The Japanese word for a truck or a lorry is kamotsu jidōsha and the English loanword is torakku. Find a list of other related words in the table below.
|Truck/lorry (English loanword)|
Interesting facts about trucks in Japan
Toyota is the leading truck manufacturer in Japan, followed by Daihatsu and Isuzu. Most of the trucks manufactured and sold by Toyota in Japan are small-sized, while Isuzu and Daihatsu exclusively makes and sells mini-trucks.
According to statistics from Statista.com, there were just over 14 million registered trucks in use in Japan, as of March 2022.