Class 8 demand projected to rise 3%
- Heavy Truck Demand Down in 4Q in China: ACT. // Trailer/Body Builders Exclusive Insight;4/4/2012, p1
The article discusses the "China Commercial Outlook" report jointly published by ACT and China's State Information Center (SIC) that indicated that heavy truck demand in China fell in the fourth quarter of 2011.
- March Preliminary Net Orders Top 20,000 for Sixth Straight Month: ACT. // Trailer/Body Builders Exclusive Insight;4/ 3/2013, p2
The article reports that Class 8 net orders were above 20,000 units up by 10% year-over-year for the sixth consecutive month in March 2013 while Classes 5-7 net orders down month-over-month and year-over-year.
- Preliminary Class 8 orders excel in October. // Bulk Transporter Exclusive Insight;11/14/2012, p3
The article reports on the initial data issued by FTR Associates, which showed that Class 8 truck net orders for October 2012 increased by 50% to 22,760 units from September 2012.
- Class 8 truck orders remain weak in July 2012. // Bulk Transporter;Oct2012, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p11
The article reports on the weak orders and falling backlogs experienced by Class 8 truck in July 2012 in the U.S.
- Trucking Picks Up the Pace. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);11/15/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 45, p7
This article reports on an increase in trucking demand in the U.S. in the first week of November 2010.
- Late models in demand. Banner, Steve // Commercial Motor;9/23/2010, Vol. 213 Issue 5400, p48
The article reports on the increasing demands for second-hand and late model trucks and other heavy vehicles in Great Britain.
- Class 8 truck orders jump in October. // Overdrive;Dec2009, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p62
The article reports on the rise of Class 8 truck orders for all major North American truck makers in October 2009.
- December Class 8 orders second-best in six years: report. // Trailer / Body Builders;Feb2012, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p10
The article reports that the orders for Class 8 in December 2011 were the best since April 2011.
- China's Heavy Truck Demand Stays Weak in 1Q: ACT. // Trailer/Body Builders Exclusive Insight;7/ 2/2012, p4
The article discusses the findings of the China Commercial Vehicle Outlook in the first quarter of 2012 which shows a decline in heavy-duty truck production due to a weak freight market and a higher demand for bus production resulting from expected growth in the travel industry.