YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – Truck sales may be projected to slow in 2020, but Daimler Trucks North America believes the totals will still reflect strong demand overall. The OEM is projecting about 480,000 Class 6-8 truck sales in Canada, the U.S., and Mexico this year, and somewhere between 380,000 and 400,000 in 2020.
COLUMBUS, IN – June’s for-hire truck volumes in the U.S. were up for the sixth consecutive month and reached the highest level since March 2014, according to ACT Research‘s For Hire Trucking Index. Sixteen percent of respondents reported having significant gains,…
COLUMBUS, IN – Net orders for Class 5-8 trucks reached a 16-month high of 47,300 units in March, and represented the biggest month for medium-duty truck orders in nine years, preliminary numbers from ACT Research show.
COLUMBUS, IN — New orders for trucks in North American surprised in July, according to newly released figures from the commercial vehicle industry data provider ACT Research, with the Class 8 category just surpassing the 24,600 level.
COLUMBUS and BLOOMINGTON, IN – Orders for both medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks in North America posted declines, according to two newly released preliminary reports, but the markets remain healthy. For the month of June, 34,600 Classes 5-8 vehicle orders were booked, down 14% from May and 17% less compared to June 2014, according to ACT Research. The commercial vehicle industry data provider said it believes the recent order decline is a reflection of meaningfully larger backlogs rather than any structural change in demand.