ACT Research: July’s NA Class 8 Net Orders Soared to New Heights

Posted on 16. Aug, 2018 by in Classes 5-8, Press Releases

At the top line, NA Class 8 net orders totaled 52,629 units in July, marking the fifth time in seven months in which industry orders cracked 40,000 units, according to ACT Research (ACT). “Making July’s order intake more impressive is the fact that the month is typically the weakest of the year,” said Kenny Vieth, […]

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ACT Research: Class 8 Orders Set New All-Time Record at 52,400 Units in July

Posted on 02. Aug, 2018 by in Classes 5-8, Press Releases

Preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 52,400 units in July, setting a new all-time record in what is typically the weakest order intake month of the year. Note that these numbers are preliminary. Complete industry data for July, including final order numbers, will be published in mid-August. “Preliminary NA […]

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ACT Research: June’s NA Class 8 Orders Continue Above-Capacity Trend

Posted on 17. Jul, 2018 by in Classes 5-8, Press Releases

At the top line, NA Class 8 net orders totaled 42,224 units in June, marking the fourth time in six months in which industry orders cracked 40,000 units, according to ACT Research (ACT). “North American Class 8 net orders continued to materially outpace the industry’s ability to sate demand, and June’s performance is more impressive […]

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ACT Research: Class 8 Orders Exceed 40,000 Units Again in June

Posted on 03. Jul, 2018 by in Classes 5-8, Press Releases

Preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 42,200 units in June, exceeding 40,000 units for the fourth time in six months. Note that these numbers are preliminary. Complete industry data for June, including final order numbers, will be published in mid-July. “Preliminary net order data indicate that demand for Class […]

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ACT Research: May’s NA Class 8 Orders Continue Above-Capacity Trend

Posted on 19. Jun, 2018 by in Classes 5-8, Press Releases

At the top line, NA Class 8 net orders totaled 35,608 units in May. While below the 492k SAAR of Q1’s orders, May’s 478k SAAR continues the trend of order activity well above industry capacity, according to ACT Research (ACT). “Continuing to be led by Canada and the US, order strength remained broad-based. NA tractor […]

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ACT Research: Class 8 Orders at 35,600 in May

Posted on 08. Jun, 2018 by in Classes 5-8, Press Releases

Preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 35,600 units in 2018’s fifth month. Note that these numbers are preliminary. Complete industry data for May, including final order numbers, will be published in mid-June. “Preliminary net order data indicate that demand for Class 8 trucks continued in robust fashion in May,” […]

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Heavy Duty & Medium Duty Orders Close the Year with Three Month High in December

Posted on 04. Jan, 2018 by in Classes 5-8, Press Releases

COLUMBUS, IN – Preliminary North America Classes 5-8 net order data show the industry booked 58,800 units in December, bringing the full-year net order tally to 543,400. The December order volume represents an 11% improvement from November and a 35% improvement from December 2016. Note that these numbers are preliminary. Complete industry data for December, […]

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North America Class 8 Order Surge Lifts Industry Backlogs, Positive Movement on Inventory

Posted on 19. Dec, 2017 by in Classes 5-8, Press Releases

November’s strong Class 8 orders reported earlier this month boosted backlogs by 10,100 units to 115,200 units. Rising orders in recent months have generated more work for the industry: “Coupled with a modestly slower per-day build rate in November, the Class 8 backlog rose an additional 11 days, to 102 days,” said Kenny Vieth, ACT […]

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N.A. Heavy Duty & Medium Duty Preliminary Orders Up 44% Year over Year

Posted on 04. Dec, 2017 by in Classes 5-8, Press Releases

COLUMBUS, IN – Preliminary NA Classes 5-8 net orders were 53,000 units in November, up 44% year over year, and slightly down from October’s order surge. “Continued Class 8 order strength in November and in-line medium duty orders added up to a second consecutive month of ‘best-since’ order activity,” said Kenny Vieth, President and Senior […]

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Increase in Heavy Duty Natural Gas Use from Refuse Industry, Interest Continues for EV’s

Posted on 04. Dec, 2017 by in Alternative Fuels, Classes 5-8, Engines, Natural Gas, Press Releases

COLUMBUS, IN –  There has been an increase in heavy duty natural gas use from the refuse industry, which has been adding new natural gas-powered trucks in significant volume, as noted in the N.A. On-highway CV Engine Outlook, by Americas Commercial Transportation (ACT) Research and Rhein Associates. The N.A. On-highway CV Engine Outlook is designed […]

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