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Continued demand, limited production push trailer orders into 2022

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Orders Dip Sequentially in February, Remain Strong Y/Y

Truck Talk: ‘Look, Ma, no hands’ edition

Trailer orders dip in February, but remain strong over last year

ACT: COVID-19-Related Services-to-Goods Substitution Increasing CV Demand

Truck Orders Strong Heading into New Year

ACT says ‘never serious doubt’ commercial vehicle demand to rise in 2021

2020 has been ‘roller coaster ride’ for motor carriers, says ACT Research

ACT Research: 2020 Has Been a Roller Coaster for Motor Carriers

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index Highlights Tight Supply-Demand Balance

ACT: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Post Another Improvement in October

ACT Research: Spending on goods driving freight demand

ACT Research: Spending on Goods Driving Recovery in Freight Demand

ACT Research: YTD Used Class 8 Sales Up, Average Price, Miles and Age Down

Truck fleets order new trailers in record numbers as covid recovery strains freight capacity

North American Commercial Vehicle Demand Continues Upward Trend

Preliminary Data Shows Trailer Industry Posted More Than 54k Net Trailer Orders In October

Trailer orders top 50,000 units for second straight month in October

ACT Research: Commercial Vehicle Market Expectations Move Higher

ACT Research: October Trailer Orders Third Highest in History

ACT Research: Motor Carriers Experience Growth in Volume and Pricing Power

ACT Research: Preliminary Information Shows the Trailer Industry Posted More Than 54k Net Trailer Orders In October; Third Highest Month in History

Class 8 Orders Spike in October

October Class 8 Orders Jump Higher

2018 redux: Truck-buying binge borrowing from future business

ACT: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Contract 15% YTD

ACT: Rising CV Demand Forecasts Represent Pull-Forward of Cyclical Expectations

September net trailer orders up 174% from 2019: ACT

ACT: September For-Hire Trucking Index Highlights Tight Supply-Demand Balance

ACT Research: September Used Truck Volumes Remain Up YTD

ECONOMIC WATCH: Trucking’s recovery surprising

ACT Research: For-Hire in Tight Supply-Demand Balance

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Post Another Significant Improvement in September

ACT Not Concerned About North American Commercial Vehicle Demand for 2021

ACT Research: YTD sales up for used Class 8 trucks

ACT Research: Preliminary Used Class 8 Sales Flat M/M, Up Y/Y in September

ACT Research analyst upgrades commercial vehicle market forecast across the board

ACT Research’s Freight Forecast Indicates Tightness May Persist

ACT Research to add commercial electric vehicles to market outlook study offerings

Class 8 sales signal an end to the freight recession

September Medium-Duty Sales Flat

ACT Research: Commercial Vehicle Market Forecasts Upgraded in October

ACT Research to Release New Report on Commercial Electric Vehicles in 2021

Truck orders jump in September as fleets respond to sustained freight demand

Preliminary North American Class 8 orders see major September gains

ACT Research: Preliminary NA Class 8 Orders Rise 145% Y/Y in September

ACT report shows August used truck sales volume up, average price, miles, age down

ACT upgrades CV outlook on ‘perfect storm of positives’

All-new Western Star 49X vocational truck breaks cover

Forging Ahead: The Evolution of Transportation in the COVID-19 Age

ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index Highlights Driver Shortage

ACT Research: August used truck metrics show volumes remain up YTD

‘Perfect storm’ of positives impacting commercial-vehicle market, ACT says

Western Star Introduces 49X Heavy-Duty Vocational Model

ACT: ‘Perfect Storm’ of Positives Causes Sharp Upgrades in CV Expectations Since May

August Used Truck Metrics Show Volumes Remain Up YTD, with Average Price, Miles and Age Down

Used truck metrics indicate volumes remain up in August

ACT’s latest for-hire trucking index highlights driver shortage

Driver shortage forces tight freight market as pandemic impacts linger

For-Hire Trucking Index Highlights Driver Shortage

Trucking industry on fast track to recovery after driver turnover plummeted amid COVID-19

Truckload tightness to continue, U.S. Xpress report says

Used Trucks Volumes Up, Average Price Down for August

Dealers Jumping Back Into Used Class 8 Market

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index highlights driver shortage

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 49% M/M, 160% Y/Y

Consumer Spending Rises in August

ACT Research Reveals K-Shaped Economic Recovery for Commercial Vehicle Orders

ECONOMIC WATCH: Trailer orders surge, but does strength have legs?

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 49% M/M, 160% Y/Y

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Post Another Significant Improvement in August

China CV Markets Report Sales Upticks in Second Quarter

ACT August final: Trailer orders up 49% from July

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