performance requested of our light duty trucks by Canadian customers.”

The new model will be assembled at Hino’s Canadian assembly plant located in Woodstock, Ontario.

About Hino: Hino Motors Canada, Ltd., a Toyota Group Company, assembles and distributes light and medium duty commercial trucks in Canada. Hino is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario with assembly operations in Woodstock, Ontario. Service is provided through its extensive coast-to-coast dealership network and is backed by its industry leading customer care protection program. For more information, please visit us at