WILLIAMSTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- Hino trucks manufactured in West Virginia have joined the state Department of Transportation's fleet.
Hino Motors Manufacturing USA Inc. has a contract to produce about 120 heavy-duty maintenance trucks for the state. Hino made its first delivery on Friday at a ceremony at the company's plant in Williamstown, where the trucks are manufactured.
The trucks are modified with dump bodies, snow plows and other equipment to handle a variety of maintenance duties.
Hino converted the former industrial plant into a truck assembly line. The company opened the plant in July 2007 and now produces about 2,500 trucks a year at the Wood County facility.