ACT Research Related Content

ACT: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Contract 15% YTD

U.S. and Canadian Class 8 natural gas truck retail sales for the first eight months of 2020 dropped 15% year to date compared with 2019, according to ACT Research’s Alternative Fuels Quarterly report. read more

ACT: Rising CV Demand Forecasts Represent Pull-Forward of Cyclical Expectations

In the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research reported that the company increased its commercial vehicle demand forecasts across the board. read more

ACT: September For-Hire Trucking Index Highlights Tight Supply-Demand Balance

The latest release of ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index, which includes September data, showed a continuing tight trucking market, with volume and rate surges ongoing and driver availability deteriorating. read more

ACT Research: September Used Truck Volumes Remain Up YTD

According to ACT Research, used Class 8 same dealer sales volumes through September were up 24% year to date compared with the first nine months of 2019, with average price, miles and age down 14%, 2% and 9%, respectively, compared with September 2019 year-to-date rates. read more

ACT: September U.S. Trailer Orders Jump 82% Compared with August

According to ACT Research, September net U.S. trailer orders of 51,208 units were up 82% compared with August and 174% compared with September 2019. read more

ACT Not Concerned About North American Commercial Vehicle Demand for 2021

According to ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, commercial vehicle demand into 2021 should not be counted among the concerns regarding the economy in the coming months. read more

ACT Research: Preliminary Used Class 8 Sales Flat M/M, Up Y/Y in September

Preliminary used Class 8 volumes were virtually flat month over month in September, rising just 1%, according to ACT Research. On a longer-term basis, volumes rose 51% compared with September 2019. read more

ACT Research’s Freight Forecast Indicates Tightness May Persist

ACT Research released the latest installment of the ACT Freight Forecast, U.S. Rate and Volume OUTLOOK report. Tim Denoyer, vice president and senior analyst for ACT Research, said, “freight recovery will still likely continue next year, when equipment will become a greater capacity bottleneck.” read more

ACT Research: Commercial Vehicle Market Forecasts Upgraded in October

According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, after pulling the cycle forward in September, ACT’s front-of-the-cycle forecasts were marked up across the board again in October. read more

ACT Research to Release New Report on Commercial Electric Vehicles in 2021

ACT Research revealed plans for a new multi-client study focusing on electrification of the commercial vehicle industry to be released in 2021. read more

ACT Research: Preliminary NA Class 8 Orders Rise 145% Y/Y in September

Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in September were 31,100 units, which were up 60% from August and 145% compared with September 2019, according to ACT Research. read more

Forging Ahead: The Evolution of Transportation in the COVID-19 Age

Brian Scott

The world has changed dramatically in just a year. From the way people work and go to school to the way they shop, travel and spend leisure time, COVID-19 has reshaped how many industries do business and challenged many to... read more

ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index Highlights Driver Shortage

The latest release of ACT Research's For-Hire Trucking Index showed a continuing tight trucking market, with volume and rate surges ongoing and driver availability deteriorating. read more

ACT: ‘Perfect Storm’ of Positives Causes Sharp Upgrades in CV Expectations Since May

According to ACT Research, the unforeseen robustness of a “perfect storm” of positives into late spring and summer following the initial shock of COVID-19 shutdowns and other mitigation efforts has resulted in sharp upgrades in commercial vehicle expectations since May. read more

ACT: K-Shaped Recovery for U.S. Economy, V-Shaped Recovery for Freight Economy

The U.S. economy is recovering in a K-shaped pattern, meaning some segments are enjoying a more V-shaped recovery, while others are mired on an L-shaped trajectory, according to ACT Research’s recently released Transportation Digest, read more

View Latest Digital Edition

Terry Mulreany
Subscriptions: 800 708 9373 x130
Susie Angelucci
Advertising: 484.459.3016

View Latest Digital Edition

Visit our sister website for news, information, exclusive articles,
deal tables and more on the asset-based lending, factoring,
and restructuring industries.