How long has Hino been making trucks?


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Hino, a member of the Tokyo gas and electric industry, began making trucks in 1918 with the TGE-A. As of 2015, Hino is Japan's number 1 manufacturer of heavy- and medium-duty trucks and the third largest truck manufacturer in the world.

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In 2011, Hino began manufacturing hybrid trucks to do its part for the environment. The truck, called the Hybrid COE, premiered at the NTEA Show in Indianapolis, and at that time, the company strengthened its hold on the U.S. market. Hino trucks are sold at more than 200 locations across the United States and the company provides buses for lines across the globe.

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