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    Medium-duty orders ‘resilient’: ACT Research

    February 7, 2020 7:48AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Medium-duty truck orders have shown resilience over the past two months, following softness in late Q3 and early Q4 2019, ACT Research reports. January posted preliminary Classes 5-7 net orders of 18,500 units, down 9% from December

  • ECONOMIC WATCH: Trailer orders slid 51% in 2019

    January 22, 2020 10:22AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – U.S. trailer net orders finished 2019 down 51% from full-year 2018 levels, while December orders were off by 13% from November, according to ACT Research. “While seven of the 10 major trailer categories posted month-over-month gains, the

  • ECONOMIC WATCH: Class 8 orders rebounded in December

    January 6, 2020 7:33AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Preliminary Class 8 truck orders reported by ACT Research totaled 20,000 units in December, up 14% from November and down just 6.5% year-over-year. “Overbuying through 2019 and insufficient freight to absorb the ensuing capacity overhang continued to

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    Equipment sellers to see tougher conditions in 2020: ACT Research

    December 19, 2019 7:54AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Tougher conditions are in store for medium- and heavy-duty truck sellers in 2020, according to ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 report. “After peak build and sales in 2019, significant declines are ahead

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    Class 8 orders disappoint in November

    December 4, 2019 7:56AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – North American Class 8 orders came in at a “disappointing” 17,300 units in November, according to preliminary data from FTR. That’s a 21% decrease from October, and the lowest November since 2015. It was also 39% off

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    Trailer orders bounce back

    November 18, 2019 9:07AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Trailer orders totaled 31,900 units in October, representing a 71% spike from September, but down 42% year-over-year, according to preliminary data from ACT Research. It marked the second straight month of sequential growth greater than 70%. Year-to-date

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    Class 8 orders bounced in October, but remained subdued

    November 5, 2019 3:02PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – North American Class 8 orders came in at 22,100 units in October, according to preliminary data from FTR, marking the strongest month since November 2018. However, they remained well off a year ago, down 51% year-over-year, and

  • Class 8 orders up, medium-duty down in September

    October 3, 2019 7:39AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Preliminary Class 8 truck orders totaled 12,600 units in September, a 13% increase from August. Classes 5-7 orders were down 9.4% at 17,300 units, according to ACT Research. “Little has changed since August with respect to the

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    Class 8 truck market to see ‘significant correction’: ACT

    October 1, 2019 7:55AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – The Class 8 truck market is moving into a significant correction next year, according to ACT Research. The medium-duty truck market remained soft in July, indicating it has moved past its cyclical peak, according to ACT’s recently

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    Trailer orders remain in low holding pattern

    September 18, 2019 8:04AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Final trailer orders for August remained in a low holding pattern at 10,400 units, according to FTR. August’s final orders were down 71% year-over-year, while cancellations were elevated for the third consecutive month, FTR reports. Trailer backlogs

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    July Class 8 orders lowest since 2010

    August 6, 2019 3:46PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Preliminary orders for Class 8 trucks in North America fell below 10,000 units in July, for the first time since 2010. FTR reported orders of 9,800 units, noting carriers appear to be in no rush to grab

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    Truck orders remained weak in June

    July 3, 2019 7:17AM by Truck News

    New Class 8 truck orders remained subdued in June, with FTR reporting preliminary orders of 13,000 units and ACT Research reporting 13,100. FTR reports orders were up 24% from May, but continue to track well below 20,000 units. June concluded

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    Class 8 truck orders “chilly” in May

    June 7, 2019 9:13AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Class 8 truck orders “scraped the bottom of the order cycle” in May, according to FTR, coming in at a “chilly” 10,400 units. That’s 29% off April numbers and down 71% year-over-year. It was the weakest month

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    August Class 8 orders set new record

    September 24, 2018 8:42AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – It was a record August for Class 8 truck orders, according to data from ACT Research. There were 53,069 units booked in August, marking the sixth time in eight months in which industry orders surpassed 40,000 units.

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    Truck orders dip in April

    May 2, 2018 8:34PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Classes 5-8 net orders slowed in April, but were still up 40% year-over-year, according to preliminary data from ACT Research. ACT reported Classes 5-8 net orders of 59,600 units in April, but added the lower order intake