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 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 [...]
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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 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 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. 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 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, [...]
ACT Research Freight Forecast: Pre-Ship Provides Respite from Freight Downturn ACT Research released the September installment of the ACT Freight Forecast, U.S. Rate and Volume OUTLOOK report covering the truckload, intermodal, LTL and last mile sectors.
North America Classes 5-8 Report and Database Understanding the current commercial vehicle market is pertinent for so many businesses. For sales projections and budgeting and many more reasons, understanding the current state of the industry is why ACT Research developed it's State of the Industry series, particularly the N.A. Classes 5-8 report.