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J.D. Power and LMC Automotive U.S. Automotive Forecast for April 2021

J.D. Power and LMC Automotive U.S. Automotive Forecast for April 2021

| April 28, 2021

April New-Vehicle Sales to Break Record Despite Low Inventory; Buyers Will Spend More on New Vehicles Than Any Other April The Retail Sales Forecast New-vehicle retail sales for April 2021 are expected to be the highest ever recorded for the month of April, according to a joint forecast from J.D. Power and LMC Automotive. Retail […]

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Doggett Acquires Various Grande Dealerships In San Antonio, TX

Doggett Acquires Various Grande Dealerships In San Antonio, TX

| April 27, 2021

Doggett is also the Freightliner, Western Star and Autocar dealer for the State of Arkansas with dealerships in Little Rock, Van Buren, Searcy and Springdale/Fayetteville Leslie Doggett Industries through its Heavy Duty Truck Division has acquired the San Antonio dealerships for Western Star (Daimler North America’s Vocational and On-Highway Heavy Duty Truck line), Autocar (Severe Duty Class 7 and Class 8 vocational trucks – know for […]

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Battle Motors Acquires Crane Carrier Company Launching Path to Class 7 and 8 Vocational Truck Electrification

Battle Motors Acquires Crane Carrier Company Launching Path to Class 7 and 8 Vocational Truck Electrification

| April 22, 2021

Battle Motors is bringing the Battle-Ready Class 8 severe duty full electric truck to the market this summer with 12 top tier Municipal customers Battle Motors, a leader in the development of electric vehicle (EV) technology has acquired commercial vehicle Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), Crane Carrier Company, LLC (“CCC”). Battle Motors, founded by Michael Patterson, the […]

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Commercial Truck Sales Looking Strong in all Segments for Second Quarter 2021

Commercial Truck Sales Looking Strong in all Segments for Second Quarter 2021

| April 19, 2021

J.D. Power predicts late-model trucks will remain a solid bet into the summer and we won’t be surprised if this dynamic is in place well into the second half of the year March was quite a month for all segments of the used truck industry, according to analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services, as reported […]

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TuSimple Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

TuSimple Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

| April 16, 2021

TuSimple’s Class A common stock is expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on April 15, 2021 under the ticker symbol “TSP.” TuSimple Holdings Inc. (“TuSimple”), a global self-driving technology company, announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 33,783,783 shares of its Class A common stock at a price to the public […]

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FTR Reports Preliminary Trailer Orders Stabilize in March at 27,400

FTR Reports Preliminary Trailer Orders Stabilize in March at 27,400

| April 15, 2021

Orders should moderate in the coming months according to seasonal trends FTR reports that preliminary U.S. net trailer orders for March rose 6.4% m/m, to a respectable total of 27,400 units. March 2021 activity was +20,700 units y/y. Trailer orders for the past twelve months total 346,000. A few large dry van fleets increased their 2021 […]

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