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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

ACT: Medium Duty Orders Fall 10% M/M, Heavy Duty Comes in Flat

According to preliminary data from ACT Research, in October, 32,400 Classes 5-8 net orders were booked. Final order numbers will be published in mid-November. read more

ACT Research: Retail Sales of NG Fueled HD Trucks Down 29% YTD

According to ACT Research’s quarterly report, natural gas Class 8 truck retail sales declined 29% year-to-date and 25% sequentially. read more

Trailer Orders Disappoint in September; Used Class 8 Sales Fall 11% M/M

According to ACT Research, new and net trailer orders came in at 12,993 in September while used Class 8 truck sales fell 11% month-over-month. read more

ACT: September’s Class 8 Orders Follow Trend, Steady Rise for Classes 5-7

According to ACT Research, there were 16,100 Class 8 net orders in September, signaling that the historically weak season is coming to an end. read more

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