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TRALA Says Members Own 25% of All Class 2-8 Trucks

According to a new industry survey from the Truck Rental and Leasing Association, TRALA members currently own one out of every four class 2-8 commercial trucks on the road. read more

Class 8 Retail Sales Up 15% in November

According to Transport Topics, U.S. sales of Class 8 trucks were 19,231 in November, up 15.1% from a year earlier and the third-highest total for the month since 2000. read more

ACT: Class 8 Supply Continues Outpacing Demand

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

Clouds Loom Over Used Truck Market

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The good news is that the sales volume of the used truck market, especially the Class 8 portion, is generally stable. The alarming news is the significant increase in the number of used trucks that are literally pouring into the... 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

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index Falls in September

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) measure for September declined from the previous month to a reading of 8.46. 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: 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

U.S. August Class 8 Used Truck Volumes In Line YTD

According to ACT Research, used Class 8 truck metrics generally fell on a month-to-month basis, but were generally in line on a year-to-date basis. 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

WSJ: Heavy-Duty Truck Orders Lowest Since 2013

Citing research by FTR, the Wall Street Journal reported that net orders for heavy-duty trucks fell to 19,550 in August, the lowest level since September of 2013. 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

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