November net orders of Class 8 commercial vehicles for North American markets increased 38 percent over October.
Class 8 sales declined 16 percent month-over-month in October, according to ACT Research Co.
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ACT forecasts that demand will grow the next two years, with production in 2012 exceeding 300,000 units.
Commercial trailer net orders in September were more than double from weak September 2009 volume, ACT Research said.
Net orders of Class 8 vehicles increased 42 percent over the three months through August compared to the same period of 2009.
Federal and private research indicates a recent improvement in trucking activity and an upbeat outlook for carriers.
ACT projects full-year production of Class 8 vehicles will be up 26 percent compared to 2009.
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