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Volvo Group Brand UD Trucks Launches New Flagship Truck

UD Trucks, one of Volvo Group brands, announced the launch of the all-new Quon, a heavy-duty flagship truck. read more

Short Term Trucking Forecast Positive but Recession Looms

According to Transport Topics, citing comments made by FTR economist Noel Perry, improved profits are on the horizon for truckload carriers in late 2017, but not at the levels seen earlier this decade. read more

ATA Truck Tonnage Year/Year Index Decreased 2.8% in February

American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index equaled 138.7, which was down 2.8% compared with February 2016. read more

ACT: February Class 8 Truck Orders Hit 14-Month High

According to ACT Research, Class 8 truck orders hit a 14-month high in February as Class 8 net orders rose to 23,200 units, marking the second consecutive month in which order came in above expectations. read more

Navistar, Volkswagen Truck & Bus Close Strategic Alliance

Navistar International closed a strategic alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus wherein the latter will own 16.6% of post-transaction undiluted common stock. read more

Transport Topics: November YTD Class 8 Sales Down 22.4% Year/Year

Transport Topics reported that Class 8 retail sales for the first 11 months of 2016 were down 22.4% from the same period in 2015. read more

Daimler: Q3/16 Truck Sales Off 24% Year/Year

Daimler Trucks sold 97,100 vehicles in Q3/16, down 24.4% compared to 128,500 in Q3/15 due to lower demand for trucks in key markets. read more

Fitch Places Navistar, NFC on Positive Watch on Alliance with VW

Fitch Ratings has placed the ratings of Navistar International, Navistar and Navistar Financial on Rating Watch Positive following the announcement by NAV and VW Truck & Bus of a strategic alliance. read more

ACT Research: July Class 8 Net Orders Contract 58% Year/Year

ACT Research reported Class 8 net orders in July fell 20% month-over-month, but contracted nearly 58% year-over-year. Medium duty net orders are tracking at levels comparable to 2015. read more

Class 8 Demand Rises Faster than Supply for Second Consecutive Month

According to the most recent ACT For-Hire Trucking Index from Act Research, for the second time this year and only the fourth time in 19 months the demand for Class 8 trucks rose faster than the supply. read more

ATA: Q1 Driver Turnover Drops 13% at Large Fleets

According to the American Trucking Associations, truck driver turnover at large truckload fleets fell 13 points in the first quarter to 89% — the lowest it has been since Q2/15. read more

ATA: May Truck Tonnage Index Up 5.7% Y/Y

The American Truck Associations’ For-Hire-Truck Tonnage Index for May was up 5.7% compared to May 2015. ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello said, “Recent choppy pattern in tonnage expected to continue for the next quarter or two.” read more

InMotion Global, Triumph Offer Instant Funding with New Software

InMotion Gloabal said it has integrated Triumph Business Capital’s full offering of load funding services within AscendTMS, a cloud-based transportation management system for trucking companies. read more

Fleet Advantage Establishes Safety Committee

Fleet Advantage announced the establishment of a new Safety Committee dedicated to providing insight and overseeing critical safety-related programs for the fleet transportation industry. read more

Daimler: Unit Truck Sales to be ‘Significantly Lower’ in 2016

Daimler Trucks said the world’s major truck markets are in a period of sustained contraction and expects unit sales to be “significantly lower” in 2016 than in 2015. read more

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