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DENSO Places Emphasis on Technology that Improves On- and Off-Road Safety

DENSO Places Emphasis on Technology that Improves On- and Off-Road Safety

| December 10, 2019

Mobility supplier combating the rising number of pedestrian deaths through key partnerships and initiatives DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, is developing new technologies and strengthening initiatives that improve pedestrian and overall community safety. In 2018, the number of pedestrian fatalities increased by 3.4%, reaching its highest level in nearly three decades. This statistic reinforces how […]

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US Trailer Production Pendulum Has Shifted to “Advantage Fleets”

US Trailer Production Pendulum Has Shifted to “Advantage Fleets”

| November 19, 2019

The dramatic growth of the trailer fleet in the past few years is also an important factor According to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report, trailer industry net orders have now posted y/y declines for the last 10 months. YTD September net orders were down 54% versus 2018. Dry van and reefer […]

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Workhorse Hosts Next Generation Vehicle Demonstrations

Workhorse Hosts Next Generation Vehicle Demonstrations

| November 4, 2019

Workhorse is continuing to make real progress as we enter the final pre-production stages with the C1000 electric delivery vehicle Workhorse Group Inc is hosting a private event for a group of current and prospective customers where the Company will unveil the latest test version of its next generation electric delivery vehicle (EDV) Now officially named […]

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U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 2% M/M, but Down 72% Y/Y and 51% YTD

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 2% M/M, but Down 72% Y/Y and 51% YTD

| September 27, 2019

With 2020 orderboards fully open, the dramatic lack of fleet interest continues to astound New US trailer orders of 14.8k were up 7% month-over-month, and after accounting for cancellations, net orders of 10.6k hit their second sequential increase in nine months, rising 2% from July, but down 72% compared to August of 2018. Year-to-date, however, […]

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Trailer Orders for August Remain in Low Holding Pattern

Trailer Orders for August Remain in Low Holding Pattern

| September 18, 2019

Final trailer orders for August remain in a low holding pattern at 10,400 units FTR reports final trailer orders for August remain in a low holding pattern at 10,400 units, up 1% m/m.  Continuing the recent trend for 2019 trailer orders, August activity was -71% y/y.  Cancellations were elevated for the third consecutive month as […]

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Heavy Duty Market Conditions Continue to Deteriorate

Heavy Duty Market Conditions Continue to Deteriorate

| September 11, 2019

Industry should be preparing for down weeks starting as early as Q4 According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, expectations for the Class 8 and trailer markets anticipate an immanent pullback in build rates, as market conditions continue to deteriorate. “With no substantive changes to the economics underlying […]

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