In the U.S., the number of commercial vehicles produced has continuously increased since 2010. Approximately eight million commercial vehicles were manufactured in 2017, while passenger car production came to just over three million units in the same year. In 2018, Asia-Oceania was the largest market for heavy truck production. Some three million units were built here in 2018.
In 2018, the Volkswagen Group topped the list as the world's largest automobile producer, outperforming the Renault-Nissan and Mitsubishi alliance as well as Toyota.