Did your business purchase or lease a Hino Truck (as further specified below), through October 30, 2023?

If so, you may be entitled to payments range from $1,500 - $15,000 per qualifying truck from a $237.5 million class action settlement.

Settlement Total
Settlement Total
Eligible Purchase Dates
10/30/23 - through 10/30/23
Eligible Purchase Dates



Background Information

The lawsuit alleges that the emission levels in certain Hino trucks were misrepresented and exceed regulatory limits. Defendants deny the claims but have decided to settle. Purchasers and Lessees of certain Hino trucks may qualify for a payment in a $237.5 million class action settlement. Estimated payments range from $1,500 - $15,000 per qualifying truck.

Settlement Information

Filing Deadline: June 15, 2024

What Is This Case About?+

This lawsuit, which is entitled Express Freight International, et al., v. Hino Motors, Ltd., et al., No. 1:22-cv-22483,  is a class action case pending before the Honorable Darrin P. Gayles in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Plaintiffs Express Freight International, EFI Export & Trading Corp., Marders, and Redlands Office Cleaning Solutions, LLC claim that Defendants took part in schemes to manipulate emissions test results for certain Hino-branded trucks in the United States. As a result,  Plaintiffs allege that purchasers and lessees of certain Hino trucks were harmed.

Defendants deny Plaintiffs’ allegations and all alleged wrongdoing associated with Plaintiffs’ claims. The Parties have agreed to the Settlement to avoid the costs, risk, and delays of litigation.

Who Is Included In the Settlement Class? What Vehicles Are Affected?+

The Settlement Class consists of all persons or entities that purchased or leased a Settlement Class Truck, through October 30, 2023. Settlement Class Trucks include any on-road vehicle equipped and originally sold or leased in the United States with a Hino engine from engine Model Year 2010 through and including engine Model Year 2019. 

Eligibility for Settlement Cash Benefits will be determined by VIN, but the Settlement Class may include most or all of the following Hino trucks: 

  • Hino 155 (Model Years 2013-2020)
  • Hino 195 (Model Years 2013-2020)
  • Hino 238 (Model Years 2011-2020)
  • Hino 258 (Model Years 2011-2020)
  • Hino 268 (Model Years 2011-2020)
  • Hino 338 (Model Years 2011-2020)
  • Hino XL7 (Model Year 2020)
  • Hino XL8 (Model Year 2020)
  • Hino L6 (Model Year 2021)
  • Hino L7 (Model Year 2021)

Excluded from the Settlement Class are Defendants’ officers, directors, and employees; Defendants’ affiliates and affiliates’ officers, directors, and employees; Defendants’ distributors and distributors’ officers, directors, and employees; Released Parties; judicial officers and their immediate family members and associated court staff assigned to this case; and all those otherwise in the Settlement Class who or which timely and properly exclude themselves from the Settlement Class. 

Settlement Details+

The Settlement is expected to provide compensation and other benefits to Class Members as follows:

  • A $237,500,000 Settlement fund to pay Settlement Class Members who submit a valid claim. The compensation available for each Settlement Class Truck is likely to range from $1,500 to $15,000 per Settlement Class Truck, depending on the volume of claims submitted and court-awarded fees and costs;
  • A  extended warranty that covers the repair or replacement of various emission control system component parts, including the cost of any diagnostic test leading to the repair; and 
  • A New Parts Warranty if there is a government-mandated or government-recommended emissions system recall or repair campaign involving the Settlement Class Trucks in the next three years.


Class members are not required to sign up with any third-party service in order to participate in the monetary relief, but may instead file their claim directly with the Class Administrator. No-cost assistance will be available from the Class Administrator and Class Counsel during the claims-filing period. For additional information class members may visit court approved website for this case, https://www.hinousasettlement.com/.

Please note this website and its contents are not substitutes for legal advice. Nothing in this website should be construed as legal advice. Class Action Settlement House, LLC works with companies to assist them in the filing of claims in various class action settlements. However, Class Action Settlement House, LLC is not a law firm and cannot provide legal representation or legal advice. If you are seeking legal advice, please contact counsel of your choice to obtain legal advice.


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