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Alternative Fuels Quarterly

Alternative Fuels Quarterly The landscape of the commercial vehicle space is constantly changing as companies are developing new and cleaner fuel options. There are continuous developments in fuel cell electric vehicles, battery electric vehicles, natural gas and continuously developing alternative fuels. To help those in the commercial vehicle space understand the dynamics of these changes, […]

China Commercial Vehicle Outlook

China Commercial Vehicle Outlook In 2008, a partnership between ACT Research and China’s State Information Center was cemented by ACT President Kenny Vieth. This relationship provides information through ACT Research to forecast commercial vehicle demand in China for the benefit of Western companies interested in the Chinese market. If you’re a Western company looking for […]

ACT Research: Leading Indicators Point to Downturn as Retail Truck Sales Surge; Worst Scenarios for HD Vehicle Demand Remain Unlikely

ACT Research: Leading Indicators Point to Downturn as Retail Truck Sales Surge; Worst Scenarios for HD Vehicle Demand Remain Unlikely According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: Classes 5-8 Report, the “less negative” freight data reported early in Q3 has softened further since the September 1st tariff impositions.

N.A. On-Highway Commercial Engine Outlook

N.A. On-Highway Commercial Engine Outlook “Details create the big picture.” – Sanford I. Weill The details can be found in ACT’s N.A. On-Highway Commercial Engine Outlook, a partnership report with Rhein Associates, breaking down the various engine aspects (displacement, fuel type, truck class, etc.). This report is meant to aid those in the powertrain space […]

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Preliminary Net Orders Surged 75% M/M in September, but Were Off 68% Y/Y and Down 54% YTD

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Preliminary Net Orders Surged 75% M/M in September, but Were Off 68% Y/Y and Down 54% YTD ACT’s preliminary estimate for September indicated that trailer manufacturers booked 18.5k net orders to their orderboards last month, a 75% surge from August’s subdued net order volume. Volume was 68% below a year ago, […]

ACT Research: Key Risk to N.A. CV Market Forecasts Is Trade War with China; Key Driver of Growth Is US Consumer

ACT Research: Key Risk to N.A. CV Market Forecasts Is Trade War with China; Key Driver of Growth Is US Consumer According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, the key risk to all vehicle market forecasts, and the US economy broadly, remains the trade war with China. With […]

ACT Research: Heavy Duty Market Up-Cycle Running Out of Steam

ACT Research: Heavy Duty Market Up-Cycle Running Out of Steam Since early 2018, ACT Research’s forecasts have called for the up-cycle in the Class 8 market to run out of steam around the third quarter of 2019, according to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK.

North America Classes 5-8 Bus Markets

North America Classes 5-8 Bus Markets Looking to get a better understanding and distinction between chassis types? ACT’s N.A Bus Market Classes 5-8 report is a breakdown of bus market and covers information relative to net orders, backlogs, cancellation rates, year-over-year changes, and other vital market information. The report also disaggregates the North American bus […]