January Guidelines is Available!

In the January edition of Guidelines for Commercial Vehicles, we provide a review of the retail and wholesale markets for medium and Class 8 trucks in 2016, and an outlook for 2017. Click here to download the report!

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December’s Sales Volume was Greater than Expected

We had anticipated little change in December’s retail sales-per-dealership average, but the final number was an unexpectedly strong 5.5. This figure is 0.7 truck higher than November, and a whopping 1.5 trucks higher than December 2016...

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Medium Duty Cabover Market Relatively Healthy as 2017 Begins

Starting with Class 3-4 cabovers, average pricing in 2016 was very similar to 2015, but the path to that average was quite different. 2015 was more volatile, with lower volume...

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Retail Conditions Remain Lukewarm Entering 2017

Our retail data for the most recent month available (November) shows average sleeper pricing in 2016 12.3% lower than 2015 – a fairly positive result given the much more substantial depreciation in the auction market over the same period...

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Auction Volume Mixed, Pricing Stable to Close Out 2016

Auction volume of our benchmark group of sleeper tractors was similar overall to November, with a large volume of 2011 Cascadias sold through one auction company balanced out by lower volume of other models...

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Thanks for Working with Us in 2016

This will be our final blog post of 2016, so I’d like to wish all our customers and readers a very happy holiday season.

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December Commercial Truck Guidelines is Available!

In this month's market update, we look at volume and pricing of Class 8 trucks sold at auction and retail. We also examine various segments of the medium duty market. Click here to download the report!

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Retail Sales Volume Lagged in November

Most dealers reported lackluster retail activity in November, although there were enough exceptions to keep our sales-per-rooftop average from dropping too dramatically...

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Lighter GVW Conventionals Perform Better than Heavier for a Second Month

The lighter end of the medium duty conventional market performed better than the heavier end for the second month in a row. Our benchmark group of 4-7 year old Class 4 conventionals brought less money than in September...

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Auction Volume Up, Pricing Down in November

Auction volume of our benchmark group of sleeper tractors was up moderately in November, following a lull in October. The increase was driven primarily by a high volume of 2011 Cascadias...

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