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Country: Japan

  • FUSO is an international truck and bus brand with over 90 years' experience in the field.
  • Commercial vehicles bearing the three diamonds on the grille account for more than a third of Daimler Truck AG's total sales volume.
  • The name FUSO was given to one of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' first heavy-duty commercial vehicles in 1932.
  • In 2000, Daimler-Chrysler AG acquired a 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, including Mitsubishi FUSO.
  • Today, Daimler Truck AG owns almost 90% of FUSO and FUSO's headquarters in Kawasaki, Japan

News

Hino and Fuso brands merge following Japan earthquake 31/05/2023

  • Merger of local truck subsidiaries: Hino (Toyota) and Mitsubishi-Fuso (Daimler Truck)
  • Joint company listed on the stock exchange and equally owned by the two parent companies
  • Aims: develop and produce new-generation trucks (electric, hydrogen, autonomous driving)
  • Hino to be condemned in 2022 for irregularities in the homologation of its engines
  • Toyota holds 50.1% of Hino's capital
  • Hino's best-selling models banned from production until the end of August 2023.
  • Poor results for Fuso, owned by Daimler Truck, affecting the German group's operating margin

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