January truck orders better than expected
- Year-end spike in truck orders bodes well for 2012. // Fleet Owner Exclusive Insight;1/6/2012, p9
The article discusses the findings of ACT Research Co. that the December 2011 increase in preliminary commercial trucks net orders is generating a positive outlook for 2012 truck sales. The preliminary net orders of Class 8 trucks in North America topped 30,100 units in December 2011 while net...
- Preliminary Class 8 truck orders for June 2007 near expectations. // Trailer / Body Builders;Jul2007, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p8
The article focuses on the preliminary truck orders for June 2007 released by ACT Research. According to Bear Stearns, preliminary truck orders for June were modestly lower than expected for Class 8 and in line for Class 5-7. Orders for Class 5-7 vehicles were 12,700, down 43 percent year-over-year.
- No time limit, no substitutions. Vise, Avery // Commercial Carrier Journal;Jul2011, Vol. 168 Issue 7, p46
The article states that the financial success of trucking companies is an ongoing process and not a final result. Market observation shows the anticipation of commercial carriers for profitability driven by economic recovery, reduced capacity, and significant barriers to entry. There are...
- Global Truck Sales Should Remain Strong: Frost & Sullivan. // Trailer/Body Builders Exclusive Insight;2/27/2013, p1
The article forecasts potential growth in the global truck sales in 2013. It states that the growth is expected during the year despite the possible slow down in the sales of medium and heavy trucks in Europe. According to the author, some of the markets that could pose double-digit improvement...
- Class 8 vehicle order backlog eases in June. // Trailer / Body Builders;Aug2011, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p11
The article reports that Class 8 vehicle order backlog in the North American market eased less than one percent in June 2011 after nine consecutive months of increases, according to the "State of the Industry" report released by ACT Research Co. which covers Class 5-8 vehicles.
- DaimlerChrysler sees no 2003 improvement. // Refrigerated Transporter;May2003, Vol. 39 Issue 24, p8
Reports that Bloomberg News has reported that German truck builder DaimlerChrysler AG is anticipating a sluggish growth and improvement during 2003 in the market for heavy-duty trucks or other commercial vehicles. Decline in the company's commercial vehicle sales in 2002 in Western Europe;...
- European trailer market not expected to grow until 2004, forecast indicates. // Trailer / Body Builders;Jul2003 Buyer's Guide Issue, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p5
Highlights a forecast produced by British research company Clear for the European commercial trailer industry for 2004. Expectations of trailer companies for the 2003 market; Total number of new trailer units per annum required by European markets; German companies that have expanded their...
- 2014 Truck, Trailer Sales Forecast to Be Modest. // Trailer/Body Builders Exclusive Insight;12/24/2013, p1
The article presents information on the business forecasts for the truck and trailer sales in the U.S. in 2014. It states that there are many competing forces that impact truck and trailer sales. However, all the forces end up balancing current truck production capacity and the expected growth...
- Truck sales expected to grow at 20% on replacement demand. // Commercial Vehicle;Oct2015, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p18
The article reports on the expected growth in truck sales in the Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicle (M&HCV) market in India, driven by replacement demand in 2015.