Kobelco America temporarily switched to Yanmar and Isuzu engines due to the shortage of Hino engines

According to media reports, Kobelco Construction Machinery USA temporarily replaced Hino engines to Yanmar and Isuzu for its excavator and crane, because Hino Motor's four engines failed to obtain EPA certification in 2021. In January 2021, Hino informed Kobelco that its four engines had not yet received EPA emission certification in 2021, and stated that