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FTR: Class 8 orders weak in July

| August 03, 2012

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.

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index fell in May

| July 10, 2012

FTR Associates on Monday, July 9, announced that its Trucking Conditions Index for May fell nearly 4 points from April.

Class 8 orders continue to fall

| May 07, 2012

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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Overdrive Staff | June 02, 2011

Hours comment deadline extended, lawmakers protest cross-border plan, bill would allow truck safety tax credit, FMCSA issues CDL amendments and other industry news items are featured.

Is it recovery yet?

| February 05, 2010

It’s hard some weeks to stack up the economic reports and figure if things are getting better or worse. This week was no exception.

A creeping, sputtering recovery

| December 29, 2009

It appears that trucking and the economy will be slouching toward health and stability during 2010. Here are forecasts from three sources.

FTR: Truck orders likely to fall

| December 08, 2009

Heavy truck demand for 2010 is likely to slow after 2007 engine inventory is exhausted.

Analyst forecasts trucking recovery in 2010

| November 20, 2009

The trucking industry will begin to recover in the second half of 2010 and accelerate strongly into 2011.

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