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  • U.S. trailer builds up 14% in August

    September 25, 2017 4:58PM by Truck West

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – August trailer builds were up 14% sequentially and 9% year-over-year, a month that ties March for the longest trailer OEM work schedule of the year. With three extra days compared to July, August capitalized on the additional

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    Class 8 order backlog rising: ACT

    May 23, 2017 6:40AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Class 8 production backlogs have reached their best level since last March, after strong orders surpassed build levels in April, according to ACT Research. The order strength for 2017 has been led by the tractor day cab

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    Class 8 orders show first y-o-y decline in more than two years

    April 6, 2015 11:16AM by Truck News

    For the first time since January 2013, Class 8 truck orders were down year-over-year in March, according to preliminary data from FTR. Class 8 orders came in at 24,780 units, marking the lowest level since September 2014. FTR said order