Truck Stats http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en Navistar reports narrower Q4 loss http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/navistar-reports-narrower-q4-loss <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.navistar.com/">Navistar International Corp.</a> <a href="https://www.nyse.com/quote/XNYS:NAV">(NAV)</a> contends that the Q4 &rsquo;14 financial results it released today are indicative of the company&rsquo;s &ldquo;continued progress,&rdquo; viewed in light of both its year-over-year and fiscal-year performance.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/navistar-reports-narrower-q4-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/navistar-reports-narrower-q4-loss#comments News Truck Stats Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:47:00 +0000 145041 at http://fleetowner.com <p><em>According to Navistar, it incurred a Q4 &#39;14 &ldquo;net loss of $72 million, or $0.88 per diluted share, compared to a fourth-quarter 2013 net loss of $154 million, or $1.91 per diluted share&quot;</em></p> Navistar International Big tax break unlikely to boost truck sales http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/big-tax-break-unlikely-boost-truck-sales <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Even if a companion measure is adopted by the Senate in these waning days of the 113<sup>th</sup> Congress, <a href="http://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2014/12/03/house-moves-to-extend-tax-breaks-through-december/">a bill hurriedly passed by the House to restore a range of significant tax breaks that had expired back in January</a> is not expected to have a measurable impact on 2014 new-truck sales.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/big-tax-break-unlikely-boost-truck-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/big-tax-break-unlikely-boost-truck-sales#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Mon, 08 Dec 2014 04:56:00 +0000 144171 at http://fleetowner.com Class 8 truck sales strong in November http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/class-8-truck-sales-strong-november <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Both <a href="http://www.actresearch.net/">ACT Research</a> and <a href="http://www.ftrintel.com/">FTR</a> today reported today that preliminary data on Class 8 truck sales in November indicates the market remains very healthy.</p> <p>&ldquo;On the heels of October&rsquo;s second best ever Class 8 order month, November follows with the fifth-best month on the all-time list,&rdquo; said Kenny Vieth, ACT&rsquo;s president &amp; senior analyst.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/class-8-truck-sales-strong-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/class-8-truck-sales-strong-november#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:59:00 +0000 143901 at http://fleetowner.com ACT Research: Trailer orders break record in October http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/act-research-trailer-orders-break-record-october <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Last month was a very good one for makers of commercial trailers as the 47,810 net orders placed amounted to &nbsp;&ldquo;record demand,&rdquo; per the latest &ldquo;State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers&rdquo; report &nbsp;published by <a href="http://www.actresearch.net/">ACT Research Co. (ACT).</a></p> <p>&ldquo;October net orders were up more than 90% year over year,&rdquo; pointed out Frank Maly, ACT&rsquo;s director &ndash; CV Transportation Analysis &amp; Research. As for year-to-date, he said net orders are up 57%.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/act-research-trailer-orders-break-record-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/act-research-trailer-orders-break-record-october#comments News Truck Stats Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:51:00 +0000 143421 at http://fleetowner.com WardsAuto: New truck sales continue to mount http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/wardsauto-new-truck-sales-continue-mount <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>U.S. sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks remain on a tear, according to <em>WardsAuto</em>. <a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/us-sales-medium-heavy-trucks-rise-162">Sales rose 16.2% in October, marking the 14th month in a row the numbers added up to a year-over-year increase.</a></p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/wardsauto-new-truck-sales-continue-mount" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/wardsauto-new-truck-sales-continue-mount#comments News Truck Stats Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:20:00 +0000 142681 at http://fleetowner.com IHS: Both fleet age and truck demand on the rise http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/ihs-both-fleet-age-and-truck-demand-rise <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Even as the strengthening economy keeps driving up demand for both new and used trucks, the average age of fleet vehicles continues to trend up, according to Gary Meteer, director of commercial vehicle solutions for <a href="http://www.ihs.com/automotive">IHS Automotive</a>, which provides research and analysis services.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/ihs-both-fleet-age-and-truck-demand-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/ihs-both-fleet-age-and-truck-demand-rise#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:21:00 +0000 141801 at http://fleetowner.com Trailer market on the high road into 2015 http://fleetowner.com/equipment/trailer-market-high-road-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>INDIANAPOLIS. &nbsp;Presenting next year&rsquo;s trailer outlook here at the <a href="http://www.ftrconference.com/wp/">FTR Transportation Conference</a>, Don Ake, vp-- Commercial Vehicles for <a href="http://www.ftrintel.com/index.php">FTR</a>, began by detailing how hot the market is right now.</p> <p>&nbsp;&ldquo;The trailer market in 2014 is very strong,&rdquo; he stated, &ldquo;with market growth the result of both fleet expansion [to add capacity] and pent-up demand [to replace aging equipment</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/trailer-market-high-road-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/trailer-market-high-road-2015#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Truck Stats Silver Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:51:00 +0000 136491 at http://fleetowner.com Trucking overcomes modest economic growth http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-overcomes-modest-economic-growth <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>INDIANAPOLIS. Barring unforeseeable events, it appears pretty solid that the U.S. economy-- and freight along with it-- will head through 2015 at roughly the same level of positive, if modest, &nbsp;growth witnessed so far this year.</p> <p>That&#39;s the upshot of the many economic indicators and indices as well as freight-specific risk factors discussed by economists and analysts here during the first day of the annual <a href="http://www.ftrconference.com/wp/">FTR Transportation Conference</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-overcomes-modest-economic-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-overcomes-modest-economic-growth#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:38:00 +0000 136391 at http://fleetowner.com <p><a href="http://www.ftrintel.com/">FTR</a> president Eric Starks (left) helping kick off the research and forecasting firm&#39;s transportation conference, being held this week at historic Union Station in Indianapolis.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> FTR, Internet Truckstop team up to offer new data-rich solutions http://fleetowner.com/technology/ftr-internet-truckstop-team-offer-new-data-rich-solutions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>INDIANAPOLIS. <a href="http://ftrintel.com/">FTR</a> and <a href="http://www.truckstop.com/">Internet Truckstop</a> announced that they have formed a &ldquo;strategic industry partnership&rdquo; here tonight at the outset of <a href="http://www.ftrconference.com/wp/">FTR&rsquo;s Annual Transportation Conference.</a></p> <p>Executives with the two firms explained that ,by working together, they will produce new business tools that will bring &ldquo;unprecedented market analysis and specificity for both the contract and spot freight segments by region and by trailer type.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/ftr-internet-truckstop-team-offer-new-data-rich-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/ftr-internet-truckstop-team-offer-new-data-rich-solutions#comments Fleet Management News Technology Truck Stats Silver Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:39:00 +0000 136291 at http://fleetowner.com ACT: Class 8 orders still ‘atypically robust’ http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/act-class-8-orders-still-atypically-robust <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.actresearch.net/">ACT Research (ACT)</a> has reported that &ldquo;demand for commercial vehicles remained healthy in August&rdquo; as 43,100 total North American Class 5 to 8 truck orders were booked.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/act-class-8-orders-still-atypically-robust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/act-class-8-orders-still-atypically-robust#comments News Truck Stats Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:35:00 +0000 135741 at http://fleetowner.com