FTR's preliminary data shows August Class 8 truck net orders at 15,935 units, up 27 percent from July.
FTR Associates on Thursday, Aug. 2, released preliminary data showing July Class 8 truck net orders at 12,568 units, the lowest month for orders since August 2010.
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FTR Associates released data showing April Class 8 truck total net orders at 16,877 units, the lowest number since September 2010.
Paccar confirmed reports that it plans to lay off 10 percent of the work force at its Kenworth plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, in response to weakening orders.
FTR Associates released preliminary data showing March Class 8 truck total net orders were 11 percent below February.
North America Class 8 truck total net orders were 11 percent below January, FTR Associates and ACT Research reported.
January orders were down 17 percent from December and 9 percent lower than January 2011, FTR Associates said.
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