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Toyota doesn't just make small hybrids! The Hino 195h Truck:

Toyota doesn't just make small hybrids! The Hino 195h Truck:

By John Voelcker Nov 24, 2013 Follow John Add to circle Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Hino 195h diesel-electric hybrid Class 5 cab-over-engine truck Enlarge Photo The Toyota Prius may be the most popular hybrid model of the many Toyota sells. But the company's largest hybrid vehicle weighs more than six new 2014 Prius Liftbacks when it's fully loaded. It's the Hino 195h, a 7- to 9-ton diesel-electric Class 5 commercial truck known as a "cab-over," meaning its cab sits directly over the engine. Its gross vehicle weight is 19,500 pounds. Hino is Toyota's commercial truck brand, which has sold trucks in the U.S. since 1984. The Hino 195b hybrid truck--as well as a conventional diesel-only model--went on sale in January 2012, and was Hino's first light-duty truck sold in the U.S. since 2004. It's offered in both conventional and crew-cab models. Hino 195h die...

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