Class 8

Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders Drop Sharply in July

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North American Class 8 orders fell to about 10,000 in July, the weakest level in nearly six years, analysts reported.

August 3, 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

Class 8 Orders Fall to the Lowest Point Since 2012

Volvo Trucks North America

North American orders for Class 8 trucks in June fell to the lowest point in nearly six years, ACT Research Co. reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 6, 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
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Truck Orders Drop 48%

Mack Trucks

January’s Class 8 North American orders just cleared 18,000, down 48% year-over-year but within expectations as fleets’ ordering patterns shifted into a more typical range, analysts said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 8, 2016
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Sales Drop in December, But Still Post Fourth-Best Year

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks fell 11.1% in December from a year earlier but finished 2015 with the fourth-highest annual total on record, WardsAuto.com reported.  

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 25, 2016
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders Slump in December, Down 36% From Same Period in 2014

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North American orders for Class 8 trucks slumped in December from the same period a year ago, when the original equipment manufacturers logged their fourth-best volume ever.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 11, 2016
Business, Equipment

Prices of Used Class 8s Dip in November; Mileage Declines

John Sommers II for TT

The average price of used Class 8 trucks sold in November dipped in a seasonally subdued market where the average mileage continued to fall, ACT Research Co. said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 11, 2016
Business, Equipment

October Used-Truck Prices Rise on Low Mileage, Analysts Say

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The Class 8 used-truck market in October saw mileage fall on vehicles and average pricing climb, according to industry analysts. But looking at conditions in November, other experts said prices have begun to fall as inventories mount.    

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 7, 2015
Business, Equipment

October Class 8 Orders Down from Historic 2014 Month

New orders in North America for Class 8 trucks dropped sharply in October from the near-record level a year earlier but remained strong compared with traditional order patterns, according to two reports.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 9, 2015

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