truck orders

Business, Equipment

November Class 8 Orders Show First Decline of 2018 as Production Roars On

A line worker checks an axle at Volvo's New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Va. A line worker checks an axle at Volvo's New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Va. (Justin Ide/Bloomberg News)

Class 8 orders in November dropped to 27,900, marking the first year-over-year decline in 2018, ACT Research Co. reported, citing preliminary data.

December 5, 2018
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders in July Reach All-Time High of 52,400

Volvo trucks on the assembly line Justin Ide/Bloomberg News

Class 8 orders in July set an all-time monthly high, soaring past 52,000 and breaking a 12-year-old mark amid a crush of demand.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 2, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment

North American Class 8 Orders Continue Strong Growth in May

Class 8 orders (Arne Edstrom/Volvo Trucks)

Orders for new Class 8 trucks more than doubled last month versus year-ago levels, according to preliminary data from ACT Research.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
June 7, 2018
Business, Equipment

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

Class 8 Orders Up 75% Year-Over-Year to 37,500

New trucks roll off at a Mack Trucks plant Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

North American Class 8 orders in December rolled past 37,000 and improved 75% year-over-year, ACT Research Co. reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 5, 2018

Truck Orders Drop 28% in September

Volvo Group

Truck orders for September fell 28% year-over-year, continuing a steady decline during 2016, ACT Research reported.

October 4, 2016

November Truck Orders Plummet From 2014 Pace

Volvo Trucks NA

Class 8 truck orders totaled about 16,500 units in November, a plunge of about 60% year-over-year, analysts said, citing preliminary numbers.

December 3, 2015

Class 8 Truck Orders Hit 24,100 in July

Mack Trucks Inc.

New Class 8 truck orders were “stronger than expected” in July at 24,100 units but still declined 20% from a year earlier, ACT Research reported.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 5, 2015

April Truck Orders Drop 10% to Lowest Level in 18 Months

Truck orders slipped 10% last month from the same period a year ago on a preliminary basis to the lowest level in 18 months, as Class 8 buying trends return to typical seasonal patterns.

May 11, 2015

Truck Orders Fall 10% in April, Reports Say

Truck orders slipped 10% last month from the year-earlier period on a preliminary basis as industry trends return to more typical seasonal patterns, ACT Research and consulting firm FTR reported.

May 4, 2015