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    Canadian Class 8 orders up 259% y-o-y in January

    February 20, 2018 12:55PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – January Class 8 truck orders were up 121% year-over-year, marking their second-best level in history, according to ACT Research. North American Class 8 orders totaled 49,100-plus units. “The only month in history better than January was a

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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

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    Class 8 truck orders strengthened in June

    July 6, 2017 7:44AM by Truck News

    Preliminary Class 8 truck orders came in at 17,600 units in June, marking a 7% improvement compared to May and 38% spike year-over-year, according to FTR. The industry forecaster said June’s bounce-back from a surprising May retreat is in line

  • Class 8 truck orders slowed in May

    June 5, 2017 6:47AM by Truck News

    Class 8 truck orders pulled back in May, to just over 16,000 units, ending a growth streak that began in October 2016 and reaching the lowest volume in the past seven months, according to industry analysts. FTR reported 16,300 preliminary

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    Class 8 truck orders continue to fall

    May 4, 2016 6:26AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — Class 8 truck orders continued to slide in April, down 16% compared to March and 39% year-over-year, according to preliminary figures from ACT Research. For the month, 33,800 Classes 5-8 trucks were ordered, but only 13,700 were

  • Demand for Class 8 vehicles dropped in March, says ACT Research

    April 19, 2016 4:34PM by Truck West

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – ACT Research’s State of the Industry report shows Class 8 orders have dropped 10% month-to-month and 35% year-to-year for the month of March to a total of 16,354 units. Medium-duty orders were also down 3% from February, but

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    Class 8 vehicle orders head south

    December 3, 2015 10:54AM by Truck West

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Preliminary numbers from ACT Research reveal that Class 8 vehicle orders for the month of November was 16,600 units, plummeting nearly 60% compared to a year ago. Overall, a total of 35,300 Class 5-8 vehicles were booked

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    Class 8 truck orders reach 17-month low

    May 22, 2015 9:56AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — Final Class 8 net orders for April totaled 22,400 units, reaching a 17-month low, according to data from ACT Research. Classes 5-7 truck net orders came in at 17,700 units, also down. “These are numbers that would

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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

  • Class 8 orders surge in July

    August 4, 2014 7:31PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Class 8 orders remained strong through July, with 29,516 net orders placed in the month, according to preliminary data from FTR. This represents a 71% year-over-year increase and marks the second strongest July on record. Class 8

  • Class 8 orders remain strong in June: ACT Research

    July 18, 2014 1:50PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — Class 8 orders in June “surprised on the high side” after a solid May, according to the latest report from ACT Research. Net orders totaled 26,729 units for the month. Classes 5-7 net orders declined for the