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ACT Research: Used Class 8 Truck Sales Climb Again in December

According to ACT Research, December used Class 8 truck same dealer sales volumes ended 1% above November, and up 11% year-over-year compared to December 2015. read more

ACT: December Trailer Orders Up 30% Y/Y But Down M/M

According to ACT Research, December 2016 dry van orders were up 26% year-over-year, with reefer orders up almost 140% over 2015. read more

ACT: Class 8 Demand Realignment Ahead, MD Continues Positive Trend

According to ACT Research, North America Class 8 retail sales firmed into the end of 2016 in seasonal fashion, rising to a six-month high of 21,281 units sold, and bringing the full-year sales total to 249,952 units. read more

ACT Research: Heavy, Medium Duty Orders End Year Lukewarm

According to preliminary North America Classes 5-8 net order data from ACT Research, the industry booked 42,000 units in December, bringing the full-year net order tally to 415,600. read more

ACT Research: Natural Gas, Alternative Fuel Industries ‘Alive & Kicking’

Contrary to other reports in the transportation world, ACT Research believes the natural gas and alternative fuel industries in the U.S. are very much alive and kicking. read more

ACT: Used Class 8 Sales, Net Trailer Orders Climb in November

According to ACT Research, used Class 8 truck sales increased 1% month-over-month and 37% year-over-year while new and net trailer orders jumped 71% month-over-month. read more

ACT: November Class 8 Orders Rebound, Consistent MD Demand Remains

According to ACT Research, Class 8 net orders moved upward in November, following the weak, cancellation heavy numbers reported in October. November new orders totaled 21,108 units, with the net at 19,440 units. read more

ACT: November Trailer Orders Jump 70% M/M; Still Lag Y/Y

According to preliminary data from ACT Research, there were 36,300 net trailer orders in the U.S. during November. read more

ACT Research: Pricing Index Hits 12-Month High in November

ACT Research’s pricing index inched forward to its highest reported number in the past 12 months, with a reading of 55.1. read more

ACT Outlook Shows Improved Aerodynamics Increasing in Importance

A report from ACT Research and Rhein Associates revealed that most of the many modifications being made by heavy duty truck manufacturers have been with revised powertrains and have included improved aerodynamics. read more

Class 8 Orders Rebound in November While Medium Duty Falls

There were 36,600 net orders of Classes 5-8 vehicles in the month of November according to preliminary data from ACT Research. read more

ACT: Trailer Orders, Used Class 8 Sales Improve in October

According to ACT Research, new and net trailer orders climbed in October, driven both by dry vans and reefers. Meanwhile, there was a 7% month-over-month increase in Class 8 truck same dealer sales. read more

ACT: October Class 8 Orders Flat, Steady Pace for Medium Duty

Class 8 net orders continued to move sideways for the third consecutive month in October, with ACT Research reporting 13,907 units. Seasonally adjusted, October's orders were weak at 12,060 units. read more

ACT Research: Pricing Index Hits 12-Month High in October

The pricing index bounced to its highest reported number in the past 12 months in October with a reading of 52.7, according to the most recent ACT For-Hire Trucking Index from ACT Research. read more

October Trailer Orders Post Sequential Gain, Trail 2015’s Levels

ACT’s preliminary estimate for U.S. net trailer orders for October 2016 is 21,050 units. read more

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