Stage12：First Hybrid-powered HINO 600 Series finishes 22nd overall, Arrives in Jeddah, Dakar 2022 Goal Site
Stage11：Regretful withdrawal from the SS due to AT trouble. The gearbox is replaced and the competition continues. Tomorrow, they will head for the final goal in Jeddah.
Stage 10：Stopped for about 2 hours due to an electrical problem, finished the SS in 38th place overall, and with the other cars falling back, moved up to 14th place overall. We'll figure out the cause and prepare for the next day's stage.
Stage9：Solemnly complete the grueling dune stage, finishing 16th in the SS and moving up to 15th overall in the cumulative ranking.
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 maker to compete in the Dakar Rally. The race is renowned as the “world’s most grueling rally” and some years as few as 20.5% of competitors reach the finish line. The Hino team has completed the rally consecutively since first taking part.