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.
Dakar Rally 10th Straight Win Dakar dally
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.
Safety & automated driving
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.
To establish a development and production base in Thailand for best-fit products
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.
Hino Motors is moving ahead with technological innovation to make exhaust emissions greener and improve fuel consumption. In 1991, we released a heavy-duty hybrid route bus: the world's first hybrid commercial vehicle.
We released the small-sized Hino Poncho EV (electric vehicle) community bus for sale in 2012, which is still in use. We are actively working not only to further refine clean diesel and hybrid environmental technologies, but also to develop and promote next-generation vehicles, including EVs.