Pickup trucks are one of the best-selling vehicles in the foreign auto market, and have been flourishing for 50 years. In the United States, where the auto industry is well developed, the leading new car rankings in 2013 have been the Ford F-Series, Chevrolet Silverado and Dodge Ram pickups, with Chrysler, Dodge and Ram, the third largest car company, being the only vehicles in the top 10. In the same year, the U.S. auto market sold about 1.36 million pickups, and the ratio of car to pickup sales was 2.7:1, accounting for nearly 20% of total auto sales. The Kingdom of Japan also has a similar situation with the United States, pickup trucks have become a general household life tools, and exported in large quantities, the Japanese pickup trucks become the main models in Africa, Asia and South America. In some developing countries, such as Thailand pickup truck sales accounted for 72%, the Philippines accounted for 34%, Malaysia accounted for 14%, India, Brazil, Pakistan, Indonesia and other pickup truck annual sales also accounted for about 1/3, with the continuous expansion of the pickup truck market, pickup truck trunk cover also emerged, with the improvement of people's living standards, the continuous progress of science and technology, electric pickup truck trunk cover will be This will be another progress and leap of the pickup truck cover, which shows its huge market potential.
Pickup truck rear trunk cover type and development status.
With the development of social and economic level and the improvement of people's living standard, the popularity of pickup trucks has increased greatly. At present, the pickup truck on the market not only retains the cargo-carrying performance of the truck, but also increases the comfort of the car, which is more and more favored by ordinary families, and also becomes the first choice of transportation for collective family trips. Need to carry cargo, and there is a serious shortage: if the luggage or goods in the back bucket, wind, sun and rain, the goods will be damaged. But the waterproof canopy on the market, the appearance is relatively unsightly, bundle is not firm, encounter the case of road bumps, easy to lose the goods.
At present, in foreign countries, there are mainly the following kinds of pickup truck rear trunk cover.
1、Tri-fold tonneau cover
This is a kind of soft tri-fold pickup truck rear trunk cover, the material is synthetic leather, through the side rail fixed carriage, the pickup truck rear trunk cover fixed on the side rail of a kind of cover, the side rail through the seal to achieve sealing, the tail through the locking block mechanism to complete the lock.
2、Two-fold Tonneau Cover
This is a kind of two-fold soft cover, the material is synthetic leather, the internal aluminum alloy rod support, the outer side through the edge of the overall shape, beautiful, easy to disassemble, easy to store, simple structure, but two-fold affects the larger storage space, fixed is not strong, the process of driving noise, waterproof is not strong.
3、American roll tonneau cover
This is a kind of pickup truck rear cover similar to the form of rolling door, through the middle of the tail shaft to complete the process of rolling up, aluminum material, load-bearing capacity is not strong, the installation of high precision requirements, size is difficult to control, loading and unloading is not fast, but the design of the change track is very clever.
4、Hard folding tonneau cover
This is a kind of tri-fold hard cover, through the side rails fixed carriage, the pickup truck trunk cover fixed in the side rails of a pickup truck trunk cover, the material is two layers of aluminum plate sandwiched between a layer of hard foam, through the side rails clamping adhesive to complete the fixation, the middle through the rotary mechanism to achieve folding, is now a more popular market cover.
5、Retrax Powertrax ONE Automatic Retractable Truck Bed Cover
This is an electric pickup truck bed cover, using the roll-up principle, motor-driven, the front section is fixed, rolled up position, the rear end through the remote control device to achieve forward and backward, side rails embedded in the groove, and the carriage at the same height, waterproof, convenient operation, but not convenient enough to disassemble, weight, volume, take up more space.
6、Pick up bed cover
This is a kind of flat cover, material for leather, foam and inner layer inside inch hair cushion, through the pneumatic spring to achieve the upward pushing process, the front rail fixed carriage can be installed, but the whole structure affects the internal storage space of the carriage, the overall structure is not strong enough, easy to shift during the driving process, and fall off on the road.
Foreign pickup truck rear box cover
7、Soft rotate Tonneau Cover
This is a kind of sunshade pickup truck rear cover, the material is waterproof canvas, very similar to our normal outside awning structure, easy to install, he fixed the carriage directly through the side rails, easy to use on sunny days, strong sense of fashion, the disadvantage is poor waterproof, structural strength is not high, poor anti-theft.
8、Flat roof cover This is a hard top high cover, the material is iron, the sides and top through the stamping once formed, side windows and rear doors through the glass material and sealing strip to achieve sealing, and finally the high roof cover around the fixed to the carriage side rails to complete the final installation, no side rails, the material is heavy, not easy to disassemble.
9、Tool Box Tonneau Cover
This is a double-sided pickup truck rear box cover, the material is high-strength aluminum, one-piece structure, more uses, structural strength, easy to damage the carriage enclosure in the process of driving, not easy to fix, high cost, not easy to disassemble, take up a lot of space, not easy to place.
This is a high-roof waterproof pickup truck trunk cover, the material is PVC waterproof canvas, inside through the aluminum alloy bracket support, waterproof shade role, lightweight, easy to install, convenient storage, but is the car will be shaking at high speed, the pressure resistance is not strong, easy to deformation, side fence is not strong enough.
11、Diamond Tonneau Cover
This is a multi-tool pickup truck trunk cover, the material is stainless steel high-strength aluminum plate, good anti-theft, high structural strength, low noise during driving, but the production process is cumbersome, high cost, the actual comprehensive practicality is not very high, loading and unloading is not very convenient.
12、Hard Pick up bed cover
This is a hard flat cover, the material is iron, paint and inner layer of the inner inch hair cushion, through the pneumatic spring to achieve the process of pushing up, the front rail fixed carriage, the side rail has a rail, the rail will be installed on the carriage to achieve installation, but the whole structure affects the carriage internal storage space, the overall structure is strong, large volume, large weight, not easy to disassemble.
13、Electric HecuLoc Truck Bed
This is a kind of semi-automatic foldable pickup truck rear trunk cover, using 90-degree spring device, two pairs of each front and rear, both sides of the side rails fixed carriage, top cover once stamping molding, high structural strength, low driving noise, waterproof and anti-theft performance, high installation accuracy requirements, disadvantages are not easy to store, high cost, not easy to install.
14、DBT Tonneau Cover
This is a multi-variable pickup truck trunk cover, the material is cast iron with one stamping, high production cost and high precision requirement, the rear sides of the pickup truck trunk cover is opened by pneumatic spring and remote electric lock, good anti-theft, low noise, the installation needs to punch holes in the carriage, destroying the structure of the carriage, easy to open state driving will damage the paint.
15、Roll up tonneau cover
This is a kind of roll up pickup truck trunk cover, the material is synthetic leather, through the side rail fixed carriage, the pickup truck trunk cover fixed on the side rail of a cover, side rail through the velcro to achieve sealing, lightweight and convenient, small size, easy to go out to use, the market sales price is moderate, choose more groups, the disadvantage is not strong, easy to be scratched by hard objects.
Foreign pickup truck trunk cover
16、Truck Bed Tonneau Cover Tarp
This is a kind of trailer cover, the material is waterproof canvas, no bracket, through the cloth cover around wearing elastic rope, fixed in the rear of the car and the middle position, to achieve shade waterproof, small size, easy to carry, but easy to break, the service life is not long, waterproof is not high.
17、Side Tonneau Cover
This is a kind of side pickup truck rear cover, fixed by the carriage side rail part, using hinge structure, the surface material is waterproof canvas, its advantages of light material, easy to disassemble, convenient storage, hold and put the items more convenient, the disadvantage is that the side rail fixed is not very strong, the process of driving is easy to fall off, the structure is not strong.
18、Roll-X Roll up Hard Tonneau Cover
This is a kind of roll-up pickup truck trunk cover, the surface layer is stretched through the tempered glass, surrounded by rails, rails directly fixed carriage, the appearance is better, can also realize the electric roll-up, but the front part of the carriage is covered, affecting the storage space, occupy a lot of space, waterproof is not high.
19、Snap on tonneau cover
This is a kind of car cover through the button, the material is synthetic leather, through the side rail fixed carriage, the cover is fixed on the side rail, the side rail through the button to achieve sealing, lightweight and convenient, small size, the disadvantage is that the number of buttons around too much, the operation is tedious, it is difficult to buckle solid, the button is easy to break, but also easy to be scratched by hard objects.
20、Sports canopytonneau cover
This is a sports version of the curved high cover, the material is tin, the sides and top through the stamping once formed, side windows and rear doors through the glass material and sealing strip to achieve sealing, and finally the high top cover around the fixed to the carriage side rails to complete the final installation, no side rails, high cost, heavy material, not easy to disassemble.
21、Diamond Plate Tonneau Cover
This is a tool two-fold high-strength plastic pickup truck trunk cover, can be separated and installed, the material of the front section is white iron, the material of the rear end is plastic, both ends through the pneumatic spring connected to the tail key mechanism to open, easy to operate, waterproof and windproof, structural strength, but the space limit is large, not easy to disassemble, occupy a large volume.
The above types of pickup truck trunk cover is now common in foreign markets, is also the most widely used pickup truck trunk cover, but it is not difficult to find a lot of these products are designed in a very unreasonable place, the weight is too heavy, too large, cumbersome installation, water leakage and many other problems have occurred, the above products are not an electric, I saw these deficiencies thought of a new type of electric triple flip cover.