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    Fleets scrambling to secure Class 8 build slots

    April 4, 2018 8:36AM by Truck News

    Preliminary North American Class 8 orders totaled 46,300 units according to FTR, marking the third best month ever. They came in 15% above February’s tally and are up 103% year-over-year. Class 8 orders for the first quarter were the largest

  • Truck orders remained strong in February

    March 22, 2018 12:27PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – North American Class 8 orders totaled 40,271 units in February, marking the seventh best ever order month, ACT Research reports. They slipped from January’s total, which was the second best month on record. “The drivers of current

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    February truck orders an “all-time great month”: ACT

    March 2, 2018 9:25PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Trucking companies continue to order trucks in near-record numbers. ACT Research reports that preliminary Classes 5-8 orders in February came in at 67,700 units, making it the third strongest order month since the 2006 pre-buy. It is

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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