Fact sheet: trucks

Trucks have a vital role in society’s functioning, supporting the delivery of all kinds of essential goods to consumers and providing essential transport services to businesses.

    • Trucks carry almost 80% of land freight transport in the EU
    • Around 6.5 million trucks are currently in circulation in the EU
    • Over half a million trucks were manufactured in the EU in 2022
    • Half of heavy trucks built in the US come from European factories
    • The average age of trucks is 14.2 years

    Get the bigger picture on trucks in our fact sheet below.


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