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Battery electric truck production expected to triple in 2023

Q4’22 marked the first quarter since the start of the pandemic that every economic sector contributed positively to the economy’s performance.

Emission reduction equipment initiatives, trends keep on truckin’

According to the recently released N.A. Commercial Vehicle On-Highway Engine OUTLOOK, published by ACT Research and Rhein Associates, the commercial vehicle (CV) industry continues to invest in initiatives toward new powertrains and lower carbon emissions from CV fleets. Industry trends maintain minor movement, both up and down, but no skyrockets or plummets. “Vocational equipment continues to

Class 8 truck engine demand trending to smaller displacements, ACT Research says

Engines over 10L are projected to account for more than 85% of the Class 8 production between 2020 and 2024, and the trend to smaller displacement engines is expected to continue.

ACT Research projects growth in Class 8 production

According to the recently released N.A. Commercial Vehicle On-Highway Engine Outlook published by ACT Research and Rhein Associates, Class 8 production is expected to continue its growth trend into 2019, and diesel is still the dominant power source, but changes in demand for straight trucks and tractors will impact the type of diesel engines ordered.

ACT Research finds increased interest in electric trucks, natural gas

There has been an increase in heavy-duty natural gas use from the refuse industry, and continued growth of interest in electric vehicles, especially in the medium-duty segment, according to the latest release of the N.A. On-highway CV Engine Outlook, by ACT Research Co. and Rhein Associates. The refuse industry leads in converting vehicles to natural

ACT Research: Interest in electric trucks is accelerating

Following a quarter heavily focused on automated manual transmissions, the attention in Q3 2017 has been directed to electric power, as noted in the N.A. On-highway CV Engine Outlook, by ACT Research Co. and Rhein Associates. The N.A. On-highway CV Engine Outlook is designed to present historical trends, current activity and forecasts of engine demand

Engine market data will now be more readily accessible thanks to a new report

A joint venture between ACT Research Co. and Rhein Associates has yielded a new study, the N.A. On-Highway Commercial Vehicle Engine Outlook report. ACT’s foray into engine data analysis fills a void, but may leave readers of the report with questions about the type of data analyzed, what prompted ACT to start producing the report, and who

Will we see a decline in diesel engine dominance in Class 8 trucks?

In 2015, diesel engines made up 98.5% of the North American Class 8 vehicle market, but a new study’s forecast expects this dominance to lessen by 2021, according ACT Research Co. and Rhein Associates. “This new report details current and future OEM offerings, the engine-related regulations in the pipeline and the impact of these regulations on

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ACT Research study analyzes commercial vehicle engine market

Americas Commercial Transportation (ACT) Research and Rhein Associates have announced the inaugural publication of a new cooperative venture, the N.A. On-Highway CV Engine Outlook report. The Engine Outlook, available now, is designed to present historical trends, current activity and forecasts of engine demand in on-highway commercial vehicles. The report analyzes major trends in engine displacement, engine

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