Class 8 Retail Depreciation Remains Under 2%

The average sleeper tractor retailed in July was 75 months old, had 454,014 miles, and brought $47,568. Compared to June, the average sleeper was 1 month older, had 10,610 (2.4%) more miles, and brought $293 (0.6%) less money...

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Solid Month for Class 8 Auctions

Volume of the most common sleeper tractors sold at auction in July was back down after increasing dramatically in June. Pricing of our benchmark model increased 8.1% compared to last month...

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Medium Duty Conventionals Rebounded Mildly in June

Most medium duty segments rebounded to an extent in June, with particular strength in the lighter-GVW segment...

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Class 8 Retail Market Remains Steady

The average sleeper tractor retailed in June was 74 months old, had 443,714 miles, and brought $47,728. Compared to May, the average sleeper was 2 months older, had 5,245 (1.2%) fewer miles, and brought $1,222 (2.5%) less money...

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Volume Up, Pricing Stable at June Auctions

Volume of the most common sleeper tractors sold at auction increased dramatically in June after a depressed May. Pricing of our benchmark model decreased 2.8% compared to last month...

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Owner-Operator Trucks Continue to Bring Strong Money

Through May, the average three-to-five year-old owner-operator truck has brought $20,283 (27%) more money than the equivalent aerodynamic truck ($10,608/16% if adjusted for specs)...

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Medium Duty Trucks Pulled Back in May

Starting with Class 3-4 cabovers, pricing of our benchmark cohort dropped again in May, but this time a higher-mileage mix of trucks can’t be blamed...

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June Guidelines is Available!

In the June edition of Guidelines, we explore a pullback in auction activity in May, and discuss the changing retail environment.

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Unexpectedly Strong Month for Retail Sales Volume

May’s sales data is in the process of being finalized, and we can report that the month was a strong one in terms of sales per dealership rooftop. In fact, May’s result of 5.8 trucks per rooftop was the strongest since October of 2014...

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May Auction Results Surprise on the Downside

Volume and pricing of our benchmark model decreased notably in May. Pricing of this model was 10.1% lower month-over-month on average, which is a major change from the flat pricing seen in the first quarter and April...

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