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ACT Research: Supply ‘Key Determinant’ for 2021 Commercial Vehicle Markets

According to ACT Research, the demand story for commercial vehicles remains unchanged in 2021 vs. 2020, but the supply chain’s ability to respond to demand will be the key determinant of Class 8 and van trailer production through the rest of the year. read more

ACT Research: Preliminary NA Classes 5-8 Vehicle Orders Cool at Start of 2021

Preliminary North American Class 8 net orders in January 2021 were 42,200 units, down 17% from December but a 146% improvement from January 2020, according to ACT Research. read more

ACT Research: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Fall 9% Through November 2020

U.S. and Canadian Class 8 natural gas truck retail sales for the first 11 months of 2020 dropped 9% year to date compared with 2019, according to a quarterly report from ACT Research. read more

ACT Research: Concerns About Build Outweigh Those About Demand for CV Markets

In the recent release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research reported that it raised its forecasts across the board in January amid greater-than-expected build rates, which continue to apply upward pressure to forecasts. read more

Used Class 8 Sales Volume Up as Average Price, Miles, Age Fall at Close of 2020

According to ACT Research, used Class 8 same dealer sales volumes, average price and average age all rose month over month in December. However, while 2020 same dealer sales volumes were up 22%, average price, miles and age were all below December 2019 year-to-date rates. read more

ACT Research: December Net Trailer Orders Up 11% M/M, 150% Y/Y

ACT Research reported that there were 43,806 net U.S. trailer orders in December, which was an 11% increase from the previous month and a 150% increase compared with December 2019. read more

ACT: North American Commercial Vehicle Demand Strongly Positioned to Start 2021

According to ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, challenges facing commercial vehicle OEMs and suppliers in January 2021 are vastly different from those that were being addressed one year ago. read more

ACT: Class 8 Volumes Were 25% Higher in 2020 vs. 2019

Preliminary used Class 8 volumes were 25% higher in 2020 compared with 2019, according to ACT Research, which further noted that preliminary used Class 8 volumes rose 11% month over month in December. Compared with December 2019, volumes gained 27%. read more

ACT: Preliminary Data Shows 140% Y/Y Increase in Net Trailer Orders in December

Preliminary information for December indicates that the U.S. trailer industry booked 42,500 net orders for the month, which was 7% better than November and 140% above year-ago levels, according to ACT Research. read more

ACT: Strong Freight Markets Drive Commercial Vehicle Build Rates and Forecasts Higher

ACT Research’s latest outlook revealed greater-than-expected build rates in November (the latest available data), which continued to apply upward pressure to forecasts, resulting in an across-the-board rise in commercial vehicle demand expectations. read more

ACT: Preliminary NA Classes 5-8 Vehicle Orders Close 2020 in Near-Record Territory

Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in December were 50,900 units, down 2% from November, but up 153% from December 2019, according to ACT Research. NA Classes 5-7 demand, with orders at 35,100 units, rose 28% sequentially and 73% compared with December 2019. read more

ACT Research: China’s CV Markets Report Sales Uptick in Q3/20

According to ACT Research, China’s heavy and medium commercial vehicle markets reported an uptick in sales during Q3/20 following the ground lost from the severe setback in Q1/20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the recovery that started in Q2/20. read more

ACT: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Down Sequentially but Still Solid in November

According to ACT Research, November net U.S. trailer orders fell nearly 28% from October, reaching 39,645 units. However, net orders were up 100% year over year and up more than 30% year to date compared with the first 11 months of 2019. read more

ACT: Used Class 8 Sales Volumes Fall 22% M/M in November

According to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks report from ACT Research, used Class 8 same dealer sales volumes fell 22% in November compared with October, while average miles fell 2% and average age fell 3%. read more

ACT: Strong Freight Rates Mean Strong New Commercial Vehicle Demand

In the recent release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research reported that the strength in new commercial vehicle demand can be attributed to strength in freight rates. read more

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