Class 8 truck orders

August Class 8 orders rebound, up 27 percent

FTR's preliminary data shows August Class 8 truck net orders at 15,935 units, up 27 percent from July.

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FTR: Class 8 orders weak in 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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Court rejects EPA’s Navistar exemption, expanded Overdrive coming in August, EOBRs among hot topics for agency, OOIDA challenging Minn. out of service criteria and more industry news items are featured.

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Class 8 orders continue to fall

FTR Associates released data showing April Class 8 truck total net orders at 16,877 units, the lowest number since September 2010.

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Kenworth to lay off 10 percent of workers at Ohio plant

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.

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March preliminary Class 8 orders down 11 percent

FTR Associates released preliminary data showing March Class 8 truck total net orders were 11 percent below February.

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Class 8 orders down in February

North America Class 8 truck total net orders were 11 percent below January, FTR Associates and ACT Research reported.

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January truck orders drop

January orders were down 17 percent from December and 9 percent lower than January 2011, FTR Associates said.

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Class 8 orders up in December

ACT Research said the final number will approach 30,100 units.

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November Class 8 orders drop

FTR Associates said orders were down 22 percent from the same month a year earlier.

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