North America Class 6-8 Truck Manufacturers Market 2018-2023: SWOT Benchmarking and Top Players Strategy

DUBLIN, August 20, 2018 / PRNewswire / –

The “Comparative SWOT & Strategic Focus – 2018-2023 – North America Top 4 Class 6-8 Truck Manufacturers – Daimler, Volvo, PACCAR, Navistar “ report was added to offer.

The trucking industry continues to be at the forefront of a technology-driven transformation phase marked by puzzling uncertainties and disruptions that are expected to persist over the medium term. The focus on CASE (Connected, Autonomous, Shared & Services and Electric) technologies continues to be at the heart of this trend, with OEMs continuing to integrate a range of sensors, equipment and technologies onboard models. of trucks with digitization forming the backbone of this technology has led the trucking revolution. The battle for electric trucks becomes fierce with the world’s two largest truck makers, Daimler and Volvo, lining up electric versions of their flagship truck models to take on recent incumbents and start-ups head-on. the duo which plans the start of commercialization, large-scale production of electric trucks from 2021.

Daimler introduced the electric version of its North American market leader, Cascadia, dubbed eCascadia, in the US Class 8 market. Volvo quickly unveiled its competitors in the electric heavy-duty segment, with the new electric models FL and FE for Europe. The VW group, represented by MAN & Scania in Europe, also, has consistently structured and shaped its trucking business, as evidenced by the introduction of its manufacturer-agnostic digital brand RIO, aimed at the transportation and logistics industries and foresees a capital market listing short term. The industry supply chain has also quickly prepared for the electric movement, with suppliers outlining and refining their business strategies for electric vehicles and setting up new units to execute them. Electrification in commercial vehicles is therefore now reaching the point of inflection.

North America has always been one of the largest markets in the world for medium and heavy trucks, classified in class 6-8. The North American Class 6-8 truck market was on a solid footing in 2017 and projections for 2018 point to a robust double-digit growth rate with a dynamic economy, solid housing starts and growth as well as positive developments in e-commerce and construction activity. In addition, the Infrastructure Development Bill, outlining the planned massive investments worth $ 1.5 trillion towards repairing and rebuilding infrastructure, are likely to have enormous potential for the industry in the medium term once the terms are carefully refined and if they are given the nod from congressional leaders. Overall, the North American Class 6-8 truck market has experienced a strong recovery, with the U.S. economy gaining momentum and supply side constraints pushing freight rates higher as a Strong and sustained freight demand is met by capacity shortfalls. The overall operating environment was also favorable with robust operator usage and profitability, driving fleet renewals and extensions at an accelerated pace.

The current phase of development of the trucking industry and its likely mid-term evolution will be defined and shaped by technology that evolves rapidly and is poised to disrupt markets at a rapid pace. Equipment manufacturers and industry players; who are able to adopt and integrate the right technologies for the right applications to deliver overall value to customers, end users and stakeholders while creating significant competitive advantages for themselves by leveraging this technological differentiation; will be at the forefront of one of the most disruptive phases for the industry in the future, which will likely be marked by the introduction of a number of entirely new and compatible business models and concepts. technology.

The report provides a comprehensive SWOT framework benchmarking analysis of the top 4 truck manufacturers in the Class 6-8 Truck market, in addition to analyzing the overall short term strategic direction of these OEMs.

Main topics covered:

1 Company Structure and Snapshot – For each of the North America Top 4 Truck Manufacturers

a) Founded
b) Headquarters
c) Sectors of activity
d) Employees
e) Income
f) Market capitalization
g) Key executives
h) Shareholding / Shareholding & Structure

2 Financial Performance Snapshot – For Each of the 4 Key OEMs in the Industry

1. Revenue base and growth trend
2. Revenues broken down by key segments
3. Revenues broken down by major geographic markets and regions
4. Gross earnings and margin trend
5. Operating profit and operating margin trend
6. Feedback on the sales trend
7. Trend of profitability growth
8. Cash flow from operations
9. Trend in R&D expenditure
10. CAPEX trend

3 SWOT Analysis – For each of the 4 key industry players

  • Assets to be exploited
  • Weaknesses to work on
  • Opportunities to seize
  • Threats to deny and mitigate

4 Comparative analysis of forces

  • Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA)
  • Volvo Trucks North America
  • PACCAR Inc.
  • International Navistar Company

5 Comparative analysis of weaknesses

  • Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA)
  • Volvo Trucks North America
  • PACCAR Inc.
  • International Navistar Company

6 Strategic focus on all equipment manufacturers – In the short and medium term – The 4 best equipment manufacturers in the industry

  • Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA)
  • Volvo Trucks North America
  • PACCAR Inc.
  • International Navistar Company

7 Comprehensive analysis of strategies and plans for key industry OEMs – Daimler, Volvo, PACCAR, Navistar

Analysis coverage:

  • Product portfolio strategies and plans
  • Market specific strategies and plans
  • R&D strategies and plans
  • Growth strategies and plans
  • Business and corporate strategies and plans
  • Sales and Marketing Strategies and Plans
  • Production / manufacturing strategies and plans
  • Financial strategies and plans
  • Acquisitions, Strategic Alliances & JV
  • Other strategies and strategic initiatives

8 North America Class 6-8 Truck Market – Force Field Analysis – Analysis of Driving and Restraining Forces and Their Overall Dynamics

  • Driving forces
  • Holding forces

9 Key trends

  • Market trends
  • Technological trends

ten Main issues, challenges and risk factors

11 Strategic market outlook until 2026

  • Emerging markets scenario analysis
  • Demand Outlook and Growth Projections for Class 6-8 Truck Market to 2026

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