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Government, Business, Editorial

Editorial: How Long Will the Good Times Last?

The trucking industry is definitely having a moment. Recently, an industry executive spoke from the White House about the positive effects federal tax reform has had on his business, and a noted industry economist predicted that trucking likely has several good years ahead of it before the threat of an economic downturn might rear its ugly head. Plus, sales of new trucks just keep rising.

April 16, 2018
Business, Equipment

January Class 8 Sales Pass 14,000

New Peterbilt trucks in a storage lot rogersmith/Flickr

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks in January jumped 32.1% to more than 14,000, WardsAuto.com reported, as signs of a strong economic expansion increased.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
February 15, 2018
Business, Equipment

Broad-Based Demand Powers Class 8 Sales

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U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks in September hit their highest level in 16 months, climbing over 17,000 units as a broad cross-section of buyers sought trucks, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2017
Business, Equipment

Dana Reports Double-Digit Growth in 2Q Income, Sales

Dana headquarters Dana Holding Corp.

Dana Inc.’s net income and earnings jumped in the second quarter compared with a year earlier, attributed to improved market conditions and operational execution.

Transport Topics
July 31, 2017
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Truck Sales Surge in June to 11-Month High

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U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks in June climbed to an 11-month high amid a moderately improving economy, experts said, but at just over 17,000 were down nearly 6% year-over-year; and through the first six months of the year, sales were off 19%.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 19, 2017
Business

US Truck Sales Fall 28.6%

John Sommers II for TT

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks sank 28.6% in September, even as the vocational segment showed strength and leasing companies anticipated adding trucks, WardsAuto.com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 24, 2016
Business

March Truck Sales Dip 2.9%, Reflect Ongoing Slowdown

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U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks dipped by 2.9% in March from a year earlier to 20,034, WardsAuto.com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 18, 2016
Business

Heavy-Duty Sales Up 15.1%

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks were 19,231 in November, up 15.1% from a year earlier and the third-highest total for the month since 2000, WardsAuto.com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
December 21, 2015
Business

Truck Sales Top 20,000 for 6th Month, Stay Ahead of Last Year’s Pace by 22%

Buoyed by a steady economy, U.S. Class 8 retail sales rose 12.1% in August from a year earlier, passing the 20,000 mark for the sixth month in a row, WardsAuto.com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 21, 2015
Business

Truck Sales Climb 24% in July

Retail sales of Class 8 trucks in the United States continued to surge in July, climbing 24% from a year earlier and topping the 20,000-unit mark for the fifth straight month.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 17, 2015

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