May 19, 2016
ACT Research characterized truck orders in April as "more of the same," as Class 8 orders fell 16% from the previous month and 39% compared to last year.
May 18, 2016
Trailer orders increased in the month of April, gaining 15% over the previous month thanks to the dry van and refrigerated trailer markets.
May 13, 2016
The supply of Class 8 trucks continues to rise faster than demand for those trucks, according to the latest ACT For-Hire Trucking Index released by ACT Research Co. LLC.
May 4, 2016
Class 8 truck orders are projected to fall for the fourth month in a row, highlighting a weaker freight environment in the trucking industry, according to preliminary numbers from ACT Research and FTR.
April 15, 2016
Retail sales of U.S. and Canadian natural-gas powered Class 8 trucks improved modestly in February after getting off to a slow start in 2016, says ACT Research.
April 14, 2016
The supply of Class 8 trucks continues to rise faster than the demand for those trucks, according to ACT Research Co.’s most recent ACT For-Hire Trucking Index.
April 5, 2016
Class 8 truck orders are projected to fall once again in March, down as much as 12% compared to February, according to the latest numbers from ACT Research and FTR.
March 23, 2016
Used Class 8 Truck volumes rebounded nicely in February following a disappointing month of sales in January, reports ACT Research.
March 22, 2016
Class 8 truck orders in February were down 42% year-over-year while medium–duty orders were at the highest level in over a year.
March 3, 2016
Class 8 truck orders were down as demand fell slightly compared to January, according to the early February numbers from ACT Research and FTR.
February 24, 2016
ACT Research said the Used Class 8 truck market was mixed in January with a significant decrease in sales coupled with falling mileage, increasing average age and flat pricing.
February 3, 2016
January was a tough month for truck manufacturers as Class 8 truck orders were down 35% compared to the previous month, according to a preliminary report from ACT Research.
January 22, 2016
With falling fuel prices, U.S. and Canadian natural gas Class 8 truck retail sales had a slower 2015 compared to the previous year.
Last year was the trailer industry’s best shipment year in history, edging out the previous record set in 1999.
January 20, 2016
The Class 8 sleeper segment saw its best sales and production numbers in history in 2015, according to the latest numbers from ACT Research.
January 6, 2016
Class 8 truck orders rebounded while Class 5-7 orders remained strong in December, according to preliminary numbers from ACT Research and FTR.
December 23, 2015
Used Class 8 truck sales were mixed in November, decreasing 23% from the previous month but gaining slightly for the year.
December 22, 2015
Dry vans led net order gains for the month and year, and the trailer industry is headed for "one of its best years in history," according to ACT Research.
December 21, 2015
Orders of medium-duty vehicles logged another healthy month in November and appear ready for "continued modest growth" in 2016, an ACT Research analyst has predicted.
December 15, 2015
While truck dealers and other service providers may not be able to do anything to fix the driver shortage, they can play a big role in helping keep trucks on the road longer, which can reduce the need for additional drivers.
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