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Truck & Bus Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Truck & Bus Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33612 | Aug 2014

Rolling on: Revenue will rise, but emerging economies will lure operators overseas

The Truck & Bus Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$21bn
Annual Growth 09-14
5.7%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
21,625
Businesses
80
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Truck and bus manufacturers experienced high volatility over the past five years, with the recession and associated drop in trade activity pummeling revenue. However, as the global economy recovers, trade will increase and, in turn, boost demand for industry products. A growing number of operators will move their operations abroad to take advantage of high demand from emerging economies... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Trucks and buses manufactured within this industry are used for commercial purposes. The distinction between light and heavy trucks is in some instances blurry because companies such as GM and Ford manufacture big pick-up trucks that are sold to private individuals. These pick-up trucks are not included within the Truck and Bus Manufacturing industry.

Trucks

Most trucks within this industry are used for freight purposes. There are various types of classifications for trucks in the United States, but the general consensus comes from the US Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey, conducted by the Department of Transport. The classification ranges from Class 1 to Class 8, with Classes 6 to 8 being the most relevant for this industry... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Truck & Bus Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture truck and bus chassis and assemble trucks, buses and other specialty heavy-duty vehicles, including ambulances and firefighting trucks. This industry includes heavy trucks used by freight companies but excludes passenger vehicles.

Industry Products
Firefighting vehiclesSpecial-purpose trucksClass 6 trucksClass 7 trucksClass 8 trucksBuses
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing heavy-duty truck chassisAssembling complete heavy-duty trucksAssembling complete busesAssembling heavy-duty motor vehicles for highway use


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