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  • News Equipment

    FTR boosts truck, trailer demand outlook

    March 12, 2018 10:21AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Industry forecaster FTR is significantly increasing its outlook for Class 8 and commercial trailer shipments. It is now pegging North American Class 8 factory shipments for 2018 at 330,000 units, and commercial trailers at 334,400 units. The

  • US fleet sentiment remains strong

    November 2, 2015 8:33AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — US fleets are planning to continue ordering new equipment in 2016 at a pace similar to 2015, according to the latest Fleet Sentiment Report from CK Commercial Vehicle Research. A majority (76%) say their heavy-duty truck orders

  • News Equipment

    Trailer demand “defies normal expectations,” analyst says

    July 24, 2015 8:54AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — Continuing strong demand for trailers, with June net orders coming in at nearly 27,900 units, defies normal expectations, according to ACT Research. June’s order intake was up 73% compared to May. “Although not the strongest June on

  • Trailers wanted

    December 16, 2014 1:16PM by James Menzies

    Everyone wants new trailers. Here’s why that is both good and bad news for your trucking business.