Heavy Duty Trucks News
ACT Research: Used truck prices stabilize in October

The used Class 8 average retail sale price fell 1% month-over-month and 25% year-over-year.

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Five truck trend takeaways from November

The biggest stories from November focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place.

FTR Shippers Conditions Index shows positive readings in September as diesel prices fall

“Moving forward, it is likely that diesel prices will determine what the change in the index will be for the next few months.”

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Equipment Leasing and Finance Association report shows business slowing year-over-year

Year-to-date, cumulative new business volume was up 0.7% compared to 2022. 

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Trailer orders remain strong, ACT reports

October net orders, at 35,300 units, were 26% higher year-over-year, and 4,000 units more than were booked in September.

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FTR Trucking Conditions Index improves, but market remains tough for carriers

The outlook is for consistently negative readings for the TCI in 2024.

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The fuel efficiency faceoff begins!

The battle to earn the CDL is over, but the fight to crown a fuel efficiency champion is just getting started.

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Canadian grocery fleet to deploy two Volvo VNR Electric trucks

The trucks will run routes in the Montreal area for Loblaw Companies Limited.

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FTR: Trailer orders reach highest point of 2023

Orders were at their highest level since December 2022.

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Eaton Cummins Endurant XD series transmission now available at Kenworth Mexico

The automated manual transmission is now available in Kenworth T680 and T880 trucks in Mexico and Latin America. 

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Taking the commercial driver’s license test

After struggling with shifting, the CDL test is ahead on this episode of the Fuel Efficiency Faceoff.

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Mercedes-Benz delivers truck with 1,000-ton towing capacity to German customer

The maximum trailer load of this Arocs SLT 4463 AS 8×6 is 1,000 tons.

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