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Used Class 8 Demand in March Remains Strong

Used truck lot A used truck lot. In March, demand was strong for used Class 8 trucks, but inventory was lacking. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The market for used Class 8s in March continued to butt heads with a lack of inventory amid still-strong demand. Sales slipped, and prices rose.

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

Used Truck Sales Climb in October

Ritchie Bros. Ritchie Bros.

Sales of used heavy-duty trucks in October climbed 37% from a year ago as some outlets showed signs of rebounding to post higher volumes and the average price rose slightly, ACT Research Co. reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 30, 2017

Prices Lower, Sales Slower for Used Class 8 Trucks

John Sommers II for TT

With inventories at the highest level in more than a decade, used Class 8 trucks were priced lower and selling slower in January compared with a year earlier, a pattern likely to continue throughout 2016, analysts said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 29, 2016

Sales of Used Class 8 Trucks Continue to Be Mixed in November

John Sommers II for TT

Used Class 8 truck sales continued to be mixed in November, ACT Research said.

December 23, 2015

Prices for Used Trucks Beginning to Ease as More Become Available, Analysts Say

Used Class 8 truck prices have begun to ease but remain near historic levels on continued strong demand, analysts said.

May 12, 2014

Used Commercial Vehicle Registrations Rise 7.8% in Three Quarters

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Registrations of used commercial vehicles rose 7.8% in the first nine months of 2013 over the same period last year, according to auto data firm R.L. Polk & Co.

December 13, 2013

New Wave of Used Heavy-Duty Trucks Expected, But Trade-ins Likely to Come With More Miles

The U.S. used Class 8 market, beset by a widespread scarcity of low-mileage vehicles and spiraling prices, is expected to receive a huge infusion of fresh supply, according to industry executives and analysts.

April 18, 2011

Strong Used-Truck Sales Gains Creating Shortage, Dealers Say

Customers bought used Class 8 trucks at such a fast pace last year that they swept dealer lots nearly clean, triggering shortages expected to last for several years and pushing prices up as much as 30%, according to dealers and analysts.

February 7, 2011

Used Truck Sales, Pricing Strong as Firms Move to Renew Fleets

Used truck sales and prices are climbing steadily as fleets hunt for cost-effective alternatives to new trucks, according to a new research report and industry officials.

August 30, 2010

Used Truck Interest Grows

Registrations of used Class 8 trucks nearly doubled in the second quarter, far outpacing new truck activity as fleets snapped up both late-model used tractors and older vehicles, a new R.L. Polk & Co. report said.

August 23, 2010