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ACT Research: COVID-19 and Regulations Continue to Influence CV Engine Demand

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Dec 8, 2020 2:30:00 PM

According to the recently released N.A. Commercial Vehicle On-Highway Engine OUTLOOK, published by ACT Research and Rhein Associates, the US economy continues to improve, despite setbacks with increased COVID cases across the country. Additionally, the report noted that legislation toward zero emissions continues to grow, and both factors are influencing engine demand, as well as the commercial vehicle markets in general.

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Topics: Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, Engines, Press Releases, medium duty truck, truck market, american truck and trailer, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news, heavy duty truck, engine, class 8 truck engines, diesel engine, diesel trucks, commercial vehicle (engine) industry analysis

ACT Research: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Contracted 15% YTD 2020 through August

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Oct 30, 2020 7:30:00 AM

US and Canadian Class 8 Natural Gas truck retail sales for the first eight months of 2020 dropped 15% year-to-date over 2019, as published in the quarterly report (AFQ: Alternative Fuels Quarterly) recently released by ACT Research. Additionally, it was announced in that report that ACT Research has created an upgraded, online total cost of ownership and operational calculator, which now includes the societal costs in metric tons of CO2 per year. The calculator can be accessed by clicking here.

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Topics: Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, Press Releases, transportation industry news, cng fuel, lng, cng, commercial vehicle electrification

ACT Research: New Commercial Electric Vehicle Study In Development by Leading NA CV Analysis & Research Firm

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Oct 7, 2020 7:30:00 AM

ACT Research recently announced plans for a new multi-client study focusing on electrification of the commercial vehicle industry to be released in 2021.

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Topics: logistics, Alternative Fuels, Press Releases, supply chain, medium duty truck, commercial vehicle sales data, north american trucking, american truck and trailer, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news, heavy duty truck, commercial vehicle electrification, commercial electric vehicle

ACT Research: COVID-19 and Regulations Impacting CV Engine Demand

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Sep 1, 2020 1:30:00 PM

According to the recently released N.A. Commercial Vehicle On-Highway Engine OUTLOOK, published by ACT Research and Rhein Associates, economic indicators in recent months suggest the worst of the COVID impact is in the rearview mirror. The report also explained the impact regulations will play on future commercial vehicle engine/powertrain demand.

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Topics: logistics, Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, Engines, Press Releases, Regulations, medium duty truck, north american trucking, american truck and trailer, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news, heavy duty truck, cng, commercial vehicle electrification, class 8 truck engines, diesel engine, diesel trucks, commercial vehicle (engine) industry analysis, powertrain

ACT Research’s 63rd Seminar: Electrification Coming to Commercial Vehicles

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Aug 17, 2020 2:15:04 PM

The final day of ACT Research’s three-day virtual Seminar 63 was held on August 13. The day’s first panel featured trucker and commercial vehicle dealer representatives, who shared insights into the challenges facing the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the key aspects of equipment trends, prospects for the industry, the road to recovery, effects on used truck values, a carrier’s ability to acquire new trucks, and trends in freight rates. The second panel discussion focused on alternative power in the commercial vehicle industry, including advances in technology, customer interest in sustainability targets, and governmental green regulations.

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Topics: freight rate, logistics, Alternative Fuels, Press Releases, supply chain, medium duty truck, commercial vehicle sales data, truck market, truck freight, north american trucking, class 8 truck, american truck and trailer, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news, trucking, heavy duty truck, commercial vehicle electrification, class8, commercial electric vehicle

ACT Research: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Contracted 22% YTD 2020 through May

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Jul 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM

US and Canadian Class 8 Natural Gas truck retail sales for the first five months of 2020 dropped 22% year-to-date over 2019, as published in the quarterly report (AFQ: Alternative Fuels Quarterly) just released by ACT Research.

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Topics: Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, Press Releases, commercial vehicle sales data, cng fuel, lng, cng

ACT Research: CV Production Falls, Demand For Engines Muted In Tandem

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Jun 2, 2020 1:00:51 PM

According to the recently released N.A. Commercial Vehicle On-Highway Engine OUTLOOK, published by ACT Research and Rhein Associates, truck and tractor production volumes are forecast to fall precipitously in 2020, and with them the demand for engines.

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Topics: logistics, Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, Engines, Press Releases, supply chain, medium duty truck, transportation industry news, heavy duty truck, cng fuel, cng, commercial vehicle electrification, class 8 truck engines, diesel engine, commercial vehicle (engine) industry analysis, oem engine, commercial electric vehicle

ACT Research: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Rose 29% YTD 2020 through February, but Amid COVID-19 Impact NG Forecasts Are Being Cut

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Apr 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

US and Canadian Class 8 Natural Gas truck retail sales for the first two months of 2020 gained 29% year-to-date over 2019, as published in the quarterly report (AFQ: Alternative Fuels Quarterly) just released by ACT Research.

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Topics: Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, Press Releases, commercial truck report, transportation industry news, cng fuel, lng, cng, commercial vehicle electrification

ACT Research: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Rose 20% YTD 2019 through November

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Jan 29, 2020 8:00:00 AM

US and Canadian Class 8 Natural Gas truck retail sales for the first eleven months of 2019 gained 20% year-to-date over 2018, as published in the quarterly report (AFQ: Alternative Fuels Quarterly) just released by ACT Research. Full-year 2018 was down 15%, while 2017 was up 13%.

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Topics: Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, Press Releases, transportation industry news, cng fuel, lng, cng, commercial vehicle electrification, commercial electric vehicle

ACT Research: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Down 23% M/M, but Up 13% Y/Y and 27% YTD in August

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Oct 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM

US and Canadian Class 8 Natural Gas truck retail sales for the first eight months of 2019 gained 27% year-to-date, according to a recent quarterly report (AFQ: Alternative Fuels Quarterly) released by ACT Research. Year-to-date sales at this point in 2018 were down 26%, following a 13% full-year increase in 2017.

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Topics: Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, Press Releases, cng fuel, lng, cng, commercial vehicle electrification

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