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Business, Equipment

Average Price for Used Class 8 Sets All-Time Record

International Used International trucks sit on a Philadelphia sales lot. (Philadelphia International Used Truck Center via YouTube)

The average sales price for a used Class 8 sold in April set the all-time record, clearing $57,000, 50% higher than a year earlier.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 27, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Element Highlights Maintenance, Other Insights Into Selling Used Trucks

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Ensuring that used specialty equipment is in top working condition is more important to buyers than a few nicks and scratches on a truck, a re-marketing expert said.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 10, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

December Used Class 8 Price, Sales Climb

Used Kenworth trucks on a dealership lot in Louisville, Ky. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Used Class 8 sales rose in December along with double-digit gains in prices as the average heavy-duty truck’s mileage and age remained below year-earlier levels, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 28, 2021
Business, Equipment

Used Class 8 Truck Average Price Finally Posts Increase

Used A Richie Bros. lineup of Class 8 trucks for auction. The company has turned to online auctions amid COVID-19. (Ritchie Bros./Facebook)

Used Class 8 trucks in October notched the first monthly year-over-year increase in average price after 17 such declines, ACT Research reported. It expects the gains to continue into next year.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 24, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Top 100

April Used Truck Prices Post Sharp Decline

Kenworth Kenworth trucks on a dealership lot in Louisville, Ky. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Used Class 8 pricing fell for the 12th consecutive month compared with a year earlier, down 22% for the largest drop in that extended period, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 28, 2020
Business, Equipment

Used Class 8 Sales Fall 15% in February

Used Class 8 Used trucks on a Penske lot. (Penske Used Truck Center)

Class 8 used truck sales skidded by 15% in February and the average price dropped for the 10th consecutive month, ACT Research reported for the last month before the surge of the coronavirus.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 2, 2020
Business, Equipment

Used Class 8 Sales Down 11.9% in December

Used Used trucks at Jordan Truck Sales Inc.’s dealership in Carrollton, Ga. (Jordan Truck Sales)

Used Class 8 sales in December were down 11.9% year-over-year compared with December 2018, according to ACT Research’s monthly report.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
January 29, 2020
Business, Equipment

Average Used Class 8 Price Falls for First Time Since January 2018

Average used class 8 price Used sleeper trucks sit for sale at a Werner Fleet Sales lot. (Werner Fleet Sales via Facebook)

The price of the average used Class 8 truck sold in August fell year-over-year for the first time in 20 months as inventory piled up, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 26, 2019
Business, Equipment

Average Used Class 8 Costs More in October as Sales Climb

Used Class 8 The SelecTrucks of Louisville dealership in Louisville, Ky. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The average price for a used Class 8 truck in October rose 11% year-over-year to $45,378 as buyers pushed sales 9% higher despite inventory levels that remained tight, ACT Research Co. reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 28, 2018
Business, Equipment

Used Truck Sales Top 31,000

Used Trucks John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Sales of used Class 8 trucks in May climbed 19% as first-time buyers continued to enter the market amid a drop in inventory for sale and an upward trend in the average price, while freight rates remained strong, analysts said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 28, 2018

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