Hino Delivers HD Trucks To W.Va. DOT

Fri, 10/16/2009 - 10:30am

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.



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