Steve Brawner

Business, Equipment, Safety

COVID-19 Pandemic Stalls Replacement Cycles

Truck fleet Jacek_Sopotnicki/Getty Images

Motor carriers paused their replacement cycles during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, but most dealers, fleets and analysts said the industry merely delayed making purchases for a few months, and they don’t expect long-term changes.

Steve Brawner | Special to Transport Topics
September 15, 2020
Business, Equipment

Medium-Duty Market Rebounding Amid Virus Concerns

fleet Brian O’Donnell, principal of Valley Truck Centers (Valley Truck Centers)

The medium-duty truck market has partially rebounded from the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic, and what happens next, analysts say, depends on the virus itself.

Steve Brawner | Special to Transport Topics
July 17, 2020