Morgan Corp. to Add Additional Plant in New England

Morgan Corp.

Medium-duty truck body manufacturer Morgan Corp. will expand its manufacturing footprint into New England, it said, and a site search is under way to select a location capable of supporting the production of up to 3,000 truck bodies annually.

Transport Topics
December 29, 2016

Medium-Duty Orders Slip 7% Year-Over-Year

John Sommers II for TT

ACT Research announced that 20,400 orders for Classes 5-7 trucks were placed in September, a year-over-year decline of 7%.

Transport Topics
October 6, 2016

2015 Medium-Duty Sales Surpass 200,000 as Growth Is Consistent Among All Classes

Sales of medium-duty trucks for all of 2015 were the highest since 2007, with all weight classes showing growth, WardsAuto.com said.    

Roger W. Gilroy and Jonathan S. Reiskin | Staff Reporters
January 25, 2016

Medium-Duty Sales Rise 3% in May

General Motors Co.

Retail sales of medium-duty trucks in the United States edged up 3% in May, reversing a 10% decline in April, WardsAuto.com reported.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
June 22, 2015

Replacement of Older Units Drives Growth Of Medium-Duty Vehicle Sales, Analysts Say

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Medium-duty trucks sales reached their highest level in years during 2014, boosted by replacement activity among large-scale buyers who are cycling older units out of their fleets. But while the growth is a sign that commercial buyers see economic opportunity ahead, the piecemeal approach to acquisitions will hold the industry back from returning to previous heights, industry experts said.

March 2, 2015

Medium-Duty Truck Sales Edge Up in November

Medium-duty truck sales in the United States cooled in November, edging up 0.7% from a year earlier but falling 23.3% from the previous month, WardsAuto.com reported.

December 22, 2014

US Class 8 Fleet Expands to Largest Size on Record

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The U.S. heavy-duty truck fleet grew to its largest size on record during the first quarter, expanding 3.2% from a year earlier, IHS Automotive reported.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 28, 2014

Medium-Duty Sales Up 21.3% in April to Highest Total in 6 Years, Ward’s Says

Medium-duty truck sales rose in April to the highest level in six years, WardsAuto.com reported, as pent-up replacement needs and strength in key sectors of the economy helped boost demand.

May 19, 2014

Used-Truck Prices Set Record as Newer Models Hit Market

Used heavy-duty truck values have hit record highs this year as lower-mileage models command high prices, industry analysts said.

March 10, 2014

September Medium-Duty Sales Up 3.9% as Ford Boosts Its Class 6 Market Share

Medium-duty truck sales rose 3.9% in September compared with a year earlier, but the month’s total of 12,524 was the industry’s lowest since February, according to WardsAuto.com.

October 21, 2013