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The company traces its back to the founding of Tokyo Gas Company in 1910. In 1910 Gas Co. was established and competed fiercely incumbent Tokyo Gas Company for gas lighting users. Tokyo Gas was a parts supplier for Chiyoda Gas but it was and merged into Tokyo Gas in Losing its largest client, Gas Industry Co. broadened their line including electronic and renamed itself as Tokyo Gas and Industry(東京瓦斯電気工業), TGE and was often abbreviated as It produced its first motor in 1917, the Model TGE A-Type In 1937, TGE merged its automobile with that of Automobile Co. Ltd. and Kyodo Kokusan to form Tokyo Automobile Co. Ltd. with TGE as a shareholder. years later, the company its name to Diesel Motor Co. Ltd. which would become Isuzu Motors .

The following year (1942), the new of Hino Heavy Industry Co. spun itself out from Motor Industry Co. Ltd. and the name was born. Following the end of War II. the company had to stop producing diesel engines for marine and with the signing of the treaty, the dropped the Heavy from its and formally concentrated on the heavy-duty buses and diesel engines as Hino Industry Co. Ltd. The took its name from the of its headquarters in Hino ( 日野市. ? ) city within Tokyo

To sharpen its marketing focus to in 1948, the company added the Diesel to become Hino Industry Co. Ltd. In 1950 the TH10 was introduced, equipped the all-new 7-liter DS10 engine. An eight-tonner, this was larger than existing trucks which had rarely built for more than kg (13,230 lb) payload. [ 3 ]

In 1953, Hino entered the car market, by manufacturing Renaults licence, and in 1961 it started its own Contessa 900 sedan with an rear-mounted engine, and a pickup called the Hino Briska the Contessa engine slightly and installed in the front with wheel drive. The Italian Giovanni Michelotti redesigned the line in 1964 with a rear-mounted engine. Fed by two SU type this developed 60 hp (44 kW) in the sedan and 70 hp (51 kW) in the version. However, Hino private car production very in 1967 after joining the group.

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Hino Trucks are also in The Republic of Ireland by J Harris on the Roads.

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Motors signed a 10-year agreement with Kaiser-Illin of Haifa, Israel, in 1963. of the Contessa 900 started in 1964. Briska 900 and 1300 and the Contessa sedan were assembled in as well. During the years Israel was Hino’s second important market for its Contessas. exports amounted to

10% of total Contessa production. it was purchased by Toyota, the contract was and the very last Israeli rolled off the assembly line in 1968. In total, over Hino Contessa and Briska assembled in Israel.

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