Class 8 truck

Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders Come in at 13,000 for June as Freight Movement Slows

Class 8 truck orders declined from last June. Class 8 truck orders declined 69% in June compared to June 2018. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

North American Class 8 orders in June fell sharply from a year ago and primarily reflected replacement demand amid questions about the strength of the freight market, ACT Research reported.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
July 3, 2019
Technology, Equipment, Safety

Diesel Engine, Drivetrain Spec’ing Prove Crucial

Careful attention to diesel engine and drivetrain spec’ing is essential to ensure that Class 8 trucks have the highest productivity and lowest cost per mile for their specific applications.

John Baxter | Special to Transport Topics
January 25, 2019
Business, Equipment

Sept. Truck Orders Jump 27.4% To Highest Since May, ACT Says

New Class 8 truck orders climbed 27.4% in September from year-ago levels to 20,100, the highest total since May, according to preliminary figures from ACT Research.

October 14, 2013