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ACT: Key Risk to NA CV Market Forecasts is Trade War with China

According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, the key risk to all commercial vehicle market forecasts remains the on-again trade war with China. read more

Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fall for Fourth Consecutive Month

According to the ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) fell 2% month-over-month in July. read more

ACT: July 2019 Trailer Preliminary Net Orders 66% Lower Y/Y

ACT Research’s preliminary estimate for July 2019 net trailer orders is 9,900 units. Final volume will be available later this month. read more

ACT: Trade Policy Weighs on Forecasts, Freight Downturn Persists

ACT Research released the August installment of its Freight Forecast, U.S. Rate and Volume OUTLOOK report covering the truckload, intermodal, LTL and last mile sectors. read more

ACT: NA Medium and Heavy-Duty Volumes Contract in July

According to ACT Research, preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 10,200 units in July, down 21% from June and the lowest monthly order tally since February 2010. read more

ACT: Heavy Truck Industries Due for Market Correction in 2020

In the most recent Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research noted that the heavy truck and trailer industries are heading for a market correction in 2020. read more

ACT: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales up 43% YTD in May

U.S. and Canadian Class 8 Natural Gas truck retail sales for the first five months of 2019 gained 43% year-to-date, according to a recent quarterly report released by ACT Research. read more

ACT Research: Class 8 Market on Cusp of Significant Correction

According to ACT Research’s recently released Transportation Digest, the Class 8 market is on the cusp of a significant correction, though he medium duty market continued to confound in May. read more

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Up 2% M/M, 10% YTD

According to ACT Research, the average price of total used Class 8 trucks in June was virtually flat, gaining just 2% month-over-month. read more

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Down 70% Y/Y

New US trailer orders of 11,300 were down 27% month-over-month, according to ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report. read more

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index: Weak Finish to Q2

The June data in ACT Research’s latest For-Hire Trucking Index showed nearly across-the-board declines, with capacity again the lone exception. read more

ACT Research: Industry Currently Astride Class 8 Demand Inflection

According to ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: Classes 5-8 Report, June’s Class 8 order broke the string of falling order volumes, with the opening of 2020 order books, garnering a 19% rebound. read more

ACT: June 2019 Trailer Industry Preliminary Orders Down 41% from May

The preliminary estimate for June 2019 net trailer orders is 6,200 units, according to ACT Research. read more

ACT: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fall for Third Consecutive Month

Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) fell 8% month-over-month in June, the third consecutive sequential drop, according to the latest preliminary report by ACT Research. read more

ACT: Freight Recession is Here; Eventual Spot Upturn Possible

In the July installment of the of its Freight Forecast, ACT Research maintained its view that truckload and intermodal contract rates will fall this year due to overcapacity and weak freight demand. read more

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