Class 8 orders

Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders in January Rise 10% Year-Over-Year

Orders Justin Ide/Bloomberg News

North American Class 8 orders for January hit 17,700, a 9.9% increase from the same period a year earlier, and notching the first year-over-year gain since October 2018.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 4, 2020
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders Reach 20,000, Hit Reset Button

Kenworth trucks Kenworth trucks sit on a lot. December’s Class 8 total was the second highest of the year, trailing October’s 22,100. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

North American Class 8 orders rallied in December to reach about 20,000, FTR reported, citing preliminary data.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 6, 2020
Business, Top 100

Class 8 Orders Slump for Weakest November Since 2015

Freightliner eCascadia Freightliner eCascadia battery-electric truck by DTNA

Preliminary North American Class 8 net orders for November passed 17,000 and hit the second-highest point reached this year, but analysts at two data-tracking firms said it did nothing to alter the slumping direction of the overall trend.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 5, 2019
Business, Equipment

October Class 8 Orders Highest in 11 Months

Kenworth trucks on a lot Kenworth trucks on a lot. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Preliminary net Class 8 orders for October, a bellwether month, were 22,100 and the highest in 11 months, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 5, 2019
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders in July Sink to Lowest Level Since 2010

Celadon truck with flatbed trailer Celadon plans to replace 2,000 trucks. (Celadon Group)

Class 8 orders were down to their lowest level since 2010 in July, according to ACT Research.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 14, 2019
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders in July Sink to Lowest Level Since 2010

Trucks on a lot John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Class 8 orders were down to their lowest level since 2010 in July, according to preliminary numbers from ACT Research.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 5, 2019
Business, Equipment

May Class 8 Orders Plummet to Nearly Three-Year Low

class 8 Kenworths on lot John Sommers II for Transport Topics

U.S. Class 8 orders in May fell to 10,800, the lowest point in nearly three years, ACT Research reported, and once-scarce 2019 production slots opened.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 6, 2019
Business

March Class 8 Orders Post Anticipated Drop With Backlog Extended

International Truck production line International Truck production line (International Trucks)

North American Class 8 orders in March fell sharply compared with a year earlier amid continuing, but slower, economic and freight growth, and a heavy backlog, analysts said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 2, 2019
Business, Equipment, Top 100

February Class 8 Orders Slow; Backlog Falls

Oakley Transport truck Oakley Transport via Facebook

Class 8 orders for February trickled in to reach 16,900, down 58% compared with a year earlier, reflecting a backlog already swollen by record demand in 2018, reports ACT Research Co.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 7, 2019
Business

January Class 8 Orders Slow After Record Demand in 2018

Trucks on a lot John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Class 8 orders for January fell to 15,800 as backlogs already stretch out through the end of the year, according to ACT Research Co.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 6, 2019

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