Class 8

Business, Equipment

September Class 8 Truck Orders Down


Orders for Class 8 trucks fell in September to 19,600 vehicles, down 3% from a month earlier and 21% fewer year-over-year, ACT Research said based on preliminary numbers.

October 5, 2015
Business, Equipment

August Class 8 Orders Tempered by Backlogs

New Class 8 truck orders in August fell 22% from a year earlier and 20% from the previous month, but analysts and truck makers said they remain confident about the overall strength of the market.

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

June Truck Orders Fall 26%

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New Class 8 truck orders declined in June and dipped below the 20,000 mark for the first time since 2013, ACT Research reported.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
July 13, 2015
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Truck Orders Decline for First Time in 26 Months

New orders for Class 8 trucks declined in March for the first time in 26 months, but manufacturers remain busy filling previously placed orders, ACT Research said.

April 13, 2015
Business, Equipment

June Truck Sales Jump 21%

Class 8 vehicle sales surged 21.6% in June to 19,373 units, the third-highest monthly total since the end of 2006, reported.

July 21, 2014
Business, Equipment

Sales of Used Class 8s Decline, But Prices, Demand Still Strong

The number of used Class 8 trucks sold fell 12% in May from April, but prices and demand remained strong for low-mileage trucks, analysts and dealers said last week.

July 7, 2014
Business, Equipment

US Fleet Size Hits Record

The U.S. heavy-duty truck fleet grew to its largest size on record during the first quarter and is likely to grow further in the coming quarters, IHS Automotive reported.

June 2, 2014
Business, Equipment

February Class 8 Sales Up 11%

U.S. retail heavy-duty truck sales rose 11.2% to 13,949 units in February, the highest percentage gain in four months, reported.

March 17, 2014
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders Surge 50% in December

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The Class 8 truck industry ended 2013 on a high note with about 31,800 new orders in December, a 50% jump from the same month a year earlier, ACT Research reported.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 6, 2014
Business, Equipment

Nov. Class 8 Sales Rise 1% in Third Consecutive Increase

Sales of Class 8 trucks slowed in November, gaining just 1% from the same month last year, while marking the third straight month of year-over-year increases, reported.

December 16, 2013