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Truck & Bus Builder is a specialist publishing company providing news and statistical analysis about the world commercial vehicle manufacturing industry. We have been providing accurate and unbiased information to the industry since 1978.

Our products

Our core product, Truck & Bus Builder, is the international newsletter of commercial vehicle manufacturing developments. It is published on a monthly basis and includes the following quarterly supplements, Truck & Bus Builder CHINA, Truck & Bus Builder INDIA, Truck & Bus Builder EAST ASIA and Future Fuels & Power.

Our team

Our editorial team is made up of professionals based throughout the world with many years of experience in the industry.

Our customers

Our customers include many of the major commercial vehicle manufacturers and component suppliers as well as fleet operators, management consultants, investment banks, research institutions, government bodies and trade associations.

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The Truck Manufacturing Industry Report - available October 2013 The Indian Tipper Market - Newly published report now available The Indian Bus Market - Newly published report now available Corporate Subscriptions Advertising and Sponsorship Agency Subscriptions Editorial Contributions

About Truck & Bus Builder

Truck & Bus Builder is a niche publishing company specialising in the provision of news and analysis to the world commercial vehicle manufacturing industry. Truck & Bus Builder was established in 1978 and has been providing a much needed service to the industry for more than 30 years.

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Truck & Bus Builder (T&BB) is the international newsletter of commercial vehicle manufacturing developments.  Published monthly, it includes supplements on China, East Asia, India and South America.

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The World Bus & Coach Manufacturing Industry is a comprehensive review of the global bus and coach building industry concentrating on vehicles above 7.5-8.0 tonnes gross.

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During the past 3 years, demand for trucks in India has been highly volatile and cyclical in nature generating a sales volume of 266,009 units. Growth is forecast over the next 5 years.

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Following the European trailer market crash in 2008/2009, which saw sales by many companies tumble by as much as 90%, the trailer market has recovered reasonably well in some markets, but not all.

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The World Truck Manufacturing Report

The world truck market above 3.5 tonnes gross is presently sitting around the 4,000,000 unit mark from where it is expected to grow as more economies recover and become stable.

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Still in its infancy, India’s trailer building business is predicted to grow substantially over the next 5 years. This, says RACE, is as a result of major change in government policy.

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The Indian bus market is a fast growing industry sector, yet currently it is very much a duopolistic market place, with just two manufacturers, Tata Motors and Ashok Leyland, sharing more than 65 per cent of the 80,000 vehicles sold annually.

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The Indian tipper market is a sector with strong growth potential fuelled by various applications throughout the country, but predominantly within the construction and mining industries.

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Advertising and sponsorship is available across our portfolio of products.  We offer highly attractive packages which help your company target key decision makers within the industry.

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