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Impact of the Heavy-Duty Truck Shortage

There is currently more demand than supply for heavy-duty trucks, which is impacting several vocational fleet industries including retail and food service.

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Artur Express Orders 145 New Trucks

Artur Express announced plans to add 115 new trucks this summer, with an order for 30 more to arrive in December.

Medium Duty Orders Rise in June, Class 8 Above 40K

Preliminary orders of Class 4-8 trucks increased in June, with Class 8 trucks crossing the 40,000-unit level for the fourth time in six months and medium-duty orders increasing to 26,400 units in a month that's typically weak for Class 5-7 vehicles, according to ACT Research.

May Truck Orders Boom but Production is Constrained

Class 8 truck orders saw another bump in May but bottlenecks in the supply chain have kept production numbers constrained.

CFI Accelerates Fleet Modernization Plan By Upping Order for Kenworth T680s

CFI now plans to order 600 new Kenworth T680 over the road long-haul tractors, after revising its 2018 fleet purchase plan up from 500.

Class 8 Truck Demand Stays Strong Through May

May was another strong month for new Class 8 truck orders as fleets work to keep up with increased demand in a tight capacity environment.

XPO to Invest $90 Million in New Trucks

XPO Logistics announced plans to invest around $90 million in 770 new tractors for its less-than-truckload fleet in 2018.

Heavy-Duty Truck Orders Still Red Hot Despite 12,000-Unit Drop

Early reports are showing that heavy-duty truck orders likely dropped as much as 12,000 units from March to April, but despite that being the largest single-month decline since 2011, analysts are still calling the market for Class 8 equipment hot.

First Quarter 2018 Truck Orders Hit 12-Year High

Truck orders in the first quarter of 2018 hit the second highest mark in history and mark the best period for orders since 2006, according to ACT Research.

2019 Ram 1500 Goes on Sale

The 2019 Ram 1500, which is entering its 15th generation, will include a combination of three engines and three powertrains, including a 5.7L V-8, V-8 mild hybrid, 3.6L V-6 mild hybrid, and 3.0L V-6 EcoDiesel.