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.
Tags: Class 8, ACT Research, Used Trucks, Used Truck Sales
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.
Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders, FTR
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, Vehicle 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.
Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders
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
May 4, 2016 - Industry News
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 14, 2016 - Industry News
The supply of Class 8 trucks continues to rise faster than the demand for those trucks, according to ACT Research Co.’s most recent ACT For-Hire Trucking Index.
April 5, 2016 - Industry News
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 23, 2016 - Industry News
Used Class 8 Truck volumes rebounded nicely in February following a disappointing month of sales in January, reports ACT Research.
March 22, 2016 - Industry News
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.
March 7, 2016 - Industry News
Loop Energy will use a newly acquired $7.5 million grant to accelerate deployment of its new zero-emission powertrain for heavy-duty trucks. The company plans to install the powertrain in a Peterbilt Class 8 truck and deliver it to a customer for testing.
Tags: Class 8, Powertrains, Zero-Emission Vehicles, Hydrogen
March 3, 2016 - Industry News
Class 8 truck orders were down as demand fell slightly compared to January, according to the early February numbers from ACT Research and FTR.
February 24, 2016 - Industry News
ACT Research said the Used Class 8 truck market was mixed in January with a significant decrease in sales coupled with falling mileage, increasing average age and flat pricing.
February 3, 2016 - Industry News
January was a tough month for truck manufacturers as Class 8 truck orders were down 35% compared to the previous month, according to a preliminary report from ACT Research.
February 1, 2016 - Industry News
International's new Class 8 line is replacing the PayStar and includes four models, with long and medium hoods and two diesels.
Tags: Navistar, International Trucks, Cummins ISX15, Vocational Trucks, World of Concrete, Severe Duty, Class 8
January 20, 2016 - Industry News
The Class 8 sleeper segment saw its best sales and production numbers in history in 2015, according to the latest numbers from ACT Research.
January 6, 2016 - Industry News
Class 8 truck orders rebounded while Class 5-7 orders remained strong in December, according to preliminary numbers from ACT Research and FTR.
January 5, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: DTNA, Layoffs, Class 8, Truck Sales, Daimler Trucks North America, Manufacturing Plant
December 30, 2015 - Industry News
DuraClass recently introduced the newly improved HPT Tub Body Line.
Tags: Class 6, Class 7, Class 8, Class 5, Class 3, Class 4, DuraClass, Dump Body
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