Class 8

Business, Equipment

New Class 8 Registrations Rise

U.S. registrations of new Class 8 trucks increased 7.8% in the second quarter compared with the same 2009 period, but failed to keep up with equipment retirements, as the total of heavy-duty trucks registered in June declined slightly from last year, according to R.L. Polk & Co.

August 23, 2010
Business, Equipment

April Class 8 Registrations Rise 8%

New U.S. registrations of heavy-duty trucks grew 8.4% in April compared with the same month a year ago, following an 11.3% gain in March, according to R.L. Polk & Co.

June 28, 2010
Business, Equipment

Global Truck Market Demand Remains Weak, Report Says

The global market for commercial trucks is showing signs of recovery, but demand over the next few years is likely to stay far below the peak levels of 2006 in North America and 2008 in Europe, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services said.

June 24, 2010