truck sales

Medium-Duty Sales on Track for Gains in 2018

Medium-duty Freightliner M2 model Medium-duty Freightliner Business Class M2 106 (Daimler Trucks North America)

U.S. retail sales of medium-duty trucks inched higher overall in August, reported as the lighter weight classes led the way, and a leading market analyst raised his forecast for 2018.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 17, 2018
Business, Equipment

Dodge’s and Chevy’s Deep Discounts Portend Old-Pickup Price War

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and General Motors Co. have trimmer, high-tech trucks coming this year that will fetch top-dollar prices. For now, the automakers are dialing up discounts on outgoing models.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
May 8, 2018
Business, Equipment

M&K Truck Centers Promotes Pilecki to President

Truck dealership M&K Truck Centers promoted Ted Pilecki to president, effective immediately.

Transport Topics
April 30, 2018
Government, Business, Editorial

Editorial: How Long Will the Good Times Last?

The trucking industry is definitely having a moment. Recently, an industry executive spoke from the White House about the positive effects federal tax reform has had on his business, and a noted industry economist predicted that trucking likely has several good years ahead of it before the threat of an economic downturn might rear its ugly head. Plus, sales of new trucks just keep rising.

April 16, 2018
Business, Equipment

January Class 8 Sales Pass 14,000

New Peterbilt trucks in a storage lot rogersmith/Flickr

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks in January jumped 32.1% to more than 14,000, reported, as signs of a strong economic expansion increased.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
February 15, 2018
Business, Equipment

Broad-Based Demand Powers Class 8 Sales


U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks in September hit their highest level in 16 months, climbing over 17,000 units as a broad cross-section of buyers sought trucks, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2017
Business, Equipment

Dana Reports Double-Digit Growth in 2Q Income, Sales

Dana headquarters Dana Holding Corp.

Dana Inc.’s net income and earnings jumped in the second quarter compared with a year earlier, attributed to improved market conditions and operational execution.

Transport Topics
July 31, 2017
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Truck Sales Surge in June to 11-Month High

Truck Sales

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks in June climbed to an 11-month high amid a moderately improving economy, experts said, but at just over 17,000 were down nearly 6% year-over-year; and through the first six months of the year, sales were off 19%.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 19, 2017

US Truck Sales Fall 28.6%

John Sommers II for TT

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks sank 28.6% in September, even as the vocational segment showed strength and leasing companies anticipated adding trucks, reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 24, 2016

March Truck Sales Dip 2.9%, Reflect Ongoing Slowdown

Johm Sommers II for TT

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks dipped by 2.9% in March from a year earlier to 20,034, reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 18, 2016