Market Stats http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/taxonomy/term/7350/more en EU Commercial Vehicle Market Increases 2% in February http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/eu-commercial-vehicle-market-increases-2-february <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In February, the EU market for new commercial vehicles grew 2.7%, totaling 164,788 units, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers&#39; Association (ACEA).</p> <p>Demand was mostly driven by the light commercial vehicle and bus segments. Spain (+12.8%) and Italy (+11.4%) posted the highest increases, while registrations declined slightly in the United Kingdom (-2.6%) and Germany (-0.3%).</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/eu-commercial-vehicle-market-increases-2-february" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/eu-commercial-vehicle-market-increases-2-february#comments Chassis Market Stats News Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:45:00 +0000 60521 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Final Net Trailer Orders Up 20% in February: FTR http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/final-net-trailer-orders-20-february-ftr <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FTR reports final February net trailer orders at 25,800 units, down 21% m/m but up 20% versus a year ago.</p> <p>Even with the drop off from January, trailer orders have maintained some of the momentum of the previous three months.&nbsp; The 2017 February orders were the highest for the month since 2014.&nbsp; Refrigerated van orders stayed at historically high levels and dry van orders were steady this month.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/final-net-trailer-orders-20-february-ftr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/final-net-trailer-orders-20-february-ftr#comments Trailers Market Stats News Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:32:00 +0000 60441 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Preliminary Trailer Orders Up 24% in February: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/preliminary-trailer-orders-24-february-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>ACT has made a preliminary estimate of 26,400 net trailer orders for February, a 24% increase over the same month a year ago and 20% decline from January.</p> <p>Final February volumes will be available later this month.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/preliminary-trailer-orders-24-february-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/preliminary-trailer-orders-24-february-act#comments Trailers Market Stats News Thu, 16 Mar 2017 18:25:00 +0000 60391 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Truck Sales Graphs February 2017 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/truck-sales-graphs-february-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Review truck sales figures from the month of February 2017 for trucks with GVWR over 10,000 lb. These graphs were compiled using data supplied by Wards Communications.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/truck-sales-graphs-february-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/truck-sales-graphs-february-2017#comments Market Stats Fri, 10 Mar 2017 20:57:00 +0000 60301 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Medium and Heavy Truck Sales Down 2% in February http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/medium-and-heavy-truck-sales-down-2-february <div class="field-byline"> By Rick Weber </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Medium and heavy truck sales were down 2% in February over the same period a year ago and up 10% from the previous month, according to figures compiled by <a href="http://wardsauto.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Wards Communications</strong></a>.</p> <p>Dealers sold 51,834 trucks with GVW ratings above 10,000 pounds during the month, down from February 2016 (52,834) and up from January 2017 (47,189).</p> <p>Compared with February 2016, Class 8 trucks were down 29% (11,200, compared to 15,876). Class 7 sales were 4,090, down 3% from 4,201.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/medium-and-heavy-truck-sales-down-2-february" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/medium-and-heavy-truck-sales-down-2-february#comments Chassis Market Stats News Fri, 10 Mar 2017 19:40:00 +0000 60281 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com ‘Strong start’ predicted for 2017 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/strong-start-predicted-2017 <div class="field-deck"> Dieli says Truckable Economic Activity will improve this year as rising consumer confidence drives consumption higher </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Read why Dr Bob Dieli expects 2017’s Truckable Economic Activity to be a strong brew with copious consumption</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/strong-start-predicted-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/strong-start-predicted-2017#comments Market Stats Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:58:00 +0000 60111 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Class 8 Orders Strong Again in February at 22,900 Units: FTR http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-orders-strong-again-february-22900-units-ftr <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FTR released preliminary Class 8 net orders for February at 22,900 units, exceeding expectations for the second month in a row with strong y/y comparisons.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-orders-strong-again-february-22900-units-ftr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-orders-strong-again-february-22900-units-ftr#comments Chassis Market Stats News Mon, 06 Mar 2017 19:45:00 +0000 60051 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Class 5-8 Orders Rise to 14-Month High in February: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-5-8-orders-rise-14-month-high-february-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Preliminary Class 5-8 data for February indicate industry net orders rose to a 14-month high at 45,900 units, a 12% improvement compared to February 2016, according to ACT. Final order numbers will be published in mid-March.</p> <p>North American Class 8 net orders hit a 14-month high at 23,200 units in February, a second consecutive month of orders rising above both trend and expectations.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-5-8-orders-rise-14-month-high-february-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-5-8-orders-rise-14-month-high-february-act#comments Chassis Market Stats News Mon, 06 Mar 2017 19:44:00 +0000 60041 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Accuride Publishes Lean Management Implementation Guide http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/accuride-publishes-lean-management-implementation-guide <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Accuride Corporation has published its first book, &ldquo;Lean Management 50-50-20,&rdquo; now available on Amazon.</p> <p>&ldquo;Lean Management 50-50-20&rdquo; demonstrates how Accuride successfully applied Lean tools and techniques across its products, processes and partners.&nbsp; This technically advanced, yet practical book offers insights on Accuride&rsquo;s successful Lean journey. It is written for Lean professionals and senior leaders who have had exposure to Lean tools, techniques and terminology.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/accuride-publishes-lean-management-implementation-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/accuride-publishes-lean-management-implementation-guide#comments Aftermarket Parts Market Stats Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:36:00 +0000 59941 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com EU Commercial Vehicle Market Increases 8% in January http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/eu-commercial-vehicle-market-increases-8-january <div class="node-body article-body"><p>EU demand for new commercial vehicles grew 8.2% in the first month of the year, totaling 173,614 units, and was mostly driven by the light commercial vehicle segment, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers&#39; Association (ACEA).</p> <p>The EU&rsquo;s five largest markets all posted gains in January, with Spain (+23.8%), Italy (+11.4%) and France (+10.3%) recording the highest growth rates.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/eu-commercial-vehicle-market-increases-8-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/eu-commercial-vehicle-market-increases-8-january#comments Chassis Market Stats News Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:01:00 +0000 59851 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com