January 22, 2016
With falling fuel prices, U.S. and Canadian natural gas Class 8 truck retail sales had a slower 2015 compared to the previous year.
January 13, 2016
The supply of Class 8 trucks has continued to rise faster than demand, according to the ACT For-Hire Trucking Index.
January 12, 2016
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America has beaten two long-standing sales records in 2015 – one for sales of Isuzu Commercial Trucks and the other for the highest parts sales.
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.
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 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.
June 9, 2015
Kalmar Ottawa announced the sale of its 60,000th terminal tractor, a T2 model, three years after hitting the 50,000 mark.
May 18, 2015
Sales and shipments of cutaways, low cab-over-engine and strip chassis trucks moved higher in the first two months of 2015 compared to a year ago, yet 2015 should be as volatile as 2014, according to the NTEA.
May 7, 2015
On the Floor of MATS, HDT had a few minutes to talk trucking with Preston Feight, who in January was named the General Manager of Kenworth Truck Co. and a Paccar Vice President.
April 23, 2015
A big jump in truck sales helped push profits higher in the first quarter for the network of dealerships under the Rush Enterprises banner.
April 2, 2015
Customers who purchase a new Peterbilt truck and finance through Paccar Financial will receive updated warranty coverage going forward, the company announced.
March 27, 2015
The North American truck market continues to heat up, exceeding expectations, said Daimler Trucks North America head Martin Daum in a press briefing at the Mid-America Trucking Show -- and demand for the DT12 automated manual has far exceeded even Daum's optimistic goals.
March 10, 2015
The Hotline section of the February issue of HDT incorrectly listed the 2014 year-end U.S. truck sales.
February 26, 2015
Top dealers know that meeting customer needs goes far beyond selling a good product. and nobody knows this better than than the fleets nominated for the Truck Dealer of the Year.
February 12, 2015
One of the nation’s largest operators of commercial vehicle dealerships in North American said it set several records as it reported financial results this week.
January 20, 2015
Volvo Trucks reached a market share of 15.3% of the Canadian heavy-duty retail market, a record for the manufacturer. It also saw an all-time high market share in combined U.S. and Canadian sales.
December 24, 2014
Kenworth celebrated the delivery of its one millionth truck to TransAm Trucking of Lathe, Kan. The 91 year-old company held a ceremony to celebrate the milestone at the Kenworth assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio.
December 10, 2014
Ron Schultz is global on-highway truck sales and product support manager at Caterpillar Inc.
December 5, 2014
Net orders for Class 5-7 trucks in November fell 4 percent compared to October net orders, according to ACT Research.
October 23, 2014
Commercial truck dealership chain Rush Enterprises had net income totaling $23.5 million in the third quarter, compared with $15.2 million a year ago, as Class 8 truck sales outpaced national numbers.
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