October 21, 2016
Net Class 8 truck orders in September increased modestly from the previous month, possibly signaling that a historically weak season for orders was ending.
October 18, 2016
Customers ordered 20,400 medium-duty vehicles in Classes 5 to 7 in September, which represents a 19% increase from August, according to preliminary numbers from ACT Research.
The Class 3-7 medium-duty truck market has been stable and healthy so far in 2016 and it is expected that all segments will show consistent growth going forward.
October 4, 2016
Net orders of Class 8 trucks were in line with expectations, falling only slightly from the previous month’s numbers, according to preliminary numbers from FTR and ACT Research.
September 21, 2016
Net Class 8 truck orders rose to a three-month high in August, helped by cancellations which fell to a near three-year low, according to the latest numbers from ACT Research.
September 8, 2016
Orders of medium-duty vehicles in Class 5 to 7 increased 10% to 16,900 in August and rebounded to a three-month high, according to ACT Research.
September 6, 2016
Orders for Class 8 trucks in the month of August will be slightly above expectations and a 36% improvement over July’s terrible numbers, according to projections from FTR and ACT Research.
August 19, 2016
Net Class 8 truck orders fell once again in July, showing no signs of recovery in what is usually the weakest month for demand, according to ACT Research.
August 3, 2016
Daimler Trucks North America plans to lay off an additional 115 workers at its Gastonia, N.C., components and logistics facility.
It looks like July was another off month for Class 8 truck orders as industry analysts are predicting some of the lowest numbers since 2010.
July 18, 2016
Volvo Trucks will lay off around 300 more employees later this year due to weaker truck demand in 2016, according to a report in The Roanoke Times.
July 6, 2016
Class 8 truck order numbers have hit their lowest point in at least four years, with demand remaining depressed so far in 2016.
June 21, 2016
A decline in orders of Class 5-7 trucks in May points to "some moderate slowing" in a truck market that has shown strength since late 2013, according to ACT Research.
June 19, 2016
A "capacity imbalance" continued to affect the North American Class 8 tractor market, reflected in May North American commercial truck order numbers as reported by ACT Research.
June 6, 2016
DTNA has announced a workforce reduction across its North American production facilities, laying off about 1,240 workers in response to sustained reductions in truck orders.
June 3, 2016
Both heavy- and medium-duty truck orders are projected to have a subdued May, according to preliminary numbers from ACT Research and FTR.
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 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 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 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.
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