The World’s Biggest Truck Manufacturers

Trucks are classified into many groups according to their purpose applications: mini trucks, light trucks, medium trucks, heavy trucks, extremely heavy trucks and transporters. Their names give a pretty clear idea about their suitable applications. To remain competitive on the market, truck manufacturers supply wide selections of trucks all around the world, meeting the toughest demands of any truck owner/operator. You may find a lot of lists titled best truck manufacturers in the world, but this one includes the largest ones. With no further ado, let’s get started with the largest truck manufacturer – Daimler AG.


Daimler AG – Daimler AG, or more popular as Daimler Chrysler, is the largest truck manufacturer in the world, based on production of trucks per year. Daimler AG designs and produces trucks globally under the popular brands Mercedes Benz, Freighliner, Western Star, Fuso, Sterling Trucks, BharatBenz and Unimog. Over the recent years, Daimler AG dominated the truck market with the release of Euro VI-compliant truck models even before the emission standards were in effect (2014).

Volkswagen Group – Volkswagen Group is not only one of the leading car makers in the world, but one of the world’s largest manufacturers of trucks. Following the success in vehicle productions, the German giant has made its presence in the global truck production. Currently, Volkswagen Group operates under the most reliable truck brands: MAN, Scania and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Used truck sales from MAN or Scania is most certainly the best future-proof decision you can make for your company.

Volvo Group – Over the past decade, Volvo Group has been one of the world’s top truck manufacturers along with Daimler AG. Volvo Group is a well-known Swedish manufacturer of trucks, buses and construction equipment. However, the manufacturer has earned most of the reputation thanks to their medium trucks for cargo hauling and local transportation. Also, the heavy-duty trucks for long distance hauling have been widely used in the construction industry. Volvo Group operates under few well-known brands: Volvo Trucks, Renault Trucks, Mack, Eicher and UD Trucks. Getting a new Volvo truck is a costly investment. Luckily, there are second-hand models available at affordable prices yet in excellent condition. Buying used trucks for sale by owner is a cost-saving solution, especially if you run a small business.

Dongfeng Motor – The most reputable Chinese automobile and truck manufacturer has grown to one of the largest truck manufacturers in the world. Dongfeng Motor is one of the three best Chinese automakers and has spread its popularity on a global level, with a mission to expand to UK, Ireland and Paraguay. In addition to the Dongfeng Motor brand, the Chinese company is popular for its joint ventures with Kia, Honda, Nissan, Renault and Peugeout-Citroen.


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