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ACT: October Class 8 Used Truck Volumes Off M/M & Y/Y

According to ACT Research’s U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks report, October used class 8 truck volumes shrank 3% month-over-month and 1% year-over-year. read more

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Orders Continue Solid Season

ACT Research said trailer net orders in October were down 7% from September and down 30% year/year. However, the solid order season continues for this segment of the commercial vehicle industry. read more

ACT: October Classes 5-7 and 8 Net New Orders Muted

The latest State of the Industry report from ACT Research revealed that there were 25,900 net new orders of Class 8 trucks in October, a 34% increase month-over-month but “at a lower absolute level than previously expected.” read more

Class 8 Freight Volumes Soft in October

Freight volumes in October were disappointing according to the most recent ACT For-Hire Trucking Index from ACT Research. The October survey was in line with other reports showing softer freight conditions. read more

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

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