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ACT Research: Severe Setback Expected for China’s CV Markets in Q1

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Mar 18, 2020 12:01:00 PM

According to the recent release of ACT Research’s China Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, China’s heavy and medium truck markets, including tractors, are expected to suffer a severe setback in Q1’20, before a small recovery in Q2. The report also explained that policies like “reducing human gathering and mobility” in response to the virus outbreak were a heavy blow to freight demand, which harmed medium and heavy duty truck demand. These same forces have dramatically reduced the medium and large bus forecast.

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Topics: China, Press Releases, transportation industry news, china heavy truck, china freight, china cv markets

ACT Research: COVID-19 Impacts NA CV Markets

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Mar 10, 2020 6:30:00 PM

According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, the global spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, required ACT Research to do a foundational reassessment of near-term economic expectations, and by extension, NA commercial vehicle demand.

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ACT Research: Structural Changes Continue to Exert Pressure on China’s CV Markets

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Dec 20, 2019 10:37:10 AM

Amid the China-US trade war and deceleration of China’s real estate market, the country’s economy will remain under pressure in Q4’19 and Q1’20. It is estimated that GDP growth will end the year around 5.9% and rest there through the end of Q1’20, according to the recent release of ACT Research’s China Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK.

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Topics: logistics, China, Press Releases, commercial truck report, supply chain, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news

ACT Research: China’s CV Truck Markets Continue to Decelerate

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Sep 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM

In the second half of 2019, amid the China-US trade war and deceleration of China’s real estate market, the economy is expected to slow, with estimated GDP growth dropping to 6.2% in Q3’19 and 6.1% in Q4’19. The domestic demand for heavy trucks fell nearly 29% y/y, while the tractor segment increased almost 30%, and demand for medium trucks ended 2019’s second quarter down 41% compared to Q2’18.

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Topics: freight, transportation, logistics, China, Press Releases, trucking

ACT Research: China’s CV Truck Market Softening; Bus Markets Supported by Demand for New Energy Units Amid Environmental Concerns

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Jun 25, 2019 8:00:00 AM

China’s economy is likely to give less support to the heavy and medium truck markets in the short term, despite the government’s efforts to ensure steady economic growth with a ramp-up of tax cuts and infrastructure investment, according to the most recent China Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, jointly published quarterly by ACT and China’s State Information Center (SIC). Additionally, while not impacting each commercial vehicle segment every year, structural changes within China’s CV market are expected to exert downward pressure through 2023. The OUTLOOK includes an overview of the China economy and a review and forecast of China’s heavy and medium duty truck and bus markets, as well as analysis of OEM market shares within China.

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Topics: China, Press Releases

ACT Research: China’s CV Truck Market Softening; Bus Markets Flat, Supported by Demand for New Energy Units Amid Environmental Concerns

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Mar 25, 2019 1:10:47 PM

While not impacting each commercial vehicle segment every year, structural changes within China’s CV market are expected to exert downward pressure through 2022, according to the most recent China Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, jointly published quarterly by ACT and China’s State Information Center (SIC). The OUTLOOK includes an overview of the China economy and a review and forecast of China’s heavy and medium duty truck and bus markets, as well as analysis of OEM market shares within China.

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Topics: China, Press Releases

ACT Research: China’s CV Truck Market Softening; Bus Markets Flat, Supported by Demand for New Energy Units Amid Environmental Concerns

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Dec 17, 2018 3:55:16 PM

cover for reports_China_2016 undatedWhile not impacting each commercial vehicle segment every year, structural changes within China’s CV market are expected to exert downward pressure through 2022, according to the most recent China Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, jointly published quarterly by ACT and China’s State Information Center (SIC). The OUTLOOK includes an overview of the China economy and a review and forecast of China’s heavy and medium duty truck and bus markets, as well as analysis of OEM market shares within China.

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Topics: China, Press Releases

ACT Research: China’s CV Truck Market Softening; Bus Markets Flat, Supported by Demand for New Energy Units Amid Environmental Concerns

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Sep 27, 2018 10:04:29 AM

cover for reports_China_2016 undatedWhile not impacting each commercial vehicle segment every year, structural changes within China’s CV market are expected to exert downward pressure through 2022, according to the most recent China Commercial Vehicle Outlook, jointly published quarterly by ACT and China’s State Information Center (SIC). The Outlook includes an overview of the China economy and a review and forecast of China’s heavy and medium-duty truck and bus markets, as well as analysis of OEM market shares within China.

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Topics: Alternative Fuels, China, Press Releases

ACT Research: 2018 Marks the Beginning of an Overall Downturn for China’s CV Market

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Jun 21, 2018 10:35:04 AM

cover for reports_China_2016 undatedWhile not impacting each commercial vehicle segment every year, structural changes within China’s CV market are expected to exert downward pressure through 2022, according to the most recent China Commercial Vehicle Outlook, jointly published quarterly by ACT and China’s State Information Center (SIC). The Outlook includes an overview of the China economy and a review and forecast of China’s heavy and medium-duty truck and bus markets, as well as analysis of OEM market shares within China.

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Topics: China, Press Releases

Recent China government policy changes impact short-term commercial vehicle forecast

Posted by Debby Steinbarger on Sep 26, 2017 2:04:13 PM

COLUMBUS, IN – A recent regulation indicates a continued tightening in the most polluted areas of China, supporting the ongoing shift to natural gas tractors and trucks with newer emission technologies. Other notable government policy changes have brought a one-time increase in heavy and medium duty market populations, according to the most recent China Commercial Vehicle Outlook, jointly published quarterly by ACT and China’s State Information Center (SIC). The Outlook includes an overview of the China economy and a review and forecast of China’s heavy and medium-duty truck and bus markets, as well as analysis of OEM market shares within China.

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Topics: China, Classes 5-8, Press Releases

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