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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

ACT: U.S. Trailer Orders Defy Expectations

According to ACT Research, net trailer orders reached nearly 27,900 units in June, a 73% jump from the previous month and a number that defied industry expectations. read more

ACT: Net Class 5-8 Vehicle Orders Decline Again in June

According to the preliminary findings from ACT Research, orders for class 5-8 vehicles dropped by 14% in June, marking the third straight month of decline. read more

ACT Research: Used Class 8 Prices Flatten in May

ACT Research reported that prices of used Class 8 trucks flattened in May, but did show an uptick from last year for the same period. read more

Weak May Trailer Orders Not In Line With Demand

Trailer net orders in May slid 10% according to the most recent State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers published by ACT Research. read more

ACT: April Trailer Orders Down for Third Consecutive Month

Trailer net orders in April, at 18,000 units, slid 22% versus March, according to the most recent State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers published by ACT Research. read more

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