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ACT Research: When Change Comes, It Is Likely to Come Fast

Posted by ACT Research LLC. on Jun 10, 2019 4:00:00 PM

According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, current Class 8 build rates suggest upside to the 2019 forecast, but large new truck inventories and deteriorating freight and rate conditions suggest erring on the side of caution remains the right call: When the change comes, it is likely to come fast.

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Topics: Trailers, Classes 5-8, Economy, NA CV OUTLOOK, Press Releases

ACT Research: NA Medium and Heavy-Duty Volumes Softened in May

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Jun 4, 2019 5:23:02 PM

Preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 10,800 units in May, dropping 27% from April, but down a more significant 70% from year-ago May. Note that these numbers are preliminary. Complete industry data for May, including final order numbers, will be published by ACT Research in mid-June.

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Topics: Classes 5-8, Economy, Press Releases

ACT Research: Economy Strong, but Moderating; Trade an Obvious Factor to Freight Markets

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on May 21, 2019 10:31:45 AM

In the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research noted that the overall economic picture remains largely unchanged, with growth moderating in 2019 from last year’s vigorous pace. The trade war with China, which had been put on the back burner earlier this year, was put back on high heat at the beginning of this month. The report provides monthly analysis on transportation trends, equipment markets, and the economy.

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Topics: CV Dealer Digest, Economy, Press Releases

ACT Research: ACT Sees Yellow Light Continuing to Burn for US Economy & NA CV Industry

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Feb 11, 2019 3:25:13 PM

According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, yellow lights continue to flash for the US economy, and by extension for the North American commercial vehicle industry.

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Topics: Economy, NA CV OUTLOOK, Press Releases

ACT Research: ACT Sees Yellow Lights Flashing for US Economy & NA CV Industry

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Jan 10, 2019 3:57:35 PM

ACTSeminar_59According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, yellow lights are flashing for the US economy, and by Rate Pressure Analysis - OUTLOOK 1901extension for the North American commercial vehicle industry.

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Topics: Economy, NA CV OUTLOOK, Press Releases

Soft economy, slow volume growth for surface transport seen ahead

Posted by Debby Steinbarger on Oct 7, 2015 1:09:47 PM

Read this article in JOC.

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Topics: ACT in the News, Economy

Economist Shares Positive Outlook at ACT Research Seminar

Posted by Debby Steinbarger on Sep 29, 2015 3:54:25 PM

Read this article in HDT Truckinginfo.

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Topics: ACT in the News, Economy

Fed report: Commercial vehicles Auto parts market

Posted by Debby Steinbarger on Aug 3, 2015 3:23:29 PM

Read this article in Tire Business.

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Topics: ACT For-Hire Trucking Index, Classes 5-8, Economy

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