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ACT Research: March Used Class 8 Truck Sales Rose Y/Y

Used Class 8 truck same dealer sales volumes were up 1% on a year-over-year basis, according to ACT Research. Volumes have now increased in three-straight months. read more

ACT Research: Total U.S. Trailer Net Orders Rose 39% Y/Y in March

While its preliminary estimate was 29,500, ACT Research is now reporting that the trailer industry closed March a bit stronger, with a little more than 30,000 net orders. read more

ACT Research: Q1/18 NA Class 8 Orders Second Best Quarter in History

Orders averaged 45,400 units per month and in March, orders doubled their year-ago effort, with 46,780 net orders hitting the books. read more

Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Down in First Two Months of 2018

According to ACT Research, U.S. and Canadian natural gas Class 8 truck retail sales rose 13% in 2017 but have declined 23% year-to-date through February 2018. read more

ACT: Capacity Rising Faster Than Freight for First Time in 15 Months

The latest release of ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index showed that for the first time in the past 15 months, the capacity index rose faster than the freight index, inflecting to a deteriorating supply-demand balance. read more

ACT: March Net Trailer Orders Up 36% Versus Last Year

ACT Research’s preliminary estimate for March 2018 net trailer orders is 29,500 units. read more

ACT: HD & MD Orders Combine to Exceed 70,000 Units in March

More than 70,000 Classes 5-8 net orders were booked in March according to preliminary data from ACT Research. read more

ACT: Used Class 8 Truck Prices Up Y/Y in February, Mileage Flat

Class 8 used truck prices rose 3% year-over-year in February but dipped 2% month-over-month. Meanwhile, average mileage was flat compared to last February and the average age was lower on a year-over-year basis. read more

ACT: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Rise 27% Y/Y in February

According to ACT Research, February’s U.S. trailer net orders, while 14th highest on the all-time list, were the strongest February net order volume in industry history. read more

ACT Research: HD & MD Orders in February Third Strongest Since 2006

February’s volume makes it the third strongest order month since the EPA 2007 prebuy-fueled March 2006 order volume and the fifth best order month of the millennium. read more

ACT Research: Used Class 8 Truck Prices Rise 2% Y/Y

Total Class 8 used truck prices rose 2% year-over-year in January, but dipped 3% month-over-month, according to ACT Research. read more

ACT Research: Total U.S. Trailer Net Orders Rise 24% Y/Y in January

According to ACT Research, following historically strong net order volumes in 2017’s final two months, January U.S. trailer net orders continued the pattern, booking the fifth-best order month in history. read more

ACT Research’s Freight Rate and Pricing Indices Reach New Records

The freight rate index from ACT Research in January reached a new all-time high in its 10-year history, eclipsing the previous record set in October. January also posted a new cycle-high in the productivity index. read more

ACT Research Names Ige-Wright Research Director

ACT Research hired Funmi Ige-Wright as research director. Before joining ACT, she served for nearly 20 years at Cummins. read more

ACT: Net Orders of 39,100 Units Strongest January Volume in History

ACT Research’s preliminary estimate for January 2018 net trailer orders is 39,100 units. read more

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