Class 8 Heavy-Duty Vehicles

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 John D. Schulz · August 18, 2011
Truck fuel mileage standards are rising and, almost certainly, so are rates that shippers pay for trucking freight services.
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 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.
By Jeff Berman · June 6, 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 May is down from a very strong April.
By Jeff Berman · March 2, 2011
Net orders for heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles continue to maintain a strong growth rate, according to data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles. In a preliminary reading of net orders for February, ACT reported that there were 24,300 units ordered in February, which is 3,000 less than January, which came in at 27,300 units and was up 320 percent from January 2010.
By Jeff Berman · November 22, 2010
Recent data published by ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, said that October net orders of heavy-duty Class 8 vehicles at 18,914 units were up 24 percent from September.

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