ACT Research: North American CV Production Continues to Grow, with Diesel Power Dominating but Engine Configuration Demand Shifting

Posted on 03. Dec, 2018 by in Alternative Fuels, Engines, Press Releases

According to the recently released N.A. Commercial Vehicle On-Highway Engine OUTLOOK, published by ACT Research and Rhein Associates, Class 8 production is expected to continue its growth trend into 2019, but changes in demand for straight trucks and tractors will impact the type of diesel engines ordered. Tom Rhein, President of Rhein Associates commented, “Tractors […]

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ACT Research: Diesel Remains the Fuel of Choice for HDT Use, But Alternative Fuel Offerings Continue to Grow for Specific Applications

Posted on 05. Sep, 2018 by in Alternative Fuels, Engines, Natural Gas, Press Releases

The news media has been active presenting new, electric vehicle product offerings for light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles (CVs) and buses. These headlines could easily lead one to believe the industry is on the verge of going electric, but timing, application, use/applicability and costs remain big question marks. The latest NA On-Highway Engine OUTLOOK […]

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ACT Research: New OEM Alt Power Offerings and EPA-DOE Grant Activity Show Development Progress

Posted on 08. Jun, 2018 by in Alternative Fuels, Engines, Natural Gas, Press Releases

The news media has been active presenting new, electric vehicle product offerings for light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles (CVs) and buses. These headlines could easily lead one to believe the industry is on the verge of going electric, but timing, application, use/applicability and costs are currently big question marks. There is much development activity […]

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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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ACT Research Multi-Client Commercial Vehicle Electrification Study Announced

Posted on 30. Nov, 2017 by in Alternative Fuels, Classes 5-8, Engines, Press Releases

November 30, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLUMBUS, IN – ACT Research is developing a multi-client study, to define a vision of the United States and Canada market potential for electric medium and heavy commercial vehicles stretching into the year 2035. Advances in electrical technology for vehicle propulsion have occurred at the same time that environmental […]

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Interest in electric powered trucks and tractors accelerated by GHG-2 regulations and SuperTruck II funding

Posted on 19. Sep, 2017 by in Engines, Press Releases

COLUMBUS, IN –  Following a quarter heavily focused on automated manual transmissions, the attention in Q3’2017 has been directed to electric power, 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 to present historical trends, current activity and […]

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Engine market data will now be more readily accessible thanks to a new report

Posted on 08. Jul, 2016 by in ACT in the News, Engines

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Dominance of diesel expected to wane

Posted on 21. Jun, 2016 by in ACT in the News, Engines

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Study predicts diesel’s dominance of Class 8 engines will contract by 2021

Posted on 21. Jun, 2016 by in ACT in the News, Engines

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ACT Research study analyzes commercial vehicle engine market

Posted on 20. Jun, 2016 by in ACT in the News, Engines

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