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ACT: Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Down 23% M/M, Up 27% YTD

U.S. and Canadian Class 8 Natural Gas truck retail sales for the first eight months of 2019 gained 27% year-to-date, according to ACT Research’s most recent AFQ: Alternative Fuels Quarterly. read more

ACT Research: Used Truck Sales Drop 18% Y/Y

Used Class 8 same dealer sales volumes returned to a downward trajectory in September, falling 5% M/M and erasing a portion of August’s 9% improvement, according to ACT Research. read more

ACT Research: Class 8 Regression to the Mean Coming in 2020

According to the latest ACT Research Transportation Digest, the Class 8 market is moving from 2019 peak activity in sales and build into a substantial correction in 2020. read more

ACT: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 73% M/M, but Down 68% Y/Y

According to ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report, new US trailer orders were up 44% month-over-month but were down 68% compared to September of 2018. read more

For-Hire Trucking Index Shows Volume Surge in September

The latest ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index, with September data, showed an even stronger surge than July, with the Volume Index up to 59.6 (SA), from 47.6 in August. read more

ACT: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fell M/M, Y/Y and YTD

Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) fell 5% month-over-month in September, according to the latest ACT Research State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks. read more

ACT: Leading Indicators Point to Downturn as Retail Truck Sales Surge

According to ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: Classes 5-8 Report, the “less negative” freight data reported early in Q3 has softened further since the September 1st tariff impositions. read more

ACT: U.S. Trailer Preliminary Net Orders Up 75% M/M in September

ACT Research’s preliminary estimate for September indicated that trailer manufacturers booked 18,500 net orders to their orderboards last month, a 75% surge from August’s subdued net order volume. read more

ACT: Trade War Remains Key Risk to N.A. CV Market

According to the ACT Research North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, the key risk to all vehicle market forecasts, and the U.S. economy broadly, remains the trade war with China. read more

ACT: Heavy Duty Market Up-Cycle Running Out of Steam

ACT Research’s forecasts have called for the up-cycle in the Class 8 market to run out of steam around the third quarter of 2019, according to the latest North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK. read more

ACT Research: Spot Pressure to Persist on More Capacity Additions

After a less negative spot environment over the summer, ACT Research now expects excess capacity to exert more downward pressure on truckload spot rates. read more

ACT Research: Class 8 Order Intake Improves in September

Preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 12,600 units in September, up 13% from August, while Classes 5-7 orders fell 9.4% month over month, to 17,300 units. read more

ACT: Class 8 Market to Move into Significant Correction in 2020

According to ACT Research’s latest Transportation Digest, the Class 8 market is moving from 2019 peak activity in sales and build into a significant correction next year. read more

ACT Research: China’s CV Truck Markets Continue to Decelerate

According to ACT Research, the on-going China-US trade war and deceleration of China’s real estate market is expected to slow the Chinese economy, with GDP growth estimated to drop 6.3% in Q3/2019. read more

ACT: For-Hire Trucking Conditions Return to Trend in August

The latest release of ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index, with August data, retrenched to contraction in all categories, after the large and partly anomalous improvement in July. read more

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