class 8 sales

Business, Equipment

US Sales of Class 8 Trucks Fall 29.5% in February

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks in February fell 29.5% to just more than 11,000 units, as each truck maker experienced a double-digit decline. But analysts said the market, nonetheless, was showing signs of improvement.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 20, 2017
Business, Equipment

August Class 8 Sales Drop 26.1% in 9th Straight Monthly Decline

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks dropped 26.1% in August from a year earlier, WardsAuto.com reported, the ninth straight monthly decline, as industry conditions continue to show little improvement.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 19, 2016
Business, Equipment, Autonomous

July Class 8 Sales Tumble 39.8%

California Truck Center

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks fell 39.8% in July from a year earlier, WardsAuto.com reported, as the trucking industry struggles with an uneven economy and the effects of earlier overproduction.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 22, 2016
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Sales Plummet 27.7% in June; Eighth Decline in Last Nine Months

U.S. retail heavy-duty truck sales contracted for the eighth time in the past nine months year-over-year in June, and the 27.7% plunge was the sharpest decline of the rough stretch dating to October.

July 25, 2016
Business, Equipment

April Class 8 Sales Decline 18.9%

U.S. retail sales of new Class 8 trucks fell 18.9% in April from a year earlier, WardsAuto.com reported. Analysts said the figures reflect a shift in traditional seasonal buying patterns rather than plummeting demand.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 16, 2016