Class 8

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

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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
Business, Equipment

September Class 8 Truck Orders Down

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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, WardsAuto.com 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

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