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Class 8 orders down 52% compared to last year, FTR reports

FTR reports preliminary North American Class 8 orders for April at 16,400 units, 52% below April 2018. This is the fourth consecutive month for Class 8 orders to be below the 20,000 mark and is the lowest April total since 2016.

Used Class 8 sales fall in April

Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) fell 5% month-over-month in April, following an uptick in March, according to the latest preliminary release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks published by ACT Research.

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Economy strong but moderating, ACT Research says

In the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research noted that the overall economic picture remains largely unchanged, with growth moderating in 2019 from last year’s vigorous pace.

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Volvo facilities report improved energy performance

Volvo Group North America improved its energy performance at 14 of its U.S. facilities by 17.5% since Volvo re-pledged the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge in 2014 to reduce energy consumption by 25% in 10 years, the company says.

Geotab to provide telematics for state of California

Geotab has been awarded a single-source blanket purchase agreement to supply the state of California and participating local government agency fleets with a telematics solution.

April trailer orders down from March, FTR and ACT Research report

FTR reports preliminary trailer orders for April 2019 remained subdued for the second consecutive month coming in at 13,200 units, which is 40% below the same month in 2018. ACT’s estimate for April 2019 net trailer orders is 14,500 units.

WABCO automatic slack adjuster now standard on Stoughton Trailers

WABCO Holdings has been selected by Stoughton Trailers, LLC to be the standard supplier for automatic slack adjusters effective April 2019.

TruckTech+ remote diagnostics available on Kenworth medium-duty conventional trucks

Kenworth is adding the TruckTech+ remote diagnostics system as an option for its medium-duty conventional trucks.

Jacobs Engine Brake now standard on International A26 engine

Jacobs Vehicle Systems has released the engine brake model 5783A as standard equipment on the International A26 engine.

Goodyear will inspect tires during Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance International Roadcheck event

During this year’s Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance International Roadcheck event, which starts June 4, members of the Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Network are offering tire inspections and other tire management services.

PrePass adds roadway safety alerts to app

PrePass has released enhancements to its PrePass Motion bypass app.

Hankook Tire debuts e3 Wide DL21 Ultra-Super Drive tire

Hankook Tire has released its latest ultra-super single drive tire to the company’s truck and bus radial (TBR) lineup.