DUBLIN, Va. — If current build rates hold up, Volvo expects to see 311,000 new Class 8 trucks roll onto North American highways this year — down from earlier estimates, but a natural consequence of the economy slowing down somewhat.
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – Truck sales may be projected to slow in 2020, but Daimler Trucks North America believes the totals will still reflect strong demand overall. The OEM is projecting about 480,000 Class 6-8 truck sales in Canada, the U.S., and Mexico this year, and somewhere between 380,000 and 400,000 in 2020.
RACINE, Wisc. – The interest in truck-mounted concrete pumps continues to grow in the push for ever-higher productivity gains on modern construction sites. Maybe you could call these the boom times.
TORONTO, Ont. — Almost half (49%) of truck owners say they have switched nameplates because of a poor dealership experience, Today’s Trucking’s latest Pulse Survey has found.
ST PAUL, Minn. – The market for commercial trucks remains strong, buoyed by factors including a strong construction sector, and Mack Trucks now forecasts a North American market for 325,000 Class 8 units this year.
TORONTO, Ont. — Canada recorded 3,034 Class 8 truck sales this June – down from the 3,315 sales recorded last year and the 3,357 sales in May, WardsAuto reports.
TORONTO, Ont. – North American Class 8 truck orders continue to plunge this year, with preliminary estimates totaling fewer than 11,000 vehicles this May. ACT Research has set its estimate at about 10,800 units, while FTR suggested monthly truck orders […]
TORONTO, Ont. — Wards Auto reports that Canada recorded 3,189 Class 8 truck sales in April, with Daimler Trucks North America holding a tight grip on its leading market share with 1,177 of the sales.
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Kenworth is actively building its trucks and capabilities alike. Coming off a record year in which it produced 39,800 Class 8 trucks at its manufacturing facility in Chillicothe, Ohio, the OEM is now breaking ground on a new US $140-million paint facility that promises to deliver better finishes and higher productivity.
MONTREAL, Que. — Class 8 truck orders may be slowing, but Mack director of product strategy Roy Horton does not sound concerned.
TORONTO, Ont. – Canadians purchased 2,213 Class 8 trucks this February, bringing totals up to 4,199 for the year so far, WardsAuto figures show. Market shares on the year were essentially unchanged, with Freightliner holding 36.6%, Kenworth 14.6%, and International […]
TORONTO, Ont. — Truck orders appear to be slowing when compared to the record-setting pace of 2018, but Canada’s retail sales were strong as 2019 began. ACT Research reports that 15,800 Class 8 truck orders were booked across North America […]
LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Truck-related equipment buyers have been scrambling to secure spots on assembly lines in the midst of one of the hottest truck markets on record. But booms don’t last forever.
TORONTO, Ont. – Canadians purchased 34,288 Class 8 trucks in 2018, recording one of the strongest truck sales volumes on record. In contrast, the market consumed 26,141 Class 8 trucks in 2017 and 23,037 of such units in 2016. Canada’s […]
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Daimler Trucks North America is coming off a record year in truck sales, and expects the market to remain strong for months to come before moderating in the second half of 2019.