ACT Research: NA Class 8 Net Orders Moderated in October, but Demand Remains Elevated

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

At the top line, NA Class 8 net orders totaled 43,256 units in October, a moderation from the July-August records, but 21% better than the year-ago mark, according to ACT Research (ACT). “Class 8 net order activity experienced a second consecutive month of ‘moderation’ in October, meaning it was below all-time record highs set in […]

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ACT Research: Freight-related Industry Metrics Continue To Moderate, While Heavy CV Markets Are Positively Impacted

Posted on 09. Nov, 2018 by in Classes 5-8, NA CV OUTLOOK, Press Releases

September marked the second consecutive month of moderating freight-related industry metrics, and early indications suggest the trend continued in October, according to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the ACT North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK. “This is not to suggest that the market is poised for a near-term rollover, but it does appear that forward […]

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ACT Research: NA Class 8 Orders Through YTD October Total 440,700 Units

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

Preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 43,600 units in October, up 1.9% sequentially from September, but only 21% from year-ago October, compared to recent year-over-year gains such as the 181% recorded in July. Note that these numbers are preliminary. Complete industry data for October, including final order numbers, will […]

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ACT Research: NA Class 8 Net Orders Dropped Sequentially in September, but Continue to Grow Year-over-year

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

At the top line, NA Class 8 net orders totaled 42,781 units in September, a 19% decline from August’s all-time record, but still the seventh time in nine months in which industry orders cracked 40,000 units, according to ACT Research (ACT). “We expect orders to remain strong in coming months, with backlog growth expected in […]

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ACT Research: NA Class 8 Orders Fall Sequentially in September, but Still Strong

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

Preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 42,800 units in September, falling moderately after back-to-back record order months. Note that these numbers are preliminary. Complete industry data for September, including final order numbers, will be published by ACT in mid-October. “Preliminary data indicate that in September, NA Class 8 orders […]

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ACT Research: NA Class 8 Net Orders Soared to New Heights-Again

Posted on 21. Sep, 2018 by in Classes 5-8, Press Releases

At the top line, NA Class 8 net orders totaled 53,069 units in August, marking the sixth time in eight months in which industry orders cracked 40,000 units and another record-setting month, according to ACT Research (ACT). “Robust orders in June and July were largely attributed to dealers booking orders for their non-national account customers, […]

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ACT Research: NA Class 8 Orders Hit All-Time High at 53,100 Units in August

Posted on 05. Sep, 2018 by in Classes 5-8, Press Releases

Preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 53,100 units in August, breaking the all-time record set last month in another typically weak order intake month of the year. Note that these numbers are preliminary. Complete industry data for August, including final order numbers, will be published in mid-September. “Preliminary data […]

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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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