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ACT: October Preliminary Net Orders Higher than September

According to preliminary findings from ACT Research, for the month of October, 47,200 Classes 5-8 vehicle orders were booked, up 14% from September, but down 30% compared to the robust net orders in October 2014. read more

ACT: September Trailer Orders Jump 47% M/M, 12% Y/Y

According to ACT Research, trailer net orders in September reached nearly 36,000 units, a roughly 47% increase from August’s pace and a 12% boost on a year-over-year basis. read more

ACT: September U.S. Class 8 Used Truck Volumes Gain M/M, Flat Y/Y

According to ACT Research, class 8 used trucks volumes gained 8% month-over-month, but were up just 1% year-over-year, while average mileage remained flat month-over-month, dropping 8% year-over-year. read more

ACT: Classes 5-7 Orders Rise in September, Class 8 Orders Flat

According to ACT Research, class 8 trucks booked 19,400 net new orders in September, down from 20,200 in August. Meanwhile, classes 5-7 posted 22,000 net orders. read more

ACT: Sales of Natural Gas Fueled Trucks Up Y/Y in August, Down YTD

Natural gas powered class 8 truck and bus sales continue at a slower pace compared to 2014, as well as when calculated as a percentage of the total market, according to a new report from ACT Research. read more

ACT Publishes Global Trailer Market Forecast Update

ACT Research announced an update to its “Global Trailer Market Analysis & Forecast” white paper published last year. read more

ACT: Class 8 Supply Outpacing Demand

The supply of class 8 trucks has continued to rise faster than demand according to the most recent ACT For-Hire Trucking Index from ACT Research. read more

ACT: Preliminary Class 8 Orders Down 8% Y/Y

According to preliminary numbers from ACT Research, in September, 40,700 Classes 5-8 vehicle orders were booked, up 7% from August but down 8% compared to September 2014. read more

Class 8 Tractors to Set Record Says ACT’s Vieth

According to Transport Topics, at the Technology & Maintence Council’s fall meeting ACT Research president Kenny Vieth said retail sales of class 8 tractors in the U.S. are still on pace to set a new record in 2015. read more

ACT Research: US Trailer Orders Rise, Nearly Identical to 2014

Trailer net orders in August, at more than 24,500 units, rose nearly 21% from July’s pace, but eased 0.4% on a year-over-year basis, according to a recent ACT Research report. read more

ACT: Class 8 Orders Slip at ‘Eyebrow-Raising’ Levels

According to ACT Research, there were 20,200 net new orders of Class 8 trucks in August, a month that featured “several eyebrow-raising data points. read more

ACT: High Backlogs Fuel Decline of Classes 5-8 Truck Orders

In its preliminary report on net orders for Class 5-8 trucks for August, ACT Research said 37,200 Classes 5-8 vehicle orders were booked, down 8% from July and down 14% compared to August 2014. read more

ACT: U.S. Class 8 Used Truck Volumes Steady in July

According to ACT Research, used Class 8 used truck metrics experienced a small boost in July compared to June, with average age and miles moving up 1%. read more

ACT: Trailer Orders Fall From June’s “Unsustainable” Numbers

In its most recent State of the Industry report on U.S. trailers, ACT Research said that net orders in July equaled 20,300 units, marking a 27% decline from what the publisher called an “unsustainable” 27,900-unit pace in June. read more

ACT: Class 8 Truck Orders Top Forecast

Class 8 trucks totaled 24,600 net new orders in July, while Classes 5-7 posted 15,900 net orders, according to the latest report by ACT Research. read more

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