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Market Analysis and Forecasts

Medium Duty Market Paused in April

Medium duty trucks in most segments were little changed in April. Average selling prices for our various benchmark groups varied based on swings in mileage and age, but individual trucks generally didn't gain or lose notable value.

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Retail Pricing Firming Up

As we mentioned in this month’s Guidelines market update, depreciation in the auction lanes has been very mild since December. It is becoming increasingly evident that retail pricing is following suit...

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Class 8 Auction Pricing May Be Hitting Bottom

Class 8 auction pricing continues to flatten out despite higher volume. This trend suggests the market is finding a bottom...

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Medium Duty Cabovers Looking Strong

Our benchmark group of 4-7 year-old Class 3 and 4 cabovers brought strong average pricing for the second month in a row in March...

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First Quarter Retail Pricing Results

With final March numbers collected, we can validate our earlier estimates. Three to five year-old sleepers continued to trend lower year-over-year...

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April Guidelines is Available!

In this month's Guidelines market update, we report on subdued activity in the auction lanes and flat pricing in the retail channel. We also provide a review of medium duty conditions. To download the report, click here!

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Retail Sales Volume Continues Upward Trend

With about 90% of our March sales data collected, it looks like retail sales per dealership rooftop will average 5.5 trucks. This figure is 0.1 truck above February’s result, and ties December 2016’s result for the strongest month since early 2015...

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March Class 8 Auction Forecast

Auction results have dictated the direction of the market since mid-2015, so we’ve been watching that channel the closest for any signs of shifting pricing...

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Retail Volume Continues to Trend Positive

The number of trucks retailed per dealership rooftop trended back up in February after dipping in January...

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March Guidelines Market Update is Available!

Is the used truck market thawing out as we enter spring? In this month's edition of Guidelines, we track pricing trends in the Class 8 retail, wholesale, and auction channels, and provide an update on medium duty segments. Click here for the report!

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