January 29, 2015 - Industry News
Before you can talk about what’s occurring in the truck parts aftermarket, you need to first look at what happened with new truck sales in prior years. For instance, while the number of medium-duty trucks has stayed the same since 1994, the number of Class 8 trucks has nearly doubled in that time.
Tags: Vehicle Maintenance, Class 8, Aftermarket Parts, Aftermarket
January 22, 2015 - Industry News
Class 8 truck orders in 2014 were up 42% over 2013, with 380,200 net orders being placed last year, according to data from ACT Research. Class 5-7 truck orders also performed well, selling 223,250 units.
Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders
January 7, 2015 - Industry News
Demand for commercial vehicles remained healthy in December, as 65,700 total heavy- and medium-duty trucks were ordered, according to the latest projections from ACT Research.
January 6, 2015 - Industry News
Truck orders remained strong in December with net Class 8 orders at 43,620 units, the third consecutive month above 40,000, according to the latest data from FTR.
Tags: Class 8, Fleets, Truck Orders, FTR
December 29, 2014 - Industry News
ACT Research found that demand for Class 8 trucks remained high in November with 40,925 units ordered. It was the fifth best month since the research company began collecting data in the 1980s.
Tags: Class 8, ACT Research, HOS, Truck Orders
December 11, 2014 - Industry News
New commercial vehicle registrations for Class 3 through Class 8 trucks increased nearly 14% for the first nine months of 2014 compared to the same time a year ago, according to a new report by the vehicle industry research firm IHS Automotive.
Tags: Research, Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, Trailers, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Vehicle Registrations, IHS Automotive
December 3, 2014 - Industry News
Commercial truck orders remained strong in North America in November, according to reports from two leading industry research firms, with Class 8 orders racking up the fifth-best month of all time.
Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders, FTR
November 26, 2014 - Industry News
Sales of used Class 8 trucks were essentially flat in October, rising by only 1% over the previous month according to an ACT Research report.
Tags: Class 8, ACT Research, Used Truck Sales
November 5, 2014 - Industry News
Demand for commercial vehicles in the U.S. and Canada continues to strengthen, though used commercial vehicle registrations still outnumber new registrations.
Tags: Leasing, Class 6, Class 7, Research, Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Class 5, Vehicle Registrations, IHS Automotive, Class 4
November 4, 2014 - Industry News
October was the second best month on record for orders of Class 8 trucks, increasing 87% over September to nearly 46,000 units, according to FTR.
Tags: OEM, Truck Orders, FTR, Class 8
October 31, 2014 - Industry News
Caterpillar has begun serving more vocational segments with its CT681, a Class 8 set-forward-axle model with “industrial” styling based on customer preferences, representatives said Thursday at a press briefing at Cat’s demonstration facility west of Peoria, Ill.
Tags: Class 8, Caterpillar, Vocational Trucks
October 10, 2014 - Industry News
September is the 20th consecutive month of year-over-year improvement in Class 8 truck orders, according to a report by FTR.
Tags: Class 8, Truck Orders, FTR
October 6, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Class 8, Truck Sales, Transmissions, Daimler Trucks North America, Automated Manual Transmissions, ATA MC&E
October 3, 2014 - Industry News
Demand for commercial vehicle sales in September was up 21% from a year ago according to the latest report from ACT Research.
September 30, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Class 8, ACT Research, Used Vehicle Sales, Used Truck Sales, Research, Truck Sales
September 26, 2014 - Press Release
Trillium CNG and Mirabito Energy Products held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 17 to commemorate the grand opening of a newly constructed compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at 90 Barlow Road in Kirkwood, New York.
Tags: CNG Fueling Stations, Frito Lay, Trillium CNG, Willow Run Foods, Class 8
September 23, 2014 - Product News
Navistar announced it will offer the Tremec 10-speed manual transmission in its International ProStar model with the company’s 13-liter engine, for weight-sensitive applications such as bulk hauling.
Tags: Navistar, Class 8, International Trucks, Transmissions, ProStar, Lightweighting, Bulk Hauling
September 12, 2014 - Product News
Western Star has broken the aerodynamic truck mold with a new angular, edgy and very slippery version of its classic configuration. The 5700XE boasts a very fuel efficient powertrain as well as some groundbreaking aero treatment that Western Star says will give any aero truck on the road today a real run for its money. Three years in the making, Western Star launched the 5700XE in Las Vegas.
Tags: DD15, Western Star, Daimler Trucks North America, Detroit DT12, Aerodynamics, Class 8, Fuel Efficiency
September 4, 2014 - Industry News
Preliminary numbers show that orders for Class 8 trucks were strong in August, according to reports from American Commercial Transportation Research and FTR Transportation Intelligence.
Tags: Class 8, ACT Research, Truck Orders, FTR
August 26, 2014 - Industry News
Sales of used Class 8 trucks sold in July were 2% better than the month before, as selling prices remained high.
Tags: Class 8, ACT Research, Used Vehicle Sales, Used Trucks
August 21, 2014 - Industry News
Orders for heavy and medium duty trucks were on the rise for the second month in a row in July, according to ACT Research's latest State of The Industry report.
August 5, 2014 - Industry News
Near-record-setting Class 8 truck orders of nearly 30,000 in July mean the industry is on track to potentially reach 325,000 Class 8 trucks this year, according to preliminary figures from two industry research groups.
Alkane Truck Co. will install domestic propane and natural gas engines and fuel systems, and automatic or automated manual transmissions in Daimler Foton chassis for sale in the U.S.
Tags: Propane Autogas, Alternative Fuels, Natural Gas, Cabovers, Alkane Truck Company, Class 7, Class 8
August 1, 2014 - Industry News
Peterbilt is offering its customers the chance to customize their own Model 579 through an online truck configurator.
Tags: Peterbilt, Custom Products, Class 8
June 4, 2014 - Industry News
May's preliminary net order figures for Class 8 are the strongest since February, while Class 5-7 net orders slumped 27% compared to a very strong month in April.
Tags: Class 6, Class 7, Class 8, ACT Research, Class 5
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