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.
Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders
February 2, 2016 - Industry News
Iowa-based flatbed carrier TMC Transportation has ordered 1,500 Peterbilt Model 579s as part of a multi-year agreement.
Tags: Peterbilt, Truck Orders, Model 579, Driver Retention
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.
Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders, FTR
December 21, 2015 - Industry News
Orders of medium-duty vehicles logged another healthy month in November and appear ready for "continued modest growth" in 2016, an ACT Research analyst has predicted.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders
December 4, 2015 - Industry News
Compared with last year’s record truck order numbers, the early reports for this November show dramatically decreased demand in the Class 8 segment.
December 2, 2015 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks has announced to its employees that the company will be laying off 734 people in February at its New River Valley assembly plant in Virginia.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Layoffs, Vehicle Manufacturing, Truck Orders, Assembly Plants
November 18, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Truck Sales, ACT Research, Truck Orders, Medium-Duty Trucks
November 3, 2015 - Industry News
Class 5-8 vehicle orders are projected to hit 47,200 orders for the month of October which is up 14% from the previous month but 30% below last year’s numbers, according to ACT Research.
November 2, 2015 - Product News
Vehicle market analyst IHS Automotive has identified over 500,000 businesses operating fleets of up to 250 vehicles that are expected to purchase new commercial vehicle in the next 15 months.
Tags: Truck Orders, IHS Automotive, Small Fleets, Mid-Size Fleets
November 2, 2015 - Industry News
As many as 76% of fleets expect their upcoming heavy-duty truck orders to match what was purchased in 2015, with a few fleets planning an increase.
Tags: Economy, Survey, Truck Orders, Trailer Orders
October 21, 2015 - Industry News
There were 19,400 Class 8 truck orders booked in September, slightly down from August but coming closer to a “more sustainable pace," according to ACT Research.
October 19, 2015 - Industry News
PHILADELPHIA — Don’t expect truck sales in the fourth quarter and next year to be like the “monster” numbers of a year earlier, says Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler Trucks North America — and that’s a good thing.
Tags: Truck Orders, Daimler Trucks North America, ATA MC&E
October 1, 2015 - Industry News
After a strong end to 2014 and early 2015, the truck market has softened. With several unknown factors like regulations and fluctuating economic conditions, it looks like this trend may continue for a while.
Tags: Economy, Regulations, ACT Research, Truck Orders
September 18, 2015 - Industry News
There were 20,200 Class 8 truck orders in August, beating projections from earlier in the month but well below last year’s numbers, according to ACT Research.
September 3, 2015 - Industry News
Preliminary numbers for Class 8 truck orders show near two-year lows in August, per the latest projections from ACT Research and FTR.
August 19, 2015 - Industry News
Even without a press-release-worthy, 9,000-unit multi-year order, heavy truck sales were still higher than analysts anticipated.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders, Class 8
August 5, 2015 - Industry News
Class 8 truck orders increased by a good amount in July, indicating a growing confidence in the market, according to analysis from FTR and ACT Research.
July 22, 2015 - Industry News
International Truck has announced securing an order for 1,050 Class 8 trucks from an unnamed provider of fleet and owner-operator leasing services.
Tags: LoneStar, International Trucks, ProStar, Truck Orders
July 20, 2015 - Industry News
Orders for heavy-duty vehicles in June were slightly off May's pace, while a factory move helped drive medium-duty truck orders down during the month.
July 3, 2015 - Industry News
Net orders of Class 5-7 vehicles fell 3 percent in June due to a "large hiccup" in truck ordering, according to ACT Research's president.
Tags: Vehicle Purchasing, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Trends, Truck Orders
July 2, 2015 - Industry News
North American Class 8 truck orders fell for the fourth straight month in June, to 19,624 units, according to preliminary data from FTR, keeping with seasonal trends.
Tags: Class 8, Truck Orders, FTR
June 18, 2015 - Industry News
Class 8 truck orders were down in May with just over 20,500 units moved in the month, according to the latest numbers from ACT Research.
Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders, May
June 3, 2015 - Industry News
Class 8 truck orders hit their lowest monthly level since late 2013 with around 20,000 units ordered while medium-duty orders rebounded.
May 22, 2015 - Industry News
Net orders for Class 8 trucks fell to just over 22,400 units in April, the lowest amount since November 2013, according to ACT Research.
Tags: Class 8, ACT Research, Truck Orders
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