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Business

SelecTrucks Expands in Texas

SelecTrucks of Texarkana The Texarkana location is one of 35 in the nationwide network of SelecTrucks centers. (SelecTruck.com)

SelecTrucks announced the opening of its newest location in Texas, SelecTrucks of Texarkana, on the border of Texas and Arkansas.

April 2, 2021
Business, Equipment

February Used Class 8 Market Hot, Demand Outpaces Supply

2016 Kenworth T270 truck A 2016 Kenworth T270 at a dealership in Dallas. (Shutterstock)

The average price of a used Class 8 vehicle in February rose 17.9% to nearly $50,000 compared with a year earlier, as year-over-year sales rose, too, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 29, 2021
Business, Equipment, Top 100

January Sales Indicate Used Truck Market Is Poised to Grow

used truck lot Ameritruck

The average used Class 8 vehicle in January had higher mileage and sold for a little less than a year earlier, ACT Research reported, calling it an inkling of all the freight there was to haul in the second half of 2020.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 25, 2021
Business, Equipment

Demand Boosts Average Price for Used Class 8 Trucks in November

Used truck lot Used trucks sit on a sales lot. In November, estimated sales of used Class 8 vehicles reached 19,500, compared with 18,400 a year earlier, according to ACT. (Ameritruck)

The used truck market in November generated more demand and a higher average price for a Class 8 compared with a year earlier, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 28, 2020
Business, Equipment, Top 100

March Used Truck Prices Continue 2020 Slide

Manheim auction Manheim Specialty Auctions' Indianapolis location. (Manheim)

Class 8 used truck sales in March slipped 12%, and the average price dropped about $7,000 compared with a year earlier, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 29, 2020
Business

Average Used Class 8 Price Drops 6.9% in September

SelecTrucks of Louisville dealership John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The price of the average used Class 8 truck sold in September dropped below year-ago levels for the second consecutive month as sales fell, too, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 24, 2019
Government, Business

Tight Used Truck Market Spurs Higher Prices in February

used sleeper trucks Ameritruck

Sales of used Class 8 trucks dropped amid ongoing tight inventory in February and high demand as the average truck’s price climbed above $48,000, ACT Research Co. reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 28, 2019
Business, Equipment

Used Class 8s Cost More in December; Sales Flat

Used International trucks on a Philadelphia lot Truck Center via YouTube

The average used Class 8 in December was slightly older, had more mileage and sold for 9% more compared with a year earlier, as sales were flat, according to ACT Research Co.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 29, 2019
Business, Equipment

Used Class 8 Sales Dip in June Amid Low Inventory

Used truck lot John Sommers II for Transport Topics

A dip in demand, shortages of vocational trucks and higher prices for the average Class 8 truck marked the used truck market in June, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 25, 2018
Editorial

Editorial: This Hot Market and Used Trucks

Used trucks are a hot commodity, a reflection of the robust demand for capacity that the trucking industry currently enjoys.

May 31, 2018

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