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SmartWay-verified? Here's the latest list

What's the one thing you need to know about SmartWay-verified truck tires? There are a lot of them. In the last year alone 287 tires were added to the list. And since 2013, the number has tripled.

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Normally weak July strong for Class 8 orders

According to Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research, demand for commercial vehicles remained at healthy levels in July 2014 as 45,400 total NA Classes 5-8 orders were booked.

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May Class 8 preliminary orders up

According to Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research, April, 2014 North American Classes 5-7 net orders are expected at 15,900 units (±5%) and Class 8 net orders are expected at 25,900 units (±5%), when actual data are released mid-month.

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April a strong month for Classes 5-8 truck orders

April 2014 North American Classes 5-7 net orders are expected at 17,800 units (±5%) and Class 8 net orders are expected at 24,400 units (±5%), when actual data are released mid-May, according to Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research.

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February Class 8 orders best since 2006

According to Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research, February 2014 North American Classes 5-7 net orders are expected to be 19,600 units (±5%) and Class 8 net orders are expected at 29,200 units (±5%), when actual data are released mid-month.

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HD used truck average price sets record

The average selling price of total reported used Class 8 trucks set a record in January 2014 at just over $44,000, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research.

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2013 HD orders up 17%, medium-duty up 10%

According to Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research Co. LLC, December 2013 was the second-biggest Class 8 order month since March 2006, with orders up roughly 50% month-over-month and year-over-year.

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Dec. Class 8 preliminary orders up 50% M/M, Y/Y

Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research says December 2013 North American Classes 5-7 net orders are expected at 14,200 units (±5%) and Class 8 net orders are expected at 31,800 units (±5%), when actual data are released mid-month.

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Nov. preliminary Class 5-7 truck orders up

November 2013 orders for North America Classes 5-7 net orders are expected at 18,000 units (±5%) and Class 8 orders are expected at 21,200 units (±5%), when actual data are released mid-month. The information comes from the latest update from Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research.

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Used Class 8 truck prices exceed expectations

According to Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research, the average selling price of total reported Class 8 used trucks continued to hold up better than expected in August, 2013.

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Class 8 preliminary orders rise in August

According to Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research, August 2013 saw Class 8 orders rise to their highest level in three months with a preliminary reading of 19,500 units (+20%y/y).

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Class 8 used truck volumes recover in July

Volumes for used Class 8 trucks sold in July, 2013, recovered from the steep decline they experienced in June. All three market segments, auction, retail, and wholesale, contributed to the sequential gain, with the total market improving 4% month over month.

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Class 8 retail sales hit nine-month high

According to Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research, although commercial vehicle orders slipped month over month in June, 2013, Class 8 net orders fell below 20,000 units for the first time since September, 2012, at 18,830 units. Classes 5-7 net orders also retreated, totaling just under 15,500 units.

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June preliminary Class 8 orders fall

According to Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research, in typical seasonal fashion, North American Class 8 orders fell in June, 2013, with a preliminary count of 18,900 units.

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Class 8 net orders rise 29% y/y in May

Class 8 orders remained above 20,000 units for an eighth consecutive month in May, 2013, rising to their second highest volume in 17 months, according to Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research Co.

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