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    January truck orders second best in history: ACT

    February 4, 2018 2:53PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Heavy-duty and medium-duty truck orders in January marked the second strongest month in history, according to preliminary data from ACT Research. Classes 5-8 orders totaled 80,400 units, surpassed only by March 2006 orders. “As was the case

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    Truck orders reach three-year high

    January 5, 2018 10:48AM by Truck News

    Preliminary Class 8 truck orders in December reached levels not seen since December 2014, according to industry analysts. ACT Research reported preliminary Class 8 orders of 37,500 units. “The last month of 2017 was the best monthly order intake since

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    Strong Class 8 orders adding to backlogs

    December 20, 2017 7:43AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Strong Class 8 order activity in November is boosting backlogs. ACT Research reports Class 8 truck build backlogs grew by 10,100 units to 115,200 units in November. “Coupled with a modestly slower per-day build rate in November,

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    Truck orders strong in November

    December 5, 2017 8:13AM by Truck News

    Preliminary North American Class 8 truck orders surpassed 30,000 units for the second consecutive month in November, reaching levels 71% better than a year ago. FTR reported preliminary orders of 32,400 units, just 8% shy of a very strong October.

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    Canadian truck market “red hot”: ACT Research

    November 20, 2017 1:08PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – October Class 8 vehicle orders hit a 35-month high of 36,033 units, according to ACT Research, as U.S. fleets stepped up their orders and the Canadian market remained “red hot.” The strong orders boosted backlogs by nearly

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    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

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    February truck orders hit 14-month high: ACT

    March 3, 2017 8:50AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Heavy- and medium-duty truck orders hit a 14-month high in February, according to preliminary data from ACT Research. Classes 5-8 net orders rose to 45,900 units, representing a 12% improvement compared to February 2016. Class 8 orders

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    Truck orders pick up in January

    February 21, 2017 6:30AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Class 8 order activity reached a 13-month high in January, according to the latest data from ACT Research. Class 8 orders came in at 22,188 units, suggesting the current cycle bottomed out in the second and third

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    Commercial vehicle orders hit lowest levels since September 2010

    August 3, 2016 9:34AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — ACT Research has reported there were 25,000 new Classes 5-8 vehicles ordered in July, according to preliminary figures. While medium-duty orders remained on trend, Class 8 orders continued to soften. There were 10,500 Class 8 truck orders

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    Class 8 orders down 31% y-o-y in May: ACT Research

    June 3, 2016 6:35AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — Preliminary net orders for Class 8 trucks in May were down 31% year-over-year but up 4% compared to April. ACT Research reports there were 14,300 Class 8 units booked in May and 17,100 Classes 5-7 orders placed.

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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

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    Class 8 orders fall into stable pattern while medium-duty orders accelerate

    March 4, 2016 8:58AM by Truck News

    February Class 8 truck net orders held steady in February, at 17,650 units, according to the preliminary report from FTR. That was down only 2% from January and down 43% year-over-year. FTR noted the results are falling into a more

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    Class 8 orders soft in January, but medium-duty positioned for growth

    February 22, 2016 3:19PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — Demand for Class 8 trucks was soft in January, but medium-duty orders are positioned for modest growth, according to the latest report from ACT Research. There were 18,247 Class 8 trucks ordered in January, down 48% year-over-year.

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    Slow start to 2016 for Class 8 orders: ACT Research

    February 3, 2016 10:32AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — Commercial truck orders have slowed significantly to start 2016, according to preliminary figures from ACT Research. The company reported January Classes 5-8 orders of 36,400 units, the third lowest volume of the past eight moths. “Economic reports

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    Record sales, build rates established for Class 8 sleeper tractors, Class 5 trucks in 2015

    January 21, 2016 8:49AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — With December truck order numbers now in the books, 2015 posted the best year ever for production and sales of Class 8 sleeper tractors, according to ACT Research. Commercial vehicle orders finished 2015 strong with 28,150 and