Net order activity for the final quarter of 2010 annualized to 280,324 units.
CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.
FTR Associates consultant Noel Perry forecast freight growth in 2011 will average 4 percent, with some quarters hitting 7 percent.
Class 8 truck net orders for all major North American OEM’s totaled 26,005 units, the highest monthly order level since May 2006.
A federal panel recommends an increase in the fuel tax, the FMCSA adjusts CSA cargo scoring, a lawsuit aims to block CSA 2010 disclosure, a private firm plans to offer driver scorecards to reflect CSA ...
October's gain is the third consecutive month showing month-over-month increases.
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.
Net orders for all major North American manufacturers increased 21.6 percent over August and was 38.8 percent higher than a year earlier.
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