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Cenntro Automotive Unveils Class 4 All-Electric Commercial Vehicle

Cenntro Automotive Unveils Class 4 All-Electric Commercial Vehicle

| January 14, 2021

Expands product line of last-mile delivery vehicles Cenntro Automotive Group (Cenntro) unveiled its plans to expand its product portfolio with a purpose-built, all-electric Class 4 vehicle to serve the last-mile urban delivery market. The vehicle, called the CityPorter, offers a unique solution to fleets and logistics customers, offering a range of up to 220 miles […]

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FTR Reports Preliminary Trailer Orders Healthy Again in December at 43,700 Units

FTR Reports Preliminary Trailer Orders Healthy Again in December at 43,700 Units

| January 14, 2021

Orders have boosted the backlogs after hitting a low point in July during the throes of the pandemic FTR reports that preliminary U.S. net trailer orders remained vibrant for the fourth consecutive month, totaling 41,700 units in December.  December order activity was up 6% m/m and 155% y/y. Total trailer orders for 2020 totaled 297,000. […]

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Strong Freight Markets Drive CV Build Rates and Forecasts Higher

Strong Freight Markets Drive CV Build Rates and Forecasts Higher

| January 12, 2021

ACT Research reports greater-than-expected build rates in November According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, greater-than-expected build rates in November, the latest available data, continued to apply upward pressure to the forecasts, which resulted in an across-the-board rise in ACT Research’s commercial vehicle demand expectations. According to Tim Denoyer, ACT’s […]

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Driving the Future Forward: Pandemic Shifts Consumer Mindset on Tech Adoption

Driving the Future Forward: Pandemic Shifts Consumer Mindset on Tech Adoption

| January 11, 2021

Deloitte reports on Automotive industry navigates pandemic speedbumps as consumers take detour towards traditional platforms While the long-term trend towards electric vehicles (EVs) continues to solidify, consumer anxiety amid the pandemic may be shifting automotive priorities towards familiarity and affordability, with 74% of U.S. consumers looking for a traditional internal combustion engine in their next vehicle. Vehicle payment deferments […]

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Preliminary NA Classes 5-8 Vehicle Orders Close 2020 in Near-Record Territory

Preliminary NA Classes 5-8 Vehicle Orders Close 2020 in Near-Record Territory

| January 8, 2021

ACT Research states Class 8 net orders in December were 50,900 units Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in December were 50,900 units, down 2% from November, but a 153% improvement from year-ago December. NA Classes 5-7 demand, with orders at 35,100 units, rose 28% sequentially and 73% compared to last December. That order volume […]

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PLM Paves the Way with zero-emissions for the Transport Refrigerated Unit

PLM Paves the Way with zero-emissions for the Transport Refrigerated Unit

| January 6, 2021

Test and trial trailers in a selection of trailer lengths and designs are available PLM Fleet LLC dba PLM Trailer Leasing (“PLM”) now offers a net-zero emission refrigerated trailer as an alternative energy fleet solution.  Through a partnership with Advanced Energy Machines, (“AEM”), the zero emission AEM Solar Tech Transportation Refrigeration Unit (“TRU”) is a […]

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