Global Commercial Vehicles Industry

  • October 2013
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 476 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Commercial Vehicles in terms of Annual Sales and Production in Thousand Units. Product segments analyzed in the report based on Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) include Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs), Medium Commercial Vehicles (MCVs), and Heavy Commercial Vehicles (HCVs).

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 123 companies including many key and niche players such as -
AB Volvo Group
UD Trucks Corporation
BAIC Group
Chrysler Group LLC
China National Heavy Duty Truck Group
Daimler AG

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
Summary of Key Factors Influencing Demand for Commercial Vehicles II-2
Economic Activity II-2
Freight Rates II-2
Government Policy and Infrastructure Development II-3
A Peek Into the Correlation Between the CV Market and the
Transportation Industry II-3
Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession in Retrospect on Automotive
Industry II-3
Factors Responsible for Decline in New Commercial Vehicle Sales II-4
Overcapacity Reaches Peak in the 2007-2009 Economic Recession II-4
Market Recovers in 2010 II-5
World Economic Outlook II-5
Impact of the Debt Crisis on the European Automotive Industry
During 2011 - 2013 II-7
Table 1: Breakdown of Gross Government Debt as Percentage of
GDP for the Year 2012 by Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 2: European Automobile Market: Estimated Plant Capacity
Utilization for the Years 2007, 2010, 2011 and 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
Impact of China’s Unimpressive Economic Growth on the Global
Auto Industry in the Year 2011 and 2012 II-9
Seeing Beyond the Recent Decline of the Automotive Industry II-10
The US Auto Industry Withstands Fiscal Cliff, Sequestration
Cuts and Debt Ceiling Issues - Helps Partially Offset Loss in
Demand in Europe and Asia-Pacific II-10
Table 3: Percentage Share Breakdown of Budget Sequestration
of US$1.2 Trillion to be Achieved Over the 2013-2021 Period
by Spending Area (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12
Key Research Takeaway II-12

2. NOTEWORTHY TRENDS, GROWTH DRIVERS and ISSUES II-13
US Continues to Remain the Leader in Commercial Vehicles Market II-13
Developing Regions: The Focal Point for Future Growth II-13
Asia-Pacific and Latin America to Witness Increased CV Sales II-13
Developing Markets to Turn Major Production Centers for
Commercial Vehicles II-13
Table 4: Emerging Dominance of OEMs From Developing
Countries in the Global Automotive Manufacturing Market
(2012 and 2025P): Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of OEMs
by Origin - OEMs from Developed Automotive Markets and OEMs
from Emerging Automotive Markets (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-14
Nearshoring Trend Positions Brazil and Mexico as a Strong
Production Centers for CVs II-14
Foreign OEMs Implement Locally-Adjusted Approach in
Developing Markets II-15
India and China Emerge As Dominant Forces in the Global Bus
Market II-15
Rising Average Vehicle Life Provides a Fertile Environment for
New CV Purchases II-16
Table 5: Average Age of Commercial Vehicles in North America
in the Year 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Light Commercial Vehicles Segment - The Volume Contributor II-16
Diesel Vehicles Continues Dominance on the Global Truck Market II-17
Growing Demand for Food Trucks Drives CV Market II-17
Rising Demand for Refrigerated Vehicles Augurs Well for CV Market II-17
Financial Services to Drive New Commercial Vehicle Sales II-18
OEMs Too Turn Vehicle Financiers II-18
Product Developments to Boost Commercial Vehicles Market II-18
Focus on Global Products II-18
The Future is All About Being Green II-19
Trend Towards Low-Emission and Fuel Efficient Vehicles
Drives Success of Green Technologies II-19
Exhaust Gas Recirculation and Selective Catalytic Reduction
Technologies Grow in Prominence II-20
Aluminum - Turning into a Key Manufacturing Component for
Automobiles II-20
Natural Gas Commercial Vehicles to Take Centre Stage II-20
High Demand for Natural Gas Commercial Vehicle Drives
Compression Ignition Technology II-21
Hybrid Commercial Vehicles - The CV of the Future II-21
Emission Norms and Need to Reduce Fuel Consumption Drives
Innovation in LCV Powertrains II-22
Truck Manufacturers Increase Safety Features II-22
Incorporation of Telematics in New CVs II-22
Growing Focus On Telematics as a Key Value Addition in
Trucking Industry - A Key Opportunity Indicator for OEM
Telematics Solutions II-23
Commercial Telematics to Transform into a Constant Source of
Revenue II-23
Going Beyond Telematics - Integration of Communication
Technology in Trucks to Drive Future Growth II-24
Auto-IT Nexus - Big Money Online II-25
E-Commerce - A Burgeoning Industry II-25
Virtual Sales are for Real II-25
E-Tailers: Eating into Retailer Profit Margins II-26
E-Models - Redefining Retail and Distribution Landscape II-26
I. Manufacturers II-26
Cost Benefits II-26
A Shift in Trade-Off Curve II-26
Miscellaneous Benefits II-26
II. Consumers II-26
Enhanced Financial Control II-27
Value-Added-Services II-27

III. Suppliers II-27
Control Over Scheduling II-27
IV. Dealers II-27
Unlimited Options II-27
On-Demand Mobility Solutions Providers - A Boon or a Bane? II-28
The Fight for Survival II-28
Full-Line Multi-Brand Manufacturing - The Key Strategy for
Manufacturers II-28
Standardization and Modularization Potentially Saves
Production and Development Costs II-29
Focus on Supplier-End User Relationship II-30
Automakers Focus on Customer Satisfaction to Fuel Future Growth II-30
Consolidation - Growth Through Shrinkage II-31
Consolidation - A Panacea for all Frills? II-31
Key Market Share Statistics II-31
Table 6: Global Heavy Commercial Vehicles (GVW>6 tons) Market
(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Leading
Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31

Table 7: Global Market for Light Commercial Vehicles (2011):
Breakdown of Units Produced for Select Market Participants
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 8: Global Market for Heavy Commercial Vehicles (2011):
Breakdown of Units Produced for Select Market Participants
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33

Table 9: Global Market for Buses (2011): Breakdown of Units
Produced for Select Market Participants (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34
New Regulations - An Overview II-34
New Automotive Block Exemption Comes Back into Force II-34
Primary Market II-35

3. AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY ANALYSIS II-36
Factors Driving New Vehicle Demand II-36
Macro-Economic Factors II-36
Size of the Economy II-36
National Economic/Regulatory Policies II-36
Fluctuating Exchange Rates II-36
Automobile Infrastructure II-36
Environmental Concerns II-36
Micro-Economic Factors II-37
Open Trade II-37
Regional Integration II-37
Consumer/Investment Financing II-37
Taxes II-37
Price II-38
Other Miscellaneous Factors II-38
Automobile Emissions - A Major Concern II-38
Methods to Cut Down Auto Emissions II-38
Use of Catalytic Converters and Oxidation Catalysts II-38
Hiking the Air to Fuel Ratio II-38
Direct Injection Technology II-39
Petrol Vs. Diesel - Choosing Between the Lesser of Two Evils II-39
Alternative Fuels - A Healthy Alternative Towards Reducing
Auto Emissions II-39
Biodiesel II-39
Electric Fuel II-40
Ethanol II-40
Hydrogen II-40
Methanol II-40
Natural Gas II-41
Propane II-41
P-Series II-41
Solar Fuel II-41
Automotive Electronics - An Emerging Phenomenon II-41
The Future “Auto” Mobile II-42
A Quick Glance at the Latest Innovations in Automobile
Electronics II-42
Night Vision II-42
Electronic Power Steering System II-42
OnStar Mobile Concierge Service II-42
Intelligent Cruise Control II-42
Collision-Warning Systems II-42
Smart Airbags II-43
Antilock Braking Systems (ABS) II-43
Drive-by-Wire Systems II-43
Smart Sensors II-43
Telematics II-43
In the World of Automotive Electronics II-43
It Pays to Integrate Systems II-43
Shift in Responsibility II-44
Hi-tech Systems Form a Competitive Platform II-44
The Other Side of the Coin II-44

4. PRODUCT SEGMENTATION II-45
Commercial Vehicles - A Classification II-45
Table 10: Categorization of Trucks based on GVW II-45
Categorization of Trucks based on Class and End-Use II-45
Commercial Vehicle Classification - By Region/ Country II-46
United States and Canada II-46
Japan II-46
Europe II-46
Germany II-46
Italy II-46
United Kingdom II-46
Asia-Pacific II-46
Australia II-46
Table 11: Australian Light Commercial Vehicle Segmentation II-47

Table 12: Australian Heavy Commercial Vehicle Segmentation II-47
China II-47
India II-47
Indonesia II-47
Table 13: Indonesian Commercial Vehicle Classification II-48
South Korea II-48
Thailand II-48
Latin America II-48
Argentina II-48
Brazil II-48
Mexico II-48

5. RECENT INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITY II-49
Volvo Launches FH series in Australia II-49
Volvo Rolls Out New Truck Series with Euro 6 Engines II-49
Volvo Buses Obtains Contract for Intercity Buses from Faure II-49
AeroGround Flughafen München Selects MAN Lion´s City Buses of
MAN Truck and Bus II-50
Columbus City Schools Selects IC Bus II-50
Volvo Buses Secures Coach Chassis Order from JCA Group II-50
Lothian Buses Selects Volvo 7900 Hybrid Bus of Volvo Bus II-50
Dillon Transport to Augment Fleet with Kenworth T800 Trucks
with Cummins Westport ISX12 G Engine II-51
Zimmerman Truck Lines Prefers Kenworth T680 Truck with PACCAR
MX-13 Engine II-51
Arriva North West Selects Volvo B5LH Double Decker Bus of
Volvo Bus II-52
Volvo Buses to Launch Volvo 7900 Articulated Hybrid Bus II-52
Peterbilt Commences Production of Model 579 Cab II-52
Hino Motors and Toyota Tsusho Enter into Partnership II-53
Isuzu Motors to Acquire ITUK II-53
IIAA Commences Truck Manufacturing in Brazil II-53
Nova Bus Secures Order from ATUQ II-53
Hyundai Forms Joint Venture with Sichuan Nanjun Automobile II-54
Volvo Inks Agreement to Acquire Stake in Dongfeng Commercial
Vehicles II-54
Ford Enlarges CNG and LPG Ready Vehicle Product Portfolio II-54
Penske Automotive Snaps Up Western Star Trucks Australia from
Transpacific Industries II-55
New Flyer Industries Takes Over North American Bus Industries II-55
Iveco and Larimar Group Forms Iveco South Africa Works JV for
Buses and Trucks II-56
Nissan to Assemble Pickup Trucks in Nigeria through Stallion
Group II-56
Moorgate Forklifts and Nexen Lift Truck Enter into Partnership II-56
Tata Motors and DRB-HICOM Partner for Tata Commercial Vehicles
in Malaysia II-56
Mahindra and Mahindra to Merge its Bus and Truck Divisions II-57
Tata Motors Partners Fusion Automotive to Introduce Xenon Ute
LCVs in Australia II-57
Robert Bosch, ZF Friedrichshafen and Knorr-Bremse Establishes
Alltrucks Joint Venture II-57
Nissan Motor and Suzuki Motor Enter into Agreement II-57
Foton-Daimler Joint Venture Selects Silver Star Auto to
Distribute Heavy Duty Trucks II-57
Tata Motors Inks Marketing and Distribution Agreement with
Fusion Automotive II-58
Ensign Bus Selects B5LH Hybrid Buses of Volvo II-58
Daimler and Photon Joint Venture to Build Engine Plant II-58
Ram Truck Introduces Ram Commercial Division II-59
Daimler Trucks Extends Partnership with Kamaz II-59
Daimler and GAZ Group Enters into Partnership for Mercedes-
Benz Sprinter II-60
Mercedes-Benz Trucks Obtains Order for Trucks from Rosenbauer II-60
Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System Selects Tata LPO
1613/55 CNG Bus of Tata Motors II-60
Brighton and Hove Bus Selects Volvo B5LH Hybrid Double Deck Bus
of Volvo Bus II-61
Peterbilt Motors Secures SmartWay® Designation for Model 579
from US EPA II-61
GAZ Group and MersaOtomotiv Commences LCV Assembly Facility II-61
JMC to Take Over Taiyuan Changan Heavy Truck Company II-62
Isuzu Motors Saudi Arabia Commences Vehicle Manufacturing
Facility II-62
Isuzu Motors Inks Contract with Jiangling Motors II-62
Isuzu Motors to Open New Division in India II-62
Isuzu Motors to Acquire Additional Interest in SOLLERS-ISUZU II-63
A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products and Eddie Stobart Ink Another
Joint-Procurement Agreement with Scania II-63
Renault Trucks Acquires Panhard II-63
Tata Motors Commercial Vehicles Business Unit Announces New
Initiatives to Reinforce Customer Service II-63
FPT Industrial and Iveco to Incorporate Selective Catalytic
Reduction Technology on Tector and Cursor Engine Lines II-64
IMIT to Become Consolidated Subsidiary of Isuzu Motors II-65
Isuzu Motors to Establish Assembly Plant in Saudi Arabia II-65
Tata Motors Bags Order from Siddhivinayak Logistics II-65
Volvo do Brasil Inks Sales Agreement with Reiter Log II-65
Volvo Buses Secures Order from Jamaican Urban Transit II-66
Volvo Group to Establish New Organization II-66
Nova Bus Bags Order from MTA New York City Transit II-66
Jamna Auto Industries to Build Two New Plants II-66
Marcopolo Inks Agreement to Take Over Stake in Volgren Australia II-67
Volkswagen Acquires Majority Stake in MAN II-67
Mahindra Navistar Establishes Exclusive Dealership for Trucks
in Chennai II-67

6. PRODUCT LAUNCHES II-69
GMC to Launch 2014 Sierra 1500 Denali Full-Size Pickup II-69
Peterbilt Motors Launches Peterbilt Model 389 Truck II-69
Volvo Trucks Launches New Volvo FL and Volvo FE Trucks II-70
Volvo Trucks Launches Volvo VNX Heavy-Haul Tractor II-70
Volvo Trucks Launches Volvo FM Truck II-70
Mahindra Introduces Bolero Maxi Truck Plus in Ahmedabad II-71
Hyundai Motor Introduces New Heavy Commercial Vehicle Xcient II-71
Volvo to Introduce New Economy Bus Brand in India II-72
UQM Technologies Launches New UQM PowerPhase HD® 950 System II-72
Kewalram Nigeria Introduces FotonDaimler Buses and Heavy
Trucks in Nigeria II-72
BelAZ Introduces Largest Dump Truck 75710 II-73
Ashok Leyland Rolls Out its Dost LCV in North India and Opens
Dealership Outlets II-73
Ashok Leyland Nissan JV Launches Ashok Leyland Stile MPV II-73
Mahindra and Mahindra Introduces New Bolero Pick-Up Flat Bed II-74
Proton Motor Fuel Cell Launches Electric Commercial Vehicle II-74
General Motors Launches 2015 GMC Sierra HD and 2015 Chevrolet
Silverado HD II-74
Ashok Leyland Rolls Out Boss Commercial Vehicle II-74
Navistar International Introduces International® ProStar®
Truck in Russia II-75
Daimler Introduces Fuso Trucks Range in Kenya II-75
DAF Introduces New Euro 6 CF and LF Construction Models II-75
UD Trucks Introduces Quester Heavy-Duty Truck Line II-76
Ashok Leyland Introduces 3120 MAV Truck II-76
Mahindra and Mahindra Rolls Out Xylo D2 MAXX II-77
Nissan Motor Unveils NT 500 Trucks in Europe II-77
Ford Launches 2013 F-150 King Ranch Luxury Truck in
Association with King Ranch II-77
Nissan Motor Unveils NV350 Caravan Wide Body DX II-78
UD Trucks Introduces The New QUON CWB6B Vehicle II-78
Mack Trucks to Unveil Two Natural Gas Driven Models of MACK
Granite and MACK Pinnacle Trucks II-79
Nissan Rolls Out NV350 Caravan II-79
Freightliner Trucks Launches 2014 Cascadia® Evolution Class 8
Truck II-79
Carbon Motors Launches TX7 Multi Mission Vehicle II-80
Ashok Leyland Unveils Twin-Speed Technology in Trucks II-81
Ashok Leyland Plans to Foray into the UK Market II-81
Nissan Ashok Leyland Powertrain to Introduce Light Commercial
Vehicles in India II-81
Tata Motors to Sell Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in
Indonesia II-81
Volvo Group Introduces UD Trucks to Enter Korea II-82
Volvo Trucks Upgrades Volvo FH16 Truck II-83
MAN Upgrades TGM and TGL Truck Series II-83
Iveco Hongyan Commercial Vehicle Launches Kingkan II-85
Isuzu Motors to Launch Pickup Truck Manufacturing Facility in
Thailand II-85
Tata Motors Introduces Tata Venture Multi-Purpose Vehicle II-86
Tata Motors Introduces Tata Prima Construck Tipper Line II-86
UD Trucks Launches Condor MK and Condor LK Truck Ranges II-87
Volvo Introduces Volvo FM MethaneDiesel Truck in Germany II-88
Volvo Trucks Launches Truck with New Integrated Frame Mounted
Fifth Wheel Option II-88

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-89
AB Volvo Group (Sweden) II-89
UD Trucks Corporation (Japan) II-89
BAIC Group (China) II-90
Chrysler Group LLC (US) II-90
China National Heavy Duty Truck Group (China) II-90
Daimler AG (Germany) II-91
Dongfeng Motor Corporation (China) II-91
FAW Group Corporation (China) II-91
Fiat S.p.A., (Italy) II-92
Iveco S.p.A (Italy) II-92
Ford Motor Company (US) II-93
General Motors Corp. (US) II-93
Hyundai Motor Company (South Korea) II-93
Isuzu Motors Ltd. (Japan) II-94
MAN Truck and Bus AG (Germany) II-94
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (Japan) II-95
Navistar International Corporation (USA) II-95
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-96
PACCAR Inc. (USA) II-96
Scania AB (Sweden) II-97
Tata Motors Ltd. (India) II-97
Toyota Motor Corp. (Japan) II-98
Hino Motors, Ltd (Japan) II-98
Volkswagen AG (Germany) II-98

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-99
Sales II-99
Table 14: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 15: World Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-100

Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Vehicles
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2013
and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-101
Production II-102
Table 17: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Production Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 18: World Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-103

Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Vehicles
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Production for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-104

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Industry Overview III-1
Industry Issues and Trends III-1
Consumer Continues to Remain in a Conservative Mood . III-1
Vehicle Financing - A Successful Sales Tool III-2
Emergence of National Automobile Chains III-2
E-Model: Gaining Fast Market Acceptance III-2
High Demand for Food Trucks in US Drives CV Market III-2
Pickup Trucks Find Increasing Demand III-2
Privatization of School Bus Services Fuels Industry Growth
in US III-3
Canada - A Major Export Market for US Manufacturers III-3
The Green Movement III-3
Competition III-4
Shrinking Market Opportunities Fuels Intense Competition III-4
Overseas Brand Domination - The Threat is Real III-4
Key Statistical Findings III-4
Table 20: US Truck (Class 8) Market (2012): Percentage
Market Share Breakdown by Leading Players (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 21: US Truck (Class 6-7) Market (2012): Percentage
Market Share Breakdown by Leading Players (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 22: US Truck (Class 6-8) Market (2012): Percentage
Market Share Breakdown by Leading Players (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 23: US Trucks Market (2013E): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Unit Sales by Leading Brands (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 24: US Commercial Van Market (2013E): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Leading Brands (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
It Pays to Consolidate III-5
Brand Additions Continues to be a Priority for CV
Manufacturers III-6
Effect of CAFÉ Regulations on the US Light Truck Market III-6
Strategic Corporate Developments III-6
Product Launches III-8
B.Market Analytics III-13
Table 25: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Product Segment - Light Commercial
Vehicles and Medium/Heavy Commercial Vehicle Segments
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 26: US Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicle Segments Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 27: US 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/ Heavy Commercial
Vehicle Segments for the Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 28: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Product Segment - Light Commercial
Vehicles and Medium/Heavy Commercial Vehicle Segments
Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 29: US Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicle Segments Independently Analyzed with
Annual Production Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 30: US 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Production
for Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/ Heavy Commercial
Vehicles Segments for the Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

2. CANADA III-19
A.Market Analysis III-19
Current and Future Analysis III-19
Industry Overview III-19
Resurgence in Capital Expenditure by Auto Manufacturers to
Fuel Truck Manufacturing in Canada III-19
A Major Market to Tap for US Manufacturers III-20
Statistical Data III-20
Table 31: Canadian Truck (Class 6-8) Market (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Leading Players
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 32: Canadian Trucks Market (2013E): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Unit Sales by Leading Brands (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 33: Canadian Commercial Van Market (2013E):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Leading Brands
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21
Strategic Corporate Developments III-21
B.Market Analytics III-22
Table 34: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Commercial Vehicles with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 35: Canadian Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles
with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 36: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Commercial Vehicles by Product Segment - Light
Commercial Vehicles and Medium/ Heavy Commercial Vehicle
Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Production
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 37: Canadian Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles
by Product Segment - Light Commercial Vehicles and
Medium/Heavy Commercial Vehicle Segments Independently
Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in Thousand Units
for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 38: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Commercial
Vehicles by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Production for Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/ Heavy
Commercial Vehicle Segments for the Years 2004, 2013 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

3. JAPAN III-27
A.Market Analysis III-27
Current and Future Analysis III-27
Overseas Japanese Auto Market III-27
Japanese CVs- A Major Draw in US Market III-27
Japanese Manufacturers Foray into Indian LCV Market III-27
Japanese OEMs Continue to Remain Strong in SEA Truck Market III-27
Major Issues and Trends III-28
Supplier Cost-Cutting: The Latest Trend III-28
Regulatory Restrictions Continue to Challenge Overseas
Players III-28
Key Market Share Finding III-28
Table 39: Japanese Trucks Market (2012): Percentage Market
Share Breakdown by Leading Players (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-28
Strategic Corporate Development III-29
Product Launches III-29
B.Market Analytics III-32
Table 40: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Commercial Vehicles Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 41: Japanese Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 42: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Commercial Vehicles Analyzed with Annual Production
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 43: Japanese Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles
by Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in Thousand Units
for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33

4. EUROPE III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Current and Future Analysis III-34
Industry Overview III-34
Commercial Vehicles Market Comes Under Pressure Amid Weak
Economic Scenario III-34
European CV Manufacturers Maintain Technology Leadership
Amid Sales Slump III-35
Stringent EURO Emission Norms and Need for Fuel Efficiency
Drives Innovation in LCV Powertrains III-35
Exhaust Gas Recirculation and Selective Catalytic Reduction
Technologies Grow in Prominence III-35
Electric and Hybrid Medium-Heavy Trucks and Buses to Emerge
as a Competitive Market in Europe III-36
New Automotive Block Exemption Comes Back into Force III-36
Statistical Findings III-37
Table 44: Western Europe Trucks (GVW >6 Tons) Market
(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Leading
Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 45: East European Trucks (GVW >6 Tons) Market (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Leading Players
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37
B.Market Analytics III-38
Table 46: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Commercial Vehicles by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 47: European Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles
by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 48: European 15-Year Perspective for Commercial
Vehicles by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and
Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 49: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Commercial Vehicles by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 50: European Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles
by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Production Figures in Thousand Units for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 51: European 15-Year Perspective for Commercial
Vehicles by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Production for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and
Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

4a. FRANCE III-44
A.Market Analysis III-44
Current and Future Analysis III-44
Key Statistical Findings III-44
Table 52: French Trucks Market (2011): Percentage Market
Share Breakdown by Leading Companies (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 53: French Heavy Commercial Vehicles (five tons and
more) Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading
Companies (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44
Strategic Corporate Developments III-45
B.Market Analytics III-45
Table 54: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Product Segment - Light Commercial
Vehicles and Medium/Heavy Commercial Vehicles Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 55: French Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 56: French 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Vehicles
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy Commercial
Vehicles Segments for the Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 57: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Product Segment Light Commercial
Vehicles and Medium/ Heavy Commercial Vehicles Independently
Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in Thousand Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 58: French Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Independently Analyzed with Annual
Production Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 59: French 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Vehicles
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Production
for Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy Commercial
Vehicle Segments for the Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

4b. GERMANY III-51
A.Market Analysis III-51
Current and Future Analysis III-51
Market Overview III-51
Robust Bus Segment Provides Traction to the German CV Market III-51
Other Industry Trends III-51
Outsourcing - A Preferred Cost-cutting Tool III-51
German Auto Business - Going the e-way III-52
Towards a “Greener” Germany III-52
Table 60: German Trucks Market (2011): Percentage Market
Share Breakdown by Leading Companies (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52
Strategic Corporate Developments III-52
Product Launches III-53
B.Market Analytics III-54
Table 61: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Product Segment - Light Commercial
Vehicles and Medium/ Heavy Commercial Vehicles Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 62: German Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 63: German 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Vehicles
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy Commercial
Vehicles Segments for the Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 64: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Product Segment - Light Commercial
Vehicles and Medium/ Heavy Commercial Vehicles Independently
Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in Thousand Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 65: German Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Independently Analyzed with Annual
Production Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 66: German 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Vehicles
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Production
for Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy Commercial
Vehicles Segments for the Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

4c. ITALY III-60
A.Market Analysis III-60
Current and Future Analysis III-60
Environmental Concerns - Government Gets Eco-Friendly III-60
Table 67: Italian Trucks Market (2011): Percentage Market
Share Breakdown by Leading Companies (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60
B.Market Analytics III-61
Table 68: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Product Segment - Light Commercial
Vehicles and Medium/ Heavy Commercial Vehicles Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 69: Italian Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 70: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Commercial
Vehicles by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Sales for Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Segments for the Years 2004, 2013 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 71: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Product Segment - Light Commercial
Vehicles and Medium/ Heavy Commercial Vehicles Independently
Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in Thousand Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 72: Italian Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Independently Analyzed with Annual
Production Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 73: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Commercial
Vehicles by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Production for Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Segments for the Years 2004, 2013 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-67
A.Market Analysis III-67
Current and Future Analysis III-67
Industry Overview III-67
Bus and Coach Segment Exhibits Steady Growth - Lends
Traction to CV Market III-67
Industry/Market Trends III-67
Premium on Quality and Technology III-67
Commercial Vehicles Head Recovery III-68
Britain - A Major Production Hub for Japanese Automakers III-68
Used-Van Market Proves to be a Major Threat for New
Commercial Vans Segment III-68
Statistical Findings III-68
Table 74: UK Trucks Market (2011): Percentage Market Share
Breakdown by Leading Companies (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 75: UK Heavy Commercial Vehicles Market (2010):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Brands (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69
Strategic Corporate Developments III-69
Product Launches III-71
B.Market Analytics III-72
Table 76: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Product Segment Light Commercial
Vehicles and Medium/Heavy Commercial Vehicles Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 77: UK Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 78: UK 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy Commercial
Vehicles Segments for the Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 79: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Product Segment - Light Commercial
Vehicles and Medium/Heavy Commercial Vehicles Independently
Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in Thousand Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 80: UK Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Independently Analyzed with Annual
Production Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 81: UK 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Production
for Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy Commercial
Vehicles Segments for the Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

4e. SPAIN III-78
A.Market Analysis III-78
Current and Future Analysis III-78
B.Market Analytics III-78
Table 82: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Product Segment - Light Commercial
Vehicles and Medium/ Heavy Commercial Vehicles Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 83: Spanish Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 84: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Commercial
Vehicles by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Sales for Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Segments for the Years 2004, 2013 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 85: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Product Segment - Light Commercial
Vehicles and Medium/ Heavy Commercial Vehicles Independently
Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in Thousand Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 86: Spanish Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Independently Analyzed with Annual
Production Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 87: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Commercial
Vehicles by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Production for Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Segments for the Years 2004, 2013 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

4f. RUSSIA III-84
A.Market Analysis III-84
Current and Future Analysis III-84
Industry Overview III-84
A Major Auto Market Despite High Entry Barriers III-84
Industry Trends III-84
Government Initiates Programs to Jump Start Auto Industry III-84
Strategic Corporate Developments III-85
Product Launch III-86
B.Market Analytics III-86
Table 88: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-86

Table 89: Russian Historic Review Analysis for Commercial
Vehicles with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87

Table 90: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Commercial Vehicles by Product Segment - Light Commercial
Vehicles and Medium/ Heavy Commercial Vehicles Independently
Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in Thousand Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-88

Table 91: Russian Historic Review for Commercial Vehicles by
Product Segment - Light Commercial Vehicles and Medium/Heavy
Commercial Vehicles Independently Analyzed with Annual
Production Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through

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