Truck Stats http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en WardsAuto: Class 8 sales rose 17.8% in July http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/wardsauto-class-8-sales-rose-178-july <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>U.S. sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks climbed 15.7% in July compared with year-ago, as deliveries hit 35,966 units, <a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/us-class-8-trucks-178-july"><em>WardsAuto.com</em> reported today.</a></p> <p>Wards&rsquo; data shows that nearly all Class 8 brands &ldquo;enjoyed double-digit gains as their sales jumped 17.8% to 18,793 units, compared with 15,340 year-ago,&rdquo; according to a news story posted by <a href="http://wardsauto.com/author/paul-zajac">Paul Zajac</a>, industry data manager for Wards&#39; Information Products.</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-class-8-sales-rose-178-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/wardsauto-class-8-sales-rose-178-july#comments News Truck Stats Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:50:00 +0000 133651 at http://fleetowner.com TBB, ACT reports signal used-truck market strength http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tbb-act-reports-signal-used-truck-market-strength <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><table border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="719"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:479px;height:186px;"> <table border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="2" style="width:479px;height:186px;"> <table border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="2" style="width:479px;height:25px;"> <p>Used-truck prices in this year&rsquo;s second quarter remained higher than those recorded for the first quarter, per the <a href="http://images.link.penton3.com/We</p></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tbb-act-reports-signal-used-truck-market-strength" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tbb-act-reports-signal-used-truck-market-strength#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:09:00 +0000 132051 at http://fleetowner.com In Canada, Class 4-8 truck sales jump http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/canada-class-4-8-truck-sales-jump <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In Canada, combined Class 4-8 truck sales last month climbed 24.6% from the year-ago figure, on a daily-rate basis, to record a volume of 4,057 units, <a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/june-bounce-inches-canada-s-big-truck-market-ahead-year-ago">per a news report posted on <em>WardsAuto.com</em></a> by editorial director <a href="http://wardsauto.com/author/david-e-zoia">David E. Zoia</a>.</p> <p>&ldquo;The performance offset a 12.1% drop in May to bring volume up 0.5% to 20,527 units for the first six months of 2014,&rdquo; reported Zoia.</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/canada-class-4-8-truck-sales-jump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/canada-class-4-8-truck-sales-jump#comments News Truck Stats Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:06:00 +0000 131151 at http://fleetowner.com Class 8 sales jumped but good in June http://fleetowner.com/news/class-8-sales-jumped-good-june <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Last month, U.S. sales of Class 8 trucks leapt up 31.5% on volume of 19.373 units, <a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/us-big-truck-sales-rally-june">per a news report posted on <em>WardsAuto.com</em></a> by associate editor <a href="http://wardsauto.com/author/james-m-amend-0">James M. Amend</a>.</p> <p>&ldquo;U.S. sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks surged 18.5% on a daily basis to 33,808 units in June, compared with 30,913 in like-2013,&rdquo; Amend pointed out, &ldquo;propelled by strong gains in four of the sector&rsquo;s five classes.&rdquo;</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/news/class-8-sales-jumped-good-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/news/class-8-sales-jumped-good-june#comments News Truck Stats Silver Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:42:00 +0000 130691 at http://fleetowner.com DAT: Short week sees spot rates soar http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/dat-short-week-sees-spot-rates-soar <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Based on spot-market data that was somewhat skewed by the Fourth of July holiday falling on a weekday (as that meant one less day for posting trucks and freight), <a href="http://www.dat.com/solutions.aspx">DAT Solutions</a> has reported that &ldquo;demand and capacity on the spot truckload market declined during the week ending July 5, while the average van rate surged to an all-time high.&rdquo;</p> <p>DAT said the van rate jumped 6 cents (3.4%) to $2.15 per mile, including fuel surcharges, to set a new record.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/dat-short-week-sees-spot-rates-soar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/dat-short-week-sees-spot-rates-soar#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:11:00 +0000 130591 at http://fleetowner.com DAT: Average spot rates for week ending July 5 FTR: Class 8 orders score best June since 2005 http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/ftr-class-8-orders-score-best-june-2005 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>According to forecasting firm <a href="http://www.ftrintel.com/">FTR</a>, its preliminary data shows that North American Class 8 truck net orders reached 26,255 units last month. FTR said that marked &ldquo;an impressive 41%&nbsp;year-over-year increase and the best June since 2005.&rdquo;</p> <p>Class 8 orders have now notched 17 consecutive months with year-over-year increases, FTR stated.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/ftr-class-8-orders-score-best-june-2005" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/ftr-class-8-orders-score-best-june-2005#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:05:00 +0000 130301 at http://fleetowner.com <p><em><strong>Total N.A. Class 8 Orders (US/CAN/MEX/EXP) Source: FTR, Truck OEMs</strong></em></p> FTR ACT: Used-truck volume slid in May http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/act-used-truck-volume-slid-may <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The volume of used Class 8 trucks sold in May fell 12% below that scored in April, per the latest &ldquo;State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks&rdquo; released by <a href="http://www.actresearch.net/">ACT Research</a> (ACT).</p> <p>&ldquo;The volume drop was expected, since sales usually slow during the summer months,&rdquo; said Steve Tam, ACT&rsquo;s vice president-- Commercial Vehicle Sector.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/act-used-truck-volume-slid-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/act-used-truck-volume-slid-may#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:13:00 +0000 129411 at http://fleetowner.com TBB: Used-truck prices declining http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/tbb-used-truck-prices-declining <div class="field-deck"> Despite dip in May, prices overall have risen in 2014—thus far </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Used-truck prices declined in May, coming down notably from their April highs, per the <a href="http://images.marketing.equipmentwatch.com/Web/PentonEquipmentWatch/%7b9330ee49-369c-4471-9ec0-e45d02ee8ac2%7d_TruckBlueBook_Report_2014_06_MayinReview.pdf">&ldquo;Commercial Truck Monthly Report&rdquo; for May</a> on the vehicle-resale market prepared by <em><a href="http://www.truckbluebook.com/">The Truck Blue Book</a></em> (<em>TBB</em>).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/tbb-used-truck-prices-declining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/tbb-used-truck-prices-declining#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:11:00 +0000 128941 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Per <em>Truck Blue Book</em>:&nbsp; In May, used-truck prices dropped &quot;for a leveling out after a strong first quarter&quot;</p> Class 8 truck sales tick up in May http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/class-8-truck-sales-tick-may <div class="field-deck"> But Class 4-7 incurs 13% sales drop from month before </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Class 8 truck sales managed to rack up another month in the positive column. Total U.S. retail figures for May, as compiled by <a href="http://wardsauto.com/"><em>WardsAuto</em></a>, show 17,990 heavy-duty units were sold-- &nbsp;214 more than in April-- to notch a 1.2% gain over the month before.</p> <p>Total retail sales for Class 3 to 8 trucks in May were off by less than one percent, with 344 fewer units sold than in April.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/class-8-truck-sales-tick-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/class-8-truck-sales-tick-may#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Silver Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:40:00 +0000 128221 at http://fleetowner.com Navistar sees narrower quarterly loss http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/navistar-sees-narrower-quarterly-loss <div class="field-deck"> For Q2, OEM reports rise in truck sales, drop in warranty costs </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.navistar.com/">Navistar International Corp</a>. (NYSE: <a href="http://seekingalpha.com/symbol/NAV?app=n">NAV</a>) announced this morning that it incurred &nbsp;a second-quarter net loss of $297 million, or $3.65 per diluted share, compared to a Q2 2013 net loss of $374 million, or $4.65 per diluted share. Its Q2 revenues reached $2.7 billion, up from $2.5 billion in Q2 2013.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/navistar-sees-narrower-quarterly-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/navistar-sees-narrower-quarterly-loss#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:22:00 +0000 127411 at http://fleetowner.com <p><strong><em>As <a href="http://www.navistar.com/navistar/">Navistar</a> now &quot;believes retail sales in the second half of the year will be stronger than we had planned,&quot; the OEM is revising its U.S./Canada industry forecast for Class 8 upward to between 225,000 and 235,000 units in 2014</em></strong></p> International ProStar Class 8 highway tractor