Volvo, who has quickly been gaining popularity nationwide, is trying to step up their game even more, as proven by their state-of-the-art incoming additions, including flashy “Customer Experience Center,” according to Transport Topics. Clearly, the Swedish auto-manufacturer is looking to compete with biggest companies in the transportation sector of the economy.
So, that begs the question, who is it that Volvo has to catch up to?
4 Biggest Semi-Truck Brands in the United States
Here are the biggest and most widely driven semi-truck brands within the trucking industry:
#1. Freightliner—by Daimler Trucks North America
Also the owner of the Western Star brand, Daimler’s Freightliner is the most popular brand of semi-truck in the United States. According to MSN, about one third of all newly purchased semi-trucks each year (190,000) are Freightliners.
#2. International—by Navistar
Having produced 41.1% of all of the day cab tractors on the American market in 2015, International is a gigantic company that is only getting bigger.
Peterbilt, Kenworth, and PACCAR are all under the same ownership, and together, make up a gigantic proportion of active semi-trucks in the United States.
Volvo rounds out the list of major semi-truck producers in America. The company, as evidenced by their beefed-up plant in Virginia, is working hard to increase sales in North America. With a focus on safety and modern innovation, Volvo is quickly spreading its influence all over the country, and their semis have become a regular sight on U.S. highways.
Those are the four largest brands of semi-trucks that are currently being driven on American roads. They are the most reliable and cost efficient producers on the market.
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