July 2, 2015
North American Class 8 truck orders fell for the fourth straight month in June, to 19,624 units, according to preliminary data from FTR, keeping with seasonal trends.
June 25, 2015
Used Class 8 truck sales in May fell 11% compared with the previous month, to 2,496 units, according to the latest report from ACT Research.
June 18, 2015
Class 8 truck orders were down in May with just over 20,500 units moved in the month, according to the latest numbers from ACT Research.
June 3, 2015
Class 8 truck orders hit their lowest monthly level since late 2013 with around 20,000 units ordered while medium-duty orders rebounded.
May 22, 2015
Net orders for Class 8 trucks fell to just over 22,400 units in April, the lowest amount since November 2013, according to ACT Research.
May 21, 2015
The total reported volume of Class 8 truck sales in April remained nearly unchanged month to month but were up 1% to 2,806 units, according the latest report by ACT Research.
May 4, 2015
April Class 8 truck orders were down compared to March as well as to the previous year, according to preliminary data, but the drop was not unexpected.
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.
April 24, 2015
March used Class 8 truck sales jumped 14% over February to 2,770 units for the month according to the latest report from ACT Research.
April 20, 2015
Class 8 truck orders were weak in March, with just over 24,600 units ordered due to a seven-month backlog of unbuilt orders from last year. Medium-duty orders were up thanks to strong truck and bus segments.
April 2, 2015
Net orders for Class 8 Trucks hit a six-month low, recording 24,780 units, in March, according to preliminary data from FTR. This is the lowest level since September 2014 and the first time Class 8 orders have fallen year-over-year since January 2013.
Customers who purchase a new Peterbilt truck and finance through Paccar Financial will receive updated warranty coverage going forward, the company announced.
March 19, 2015
February truck order volume hit a five-month low but still maintained a high level, according to ACT Research. The Class 8 segment posted the ninth consecutive month of more than 28,000 units ordered.
March 2, 2015
Used Class 8 truck sales fell to 2,239 units in January - a 12% decline from December and a 3% decline year-over-year, according to a report from ACT Research.
February 23, 2015
Class 8 truck orders orders were booked above a 400,000-unit seasonal rate in January for the fourth month in a row, according to ACT Research.
February 12, 2015
Kenworth and Paccar Financial are offering an Extended Warranty Program for U.S. customers purchasing new Kenworth Class 8 trucks financed through PACCAR.
February 4, 2015
Class 8 truck orders remained strong in January, with preliminary numbers coming in at around 35,000 units – an increase from January 2014 but falling below 40,000 units for the first time in three months.
January 29, 2015
Before you can talk about what’s occurring in the truck parts aftermarket, you need to first look at what happened with new truck sales in prior years. For instance, while the number of medium-duty trucks has stayed the same since 1994, the number of Class 8 trucks has nearly doubled in that time.
January 22, 2015
Class 8 truck orders in 2014 were up 42% over 2013, with 380,200 net orders being placed last year, according to data from ACT Research. Class 5-7 truck orders also performed well, selling 223,250 units.
January 7, 2015
Demand for commercial vehicles remained healthy in December, as 65,700 total heavy- and medium-duty trucks were ordered, according to the latest projections from ACT Research.
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