HINO

HINO's Objectives

The HINO spirit - which drives us to constantly take on technological innovation - races through the Dakar Rally.

HINO TEAM SUGAWARA

HINO TEAM SUGAWARA is a selected team of individuals who carry the name and hopes of the Hino brand. The team uses the "Little Monsters", based on the HINO500 Series trucks that are known for their world-class durability, to win Dakar Rally, one of the toughest races in the world.

History & Race Report

In 1991, Hino Motors became the first Japanese truck manufacturer to enter the Dakar Rally—known as the “world’s most grueling rally,” where as few as 20.5 percent of entrants actually cross the finish line. Since its very first year in the race, Hino has finished all 27 races it started.

HINO TOPICS

Hino Manufacturing

Products & Technology 2018.12.20

Hino manufacturing

Here we introduce the efforts of Hino Motors in manufacturing
In addition to interview videos, we profile the new Koga plant in Ibaraki Prefecture.
The Koga plant is a state-of-the-art factory where innovative production technology and production lines have been actively introduced.

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Dakar Rally 10th Straight Win Dakar dally

Dakar Rally 2019.1.25

HINO500 Series Truck Clinches 10th Straight Win in the Under 10-litre Class!Dakar Rally 2019 Comes to a Close.

The HINO500 Series truck Car 2 crewed by the Teruhito Sugawara and Katsumi Hamura duo of HINO TEAM SUGAWARA―the only Japanese team racing in the trucks category―finished at 9th place in the category overall and extended its record of straight wins in the Under 10-litre Class to ten.

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Safety & automated driving

Products & Technology 2019.1.30

Hino’s safety & automated driving technologies

To achieve its goal of "zero truck and bus traffic accident casualties," Hino Motors is striving to improve safety from many aspects.
Under the concept of "total safety," Hino is promoting efforts to increase safety at each stage, including operations management, preventive safety, and collision safety for when things go wrong.
We also believe it is important to widely disseminate the safety technologies that we develop, and we promote rapid installation of practical technology into our products, to be fitted as standard.

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To establish a development and production base in Thailand for best-fit products

News 2019.2.1

To establish a development and production base in Thailand for best-fit products to strengthen its buisiness foundation in ASEAN

To responds to customer needs in close proximity, will be taking steps in Thailand, one of our key centers of operation, to accelerate our efforts to strengthen our business foundation in ASEAN.

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