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ACT Research: Preliminary Net Trailer Orders Indicate Slowdown Continues

Preliminary net trailer orders were little changed nominally from March to April, according to ACT Research. However, at 13,700 units, orders were higher compared to last April, up 21% year over year. read more

Penske Joins Powering America’s Commercial Transportation (PACT) as Charter Member

Powering America’s Commercial Transportation, a coalition focused on education and advocacy for accelerating the construction of nationwide infrastructure for medium- and heavy-duty zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs), added Penske Truck Leasing as a Charter Member. read more

IronTrax Shares Trucking Industry Outlook, Sector Insights and Trends

IronTrax released a report that focuses on several topics pertaining to the trucking industry as a whole, including trends to watch in 2024, industry opposition to the new rule on electronic trucks, a summary of trends in used equipment values and more. read more

Celebrating Wins From A Tumultuous Year: Lessons Learned

Patrick Gaskins

2020 was quite a year, and much of the talk surrounding the events center on COVID-19. That said, even with all of the heartache, there were some bright spots that need to be celebrated. Let’s start with the fact that... read more

ACT: Trucking Order Intake Down 72% Y/Y, 46% M/M

April’s preliminary NA Class 8 net orders fell to 4,100 units, down 46% from March and 72% lower on a year-over-year basis. read more

How Fleets May be Gearing Towards Electric Trucks

Brian Holland

In 2018, the Class-8 Heavy-Duty truck and fleet industry sustained its dialogue pondering the prospects of electrification of vehicles and where they stack up against diesel counterparts. While electrification may cultivate into a possible reality down the road, many in... read more

Switchback Turns: Navigating Twists in the Trucking Industry

While 2017 was dominated by terrible weather, in 2018, trucking fleets had to spend more time navigating political storms in trade and policy, as well as address some of the industry’s long-term issues. Dan Clark, head of BMO Transportation Finance, explains how, despite the uncertainties, 2018 remained a solid year for trucking.... read more

Not the Best or the Worst of Times: Trucking Industry Holds Steady

Like many markets in 2016, the transportation finance industry has faced its share of highs and lows. Navistar’s Gary Kempinski examines the overall picture, including excess capacity, economic uncertainty, regulatory pressure and healthy replacement demand. Although he expects to see some contraction in the first half of 2017, a return to growth mode is on the horizon.... read more

Survey: Demand for Financing to Remain Strong in Trucking Industry

According to a recent GE Capital, Transportation Finance survey, demand for financing in the trucking industry will likely remain strong as businesses borrow to add vehicles and other equipment. read more

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