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ACT Research Co. (ACT)

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    Class 8 truck orders reach 37-month high

    January 18, 2018 12:15PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Class 8 truck orders for December reached a 37-month high, according to final data from ACT Research. They came in at more than 37,500 units. Strong orders since September have boosted Class 8 backlogs, ACT reported, setting

  • News Equipment

    Truck orders strong in September: ACT Research

    October 5, 2017 9:01AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Preliminary North American heavy- and medium-duty truck orders hit a three-month high in September, up 27% year-over-year, according to ACT Research. When seasonally adjusted, Septembers orders hit a 27-month high, ACT reported. “Preliminary MD and HD net

  • Class 8 orders drop, while Class 5-7 boom, says Act report

    March 23, 2016 10:05AM by Truck West

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Act Research Company’s State of the Industry report revealed that orders for Class 8 vehicles dropped 42% in February from the previous year, while Class 5-7 net orders were the highest they have been since December 2014.

  • Class 8 supply higher than demand, says ACT

    December 11, 2015 3:14PM by Truck West

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – ACT Research Company says its recent For-Hire Trucking Index indicates that the supply of Class 8 trucks continues to rise faster than demand. “The capacity index [supply] rose faster than the freight index [demand] for the third

  • More trailers ordered in November

    December 19, 2014 11:25AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — November trailer orders were just over 36,000 units, up 43% year over year, according to the most recent State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers published by ACT Research Co. (ACT). “The opening months of this order cycle