Market Stats en Truck Sales Graphs August 2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Review truck sales figures from the month of August 2017 for trucks with GVWR over 10,000 lb. These graphs were compiled using data supplied by Wards Communications.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Stats Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:18:00 +0000 64971 at Truck sales post gains across Classes 3-8 <div class="node-body article-body">Retail sales of medium and heavy trucks were up 10% in August, both in the month-over-month total and compared to August last year, spurred by the mid-year turn around in the Class 8 market, according to figures compiled by WardsAuto.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Stats News Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:03:00 +0000 64951 at EU commercial vehicle market down slightly in August <div class="node-body article-body"><p>EU demand for commercial vehicles decreased 0.01% in August after July&rsquo;s upsurge (4%), according to the European Automobile Manufacturers&#39; Association (ACEA).&nbsp;</p> <p>The various segments performed differently, with demand for buses increasing strongly (+17.8%) while registrations of new trucks declined (-2.9%). Among the major markets, Spain and France recorded the highest percentage gains (+20.5% and +14.5% respectively), but the Italian market saw a substantial fall in demand (-22.9%).</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chassis Market Stats News Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:09:00 +0000 64911 at FTR forecast: Flatbed to pace trailer market in 2018 <div class="field-deck"> Dry vans to remain steady, reefer production continues to cool </div> <div class="node-body article-body">INDIANAPOLIS. North American Class 8 truck production will hit 300,000 units in 2018, a level seen only once in the past 10 years, according to the transportation equipment experts at FTR. In other forecasts presented at 2017 FTR Transportation Conference here this week, commercial vehicle trailer production will see a modest increase, paced by an improving flatbed market, while medium-duty truck production will mirror the U.S. economy, with slow but steady growth.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trailers Market Stats News Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:01:00 +0000 64751 at FTR Class 8 'momentum' builds; medium-duty orders slip in August <div class="node-body article-body">North American heavy-duty truck orders continued to improve in August, while medium-duty orders have tapered off over the summer, according to preliminary data from industry analysts. Still, the numbers are running well above last year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Stats News Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:15:00 +0000 64631 at Final net trailer orders for July meet expectations: FTR <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FTR reports final July net trailer orders meeting expectations at 13,400 units, falling from June with a m/m drop of 29%, but still up 40% from last July.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trailers Market Stats News Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:29:00 +0000 64091 at Trailer orders up 43% this year: ACT <div class="node-body article-body"><p>So far this year, the trailer industry has booked over 153,000 net orders, a 43% improvement, according to ACT.</p> <p>Frank Maly, ACT&rsquo;s Director of CV Transportation Analysis and Research, said the shift by fleets to a more positive outlook coincided with last fall&rsquo;s election, and is obviously ongoing.</p> <p>&ldquo;Another positive for the industry is that cancellations remain low,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;Fleets are obviously standing firm with their order commitments, an indication of fleet confidence in the near-to-medium term outlook.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trailers Market Stats News Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:12:00 +0000 64081 at Meritor WABCO receives awards from Hino <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Meritor WABCO received the 2016 Excellence in Quality and the 2016 On-Time Delivery Performance awards from Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc.</p> <p>Meritor WABCO has been recognized with the quality award eight times and has received the on-time delivery award six times.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aftermarket Parts Chassis Market Stats Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:18:00 +0000 64011 at Preliminary Class 5-8 orders up 36% in July: ACT <div class="node-body article-body"><p>North American Class 5-8 net orders dropped in July, falling 12% from last month, but the 36% increase from last year highlights the significant improvement in demand that has occurred over the past 12 months, according to ACT Research.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chassis Market Stats News Thu, 03 Aug 2017 17:22:00 +0000 63771 at Preliminary July Class 8 orders ‘positive trend’ for rest of year: FTR <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Preliminary Class 8 net orders for July were 18,300 units, 5% better than last month and a &ldquo;positive trend&rdquo; for the rest of the year, according to Don Ake, vice president of commercial vehicles at FTR.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chassis Market Stats News Thu, 03 Aug 2017 17:21:00 +0000 63761 at