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Hino 338 Utility Truck


The 33,000-pound GVW, 2012 Hino 338 model features the manufacturer’s J08E series eight-liter diesel engine producing 260 HP and 660 pounds/feet of torque, a 13 percent improvement over previous models. Standard equipment on the Hino 338 includes an Allison automatic transmission and an exhaust brake. Options for 2012 models include a clean cab-to-axle and an Allison 2500 transmission with Shift Energy Management, along with a 14,000-pound front axle, a front frame extension and a 120,000-PSI frame.

Kate Wade

Kate Wade is the managing editor of Utility Fleet Professional and Incident Prevention magazines. She has been employed by Utility Business Media Inc. since 2008.