Sales of used Class 8 commercial vehicles increased 21 percent in December from November.
Orders of Class 8 commercial vehicles for North American markets were 27,044 units, up 128 percent year-over-year.
Orders for North American markets in December increased 115 percent over a year earlier.
CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.
Net orders of commercial trailers of 21,314 units in November increased 23 percent over October, ACT Research said.
Total net orders of commercial trailers increased to a 33-month high of more than 17,000 units.
Net orders of heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles for North American markets in October rose 24 percent over September.
The proposed national fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards, electronic on-board recorders, CAT vocational trucks and a Hoover Dam bridge are among the trucking issues featured.
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