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OUR DATA

ACT Research provides expert analysis of the commercial vehicle industry and transportation industry.

SEMINAR 62

A 3 day event from February 11-13th, 2020.

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ACT Research is a contributor to the Blue Chip Economic Indicators and a Member of the WSJ Economic Panel. 2019 Lawrence R. Klein Award for Blue Chip Forecast Accuracy.

OUR TEAM

With over 150 years of combined industry experience, ACT Research is the leader in the commercial vehicles forecasts.

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Our team of experts are available for customized consulting and special projects work for members of the commercial vehicle industry.

SPEAKING

ACT Research team brings experience and experience to thought-provoking speaking opportunities.

ACT Research: Medium Duty Truck Market

ACT Research: Medium Duty Truck Market Steve Tam gave an update on the medium duty truck market in a presentation at Seminar 61 on August 13th, 2019. While on stage, Steve took time to identify what a medium duty (Classes 5-7) commercial truck is, as well as the outlook of the medium duty markets. The […]

ACT Research: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fell M/M, Y/Y and YTD

ACT Research: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fell M/M, Y/Y and YTD Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) fell 1% month-over-month in August, according to the latest preliminary release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks published by ACT Research. Additionally, the report indicated that longer-term comparisons yielded a […]

The Data You Depend On.

The Data You Depend On. Businesses depend on data to make decisions and solve problems. Businesses in the commercial vehicle markets depend on ACT Research for their data needs. When OEMs, suppliers, and investment firms need information on the market, ACT Research is the leading resource in the industry for analysis and data, providing both […]

ACT Research: Key Risk to N.A. CV Market Forecasts Is Trade War with China, But Consumers Are Driving Near to Mid-Term Economic Outlook

ACT Research: Key Risk to N.A. CV Market Forecasts Is Trade War with China, But Consumers Are Driving Near to Mid-Term Economic Outlook According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, the key risk to all commercial vehicle market forecasts remains the on-again trade war with China, but well-positioned […]

ACT Research: Class 8 Review

ACT Research: Class 8 Review Kenny Vieth shared his Class 8 Review presentation at Seminar 61 on August 13th, 2019. While on stage, Kenny took a different approach than normal as he discussed the foundation of ACT’s North America Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, establishing why it is the premier report of its kind. Since 1986, ACT […]

ACT Research: Heavy Duty Market Conditions Continue to Deteriorate

ACT Research: Heavy Duty Market Conditions Continue to Deteriorate According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, expectations for the Class 8 and trailer markets anticipate an immanent pullback in build rates, as market conditions continue to deteriorate.

ACT Research: It was fun while it lasted, but now it’s getting a little scary.

ACT Research: It was fun while it lasted, but now it’s getting a little scary. Below is an excerpt from Tim Denoyer’s Seminar 61 presentation on August 13th, 2019. In his time on stage, Tim discussed the current state of the freight market, including less-than truckload, truckload, and intermodal, as well as an interesting pre-ship […]

U.S. Used Trucks Classes 3-8

U.S. Used Trucks Classes 3-8 Seeing the entire board is important to understanding the game from each angle. That’s why ACT Research is so diligent about the production of the U.S. Used Trucks Classes 3-8 report. While ACT’s N.A. CV Outlook and State of the Industry: N.A. Classes 5-8 reports break down production and sales, […]