Global Truck Production Reports

PSR Truck Production Index is a proprietary quarterly report on global truck production by region that’s prepared by PSR analysts. The TPI index is based upon truck production in 2012 and is pulled from data contained in the PSR CV Link™ commercial vehicle database.

Q1 2019 Power Systems Research Truck Production Index (PSR-TPI) falls 5.2%

The Power Systems Research Truck Production Index (PSR-TPI) decreased from 115 to 109, or 5.2%, for the three-month period ended March 31, 2019, from the fourth quarter of 2018. The year-over-year (Q1 2018 to Q1 2019) change for the PSR-TPI was basically flat,  moving from 110 to 109, or .91%.

The PSR-TPI measures truck production globally and across six regions: North America, China, Europe, South America, Japan & Korea and Emerging Markets.

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Q4 2017 Power Systems Research Truck Production Index (PSR-TPI) Climbs 8.6%

The outlook for global truck production in the class 4-8 looks very promising for 2018 as it continues a strong growth pattern established in 2017. Even previously struggling countries such as Russia, Brazil and Turkey saw very positive signs in 2017 and are looking for continued growth this year.  North America and Europe also are expected to have a good year in 2018.

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Q3 2017 Power Systems Research Truck Production Index (PSR-TPI) drops 9.5%

St. Paul, MN (October 12, 2017)— The Power Systems Research global Truck Production Index (PSR-TPI) deceased from 116 to 105, or -9.5%, for the three-month period ended September 30, 2017, from Q2 2017. However, the year-over-year (Q3 2016 to Q3 2017) gain for the PSR-TPI was 101 to 105, or 3.9%.

Overall, the global commercial truck industry is stronger than it has been in a number of years and is expected to continue to be strong moving into 2018.  While there are still concerns about regional economies such as South America and Greater China, the global economies continue to improve.

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