Truck Sales

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April 23, 2015

Increased Truck Sales Push Rush Profit Higher

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

Peterbilt, Paccar Offer New Truck Warranties

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

Daimler Trucks Predicting Another Banner Year

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

CORRECTION: Year-End U.S. Retail Truck Sales

The Hotline section of the February issue of HDT incorrectly listed the 2014 year-end U.S. truck sales.

February 26, 2015

Top Dealers Focus on Changing Customer Expectations

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

Rush Enterprises Sets Revenue, Profit Records

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 Hits Record Market Share in Combined Canada & U.S. Sales

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 Celebrates Millionth Truck Delivery

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

Q&A: Caterpillar’s Ron Schultz

Ron Schultz is global on-highway truck sales and product support manager at Caterpillar Inc.

December 5, 2014

November Class 5-7 Orders Fall Sharply

Net orders for Class 5-7 trucks in November fell 4 percent compared to October net orders, according to ACT Research.

October 23, 2014

Rush Enterprises Reports Record Profit, Revenue

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.

October 6, 2014

Daimler Bullish on North American Truck Market

SAN DIEGO – Daimler Trucks North America expects steady growth in truck sales over the next couple of years, projecting this year will end up with 374,000 Class 6-8 units sold in North America and 411,000 for 2015 – and it's getting ready to ramp up its production to accommodate.

September 30, 2014

Used Class 8 Sales Slow Down in August

Sales for used Class 8 trucks fell by 10% in August compared with the previous month and 6% compared to last year according to a report by ACT Research.

September 26, 2014

TEC Equipment Opens New Facility in Central California

TEC Equipment opened a new 47,000 square foot, full-service truck dealership in Lathrop, Calif., a city in San Joaquin County.

September 26, 2014

Summit Holdings Acquires Mississippi Dealerships

Summit Holdings has completed the acquisition of commercial truck and IC Bus dealership, Truck Center, Inc.

September 25, 2014

As China’s Economy Slows, So Do Fleet Upgrades

A slowdown in China’s economy is likely to delay upgrades to Chinese trucking fleets according to a new report by Truck Industry Research and JSC Automotive.

September 17, 2014

Natural Gas Adoption Increases Slowly, ACT Reports

ACT Research published a new report that shows natural gas adoption in the heavy-duty truck market has grown, but at a slower rate than predicted.

September 15, 2014

Vocational Sales Climb as Construction, Energy Grow

Demand for vocational trucks and trailers continues to be pushed by oil and gas producers, road building and municipal business, according to truck manufacturers and researchers. Revivals in housing and commercial construction are also factors as vocational Class 8 retail truck sales are up 9.2% through July compared to last year, and should be up by 16.4% for all of 2014.

August 27, 2014

Daimler Celebrates 3 Millionth Vehicle

Daimler Trucks North America marked the production of its 3 millionth vehicle in North America.

July 23, 2014

Heavy Truck Sales Increase of 74% Leads to Record Rush Profit

Net income hit $19.8 million, or 49 cents per diluted share, compared to $5.6 million, or 14 cents per diluted share from the same time a year ago.

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