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Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fell M/M, Y/Y and YTD for Fourth Consecutive Month

Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fell M/M, Y/Y and YTD for Fourth Consecutive Month

| August 19, 2019

 Used truck prices are the hottest topic in the industry right now Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) fell 2% month-over-month in July, the fourth consecutive sequential drop, according to the latest preliminary release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks published by ACT Research. Additionally, the report indicated […]

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Self-Driving Truck Startup Kodiak Robotics Begins First Freight Deliveries

Self-Driving Truck Startup Kodiak Robotics Begins First Freight Deliveries

| August 6, 2019

Kodiak Robotics will support its growing freight operations from its new facility in North Texas Kodiak Robotics, Inc., a startup developing self-driving technology to revolutionize long-haul trucking, has started making its first commercial deliveries with a safety driver behind the wheel. Kodiak achieved this milestone just 16 months after the company was formed. Kodiak also […]

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Heavy Truck and Trailer Industries Heading for Market Correction in 2020

Heavy Truck and Trailer Industries Heading for Market Correction in 2020

| July 31, 2019

Building of new equipment inventories in 2019 will require right-sizing in 2020 In the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research noted that the heavy truck and trailer industries are heading for a market correction in 2020, even as the US economic picture remains largely unchanged, aside from concerns about trade and tariffs. […]

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Utilimaster Receives 2,237-Unit Walk-In-Van Order

Utilimaster Receives 2,237-Unit Walk-In-Van Order

| July 17, 2019

Order From Largest Online E-Commerce And Fulfillment Company Spartan Fleet Vehicles and Services which goes to market under the Utilimaster®, Spartan Upfit Services, and Strobes-R-Us™ go-to-market brands, today announced it has been awarded a 2,237-unit walk-in-van order from North America’s leading online e-commerce and fulfillment company. The order further expands the customer relationship and increases Spartan’s share of […]

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Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fell M/M, Y/Y and YTD for Third Consecutive Month

Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fell M/M, Y/Y and YTD for Third Consecutive Month

| July 16, 2019

Used Class 8 volumes fell 8% month-over-month Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) fell 8% month-over-month in June, the third consecutive sequential drop, according to the latest preliminary release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks published by ACT Research. Additionally, the report indicated that longer-term comparisons yielded a […]

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Fleet Valuation Data and Inventory Optimization Added to Clutch Platform

Fleet Valuation Data and Inventory Optimization Added to Clutch Platform

| June 25, 2019

New services help dealers and OEMs optimize and manage their subscription and mobility fleets more profitably Clutch Technologies, the leading software platform for the automotive industry to offer vehicle subscription and mobility services, announced the integration of new features that use proprietary market data and powerful optimization technology developed by Cox Automotive Data Solutions (CADS), […]

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