November 18, 2015
Net order activity in October for new Class 8 and Class 5-7 trucks reflects the continuing slowdown in market activity, according to ACT Research Co.
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.
November 2, 2015
Vehicle market analyst IHS Automotive has identified over 500,000 businesses operating fleets of up to 250 vehicles that are expected to purchase new commercial vehicle in the next 15 months.
As many as 76% of fleets expect their upcoming heavy-duty truck orders to match what was purchased in 2015, with a few fleets planning an increase.
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.
October 19, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Don’t expect truck sales in the fourth quarter and next year to be like the “monster” numbers of a year earlier, says Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler Trucks North America — and that’s a good thing.
October 1, 2015
After a strong end to 2014 and early 2015, the truck market has softened. With several unknown factors like regulations and fluctuating economic conditions, it looks like this trend may continue for a while.
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 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 22, 2015
International Truck has announced securing an order for 1,050 Class 8 trucks from an unnamed provider of fleet and owner-operator leasing services.
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 3, 2015
Net orders of Class 5-7 vehicles fell 3 percent in June due to a "large hiccup" in truck ordering, according to ACT Research's president.
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 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 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.
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.
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