CK Commercial Vehicle Research

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September 26, 2016

Report: Small Fleets Keep Trucks Nearly Twice as Long as Large Fleets

A study jointly produced by FTR and CK Commercial Vehicle Research is now available, examining heavy duty vehicle usage, maintenance practices and replacement parts purchasing activity.

June 16, 2016

Fleets Answer the Question, 'How's Business?'

After enduring a bruising first quarter that saw falling profits at many fleets, it comes as no surprise that in a second quarter survey of business conditions fleet executives are feeling a bit down.

May 3, 2016

Fleets: No 'Doom and Gloom' Over Slowing Environment

Recently surveyed truck fleets are not reporting “doom and gloom” despite a slowing industry environment and a desire for more freight by some, according to the Q2 CK Commercial Vehicle Research Fleet Sentiment Report.

May 4, 2015

Fleet Survey Predicts Improved Second Quarter

A recent fleet survey predicts that both Class 8 and trailer orders will improve in the second quarter over the January-March time frame. The survey was conducted by CK Commercial Vehicle Research.

February 3, 2014

Fleet Sentiment Report Shows Positive Signs for Q1 2014

Sixty-two percent of the fleet executives responding to the Q1 2014 Fleet Sentiment survey conducted by CK Commercial Vehicle Research in January indicated they planned to place orders for Class 8 trucks in the next three months.

November 20, 2013

Online Best Practice Forum for Trucking Fleets Scheduled

During the week of Dec. 2, CK Commercial Vehicle Research will be facilitating an online best practice forum for heavy-duty trucking fleets. This will be an opportunity for them to share ideas about equipment, technology, spec'ing options, maintenance practices and outstanding service issues.

October 30, 2013

Fleet Study Shows Some Positive Signs for 2014

As fleets continue to adapt to recent changes in hours of service regulations and face increasing challenges in finding drivers and technicians, nevertheless a new survey indicates they will be buying more trucks in 2014.

August 5, 2013

Fleet Survey Indicates Increased Activity for Class 8 Orders in Q3

Sixty-five percent of the fleet executives that responded to the Q3 2013 Fleet Sentiment survey conducted by CK Commercial Vehicle Research in late July indicated they planned to place orders for Class 8 trucks in the next three months. This is an increase from the 53% that responded affirmatively during the Q2 survey in April.

May 3, 2013

Survey Shows Private Fleets More Willing to Add Capacity

Private fleets are currently adding capacity at a faster rate than for-hire fleets, according to the Q2 2013 Fleet Sentiment survey conducted by CK Commercial Vehicle Research. Half of the private fleets participating in the quarterly survey indicated they were adding capacity with the power units they expected to purchase (in the next three months), with an average of more than 40% of those orders designated for that purpose.

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