Production of heavy commercial vehicles reached 174 thousand in 2017 in European Union, according to ACEA. This is 10.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, production of heavy commercial vehicles in European Union reached an all time high of 681 thousand in 2008 and an all time low of 138 thousand in 2015. When compared to European Union's main peers, production of heavy commercial vehicles in China amounted to 2,258 thousand, 516 thousand in Japan, 67.0 thousand in Russia and 281 thousand in USA in 2017.
European Union has been ranked 6th within the group of 34 countries we follow in terms of production of heavy commercial vehicles, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Heavy commercial vehicles are motor vehicles with at least four wheels, used for the carriage of goods or passengers.