About Hino Motors

Basic information on Hino Motors such as company outline, Hino Credo, Hino Code of Conduct, etc. can be seen.

Message from the President

We provide customers worldwide with products optimally suited to their needs, and we help our customers make the most of their HINO trucks and buses by providing comprehensive follow-up service in the spirit of “Total Support.”

Hino Credo

Here we present our corporate mission at the Hino Group and the thinking behind the Hino Motors symbol.

Who We Are

Basic information on Hino Motors such as company outline, basic idea, Hino action guidelines, etc. can be seen.

As of March 31, 2023


  • 1917 Successful prototype of Japanese – made trucks.

    Type TGE-A truck
  • 1942 The Hino plant of Diesel Motor Industry Co., Ltd was made independent as Hino Heavy Industries Inc.

    Hino Heavy Industries Inc. Full view
  • 1953 Japan’s first center under-floor engine bus
    Release of "Blue Ribbon" box-type bus

    Type BD10 Blue Ribbon bus
  • 1971 Launch of the Red Engine,
    with superior fuel consumption, reliability,
    and durability

    ED100 engine
  • 1991 Release of world-first* hybrid vehicle

    * The world's first commercially available hybrid vehicle was released as a urban transit bus.

    HIMR bus
  • 1997 Hino monopolizes the Dakar Rally,
    winning 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in the truck category

    1997 Dakar Rally
  • 1999 Release of hybrid vehicle

    First-generation DUTRO
  • 2004 HINO 600 Series released for North America

    HINO 600 Series
  • 2006 World-first* Pre-Collision System (PCS)**
    installed in HINO PROFIA

    * World's first commercialization as commercial vehicles(As of 2016. In-house research.)
    **PCS =Pre-Collision System."PCS" is used for function explanation only.

  • 2012 Operations began at Koga plant
    (Ibaraki Prefecture)

    Opening Ceremony at Koga plant
  • 2017 Full model change for HINO PROFIA heavy-duty truck and HINO RANGER medium-duty truck

    HINO PROFIA heavy-duty truck,HINO RANGER medium-duty truck


Hino Launches the "Trust Restoration Project"

Others 2022.9.22

Hino Launches the "Trust Restoration Project"

Hino Group is making unwavering efforts to urgently minimize the disruption and address the concerns of all stakeholders. In order to entrench these measures on a company-wide basis and to prevent the recurrence of misconduct, Hino has launched the “Trust Restoration Project.”

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Changing Corporate Culture through Dialogue

Others 2022.11.2

Changing Corporate Culture through Dialogue

In order for the entire company to address the issues that have occurred, Hino believes that it is necessary to foster a company-wide corporate culture where people can have respectful dialogue as equals.

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Hino's New Corporate Philosophy: The "HINO Way"

Others 2022.11.2

Hino’s New Corporate Philosophy: The “HINO Way”

The new corporate philosophy, the “HINO Way,” disseminated within the company in June 2022, goes back to Hino’s original goal of contributing value to customers and society.

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Reform of Processes of Development, Regulatory Certification  and Quality Assurance

Others 2022.9.22

Reform of Processes of Development, Regulatory Certification and Quality Assurance

Hino aims to restore trust in the quality of Hino’s products by making and implementing development plans that are appropriate and practical based on its development capabilities and schedule, as well as ensuring the sound retention of data demonstrating compliance.

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