truck orders


November Heavy-Duty Orders Up 5.7%

November Class 8 truck orders rose 5.7% from a year ago, holding at more than 20,000 for a second straight month, but slipped from October’s almost two-year high, ACT Research reported.

December 9, 2013

August Truck Orders Up 20%

Orders for new heavy-duty trucks climbed 20% last month from a year earlier, boosting expectations that orders will keep rising in the fall and surpass normal seasonal trends, ACT Research reported.

September 16, 2013

June Truck Orders Up 13% But Are Lowest This Year

Truck manufacturers received 18,900 net orders for Class 8 trucks in June, the lowest monthly total so far this year but still 13% above the year-ago level, ACT Research reported.

July 15, 2013

Truck Orders Stay Strong

Orders for new, heavy-duty North American trucks rose nearly 30% in May above the same month last year, according to two industry reports.

June 10, 2013

Heavy-Duty Truck Orders Plunge in July

New Class 8 truck orders plunged 31.1% in July from the year-ago level to 12,900, the lowest monthly total since August 2010, according to preliminary data from ACT Research Co.

August 13, 2012

May Truck Orders Fall 23%

U.S. Class 8 truck orders continued to slump in May, dropping 23% from year-ago levels and declining for the fifth consecutive month as economic, financial and regulatory uncertainty dampened fleets’ buying decisions, analysts said.

June 11, 2012

March Truck Orders Drop 31%, Marking Third Straight Decline

Factory orders for heavy-duty trucks declined for the third-straight month in March, sparking discussion over whether interest in new North American trucks is waning or if the industry is temporarily at rest.

April 9, 2012

2011 Truck Orders Soar 68.6%; Industry Prospects Seen Bright

Orders for new Class 8 trucks jumped 68.6% last year from 2010, as the year closed with an 11.8% increase in December from a year earlier, according to ACT Research Co.

January 16, 2012

Truck Orders Jump 55.5%; Surge Attributed to Freight Demand

North American fleets ordered 23,800 new Class 8 vehicles in September, a 55.5% jump over the same month last year and a clear sign the heavy-duty truck market recovery is continuing, analysts and industry figures said.

October 10, 2011

August Class 8 Orders Skyrocket 68% But National Fleet Size Remains Low

August orders for new Class 8 trucks jumped 68% this year from a year earlier as dramatic increases  in sales and orders continued. Despite a 31.5% gain in registrations in the second quarter, however, the total fleet size remained below previous years.

September 12, 2011