December 1, 2016 - Industry News
SALT LAKE CITY -- If enthusiasm ensures success, Nikola One, the fuel cell-electric long-haul tractor unveiled Thursday night in Salt Lake City, is a sure thing. It promises low maintenance and high fuel economy, but production is still a ways away.
Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Nikola Motor Company, Class 8
November 18, 2016 - Industry News
Net Class 8 orders were weak in October, driven by a high number of cancellations in the month, according to ACT Research.
Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders
November 3, 2016 - Industry News
Class 8 truck orders are projected to be essentially flat in October when compared to September, according to preliminary numbers from analysts at ACT Research and FTR.
Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders, FTR
November 2, 2016 - Industry News
The number of commercial vehicles in GVW Classes 4-8 registered this year through August fell 4.2%, mostly due to a steep decline in Class 8 over-the-road trucks, IHS Automotive has reported.
Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, Vehicle Registration, IHS Automotive, Diesel Engines, Class 7, Class 1
October 21, 2016 - Industry News
Net Class 8 truck orders in September increased modestly from the previous month, possibly signaling that a historically weak season for orders was ending.
Tags: Class 8, ACT Research, Truck Orders
October 7, 2016 - Industry News
A new report says the industry will likely see a pre-emission boom in Class 8 truck sales in 2019 and 2020, before a sharp drop into 2021 — but others say this time around is different.
Tags: Class 8, Truck Sales, GHG Phase 2
September 30, 2016 - Industry News
International Trucks has launched the International LT Series, a new flagship line of Class 8 over-the-road trucks developed with a driver-centric design that features new technologies and better fuel economy than previous models.
Tags: Class 8, International Trucks, LT Series
September 21, 2016 - Industry News
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 6, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Class 8, ACT Research, Truck Orders, FTR
August 30, 2016 - Industry News
Nikola Motor Company will be powering its emissions-free Class 8 trucks with hydrogen fuel cells in the U.S. and Canada, the company has announced.
Tags: Class 8, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Hybrid Trucks, Nikola Motor Company
August 25, 2016 - Industry News
Used Class 8 truck same-dealer sales volumes were down in July but still on an upward trend overall, according to an ACT Research report.
Tags: Class 8, ACT Research, Used Trucks, Used Truck Sales
August 19, 2016 - Industry News
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 16, 2016 - Industry News
Orange EV, a manufacturer of electrification solutions for industrial fleets, is now accepting orders for its all-new T-Series pure-electric terminal truck.
Tags: Class 8, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Electric Trucks, Orange EV, Electric Terminal Trucks, Terminal Trucks
August 3, 2016 - Industry News
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 27, 2016 - Industry News
Same-dealer sales volumes of Used Class 8 trucks recovered in June, posting a double digit month-over-month increase following a sharp decline in May.
July 22, 2016 - Industry News
Tesla Motors' CEO Elon Musk plans to build a battery-electric pickup truck, heavy-duty truck, and a bus that would turn the driver into a "fleet manager," according to his Master Plan, Part Deux.
Tags: Tesla Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Class 8, Electric Trucks
July 6, 2016 - Industry News
Class 8 truck order numbers have hit their lowest point in at least four years, with demand remaining depressed so far in 2016.
June 24, 2016 - Industry News
Used Class 8 same-dealer truck sales volumes took a steep downturn in May, declining by 18% compared to April, according to ACT Research.
June 20, 2016 - Industry News
The State of California is awarding $9 million to the San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) for 27 zero-emission trucks to replace diesel-powered heavy-duty tractors used in rail yards and large-scale freight distribution centers.
Tags: BYD, Class 8, Class 5, Electric Trucks, State of California
June 14, 2016 - Industry News
Class 8 auction volume has remained steady but well below the second half of 2015, according to analysis of the commercial truck market by the National Automobile Dealers Association.
Tags: Class 8, Pricing, NADA Used Car Guide, Used Trucks
June 3, 2016 - Industry News
Both heavy- and medium-duty truck orders are projected to have a subdued May, according to preliminary numbers from ACT Research and FTR.
May 24, 2016 - Industry News
Used Class 8 same-dealer sales volumes fell in April, ending an upward trend from the past few months, according to the latest numbers from ACT Research.
May 19, 2016 - Industry News
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 13, 2016 - Industry News
The supply of Class 8 trucks continues to rise faster than demand for those trucks, according to the latest ACT For-Hire Trucking Index released by ACT Research Co. LLC.
Tags: Class 8, ACT Research
May 12, 2016 - Industry News
Claes Nilsson, president of Volvo Trucks, acknowledges that Volvo in recent years may have been "too internally focused." Read about what the company is doing under its latest reorganization to put more focus back on the customer.
Tags: Class 8, Volvo Group, Assembly Plants, Volvo Trucks North America
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