Heavy Duty Trucks News
Class 8 orders show expected decline in October, FTR says

FTR’s numbers have Class 8 orders for October at 28,000 units.

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Daimler Truck N.A. adds eCascadia trucks to its logistics fleet

These vehicles will be utilized to pick up parts from various supplier locations in the Pacific Northwest and deliver them to DTNA’s consolidation center in Portland.

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Peterbilt marks 750,000 trucks assembled at Denton facility

Peterbilt presented TMC Transportation, Inc. with the keys to the Model 579 at the Denton plant.

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Fuel Efficiency Faceoff finish line

Now we come to the answer to the question that started it all:  How fuel efficient can a new truck driver be? As we saw in the first half of the Fuel Efficiency Faceoff drive pitting Super Spec’er Joel Morrow against CDL-newbie Jason Morgan, handing a new driver the keys to a hyper fuel-efficient truck

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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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