Who Produces the Most Heavy Commercial Vehicles?

Production of Heavy Commercial Vehicles (above to 3.5t) (Thousand), 2017 or latest
Automotive | October 13, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 34 countries in 2017, China ranked the highest in production of heavy commercial vehicles with 2,258 Thousand followed by Japan and India. On the other end of the scale was Romania with 0.010 Thousand, Venezuela with 0.070 Thousand and Azerbaijan with 0.247 Thousand.

Total production of heavy commercial vehicles reached 4,142 Thousand in 2017 in the World according to ACEA. This is 15.3 % more than in the previous year and 21.2 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total production of heavy commercial vehicles reached an all time high of 4,257 Thousand in 2010 and an all time low of 1,929 Thousand in 1999. The average annual growth amounted to 4.34 % since 1960.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 54.5 % of production of heavy commercial vehicles in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 73.8 % share while the ten largest countries some 94.0 % in 2017.

Data for more countries are available at Production of Heavy Commercial Vehicles (Above to 3.5 tonnes) indicator page.

Production of Heavy Commercial Vehicles (Above to 3.5 tonnes) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Belgium thousand ... ... 33.2 33.6 37.1 34.4 39.3
Brazil thousand 223 133 187 140 74.1
China thousand ... ... 1,924 1,704 1,882 1,770 1,467
Egypt thousand ... ... 6.74 4.97 17.0 25.0 24.0
India thousand ... ... 326 270 183 205 267
Indonesia thousand ... ... 121 147 137 126 70.7
Italy thousand ... ... 33.6 33.3 33.3 25.3 33.0
Japan thousand ... ... 512 583 580 605 587
Mexico thousand ... ... 138 140 144 172 178
Russia thousand ... ... 85.2 86.0 81.9 71.1 45.1
South Africa thousand ... ... ... 26.4 27.6 30.9 31.5 30.4
South Korea thousand ... ... ... ... 26.4 21.7 88.1 97.7 94.0
Spain thousand ... ... 54.6 46.9 23.7 27.5 28.0
Turkey thousand 37.4 29.1 30.1 29.9 35.8
USA thousand ... ... 243 268 251 289 322