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Used Class 8 Truck Prices Up Y/Y in February

Used Class 8 Truck Prices Up Y/Y in February

| March 27, 2018

Total Class 8 used truck prices rose 3% year-over-year in February, but dipped 2% month-over-month, while average mileage was flat compared to last February and the average age was lower on a year-over-year basis, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research. “Dealers […]

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Used Commercial Truck Market Stays the Course

Used Commercial Truck Market Stays the Course

| March 14, 2018

In its most recent monthly used commercial truck report, analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services found the used commercial truck market operated as expected during the month of February. According to Chris Visser, commercial truck executive analyst at J.D. Power’s Valuation Services, “February data showed a used truck market operating as expected. Supply continues to […]

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Hino Trucks Unveils New XL Truck Series

Hino Trucks Unveils New XL Truck Series

| March 13, 2018

Hino Trucks unveiled its new line of trucks in a ‘big’ way at the 2018 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, IN.  Carrying the name Hino XL Series, this all-new lineup rounds out Hino Trucks Class 7 product offering and launches them into the Class 8 market for the first time in the U.S. The Hino […]

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Shell and AirFlow Truck Company Debut Energy-Efficient Class 8 Truck

Shell and AirFlow Truck Company Debut Energy-Efficient Class 8 Truck

| March 6, 2018

Shell and AirFlow Truck Company have designed and built a hyper-fuel-efficient Class 8 truck capable, they claim, of reducing the energy usage associated with the transportation of goods. This next-generation concept truck, called the Starship Project, uses technologies that are currently available today to minimize the amount of energy it takes to transport a load […]

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Class 8 Orders Rise 121% Y/Y

Class 8 Orders Rise 121% Y/Y

| February 21, 2018

North American Class 8 orders rose to their second-best ever level in January, reaching 49,100-plus units, and tipping the scales with a y/y growth of 121%, according to ACT Research (ACT). Since October 2017, NA Class 8 net orders have been booked at a 399,000-unit SAAR. “The only month in history better than January was […]

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Kubota Sidekick Makes its Debut with Power

Kubota Sidekick Makes its Debut with Power

| February 16, 2018

America’s Best Selling Diesel Utility Vehicle Company Unveils its Fastest Utility Vehicle Yet. At the National Farm Machinery Show, Kubota Tractor Corporation unveiled the new Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick. The vehicles is Kubota’s fastest utility vehicle yet, with a 48 horsepower gasoline engine, delivering speeds of up to 40 mph, compared to the top speed of […]

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