Toyota's Dyna Truck * South Africa - Now a light commercial vehicle (LCV)
* Gauteng - New Toyota Dyna truck, with "important aspects" improved
The Toyota Dyna has been transitioned from the medium to light commercial vehicle (LCV) category... Ernie Trautmann, vice president of Hino South Africa, said this change in category was introduced because its normally aspirated three litre diesel engine is not electronically controlled. This meant it could not be fitted with a tamperproof speed limiter as is the case with the Hino 300-, 500- and 700- truck series... As per government regulations, all medium, heavy, and extra-heavy commercial vehicles have to be fitted with speed limiters. Medium commercial vehicles are limited to a top speed of 100km/h while heavy and extra-heavy trucks are only be able to travel at a maximum of 80km/h... Mr. Trautmann explained the several “important aspects” had been improved. “The revised Dyna is equipped with anti-lock braking system (ABS) as well as being fitted with the narrow cab used for certain Hino 300-Series models,” he said... The front panel is now one piece, instead of three, and incorporates new designs for the grille and bumper, while the headlamps are halogen with multi reflectors...
(Picture: Quickpic - The Toyota Dyna) -- Sandton, Gauteng. SA - Infrastructurene, by Riante Naidoo - February 12, 2017
Labels: truckmakers news South Korea