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Japanese truck and bus manufacturer: Hino Motors, Ltd. (HINOY) (1910)

Hino Motors Co., Ltd. (Hino Motors or Hino for short) Hino Motors, Ltd. (OTC PINK: HINOY, TYO: 7205) was established in 1910 and is headquartered in Hino City, Japan. It is Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota Motor holds 50.1% equity) Its subsidiary, with 34,548 full-time employees, is a company that manufactures and sells large commercial vehicles under the Hino brand worldwide.

Hino Motors

Hino Motors, Ltd. (HINOY):

Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hino Motors, Ltd., Hino Motors) for short, Hino Motors or Hino, is a manufacturer of diesel trucks, buses and other vehicles located in Tokyo, Japan. Hino occupies a leading position in the manufacturing of medium and heavy diesel trucks in Japan. Hino is currently the Toyota Group, one of the members (Toyota Group), the Toyota holds a 50.1% stake.

Hino Motors provides trucks and buses; as well as light commercial vehicles and passenger vehicles, as well as automotive and industrial diesel engines, vehicle parts, etc.

  • Private cars : In the early days, Hino’s main focus was to produce private cars. Since it became part of Toyota in 1967, it has not produced private cars.
  • Trucks : Since becoming part of Toyota Motor Corporation in 1967, Hino has mainly produced medium- and heavy-duty trucks. In the 21st century, it also produced 5.5-ton light trucks, and light trucks were also adopted by the industrial and commercial service industry. Among them, the heavy-duty tractor is Hino’s “Golden Painted Signboard”, and Hino Dutro has even more to play alongside the Toyota Dyna, and has developed several versions before and after, which are sold well in Asian countries. At the same time, Hino has also developed a series of front-engine trucks for the North American market.
  • Bus : Mainly have front and rear engines.

Hino Motors, Ltd. (HINOY) History:

  • In 1910, the Tokyo Gas Industry Company was established (renamed Tokyo Gas Power Industry Company in 1913).
  • In 1918, the first car produced was a TGE-A truck.
  • In 1937, it merged its automobile manufacturing division with “Automobile Industry Co., Ltd” and “Kyodo Kokusan KK” to form “Tokyo Motor Industry Co., Ltd.” ( Tokyo Automoble Industry Co., Ltd.).
  • In 1941, the company was renamed “Diesel Motor Industry Co., Ltd.” (Diesel Motor Industry Co., Ltd.) and eventually became the current Isuzu Motors Limited.
  • In 1942, the new entity Hino Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (Hino Heavy Industry Co., Ltd.) was separated from Diesel Automobile Industry Co., Ltd., and the name Hino was born. After World War II, the company stopped producing large-scale marine diesel engines and removed the “heavy duty” in the company name according to the treaty. From then on, the company focused on manufacturing heavy-duty trailer trucks and diesel engines under the name of Hino Industry Co., Ltd..
  • In 1948, the company was renamed “Hino Diesel Industry Co., Ltd.”. At first, it mainly produced private cars.
  • In 1967, after becoming a part of Toyota Motor, it mainly produces trucks and buses.
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