From the category archives: Guidelines - Commercial Truck Market Overview

October Commercial Truck Guidelines is Available!

Dealers retailed fewer trucks in August than July, but pricing was little changed. Auction and wholesale sales volume was up slightly over July, but pricing through those channels pulled back - albeit with an asterisk...

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July Commercial Truck Guidelines is Available for Download!

2014 began where 2013 left off, with retail and wholesale activity at moderate levels due to the harsh winter. Then March exploded onto the scene with a massive increase in volume of sleeper tractors sold at auction...

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June Commercial Truck Guidelines is Available for Download!

In this month's edition of Commercial Truck Guidelines, a possible market shift is underway as a greatly increased number of 2011 and 2012 model-year trucks cycle through the market. Also, natural gas trucks are facing a challenge in the finance arena. Read the full report here.

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May Commercial Truck Guidelines is Available for Download!

In this month's edition of Commercial Truck Guidelines, auction volume roared back in March along with increased interest in high-mileage trucks, retail volume may be returning to stability while pricing finds a ceiling, and medium duty segments are showing strength...

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April Commercial Truck Guidelines is Available for Download!

In this month's issue of Commercial Truck Guidelines, retail and wholesale volume both returned to trend in February, after an anomalous January. Retail sleeper tractor pricing remains at record highs. Wholesale pricing is back to average levels, with age and mileage figures returning to typical positions. The market for medium duty trucks recovered to an extent, with mild strength in the Class 4 conventional segment and notable changes in the Class 6 segment. Class 8 pricing is highly dependent on engine and transmission spec, as a special study explores. Read the full report here.

March edition of Commercial Truck Guidelines is Available for Download!

Increased numbers of newer trucks continue to enter the retail and wholesale channels, providing buyers with better access to the low-mileage iron they demand. Severe weather likely kept many buyers away from the auctions in January, resulting in anomalous results in medium duty and sleeper segments. Used truck pricing could be impacted by upcoming rounds of fuel economy mandates, as a special study explores. Continued volatility in sales volume is expected to subside in the second quarter as winter draws to a close. To read more of this month's edition of Commercial Truck Guidelines, download the full report here.

February Commercial Truck Guidelines is Available for Download!

A favorable supply/demand relationship keeps pricing for sleeper tractors with under 600,000 miles historically high. Construction trucks firmed up in the last two months of 2013, and are poised for a recovery. Medium duty trucks continue to be limited by excess supply of average-to-high-mileage units. Sales volume is unusually volatile due to economic, political, and weather-related factors. This volatility is expected to relax starting in the second quarter as many of these factors are alleviated. To read more, download the February edition today!

January 2014 Commercial Truck Guidelines is Now Available for Download!

In this edition of Commercial Truck Guidelines, we provide a 2013 review and discuss the marketplace changes that occurred over the past 24 months. We also provide our traditional month-over-month results, as well as predictions for 2014. Download today to read more!

December 2013 Commercial Truck Guidelines Available for Download!

In this month's December Commercial Truck Guidelines: sales volume was back up to a typical level in October, following an unexpected drop in September. Retail pricing remained close to the record, while wholesale pricing was down slightly thanks to a mix of trucks with mildly higher mileage. An analysis of 2010 models shows Cummins-equipped International ProStars now fully market-competitive. Download today!

November Commercial Truck Guidelines is Available for Download!

In this month's Commercial Truck Guidelines, retail sleeper tractor pricing was just off the record high despite an unexpected drop in volume. Wholesale sleeper tractor pricing increased, as did volume through that channel. In general, a decline in the number of newest, highest-priced trucks sold defined the September marketplace. Download November's edition to read more! 

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