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Hino Enters Class 8 Market with Debut of the All-New XL Series

Hino Enters Class 8 Market with XL Series Truck
Hino Trucks debuted its new line of trucks at the 2018 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, IN. yesterday.  Named the Hino XL Series, the all-new lineup rounds out Hino Trucks Class 7 product offering and launches them into the Class 8 market for the first time in the U.S. The Hino XL7 and XL8 models are powered by Hino’s legendary A09 turbo diesel 8.9-liter inline 6-cylinder engine boasting a B10 life of 1,000,000 miles.
The Hino XL Series adds capability and new advantages to Hino Trucks product portfolio while holding true to the brand’s core advantages of industry-leading standard features, durability, reliability, and ownership experience.
The Hino XL Series will be offered in a host of straight truck and tractor configurations ranging from a GVWR of 33,000 to 60,000 lbs. and GCWR up to 66,000 lbs. with a max performance of 360 horsepower and 1,150 lb.-ft. torque. Available wheelbase selections of up to 304 inches, and tandem axle and fifth wheel configurations make this a versatile truck for many vocational applications.
Production of the XL7 and XL8 will start in early 2019 and the lineup will be assembled in Mineral Wells, W.Va., at a fully renovated 1 million square-foot production facility that Hino acquired in 2017.
View and download the Hino XL brochure.
Contact us today for more information.

 

By |March 8th, 2018|Bentley News & Events, Commercial Trucking Industry, Hino Trucks|Comments Off on Hino Enters Class 8 Market with Debut of the All-New XL Series

Dual Fuel System for Diesel Engine Coming Soon for Commercial Trucks

A multi-state propane supplier is poised to introduce a dual-fuel system for Class 8 diesels that promises significant savings with a relatively modest investment in equipment and a payback in under two years.

Interesting article from the trucking Info website

Blossman Services, North Carolina, is waiting on final governmental approval for a “blended fuel” system that injects varying amounts of propane autogas to replace diesel fuel in heavy duty truck engines. The system has been certified by the federal Environmental Protection Agency for a 14-liter Detroit Diesel Series 60, said Jessie Johnson, vice president of marketing.

The engine has been running for six months in a road tractor hauling auto parts between Pennsylvania and upstate New York, he said. In Canada there already are 150 to 200 trucks running with the system because EPA certification is not needed there, Johnson said.

Next to be certified is Volvo’s D13, which several interested fleets are running, he said. Mack’s MP8 version of the 12.8-liter diesel is also likely to be certified.

The system is certified for retrofitting onto existing diesels with at least 185,000 miles, which EPA calls intermediate useful life under its maintenance requirements, said Brent Kiomall, Blossman’s applications engineer. All emissions equipment must be retained, but later testing might show that some could be modified or removed.

Certification for new engines might follow with cooperation from truck and engine builders, Johnson said. Blossman expects to begin selling the first retrofit systems in October.

The system is from Prins, a Dutch company, obtained through BL Energie of Canada, Blossman’s partner in this venture, Johnson said.

Blossman Services is a subsidiary of Blossman Gas, with corporate headquarters in Ocean Springs, Miss., which sells propane and gas accessories in five southern and mid-Atlantic states. It […]

By |September 20th, 2014|Commercial Trucking Industry, Press Releases|Comments Off on Dual Fuel System for Diesel Engine Coming Soon for Commercial Trucks

2007 Volvo VNL64T630 Sleeper Tractor – Feature Friday

Featured Truck of the week
USED! 2007 Volvo VNL64T630 Sleeper Tractor
This week’s “Feature Friday”, featured truck of the week:

This week’s Feature Friday truck of the week is an awesome pre-owned class 8 Volvo VNL64T630 Class 8 Sleeper Truck. Volvo has been manufacturing beautifully designed high quality class 8 tractors for decades and the VNL has been a model for many other trucks to aspire to. This 2007 unit is in great condition and ready for the road. This truck is equipped with a powerful 435 h.p. Volvo diesel engine, 10 speed transmission, air ride suspension and a 63″ sleeper.

There’s more information and specifications on our used tractor inventory page about this truck.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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By |April 18th, 2014|Feature Friday, Used Trucks|Comments Off on 2007 Volvo VNL64T630 Sleeper Tractor – Feature Friday