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HINO car's names - Origin and Meaning

Car's names Origin and Meaning

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DUTRO

DUTRO stands for "Dramatic & Urbane Transport Offer", which means "Providing dramatic and sophisticated transportation".

LIÉSSE

LIÉSSE is a coined name made from the English word "LImousine" and the French word "comtESSE". The English word "LImousine" means "a large and long luxurious car". The French word "comtESSE" means "countess - a woman with the same rank as an earl or a count". LIÉSSE also expresses the luxury and dignity.

Poncho

Poncho is derived from the Japanese words "ポンと乗ってチョこっと行く = PON to notte CHOkotto iku", which means like "feel free to get on & go a small distance". Poncho is also derived from the poncho, a blanket-like cloak with a hole in the center for the head.

PROFIA

PROFIA is derived from "professional + profit + fine + ace = profia".

Rainbow

Rainbow is derived from the English word "rainbow". Rainbow was decided from HINO's internal open call.

RANGER

RANGER was named after "the truck for the professional that constantly evolves, meets customer expectations and promises profits". The name of RANGER was decided from the open call for public participation when the 1964 Ranger was launched.

RANGER-PRO

RANGER was named after "the truck for the professional that constantly evolves, meets customer expectations and promises profits". The name of RANGER was decided from the open call for public participation when the 1964 Ranger was launched.
PRO is derived from the English words "PROgress, PROspect, PROmise, PROfessional".
PROgress means "constantly evolves". PROspect means "meets customer expectations". PROmise means "promises profits". PROfessional means "the truck for professional".

SELEGA

SELEGA stands for the English words "sexy & elegant".

SPACE RANGER

SPACE was named after "safe and comfortable space, high loading efficiency", "space-advanced", and "expanding the field of work".
RANGER was named after "the truck for the professional that constantly evolves, meets customer expectations and promises profits". The name of RANGER was decided from the open call for public participation when the 1964 Ranger was launched.

SUPER DOLPHIN PROFIA

SUPER DOLPHIN was named after "having a sophisticated style and high intelligence like Dolphin".
PROFIA is derived from "professional + profit + fine + ace = profia".

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LEXUS

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MAZDA

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MITSUBISHI

MITSUOKA

ISUZU

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