Jacobs Jake brake ties-up with Hino Motors


Jacobs Vehicle Systems, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has signed a long-term supply agreement with Hino Motors, Ltd. which will last through 2025.

With this long-term supply agreement, Jacobs Vehicle Systems (Jacobs) and Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hino) continue their long-standing relationship which began in the early 1990s when engine brakes were first installed on Hino E13C engines. Since that time, Jacobs has continued to deliver high-performing braking technologies as seen on the A09 and A05 engine platforms.

“Jacobs is excited about extending our nearly 30-year relationship with Hino through 2025. Over the years, our engine brakes have aided Hino in providing its customers with improved safety, productivity, and drivability while reducing their total cost of ownership,” said Steve Ernest, Vice President of Engineering and Business Development, Jacobs Vehicle Systems.

This contract allows Jacobs and Hino to expand their working relationship and bring new technologies to the market.

About Jacobs Vehicle Systems and Hino
Jacobs Vehicle Systems Jacobs Vehicle Systems is headquartered in Bloomfield, Conn., where it has a 25,000 square meter design, testing, and manufacturing facility, with support sites in Europe, Japan, and India as well as a manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China. Jake Brake products are used by heavy and medium-duty diesel engine manufacturers globally. Registered to the ISO 14001 and TS16949 standards, Jacobs Vehicle Systems is the world’s leading producer of vehicle retarding and valve actuation technologies and can be found at www.jakebrake.com.

Hino Motors, Ltd., headquartered in Hinodai, Hino-shi, Tokyo, Japan, is one of the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturers in Japan. Hino continues to be a global brand for all customers serving Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Central & Southern Asia, Northern America, Central America & the Caribbean, South America, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.