HVAC Firm Deploys Hino Medium-Duty Diesel-Electric Hybrid Truck

8958_andersonhino HVAC Firm Deploys Hino Medium-Duty Diesel-Electric Hybrid Truck The fleet of Anderson Plumbing, Heating and Air, an HVAC contractor based in San Diego, has taken delivery of its first diesel-electric hybrid truck: a new Class 5 195h cab-over model from Hino Trucks.

The 19,500 lbs. GVWR 195h features Hino's 5.0-liter in-line four-cylinder J05E-TP engine and an Aisin A465 six-speed automatic transmission. This powertrain is paired to a 36 kW electric traction motor, nickel-metal hydride battery system and regenerative braking technology. Hino's proprietary Hybrid Adaptive Control System and Engine Control Unit is also featured on the truck.

‘Our new super-green service vehicle is finally in the field,’ says Mary Jean Anderson, president of Anderson Plumbing, Heating and Air. ‘This is a breakthrough for our industry. We have been waiting a long time for a viable option for a hybrid that is designed to accommodate all of the equipment we take out to the field every day.’

The company's clean fleet also consists of hybrid Ford Transit service vehicles.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here