truck orders

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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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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Truck orders fall in July

Preliminary orders fell 12 percent in July from June to the lowest monthly total since September 2010.

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LogBook

A cross-border plan is detailed, a Navy vet is named Back on the Road winner, owner-operator is named Goodyear Highway Hero, Trucker Buddy recognizes pen pals and more industry news items are featured.

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FTR: Truck orders off in May

Class 8 truck total net orders for all major North American OEMs were at 12,903 units, a 9.8 percent decline from April.

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January truck orders drop 18%

Class 8 production topped projections, dipping 3 percent below January 2009.

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FTR: Truck orders likely to fall

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

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Class 8 truck orders rise sharply in October

Orders for heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles hit the highest level since January 2008.

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