Heavy duty trucks are used all over the world to haul heavy goods. In this part of the world, when we hear the word “truck” the first thing that comes to our mind is one big, noisy and dirty vehicle that causes lots of accidents on our highways. Everyone who’s driving already imagines truck drivers to be those reckless and drunk guys and we must avoid them. That’s not really true, there are many comfortable trucks that are fully air-conditioned and beautiful to look at. Some of them are even more posh looking than some new cars on the streets. Also, Remember to read Trucks Prices in Nigeria 2020 and Where to Buy Them
In this post, I will be sharing some details of those beautiful trucks and their manufacturers.
Mack Trucks, Inc., is an American truck manufacturing company and a former manufacturer of buses and trolley buses. Founded in 1900 as the Mack Brothers Company, it manufactured its first truck in 1907 and adopted its present name in 1922.
Mack Trucks is the largest manufacturers of trucks in the world. The trucks are everywhere and millions of these trucks are exported to other countries all over the world every year.
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It’s no surprise that one of the strongest heavy duty trucks is coming out of Germany. A lot of people think Mercedes Benz only make fancy cars, it would surprise them to know that they are one of the largest truck manufacturers, the only company I know that uses Mercedes trucks in Nigeria is Julius Berger construction company. These trucks are expensive.
A truck with a star stands not only for reliability and economic efficiency but also for first-class product and service quality and comprehensive expertise in the area of customer-oriented transport solutions. Whether long-haul, construction site, or distribution transportation, the Mercedes-Benz brand offers the right solution for the light-duty, medium-duty, and heavy-duty truck segments. Again and again, the pioneering spirit at Mercedes-Benz Trucks has generated groundbreaking innovations – from efficient drives to autonomous driving to active and passive safety systems.
Sinotruck was made very famous in Africa by the Dangote cement factories. All Dangote cement is been transported using Sinotruck made Howo trucks. The trucks are very strong and nice but the carelessness of drivers coupled with bad roads make the trucks look horrible. Dangote has a Sinotruck assembly plant in Lagos Nigeria.
The company needs no introduction. They are already a popular automobile company based in India and manufactures Trucks, buses, and cars. Their products are cheaper than other manufacturers and their parts are also readily available. Tata Motors Medium and Heavy Commercial trucks – A great choice for businesses for its performance, engine life, higher mileage.
Volvo motors which are also based in Sweden is now owned by a not-so-popular Chinese automobile company GEELY. Volvo is very durable but the parts are quite expensive. Volvo Trucks Corporation, stylized as VOLVO, is a global truck manufacturer based in Gothenburg, Sweden, owned by AB Volvo. In 2016, it was the world’s second-largest manufacturer of heavy-duty trucks.
Based in Sweden, Scania AB is an automobile company that specializes in building strong trucks. The trucks are very strong and come in different types. SCANIA build trucks that build businesses. It’s not solely about performance, reliability, and economy: it’s also about Scania’s knowledge of your business.
MAN Truck is the largest subsidiary of the MAN SE corporation, and one of the leading international providers of commercial vehicles. MAN Trucks based in Germany, these trucks are fully fitted with air-conditioners, music players, etc. In Nigeria, it mostly used by coca-cola to convey crates of drinks. They are very reliable just like all German automobiles.
DAF Trucks is a Dutch truck manufacturing company and a division of Paccar. Its headquarters and main plant are in Eindhoven. Cabs and axle assemblies are produced at its Westerlo plant in Belgium. These trucks are widely used all over the world and very strong but expensive. Made in the Netherlands, I think this is the only popular company in the Netherlands after Heineken.