Most Recent Class 8 Orders

FTR Reports North American Class 8 Orders for October Show Significant Continuing Strength at 43,000 Units

 FTR reports preliminary North American Class 8 orders for October at 43,000 units, surpassing 40,000 units for a record eighth month in a row.  October 2018 orders were the 10th best ever; 2% above a strong September and 19% better than a year ago.  Fleets continue to order a record number of trucks to secure remaining build slots in 2019.  Freight volumes are now expected to be healthy well into the second half of 2019, keeping capacity utilization at extremely tight levels for an extended period. North American Class 8 orders for the past twelve months have now totaled 504,000 units.

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