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Used Truck Prices Opened 2019 Up 10%

Used Truck Prices Opened 2019 Up 10%

| February 27, 2019

Dealers say used truck sales continue strong, but that there are not enough trucks to meet demand The average price of total used Class 8 trucks in January was up 10% year-over-year, when compared to January of 2018, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published […]

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Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Ticked Up in January

Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Ticked Up in January

| February 14, 2019

ACT Research indicates a 4% increase in sales of Class 8 trucks According to ACT Research, preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) improved moderately in January, rising 4% month-over-month, following two sequential declines, according to the latest preliminary release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks published by ACT […]

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Republic Services Expands use of Renewable Natural Gas

Republic Services Expands use of Renewable Natural Gas

| February 12, 2019

Recycling and Solid Waste Company Has Widest Geographic Usage of Redeem Fuel in North America Republic Services enters an agreement that represents the widest geographic usage of Clean Energy’s Redeem™ renewable natural gas (RNG) in North America. RNG is an ultra-low-carbon intensity transportation fuel that substantially lowers greenhouse gas emission A growing number of Republic Services’ […]

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Tesla Acquires Maxwell Technologies

Tesla Acquires Maxwell Technologies

| February 11, 2019

Tesla’s Acquisition of Maxwell Technologies Should Reduce Battery Costs Tesla’s purchase of Maxwell Technologies is expected to finalize mid-2019. Maxwell Technologies, which already supplies lithium-ion batteries for EVs manufactured by other automakers, can help Tesla reduce the per kilowatt-hour costs of its batteries. Tesla said it will launch an all-stock exchange to buy all of […]

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Class 8 Orders Declined Sequentially and Year-Over-Year

Class 8 Orders Declined Sequentially and Year-Over-Year

| February 7, 2019

Preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show January, down 26% from December and 68% from year-ago January. ACT Research states that these numbers are preliminary. Complete industry data for January, including final order numbers, will be published by ACT Research in mid-February. “With near-record backlogs in both the medium and heavy-duty vehicle markets, […]

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Navistar Makes SiriusXM Standard Equipment in Canada on International Trucks.

Navistar Makes SiriusXM Standard Equipment in Canada on International Trucks.

| February 7, 2019

Long Haul drivers gain access to SiriusXM All Access comprehensive bundle of entertainment, sports and news programming available in the vehicle SiriusXM Canada, one of the country’s leading audio entertainment company, today announced that SiriusXM radios are now standard equipment in Canada on International Truck’s entire collection of on-highway tractors – the LoneStar®, LT®Series and RH™ Series. Additionally, […]

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