About Hino Motors
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Who We Are
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As of March 31, 2023
1917 Successful prototype of Japanese – made trucks.
1942 The Hino plant of Diesel Motor Industry Co., Ltd was made independent as Hino Heavy Industries Inc.
1953 Japan’s first center under-floor engine bus
Release of "Blue Ribbon" box-type bus
1971 Launch of the Red Engine,
with superior fuel consumption, reliability,
1991 Release of world-first* hybrid vehicle
* The world's first commercially available hybrid vehicle was released as a urban transit bus.
1997 Hino monopolizes the Dakar Rally,
winning 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in the truck category
1999 Release of hybrid vehicle
2004 HINO 600 Series released for North America
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
2017 Full model change for HINO PROFIA heavy-duty truck and HINO RANGER medium-duty truck