Toyota Partners With Hino Truck
Oct. 6, 2020—Toyota North America partners with Hino Trucks to jointly develop a Class 8 fuel cell electric truck.
According to a press release put out by Toyota, the companies will combine the new Hino XL Series chassis truck with Toyota's fuel cell technology to deliver top performance without harmful emissions.
"A fuel cell powered version of the Hino XL Series is a win-win for both customers and the community," said Tak Yokoo, senior executive engineer for Toyota Research and Development. "It will be quiet, smooth and powerful while emitting nothing but water."
The first demonstration is expected to take place in the first half of 2021.