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By Jeff Berman · April 23, 2012
March new orders and net orders hit 22,038 units and 20,025 units, respectively, according to ACT.
By Jeff Berman · April 5, 2012
ACT reported that preliminary net orders in March for heavy-duty Class 8 vehicles in North American markets will come in around 20,000 units, while FTR Associates pegged it at 19,682 units.
By Jeff Berman · March 2, 2012
Data released today from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles indicated that Class 8 commercial vehicle preliminary net orders for February will come in around 22,500 units.
By LM Staff · February 23, 2012
Data released this week by ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, indicated that amid an ongoing strong build, a strong and growing order level led to a backlog in January Class 8 truck orders to 125,000 units, representing its highest backlog volume since July 2012.
By Jeff Berman · January 27, 2012
Data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, released this week found that net orders for commercial trailers were up nearly 40 percent in 2011 compared to 2010, while used truck volumes in December were up compared to November but down annually.
By Jeff Berman · January 20, 2012
Coming off of November, which saw new orders for Class 8 trucks decline from October, data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, showed that December rebounded in impressive fashion, with the second best order month in six years.
By Jeff Berman · December 21, 2011
Despite decline, ACT says demand is still solid.
By LM Staff · December 8, 2011
Data published by ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, and freight transportation forecasting firm and consultancy FTR Associates indicated that preliminary data for Class 8 trucks in November is down from October.
By Jeff Berman · November 21, 2011
Recent data published by ACT Research stated that new and net orders for Class 8 vehicles hit six-month highs in October at 29,824 units and 28,026 units, respectively.
By Jeff Berman · October 24, 2011
Data published this week by ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, stated that September Class 8 trailer order activity was up in September, with net orders roughly 31 percent ahead of August and up 22 percent annually.
By Jeff Berman · September 21, 2011
Data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, showed that commercial vehicle orders did fairly well in August in light of the increasing amount of economic turmoil in recent weeks.
By Jeff Berman · September 8, 2011
According to its preliminary reading of the North American medium and heavy-duty vehicle markets, North American Class 8 orders are projected to hit 20,800 units.
By Jeff Berman · August 18, 2011
June brought an end to nine straight months of Class 8 commercial vehicle backlog improvements, according to data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles.
By Jeff Berman · July 27, 2011
Data published this week by ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, indicated that June marked the third straight month to see a decline in U.S. commercial trailer net orders with a 26 percent decrease from May.
By Jeff Berman · July 21, 2011
Following nine months of order backlogs for Class 8 trucks, June saw a less than 1 percent decrease, according to data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles. This marked the second consecutive month of slower order activity, according to ACT, with net orders hitting 21,266 units on a non-seasonal basis, which was 9 percent lower than May’s output. This data was featured in ACT’s most recent State of the Industry report.

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