Hino Canada Launches 2023 Hino XL-Series

Hino Motors Canada (HMC) will start production on its 2023 model year Hino XL-Series class 8 trucks at its assembly facility in Woodstock, ON, in the spring of 2022. The 2023 Hino XL8 will be offered in 4x2 and 6x4 straight frame configurations ranging from a GVWR (gross axle weight rating) of 35,000 to 54,600 lbs. The 109-inch bumper to back of cab (BBC) day cab model will be offered with a selection of wheelbases up to 289 inches on 4x2 and 281 inches on 6x4 models. It will feature the Cummins L9 engine. Hino XL8 models come standard with 300 horsepower with the option of 360 horsepower in the 6x4 models. The XL8 also features the Allison 3000 Series transmission in both Highway Series (HS) and Rugged Duty Series (RDS). Hino Motors Canada’s assembly facility in Woodstock opened in 2006 and was expanded in 2016 to meet the growing demand for Hino trucks in Canada.