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April Class 8 Orders Miss Historic Mark

Volvo truck bodies Volvo truck bodies at the company's plant in Virginia. (Volvo Trucks North America)

Class 8 orders in April cleared 34,000, while the swollen backlog from months of strong demand kept them from going even higher, according to ACT Research Co., and others pointed to a parts supply chain under strain.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 8, 2018

Manufacturers Say They’re Ready to Meet Higher Demand in 2015

October’s extraordinary total for new-truck orders has raised expectations for Class 8 production in 2015, but analysts and manufacturers said the industry appears to be in a good position to handle the growing demand.

November 24, 2014