-Hino Trucks's 'INSIGHT' receives Heavy Duty Trucking's Top 20 new products.
Auto Business News - 21 February February: see month. 2012
Hino Hino (hē`nō), city (1990 pop. 165,928), Tokyo Metropolis, E central Honshu, Japan, on the Asa River. A residential suburb of Tokyo and part of the Keihin Industrial Region, Hino produces automobiles and electrical machinery. Trucks, a Toyota Group Company, has announced that 'INSIGHT', a web-based location and telematics Originally coined to mean the convergence of telecommunications and information processing, the term later evolved to refer to automation in automobiles. GPS navigation, integrated hands-free cellphones, wireless communications and automatic driving assistance systems all come under the solution in the medium duty commercial truck market, has been recognised in Heavy Duty Trucking's Top 20 new products for 2011.
The winner was chosen based on various criteria including innovation, ability to address top industry issues, and potential to improve a fleet's bottom line through maintenance savings, improvements in safety or efficiency.
INSIGHT claims to offer GPS-based, remote fleet management capabilities to fleet operations of all sizes, along with driving efficiencies, safety, security, customer satisfaction and green initiatives.
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