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January 7, 2007

Hino Motors achieves top domestic medium and heavy-duty truck sales share 34 consecutive year

Hino Motors, Ltd. recently achieved a share of 30.5% in sales of domestic medium and heavy-duty trucks* in calendar 2006 (January - December 2006). As a result, it achieved the top rank in the domestic standard medium and heavy-duty truck market for the 34th consecutive year since 1973. * Trucks with payload 4 tons and over excluding imports (Hino Motors survey) The number of units and share of sales during calendar year 2006(preliminary report) Medium and heavy-duty truck






































  Hino Mitsubishi

Fuso
Isuzu Nissan

Diesel
Total
No. of units 33,264 25,442 32,165 18,342 109,213
Share 30.5% 23.3% 29.5% 16.8% 100.0%
No. of units compared

to the previous year
97.9% 115.7% 107.0% 91.8% 103.0%


Heavy-duty truck






































  Hino Mitsubishi

Fuso
Isuzu Nissan

Diesel
Total
No. of units 17,944 13,603 15,590 11,591 58,728
Share 30.6% 23.2% 26.5% 19.7% 100.0%
No. of units compared

to the previous year
101.4% 120.0% 113.3% 91.6% 105.9%


Medium-duty truck






































  Hino Mitsubishi

Fuso
Isuzu Nissan

Diesel
Total
No. of units 15,320 11,839 16,575 6,751 50,485
Share 30.3% 23.5% 32.8% 13.4% 100.0%
No. of units compared

to the previous year
94.0% 111.1% 101.8% 92.1% 99.8%