The Dominance of the Pickup trucks

The beginning of automobile manufacturing is not like the ones we see today. Decades ago in the early days, automobiles manufacturing company produce only the chassis. Third parties are responsible for making the structure and bodies. Hence a third party maker, the Galion Allsteel Body Company In 1913 was the first to develop dumb and Pickup trucks. However, the production of the first pick up could happen only after a partial modification of the Ford Model T chassis. Since then its dominance in the automobile world is prevalent.


Pickup trucks as you can assume is a light duty truck. Although it has the mini structure of the trucks is has less capacity to carry things than the real trucks. The first part of the pickup truck has a cabin enclosed to it. The sitting capacity in the cabin, however, depends on the makers and manufacturers. The half part of the truck is open. The open cargo area is to enhance the light duty and conjoin by two lower sides.


Pickup truckare in high demand for its diverse usage. Although this truck is specialized to carry goods, some places use this truck to ferry passengers. Perhaps this truck has more advantage over some SUV to ferry vehicles. Since other SUVs come with an inbuilt seating capacity, this pickup truck does not have any capacity to hold passengers. This is the favorite mode of transportation to ferry passengers in North America, Africa, and Southeast Asia.


For the automobile company GM, Ford, and FCA’s Ram, they mostly depend on the Pickup trucks for their company’s revenue. Although it accounts for just 16 % of the vehicle in North America, it has high market dominance. Due to its high-profit margin, its price of the Ford F-150 models can reach a scourging amount of up to US$40,000 or even more. America alone makes up to 18 % of sales every year.