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.
January 5, 2016
Daimler Trucks North America plans to lay off more than 900 people at its Freightliner plant in North Carolina, according to published reports, an action expected to be temporary as the company adjusts to expectations of a softer year for truck sales.
December 30, 2015
DuraClass recently introduced the newly improved HPT Tub Body Line.
December 18, 2015
The 2016 Kenworth Calendar features images of Kenworth’s aerodynamic, vocational, traditional and medium-duty trucks in scenic and work settings.
December 11, 2015
After an up and down year of sales and a new one on the horizon, all of the major truck manufacturers are showcasing their visions for the future.
Heavy and certain light and medium trucks make up the largest share of transactions for first three quarters of 2015, says IHS Automotive.
December 4, 2015
Compared with last year’s record truck order numbers, the early reports for this November show dramatically decreased demand in the Class 8 segment.
November 12, 2015
The 2012-model trucks sold in 2011, a good year, should push down prices as freight tonnage and demand now seems to be softening slightly.
November 3, 2015
Class 5-8 vehicle orders are projected to hit 47,200 orders for the month of October which is up 14% from the previous month but 30% below last year’s numbers, according to ACT Research.
October 26, 2015
The used Class 8 truck market showed mixed results in September with same-dealer sales inching closer to the six-month volume average, according to a recent ACT Research report.
October 21, 2015
There were 19,400 Class 8 truck orders booked in September, slightly down from August but coming closer to a “more sustainable pace," according to ACT Research.
September 25, 2015
Used Class 8 volumes in August fell slightly from July but gained compared with last year’s numbers, according to the latest report from ACT Research.
September 18, 2015
There were 20,200 Class 8 truck orders in August, beating projections from earlier in the month but well below last year’s numbers, according to ACT Research.
September 3, 2015
Preliminary numbers for Class 8 truck orders show near two-year lows in August, per the latest projections from ACT Research and FTR.
August 26, 2015
The North American Council on Freight Efficiency and the Carbon War Room released their most recent “Confidence Report,” on lightweighting strategies for heavy-duty trucks, released August 25 at the Fleet Technology Expo in Long Beach, Calif.
August 19, 2015
Even without a press-release-worthy, 9,000-unit multi-year order, heavy truck sales were still higher than analysts anticipated.
August 5, 2015
Class 8 truck orders increased by a good amount in July, indicating a growing confidence in the market, according to analysis from FTR and ACT Research.
July 27, 2015
The number of used Class 8 trucks sold rose by 6% to 2,643 units in June, according to a report from ACT Research.
July 20, 2015
Orders for heavy-duty vehicles in June were slightly off May's pace, while a factory move helped drive medium-duty truck orders down during the month.
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.
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