Hino, Hino, Hino


   Now a division of Toyota, Hino describes itself as the world's third-largest truck builder. The Japanese manufacturer's buses and trucks are in use daily from Canada to Thailand. Rarely outside Cuba, however, will you see a veteran Hino like this still in service. Its round headlamps and old, winged logo mark it, I believe, as a survivor from the 1960s. Outside, it looked great. Inside, well, it needed some work.






Comments

Adrian said…
That's an IFA from EWast Germany Probably 1980s.... Unless HINO built them under licence - which I doubt.
Caristas said…
Sheesh. You're right, of course, Adrian. Guess I was taken with (and by) that nifty winged emblem and never stopped to think it could be attached to something else -- in this case a W50 from IFA (Industrieverband Fahrzeugbau). Thanks for pointing this out.

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