FTR Associates

FTR: Class 8 orders stay strong in December

| January 07, 2011

Net order activity for the final quarter of 2010 annualized to 280,324 units.


Overdrive Staff | January 04, 2011

CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.

Forecast: Major truck, driver shortages

| December 05, 2010

FTR Associates consultant Noel Perry forecast freight growth in 2011 will average 4 percent, with some quarters hitting 7 percent.

FTR: Class 8 orders for November hit 4-year high

| December 03, 2010

Class 8 truck net orders for all major North American OEM’s totaled 26,005 units, the highest monthly order level since May 2006.


Overdrive Staff | December 01, 2010

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 ...

FTR: October truck orders increase 22%

| November 04, 2010

October's gain is the third consecutive month showing month-over-month increases.


Overdrive Staff | November 01, 2010

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.

Class 8 truck orders increase in September

| October 05, 2010

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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